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Treehouse Villas at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort: Detailed Tours – Photos and Video

Hi everyone!

We have spent a lot of time at Disney resorts this week! We were invited to a Super Bowl get-together at a friend’s Treehouse Villa at Disney’s Saratoga Springs resort (below, left). While he’s a DVC member and used his points, the Treehouses can also be reserved by non-DVC guests if available. There is a dedicated pool for the Treehouses (below, right), which is small but includes a jacuzzi as well. We like the frog decorations!

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Each Treehouse Villa is just over 1000 square feet, very spacious with a living area and fully equipped kitchen (below, left). There are three bedrooms, two with queen beds (below, right) and one with bunk beds. Nine guests and an infant under 3 can sleep in a Treehouse Villa.

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Video #1 – MouseSteps Weekly #40 Treehouse Villas at Saratoga Springs, Super Bowl MVP, Wilderness Lodge Teaser – This is what you’ll find in Mousesteps Weekly #40: A detailed tour with our thoughts about The Treehouse Villas at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort, which are wonderfully themed, spacious and sleep 9 guests (plus an infant under 3). Disney’s MVP Super Bowl Parade, which featured Joe Flacco from the Baltimore Ravens this year. We also have a Wilderness Lodge teaser, we spent one night (two days) on the concierge floor and will be talking about it next week! This is one of our favorite Walt Disney World resorts.

We also splurged for one night at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort (below, left) in a Club Level room. This is one of our favorite resorts, and we always enjoy the buffalo topiaries outside (below, right).

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One signature feature of Disney’s Wilderness Lodge is the character totem (below, left) with Mickey, Goofy, Donald and Humphrey the Bear. We were taken to the 7th floor Old Faithful Club concierge, with a tremendous view on the lobby below (below, right). They key pad to get to the 7th floor is RFID, just like the new resort door locks. Once you tap your key, the 7th floor button lights up.

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We had a room with 2 queen beds (below, left). Most of the club level rooms are the same size (340 square feet) as standard rooms on other floors. We received a gift of a chocolate totem and 2 truffles as our welcome concierge amenity (below, right).

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Our room overlooked the Wilderness Lodge Courtyard (below, left), but we had an enclosed balcony – meaning we had to stand up to see over the rail. It was still a beautiful view! Here is a wide angle shot of the lobby below (below, right).

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Video #2 – Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort Detailed Room Tour on Concierge Floor – Room 7115 Walt Disney World – This is a detailed look at our Courtyard view room on the concierge floor at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge. There are a few amenities we had in the room – like the chocolates – that are only for concierge guests. The room itself is a standard sized room, decorated like other rooms throughout the resort.

We stayed for one night, and enjoyed the Old Faithful Club food offerings for two days (below, left). The room that the food items are offered in is very cozy (below, right). We enjoyed breakfast (served 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m), snacks (served from 11:00 a.m – 4:00 p.m.), a light evening meal (5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.) and cordials and desserts (8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.). Fresh fruit was available during all these hours.

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Beer and wine are offered in the evening with the light meal, although beer can be requested with the cordials – and wine is offered during both times. Cordials include Grand Marnier and Kahlua (below, left). We enjoyed some time with a friend and original Dreamfinder Ron Schneider (below, right) who shared some very exciting news we can’t talk about yet but will announce here soon when ready!

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Video #3 – Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Old Faithful Club – Concierge Level Evening Food Offerings, Seating Area – The Old Faithful Club is the Concierge at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge. Guests can enjoy a continental breakfast in the morning, along with afternoon snacks and evening offerings. This video is of the light evening meal & cordials with desserts over a 2 night period.

The Silver Creek Springs pool isn’t the largest on Walt Disney World property, but it is highly themed. There is a stream that runs from the main building to where the pool is (below, left). Two jacuzzi tubs are next to the pool (below, right) and the geyser is right behind them.

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This is a view from inside the jacuzzi (below, left). When the pool got busy, we headed to the beach – while there is no swimming allowed, we enjoyed lounging in one of the few free cabanas (below, right). We had a great time staying at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge! It’s always a relaxing experience, and the Old Faithful Club was the icing on the cake!

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Video #4 – Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Silver Creek Springs Pool and Jacuzzi Spas, POV Slide, Geyser – This is the Silver Creek Springs Pool at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, with a POV ride on the slide, and a look at the geyser with a rainbow!

For many more great photos, please check out MouseSteps latest update HERE!

All-New: Christmas at Walt Disney World: Holiday Treat 2012 DVD – Available Now:

Jeff Lange’s Holiday Treat 2012 (Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party 2012)

Seasons Greetings from Jeff Lange! Celebrate the holidays with this new DVD featuring the 2012 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Walt Disney World.

Features yearly favorites such as: “Cinderella’s Holiday Wish (Castle Lighting)“, “Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmastime Parade“, The Magic, All-New Celebrate The Magic! (Holiday Segment),Holiday Wishes Fireworks – Celebrate the Spirit of the Season“, “Celebrate the Season Show“, Very Merry Party Scenes, and much more!

Running Time: 66 min

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Available Now – The Splendor of the Holidays at the Walt Disney World Resorts!

Jeff Lange Experiences: Walt Disney World Holiday Traditions

Jeff Lange brings you this latest DVD in a series that features one-of-a-kind Disney experiences: Walt Disney World Holiday Traditions.

Experience the splendor of the holiday season at the following Walt Disney World resorts: Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Kidani Village, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Jambo House, Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, Disney’s Beach Club Resort, Disney’s Yacht Club Resort, Disney’s Boardwalk Resort, Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort, Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground, Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, Disney’s Polynesian Resort, Disney’s Contemporary Resort, Bonus: Walt Disney World Dolphin and Walt Disney World Swan.

Running Time: 66 min

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All-New: Halloween at Walt Disney World (Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party 2012) – Available Now:

Jeff Lange’s Trick or Treat 9 (Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party 2012)

Jeff Lange presents this all-new DVD from the 2012 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Walt Disney World!

Featuring: Not So Scary Entrance Scenes, Trick-or-Treat Trails, The Headless Horseman, Mickey’s Boo-to-You Halloween Parade, Happy HalloWishes Fireworks, Villains Dance Mix and Mingle, Not So Scary Party Scenes, Haunted Mansion at Midnight and more!

Running Time: 66 min

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Also available: Trick or Treat vol 1 – 8 (Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Parties 2003-2011) – Click HERE

Halloween Time at Disneyland (Mickey’s Halloween Party)

Jeff Lange’s Disneyland Trick or Treat (Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland)

Jeff Lange presents this all-new DVD from the 2010 Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland!

Featuring: Spooky Halloween Party Scenes, Snow White’s Scary Adventures, Mickey’s Costume Party Cavalcade, Space Mountain: Ghost Galaxy, Halloween Screams – A Villainous Surprise in the Skies Fireworks, Haunted Mansion Holiday and more!

Running Time: 66 min

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Also available: Halloween Titles (Including Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Parties 2003-2011) – Click HERE

All-New Release – Journey Into Imagination with Original Dreamfinder Ron Schneider: Exclusive Signed Edition

Journey Into Imagination with Original Dreamfinder Ron Schneider: Exclusive Signed Edition

Join Ron Schneider as he chronicles his journey from the early days of Disneyland to his years at EPCOT Center’s Journey Into Imagination – including a previously unreleased ride-through of the classic original attraction!

The Ron Schneider Story (2012) – Ron shares in exciting detail the creative challenges he faced in bringing EPCOT Center’s only characters to vivid life. Anyone who’s a fan of Disney theme parks – or has ever held the dream of performing for an audience of millions – will enjoy these behind-the-scenes tales, told by a talented storyteller and theme park legend.

Journey Into Imagination with Commentary by Ron Schneider (1997) Ron offers up his thoughts and remembrances while you watch this never-before-seen footage from the original Journey Into Imagination!

Journey Into Imagination (1997) Enjoy this previously unreleased 1997 ride-through of the classic Journey Into Imagination. This version features the exterior, queue and complete ride including all of your favorite original scenes with Dreamfinder and Figment!

Running Time: 70 Min

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Also available: Jeff Lange Remembers: Epcot’s Journey Into Imagination Collectors Edition 2-Disc Set

Celebrate Spring – Epcot Flower & Garden Festival 2012:

Jeff Lange Experiences: Epcot’s Flower & Garden Festival 2012

Celebrate spring at one of Disney’s most anticipated events of the year: The Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival 2012.

Experience these unique panoramic displays throughout Epcot’s Future World and all around World Showcase!

Running Time: 64 Min

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Also available: Jeff Lange Experiences: Epcot’s Flower & Garden Festival 2011, Jeff Lange Experiences: Epcot’s Flower & Garden Festival 2010,Jeff Lange Experiences: Epcot’s Flower & Garden Festival 2009, Jeff Lange Experiences: Epcot’s Flower & Garden Festival 2008

All New – The Very Best of Disney’s Nighttime Fireworks Spectaculars!

Jeff Lange Presents: Walt Disney World Nighttime Fireworks Spectaculars

Jeff Lange takes you to Walt Disney World to experience the very best of Disney’s Nighttime Fireworks Spectaculars!

Featuring: Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky, Wishes: A Magical Gathering of Disney Dreams – 40th Anniversary Special Edition, IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth, Let There Be Peace on Earth Finale, Fantasy in the Sky New Years Eve Fireworks and BONUS: The Magic, The Memories, and You! (Romance Segment).

Running Time: 66 min

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Also available

Jeff Lange’s Magic Kingdom Summertime 2011

Celebrate the summer of 2011 in style, as Jeff Lange brings you the newest offerings from Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom!

Featuring the following 2011 summertime favorites: Entrance Scenes, Haunted Mansion Interactive Queue, Haunted Mansion Ride, Snow White’s Scary Adventures, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Magic, The Memories, and You! plusBONUS: Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky Fireworks Spectacular!

Running Time: 66 min

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Also available:Jeff Lange’s Magic Kingdom Summertime 2010 (Featuring SpectroMagic, Summer Nightastic! Fireworks Show, Main Street Electrical Parade and more!)

Recent Releases – Frontierland Classics, Adventureland Classics and Liberty Square Classics:

Jeff Lange Remembers: Frontierland Classics

Take a trip back in time to experience classic Walt Disney World “Frontierland” attractions. This fifth volume in the series features the following: Splash Mountain (1992), Frontierland Shootin’ Arcade (2006), Country Bear Jamboree (1992), Big Thunder Mountain Railroad (1997), Tom Sawyer Island (2006) and more!

Running Time: 65 min

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Also available:Jeff Lange Remembers: Fantasyland Classics

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Jeff Lange Remembers: Adventureland Classics

Take a trip back in time to experience classic Walt Disney World “Adventureland” attractions. This fourth volume in the series features the following: Adventureland Tour (1992-1997), Jungle Cruise (1993), Enchanted Tiki Birds Tropical Serenade (1992), Pirates of the Caribbean (original version including Barker Bird 1992), Pirates of the Caribbean (1997) and more!

Running Time: 66 min

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Also available

Jeff Lange Remembers: Liberty Square Classics

Take a trip back in time to experience classic Walt Disney World “Liberty Square” attractions. This third volume in the series features the following: The Hall of Presidents (Original Version – 1993), Mike Fink Keel Boats (opening day attraction – 1992), Haunted Mansion (original version – 1992), Haunted Mansion Bonus Ride (my final recording of the original version with some special surprises – 2006)!

Running Time: 66 min

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Also available: Jeff Lange Remembers: Tomorrowland Classics

Epcot Center Historical DVDs – Available Now:

For fans of classic Epcot Center, I present my Epcot Center Historical Collection!

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Walt Disney World Vintage Footage:

Jeff Lange DVD Presents: Bob Welbaum’s Walt Disney World 1986 DVD

 

Jeff Lange turns back the clock to 1986, where you will experience Walt Disney World through the eyes of Disneyana documentarian Bob Welbaum. This incredible vintage footage includes select narration from Mr. Welbaum, who shot this video before recording was commonplace.

Walt Disney World 1986 contains clips from the following: Walt Disney World Resorts, Original Disney Shopping Village, Epcot Center, Discovery Island, Magic Kingdom, Seven Seas Lagoon and much more!

Running Time: 65 Min

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Also available:Jeff Lange Remembers: Fantasyland Classics and Jeff Lange Remembers: Tomorrowland Classics

Disneyland Vintage Footage (5 Volumes Available):

Jeff Lange Remembers Disneyland Classics Vol 5

Jeff Lange takes you on a trip back in time to experience classic Disneyland attractions. This fifth volume in the series features the following:

Aladdin’s Royal Caravan (1993), Disneyland Railroad(1992) including the burning settlers cabin, Big Thunder Ranch and more, Beauty and the Beast Show (1993),Pinocchio’s Daring Journey (1993), Alice in Wonderland (1993) andFantasy in the Sky Fireworks (1993)!

Running Time: 66 Min

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Also available: Jeff Lange Remembers: Disneyland Classics Volume 1 – 4.

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