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  • On Jan 8, 2009
    Ann from NC Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Hi new to this & headed in Dec 2009. We have a 9 yo &2 yo boys. What would the best place be to stay to be close to MK and maybe a few other parks? If we go to MK one day and AK next day is the hopper pass ok or does the magic your way package c

    The closest resorts to Magic Kingdom are the 3 monorail hotels:  Contemporary, Polynesian, and Grand Floridian.    The Contemporary is THE closest, you can actually walk to MK from the resort.  Polynesian and Grand Floridian are just a few short monorail stops away.

    If you plan to do Epcot as well, you might like Polynesian.  It is just a short walk to the Transportation and Ticket Center where you can hop a monorail to Epcot.

    You can get to both Animal Kingdom and Hollywood Studios by bus from any of these resorts.

    If you plan to do only one park per day, you will need the Magic My Way Base Ticket.  If you plan to park hop (more than one park per day) you will need to add the Park Hopper option.

    Have fun planning your vacation with your boys!
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Meet the Panelist: Cathy, Ohio

I am a fundraiser/event planner turned stay at home mom. When I am not running to cheerleading practice or a soccer game with my kids, I enjoy scrapbooking, reading, and of course, planning our next Disney adventure!

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