Mom And Kids Animal Kingdom
  • On Jul 24, 2013
    Lise 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 planning a 5 day trip to Disney come Sep. Coming from abroad this will be a once in a lifetime trip. We have two girls 7&4. Any suggestions to Itinerary/day, Must Do, which Disney Hotel (we are on a budget), best means of transportation in Disne

    Hi Lise! 

    Congratulations on your magical trip to Walt Disney World!

    I have a few tips that will help you plan this once in a lifetime trip. 

    I highly recommend the Art of Animation Resort! This is a value resort and its brand new. They have the largest pool in all of Walt Disney World resorts. Their food court is great and the rooms are gorgeously themed. 

    Since you'll be there for five days, you will be able to visit each of the four parks: Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, Epcot and Hollywood Studios. Have your kids make a top five list for each day and plan your trip around those items. This will ensure you hit up what each person wants to do, while still keeping your list tight.

    make at least one Advanced Dining Reservation (ADR) for a character dining meal. I recommend Cinderella's Royal Table and Chef Mickey.

    The best mode of transportation is the Disney buses, which you can use if you stay at a Walt Disney World Resort.

    Please let me know if I can help you with anything else to help you plan a magical vacation.

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Meet the Panelist: Stacy, South Carolina

My name is Stacy and I'm a native Carolinian, single mom to two amazing teens, and a Walt Disney World fanatic! My kids and I are Disney Annual Passholders and whether we are celebrating a birthday, running a runDisney race, or simply having a craving for a Mickey pretzel, we visit the most magical place on earth as much as possible! I am ecstatic to share the tips and tricks I have learned over the yEARS as part of the planDisney panel!
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