There are plenty of perks of staying on-site at Walt Disney World ®. For one, the magic never stops. Even when you leave one of Disney’s ® four parks the magic follows you when you head back to any of its many resorts and hotels. One such piece of magic you’ll be able to experience without being in a park is Disney’s ® spectacular fireworks shows! Several Disney ® resorts offer incredible views of both Magic Kingdom ® and Epcot’s ® many shows so if you’re considering staying on-site and you love fireworks, you might want to put the following resorts on your list:

Contemporary Resort – If you’re looking for a romantic Disney ® dinner filled with delicious food and glowing fireworks head to the top floor of Disney’s Contemporary Resort for a meal at California Grill. If you can grab a seat by one of the windows and get ready to see and hear the most phenomenal fireworks display ever seen! Once the show starts the lights dim and music is piped in from the show, making you feel like you are actually inside Magic Kingdom ®. You can even experience the fireworks outside on the restaurant’s skywalk.  

Polynesian Resort –Filled with white-sand beaches, koi ponds, coconut palms and lush vegetation you might not want to leave the Polynesian Resort’s tropical oasis. And with an incredible pool, thrilling waterslide, family-style luaus, children’s activities and views of Magic Kingdom’s ® fireworks you don’t have to! If you decide to stay in you can still experience the magic of Disney ® at night as you stand on the white sand beaches of the Polynesian Resort and watch Magic Kingdom’s ® glowing fireworks. Talk about the perfect ending to a perfect day!

Grand Floridian – Enjoy a massage or just relax on the Grand Floridian’s white sand beaches and watch as the Orlando night sky explodes with color above the Cinderella Castle in Magic Kingdom ®. The Grand Floridian’s beach is one of the most relaxing places to take in the gorgeous fireworks display.  

Wilderness Lodge – If you’re booking this Disney ® resort try and request the “Magic Kingdom” side and you’ll be in for a magical fireworks treat without leaving your room! When the California Grill’s light’s dim head outside to your balcony and get ready for a beautiful display that’s visible between the resort’s many rustic trees at the Wilderness Lodge.

Disney’s Beach Club & Yacht Club – If you’re staying anywhere near Disney’s Boardwalk, you’ll easily be within sights of Epcot’s IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth. Disney’s Yacht Club or Disney’s Beach Club is your best choice to see the fireworks. And if you have a balcony suite facing Epcot, pull up a chair and enjoy the lights, but you can also see it from the pool. You can also see the fireworks from Disney’s Dolphin Resort & Disney’s Swan Resort.

No matter where you stay at Walt Disney World ® you’re sure to encounter lots of magic. But if you want to add a little fireworks fun to your stay look for discounted Walt Disney World ® resort stays right here on Best of Orlando.

Orlando, FL – 05/01/13