• On Dec 4, 2018
    Terry from WI 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.

    We're booked at the Yacht Club for Jan 5-12. Chose this time hoping for a less crowds. Just found out it's marathon weekend and many of the activities are in the Epcot area. Should we be changing our hotel if marathon isn't for us?

    Hi Terry!

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel! Your upcoming Walt Disney World vacation is just weeks away! Yay! I'm sure you're excitedly counting down the days until you're leaving the chilly weather of Wisconsin and heading south to sunshine and pixie dust!

    Last year I visited Walt Disney World Resort during the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend and loved every second of it! You've chosen a beautiful Resort hotel. In my opinion, I feel you should stay at Disney's Yacht Club Resort and not change your reservation! Even though many people participate in the marathon from all over the world, I found the crowds to not be too intense because many children are back at school. Also, many runners visit Walt Disney World Resort for just the weekend festivities and travel home once the marathon is finished. The weekend events typically start very early in the morning, so they probably won't interfere with your magical days too much!

    Just thinking about swimming in the sand-bottomed pool at your Resort hotel, Stormalong Bay, has me smiling from ear to ear! It's the perfect mid-afternoon break of relaxation and fun during a busy day at the theme parks! Terry, if you have any other questions before your upcoming vacation, please come back and visit us again!

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Meet the Panelist: Beth, Illinois

Let's talk about the WONDER and MAGIC of your FANTASY DREAM vacation aboard the Disney Cruise Line! I'm a proud stay-at-home mom to my little buccaneer with special needs and, along with my husband, a lover of everything Disney! We've had so many unforgettable memories and adventures while sailing on Disney Cruise Line. I can't wait to help you navigate through any questions you may have while planning your family's adventures at sea! Learn More About Beth

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