Mom With Kids After Run
  • On Oct 24, 2011
    Craig from CA Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    where is best place to stay thats not too expensive for my girlfriend and I. We plan on going to magic kingdom and epcot but will probably be going out to downtown disney every night. We wont have a car but dont was to wait in lines to get anywhere.

    Hi Craig,

    If you want to keep expenses reasonable, I would recommend a moderate resort. Port Orleans French Quarter would be a great choice since the rooms there were recently renovated. There is boat transportation to Downtown Disney via the Sassagoula Riverboat. Buses would provide transport to the Magic Kingdom and Epcot.

    Proximity to the Magic Kingdom is difficult to achieve without paying a steep price. The monorail resorts are all deluxe hotels with larger price tags.

    Without a car, there isn't one resort that would allow you to navigate to your chosen destinations without at least waiting some times for a bus. Park closing time is the craziest!

    You could save money by staying at a value resort such as Pop Century and then splurging on a taxi during the busier travel times such as park closing time. See for information.

    I love to be within walking distance of Epcot. The Yacht Club, Beach Club, and Boardwalk Inn Resorts are deluxe hotels, however. You may want to look into any deals available at WDW Swan and Dolphin. The site does a great job of keeping up-to-date on current discounts.

    Have a great vacation!
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Meet the Panelist: Kimberly, Tennessee

I am a stay-at-home mom with a 12 year old son. I thrive on planning vacations, especially to WDW. Inspiring families to vacation at Disney with a memorable itinerary and budget-saving tips is extremely rewarding for me. Learn More About Kimberly

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