Rather than building new hotel / timeshare properties at Walt Disney World, the Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge started a pattern of Disney Vacation Club expansions to existing resorts. The resort itself opened in 1994 with the DVC wing debuting in late 2000. For many years, Wilderness Lodge was the closest thing DVC owners would have to a Magic Kingdom destination.
Topic: What are your most favorite and least favorite aspects of the Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge?
Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort was the third property added to the timeshare program and a cherished vacation spot for many members. But the lack of a nearby theme park isn't the only aspect that separates Hilton Head from the likes of Disney's Polynesian Village Resort and the Villas at Disney's Grand Californian Hotel.