Mom And Son On Run
  • On Oct 8, 2012
    Jaimie from MA Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    My fiance and I are booking our honeymoon and going to Walt Disney World. I had planned on staying at the Animal Kingdom Lodge but just looked at the Caribbean Beach Resort and thought this could be a lovely option esp. considering the price. Suggestions?

    I have had the pleasure of staying at both of the resorts you mention, Jaimie, and I can vouch that both are indeed lovely, though very different.  If it were me, I'd probably come down to budget as a deciding factor.  Considering that the trip is for a very special (once in a lifetime!) occasion, splurging with a stay at Animal Kingdom Lodge isn't a bad idea, especially if you can swing a savanna view room.  There are a number of excellent restaurants on site as well as a great lounge and plenty of cozy spots to relax in and around the lobby.  If, on the other hand, money is tight after the wedding, a stay at Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort would be a great way to save.  Restaurant choices there aren't nearly as impressive, but if you're just looking for a place to sleep at night while you spend the majority of your time exploring the parks, then I would think a moderate resort would be ideal.  Good luck with your decision!
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Meet the Panelist: Darcie, Alabama

Given your inclination to plan a magical trip, I can already tell we have a lot in common. I'm Darcie, and my friends would be the first to tell you that Disney trip planning (especially dining!) is my love language. Of course, the vacations my family enjoys today look much different than they did when our kids were little, but while some of our favorite activities have evolved, Disney destinations still top our travel wish lists. Let's work together to plan a downright dreamy vacation for your family! Learn More About Darcie

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