Monday, June 28, 2010

June 28: GF Debuts

On this day in 1988, Disney's Grand Floridian Beach Resort opened at 4401 Floridian Way in Walt Disney World. Re-named Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in 1997, it was inspired by the Victorian era beach resorts built along Florida's east coast during the late 1800s.

Today the deluxe resort features over 2,000 rooms spread out among six red-gabled buildings. The Grand Floridian sits on the shores of the man-made Seven Seas Lagoon across from Magic Kingdom and right next door to Disney's Wedding Pavilion.

Click HERE for much more June 28 Disney history.

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