• On Jun 20, 2018
    Mary from OH 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.

    Hi Moms & Dads! Does the Copper Creek Deluxe studio mini fridge have a freezer compartment large enough to hold ice packs? Thanks so much!

    Hey, Mary! 

    I am absolutely in love with the Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney's Wilderness Lodge. We added this resort as a home resort last year, and had the most amazing Christmas vacation there. My son-in-law could not get over how incredibly themed it was to resemble the Pacific Northwest, and it really feels like two vacations in one. You get to enjoy a rustic wilderness retreat right there in the middle of the Sunshine State.

    The Deluxe Studios, which you can book with a walk-in shower, do have a small refrigerator in the kitchenette area. There is not a freezer compartment in these dorm-sized refrigerators, so you won't be able to keep ice packs icy. You can turn the temperature way down in the fridge, and you may find anything stored in the very top gets a bit icy, but I don't think that's what you're looking for.

    As an alternative, there are ice machines throughout the resort, and you can bring zip-top bags to create your own ice packs. These work great in a small cooler - which is also allowed in the theme parks. I just always double bag the ice to prevent leakage. If you are trying to cool something on the smaller size, like medication, you can look into something like a Frio cooling pouch. They work great for things like insulin and small vials of medication.

    Enjoy an incredible stay, Mary!

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Meet the Panelist: Anna, New Jersey

My name is Anna and I am a retired teacher with a J.D., a proud Navy wife with 30+ years of experience, mom to three daughters and a son-in-law, and grandmom to three tiny Disney fans. I have planned vacations for all sorts of special occasions and celebrations, but I really enjoy DVC vacations, helping military families, and assisting those with special dietary needs.    Learn More About Anna

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