Kilimanjaro Safaris; Animal Kingdom; AA
  • On Oct 3, 2010
    Meg from TN Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    We are checking into AK Lodge on Sat., but arriving in Orlando on Friday. What is the closest off site hotel to AK Lodge? We want to get from the hotel to the Lodge to check in as early as possible, so we can then hurry over to the parks. Thanks a bunch

    How exciting!! We usually stay at the Silver Lake Resort when we have reservations at Animal Kingdom Lodge.  It's an older hotel but has one and two bedroom villas.  We like the close proximity its off of Black Lake Rd., Kissimmee.  There is also a Best Western near by as well.  I believe Silver Lake is the closest to Animal Kingdom about 2.5 miles away.  It takes about 5 minutes to drive to Animal Kingdom Lodge from the Resort.  It's a great stop over place.  The resort is a no frills resort but it is clean and close.  We also have stayed at the Hilton across from Downtown Disney but that is about a 15 minute drive to Animal Kingdom.  Have a fabulous trip!!!
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I live in a tiny rural town in the heart of Georgia. Disney World is one place we all agree is a place where time stops, where laughter is first and all the pains and sorrows melt away. Learn More About Heather

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