EPCOT; Mother and Son; Spaceship Earth
  • On Mar 24, 2014
    Alison from ON 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 visit in Sept with my hubby & 2 year old. My dude loves animals so I am thinking the AK Lodge but I'm worried that it might be too grown up for him & he won't enjoy it as much as the other flashy kids resorts. also worried about distance

    Hi Alison:

    My family loves Animal Kingdom Lodge.  We stayed there with our boys, ages 3 and 2 at the time, and they loved the Resort and the pools.  We had a savanna view room and returned to our room every afternoon for naps.  Our boys didn't mind leaving the Park to return to the room since they would get a chance to watch from our room the animals roam around and get fed.  If your 2 year old loves animals and you can secure a savanna-view room, then it's likely your 2 year old will have a lot of fun at the Resort.  While activities are always subject to change, a highlight of our stay was our kids taking part in the evening "Primal Parade," a noisy but quick march through the lobby led by a Cast Member where children banged drums and rattled shakers. 

    If you plan to spend time all all four Parks, then all Resorts are located a decent distance away from at least one of the Parks.  If you only Plan to spend time at Magic Kingdom and Epcot, you may find it more convenient to stay on a monorail Resort or Wilderness Lodge, not because they are flashy, but more because they are very convenient to Magic Kingdom and Epcot.

    Enjoy your vacation.
thumbnail image for Jonas

Meet the Panelist: Jonas, New York

I am a family man and huge Disney fan raising two awesome and rambunctious boys.  As Disney Vacation Club members, we travel to Walt Disney World often. Learn More About Jonas

Didn't find what you were looking for? Click the Ask a Question button to open the Ask a Question dialogue box. If you are not logged in a dialogue box will appear to signin in order to ask a question.

To submit your question, please log in now if you have not already done so.

Ask a QuestionOpens the Ask a Question dialog box.

Update Browser

For a better experience browsing this website, please download an updated version of Internet Explorer.

Or you can continue browsing without updating.