Mom With Kids After Run
  • On Feb 3, 2008
    Melissa from GA 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 are coming April 9-13the and staying at Port Orleans Riverside. We have a 2 and 8 yr old. Will it be easier to take the bus or just drive the car to the different parks?

    This is really one of those questions that can have many responses!  Our experiences have been that we never rent a car and rely 100% on Disney transportation to save money, avoid having to put any effort into where we are going and reading maps, and no buckling up booster/car seats, and seat belts.  But the trade off is that we do probably spend more time waiting for buses and lose some control of where we are going (for example, at Port Orleans the buses will usually drive around all 4 bus stops).  Many guests prefer the control of going exactly where they want and when they want to come and go, which may important to you with a 2 year old and nap time.  Please keep in mind that if you drive to the parks, that you will still need to either use the monorail or ferry to get to the Magic Kingdom since the parking lot is not next to the Magic Kingdom.  I would encourage you to think about what is most important to you - saving time and having control or mindless transportation with not a buckle in sight.  
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Meet the Panelist: Kara, Nebraska

I am a retired teacher with a family of 3 adult sons who have grown up through Disney. I am known by friends as the Star Wars loving Disney Nerd who always wants to serve up tips and ideas of how to make visits to Walt Disney World special and magical.  Learn More About Kara

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