Fun Facts about Westgate Resorts Properties

Jun 21, 2018

Fun Facts About Westgate Properties | Westgate Timeshare Owners | Westgate Resorts
By N. Huggins

Fun Facts You Probably Never Knew About Westgate

Chances are, when you think of Westgate, you think of beachfront resorts, rodeo shows, mountainside retreats and unique vacation experiences – but if you thought you knew everything, think again! Here are fun facts you probably never knew about some of our most popular resorts and where they are located.

Orlando, Florida

Westgate Palace Resort | Westgate Palace Resort opened the same year that the Shrek 4-D ride opened at Universal Orlando® – as kids everywhere collectively grinned in excitement.

Westgate Towers Resort | Star Wars trivia - Westgate Towers Resort opened the same year that Disney’s Hollywood Studios® hosted its first ever Star Wars Weekend. The Force was particularly strong on this day!

Westgate Blue Tree Resort | Westgate Blue Tree Resort opened the same year Walt Disney World® celebrated its 100th anniversary with the 100 Years of Magic event. The magic was literally everywhere.

Lake Wales, Florida

Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo | Remember Lethal Weapon 3 starring Danny Glover and Mel Gibson? Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo was purchased the same year that the movie was filmed in Orlando Florida. Did you ever catch a peek of Sergeant Ruggs and Murtaugh on set in Orlando?

Miami Beach, Florida

Westgate South Beach Oceanfront Resort | Did you know? Iconic movies and series such as Scarface, Bad Boys 2, Fast and Furious 2, Miami Vice and Burn Notice were filmed in Miami! Miami is still today one of the hottest film locations – stay at Westgate South Beach Oceanfront Resort and you may be lucky enough to see the next blockbuster unfold.

Branson, Missouri

Westgate Branson Lakes Resort & Westgate Branson Woods Resort | Ever done the square dance or played the fiddle? Missouri’s state dance is the Square Dance and the fiddle is the official musical instrument. Head to Westgate Branson Lakes Resort & Westgate Branson Woods Resort for this truly unique experience.

Las Vegas, Nevada

Westgate Flamingo Bay Resort & Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino | Did you know that Vegas is the Marriage Capital of the World? The most popular themed weddings are: Hawaiian, Star Trek, Gothic and Fairy Tale inspired. There is even a wedding chapel onsite at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino.

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Westgate Myrtle Beach Oceanfront Resort | The State’s dance is “Carolina Shag.” Watch YouTube for a few lessons! Do the Carolina Shag on your next vacation with us.

Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort & Spa | The Hollywood Star Cars Museum showcases original cars from old hits such as Mayberry’s Squad Car from the Andy Griffith Show, Beverley Hillbillies jalopy, Batmobile, Camaro from Charlie’s Angels and Herbie the Love Bug. Add this visit to your list of things to do when next you visit Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort & Spa.

Park City ,Utah

Westgate Park City Resort & Spa | 1Each night an electric siren can be heard in Park City, Utah at 10pm sharp! Originally erected in 1905 to warn young people of the 10pm curfew, the siren still rings in the town.

Williamsburg, Virginia

Westgate Historic Williamsburg Resort | Williamsburg is a contradiction – you can step back in time to relive colonial history in the same state known as the Internet Capital of the World. This location makes Westgate Historic Williamsburg Resort one of our most unique and intellectually stimulating resorts.

Daytona Beach, Florida

Harbour Beach Resort | The Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse, the tallest in Florida is located at the southernmost tip of the Daytona Beach area – stay at Harbour Beach Resort and enjoy this historical monument and beautiful beach for your next vacation.

The team members at our Westgate Resorts look forward to serving you. Whether you're an Owner at one of our properties or a Guest staying at a nightly rate, you can contact us at 888-852-2959 or 407-355-2690.

1Source: itripvacations