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  • On Oct 28, 2012
    John from PA 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 going to experience our very first WDW Vacation soon. We are staying at the Fort Wilderness Lodge and I would like to run to the local Wal-mart to get breakfast food for our stay. We are flying so what would be the best way for me to get there?

    Hi, John!  There is a WalMart just a short taxi ride away from the Downtown Disney resort area, and I think that's going to be your best bet.  There is a Lynx bus (the Orlando public transit bus system) that will get you there, but it's kind of a lengthy ordeal to get there. 

    Alternatively, if you think you might get a full day's worth, you can rent a car and use that.  It's a bit less convenient than a taxi.

    One other thing - have you looked into a service like Garden Grocer?  They will make a delivery of any grocery items you need right to you at you resort.  The cost might work out a bit cheaper if you use this delivery service as opposed to a taxi. 

    You'll also have access to some groceries right there at Wilderness Lodge - not a wide selection, but enough to get you through a few days.  That might even be your best option if you just need a few things.

    Have a great vacation!
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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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