Hey! Let’s Stroll Over to Disney Springs!

Happy Friday, my friends!  Hey!  Have you taken this walk?  Well, if you haven’t, you should.  The sights.  The sounds.  It’s a beautiful stroll!

Please join Josh Nelson of ResortTV1 as he takes a relaxing walk all of the way from Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort to the Marketplace at Disney Springs.  His 4K presentation boasts astounding views!  Click on the picture, below, to access to video!

Then, later today – at 6 PM Eastern, in fact – come back to YouTube and join Josh and Jenna as they present their weekly Live Stream from “somewhere” in Walt Disney World!  Are you missing the “magic”?  Let ResortTV1 give you a glimpse of “home”  Find them at …

ResortTV1 on YouTube!

Dining Recon: The Turf Club Bar and Grill at Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa!

Potentially one of Walt Disney World’s best kept secrets, we’ve covered The Turf Club Bar and Grill on the WDW Main Street Podcast on a number of occasions.

Situated in the heart of Dennis Conroy’s home DVC resort – Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa – he recently named it as one of The World’s most underrated Table Service venues.  Why?  To find out, listen to …

Episode #361 – Underrated & Overrated Restaurants!

In addition, to catch up on all of the dining establishments that Disney has to offer up-and-down the Sassagoula River, tune into …

Episode #353 – Dining Down The River!

On that show, Doug Davis and Dennis team up to bring tons of great food to your “auditory” palates!

In the meantime, check this out!  Mrs. All in WDW and I got a chance to visit both the The Turf Club Lounge and The Turf Club Bar and Grill on our most-recent visit.

From the pool table to the dazzling river view.  From great service to delicious food.  We had a great time!  Definitely a hidden “gem”!  Enjoy!

After entering, you first come to The Turf Club Lounge.

Mrs. All in WDW beat me at pool, of course!

You walk to the back of the lounge in order to find The Turf Club Bar and Grill.

At first glance, the restaurant feels narrow and small.

But, then, you find more seating and …

… a beautiful view outside!

The menu is pretty diverse.

We shared the Braised Beef Short Rib appetizer. Small but delicious.

Mrs. All in WDW enjoyed the Maple-Citrus Brined Pork Chop.

Meanwhile, I was in a seafood type of mood. It was Grilled Verlasso Salmon for me.

All in all, The Turf Club delivered a very pleasant experience, my friends.  Will it rise to the top of your list of future ADRs?  Probably not.  In a pinch, however, it is a very well-kept secret.  Hey!  We’ll definitely go back!

Disney’s Busiest Waterway? Sassagoula Dreamin’!

Ahoy, folks!  This nautical tribute is dedicated to the biggest Sassagoula fan that I personally know – Skipper Doug Davis!

An unadulterated Sassagoula River Cruise captain “wanna-be”, the host of WDW Main Street’s podcast is definitely a fan.

Actually, when Mrs. All in WDW and I last visited “The World”, I sent Doug a video or two of his beloved river boats.  Oh.  Not to “rub it in”, mind you.  I just wanted to give him a glimpse of “home”!

Having said that, before we proceed to the “meat” of this salute, I’d like to make one small observation.  The Sassagoula River is one busy waterway!

It took a stay at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort for me to really see, and appreciate, it.  Those boats motor up and down the river nonstop!

So, in that spirit, please take a few minutes to check out the “traffic”, my friends.

From our room’s balcony as well as “live” on a private (there was no one else on the boat!) ride to Port Orleans, here are Doug’s beloved boats!  Enjoy!

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We Present … OUR Disney “Living” Lists!

Hello, folks!  Did you get a chance to catch the latest exciting episode of the WDW Main Street Podcast?  It was Episode #319 – Our “Living” Lists!

You haven’t?  You’ve heard of “Bucket Lists”, haven’t you?  According to Wikipedia, they are “a number of experiences or achievements that a person hopes to have or accomplish during their lifetime.”

Well, my friends, here, at All in WDW and on the WDW Main Street Podcast, we prefer to call this type of compilation a “Living List”!

Click the names, below, to see our “menus” of Disney dreams.  What do we want to do in our lifetimes?  Then, think about it yourself!  What’s your Disney “Living List”?

Bob Sikon

Doug Davis

Dennis Conroy

John Peters

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Quick Service “Recon”: The Artist’s Palette

Good morning, Disney fans!  Hey!  If you’re looking for bright and vibrant colors, I know where you can find them.  Search no further than Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa!

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But, where exactly should you look, you ask?  Well, deep in the heart of this DVC resort, you’ll find … The Artist’s Palette.

It’s aptly named – since a palette is a thin board that is used by a painter to mix colors while painting, that is.  Look at it!  This Quick Service is full of reds, greens, blues, and yellows!

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Food offerings are basically standard Disney fare.

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Plus, in light of Saratoga being a DVC destination, you can stock up on take-home “groceries”.

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Afterwards, if you want to take a bit of a stroll, you’ll find that Saratoga Springs offers great access to Disney Springs via this pathway to fun!

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When it comes to Deluxes, Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa is a very under-appreciated choice.  Likewise, I’m going to assume that The Artist’s Palette is little-known.

As you look for non-Park things to do, my friends, keep Saratoga in mind.  It’s a beautiful resort.  It has great access to “downtown”.  And, it’s not a bad place to stop and dine!