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Best Disney Resort Christmas Decorations

Best Disney Resort Christmas Decorations

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One of my favorite times of year to visit Walt Disney World is December. The Disney parks are all decorated for the holidays, but what many don’t seem to realize is that the resorts are also decked out for Christmas. We’ve been to just about all of the resorts at Christmastime and thinks these have the best Disney Resort Christmas decorations.

Check out these Disney Resort Christmas Decorations

Lobby of Grand Floridian at Christmas

The Grand Floridian at Christmas

When it comes to the best Disney Resort Christmas decorations, Grand Floridian resort tops the list. There is nothing like Grand Floridian at Christmas.

Gingerbread House at Disney's Grand Floridian

Not only does this Deluxe resort have one of the largest trees at Disney World, it is known for its amazing, life like Gingerbread House.

Be sure to venture to other ares of the resort to see all the other decorations and ways they celebrate the holidays.

Christmas at the Polynesian Resort

The Polynesian Resort at Christmas

This resort is also located on the monorail and is worth a stop to see their beautiful Christmas decor that takes on a tropical flare! While there, you can also grab a bite to eat or try the famous Disney Dole Whip!

Polynesian Resort Christmas Tree

You will love all the festive Poinsettia displays and the tropical way they decorate their trees for Christmas.

Contemporary Resort at Christmas has a Cinderella Gingerbread Display

The Contemporary Resort

Since you will already be on the monorail to see Grand Floridian & The Polynesian Christmas displays, you might as well stop at Contemporary Resort at Christmas too.

It is the only resort that features a Cinderella Gingerbread display!

This gingerbread masterpiece is certainly something to see and while there, you can also get some unique Disney themed treats.

Disney Boardwalk Resort at Christmas

The Boardwalk Resort at Christmas

Some of the best Disney Resort Christmas decorations are over at the Boardwalk area of Disney World.  You can access this the Boardwalk resort by boat from both Hollywood Studios and Epcot.

Not only will you find elaborately decorated trees inside, they have a giant tree outside as well! The theme here is beachy holiday decor.

The lobby in The Boardwalk resort at Christmas is cozy and filled will decorations everywhere you turn!

Beach Club Resort at Christmas

Beach Club Resort Gingerbread Carousel Display

This is one of my favorite Disney resort Christmas displays because it has a working carousel made out of gingerbread and it features characters from Lilo & Stitch!


The best feature about this carousel is that it actually turns! This means that you can see all the details without having to even move! And when it comes to details, Disney doesn’t disappoint.

They’ve hidden Mickeys on it for you to find!

Christmas at Wilderness Lodge Resort

Wilderness Lodge at Christmas

Wilderness Lodge Resort at Christmas is all decked out for the holidays in a more traditional design. You will find trees decked with lots of natural items like pine cones and antlers.

Wilderness Lodge Christmas Wreath

And since this resort is all about the American West, you can expect for find some Cowboy elements as well.

Wilderness Lodge Christmas Bears Display

Make sure that you walk around the entire lobby, because there are some incredible details and great picture spots to take advantage of!

Swan & Dolphin Resort Christmas Tree

Swan & Dolphin Resort at Christmas

Inside the Swan & Dolphin Resort you will find the only White poinsettia Christmas tree on Disney property.

Not only will you see this beautiful tree surrounded by reindeer and a working train that encircles the tree!

Santa Display in Swan & Dolphin Resort

This is one of the few Disney Resort Christmas displays that features Santa Claus! This life size display makes you feel as though you’ve caught Santa red-handed!


Even if you don’t get to stay at any of the Disney resorts at Christmas, you can visit them for free. It is fun just to stop by & see how they decorate for the holidays.

While you do have to drive to many of the Disney resorts, there are many that can be accessed from the monorail or by a quick boat ride. This makes stopping by as easy as a trip to a Disney park.

Do you visit Disney Resorts at Christmas? Which one is your favorite?

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