Mom And Son Safari
  • On Mar 10, 2010
    Leslie from SC 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.

    Planning a dinner at TRex in Downtown Disney. We will be taking a bus from the TTC to get there. Does the bus drop off close to TREX or will we need to rent a wheelchair for my mother who can only walk relatively short distances?

    Hi Leslie,

    The Disney buses have two drop off locations at Downtown Disney. The first is the Marketplace and the second is the Pleasure Island stop.

    The T-Rex restaraunt is slightly closer to the Marketplace stop, however it is still a short walk to the restaraunt. You will need to walk through the shopping area to arrive at T-Rex, which is just past the the World of Disney and Lego store. The walk is approximately ten minutes at a moderate pace. There are wheelchairs available at Guest Relations, however the Guest Relations location is about halfway through the Marketplace itself. There are a number of benches and chairs along the way where your mom can stop and rest if the walk becomes to much.

    We have traveled to Disney World a number of times with my grandmother, who has both heart problems and pain in her knees and legs. While I can not guarantee that your mom's mobility is the same as my grandmother, I can tell you that she was able to travel throughout the Marketplace by walking slowly and resting about halfway. Hopefully your mother will find the walk within her abilities.

    Hope she is able to enjoy the visit without to much difficulty.
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Hiya friends. I’m Margaret, mom to four young men and wife to my Prince Charming. Raised on the southside of Chicago, we have now moved our castle to the suburban cornfields. We are a pin trading, Hidden Mickey hunting, resort hopping family who loves to debate the best Disney World resort or attraction over the dinner table. I am thrilled to share some of our favorite tips and tricks in hopes it will add even more magic to your Disney World adventure. Learn More About Margaret

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