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  • On Jun 26, 2009
    Andria from DE 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 stayed at the ASM family suites last time and I was looking into Fort Wilderness Cabins. Do you really have to take a bus to get to the buses that take you to the parks? Also, I am definitely not a camping person , would it be hard staying there?

    Hi Andria,

    I am completely sold on the amenities and beauty of the FOrt Wilderness area. We have stayed in the cabins for the first time this year,and I enjoyed them so much, that we made a return visit just a few months later. Trust me, we are not campers either and were amazed and how nice and homey the cabins were.

    There is a bedroom with a full size bed as well as bunk beds. The living room area has a very comfortable Murphy bed and is attached to a small kitchen and dining area equipped with a full set of appliances as well as cooking utensils, plates, silverware, glasses and just about anything else you need to prepare a meal. The full size indoor bathroom is roomy and has a large vanity and great shower. There is a small patio attached to each cabin with a grill for some outdoor burgers and dogs.

    The resort offers a large selection of amenities like carriage rides, horseback riding, restaraunt, playground, interactive pool area and a great spot for the nightly campfire (with Chip and Dale) and a free movie of the night.

    You will need to use an internal bus to transport you to the front of the resort, where you will then transfer to a separate Disney bus to the parks. There is a boat offered for trips to Magic Kingdom, but again an internal bus is need to get to the dock area. Golf carts are available for rent (approximately $55 a day) and can be driven and parked at the bus locations if you prefer. You can also bring your own cart or bikes to use if you are driving in.

    I was pleasantly surprised at how often the internal buses ran and how easy they were to use. At no point during our stay did I feel the system was delaying our park fun. I think your family will love the peacefulness and beauty of the resort and all it offers. I am glad we gave it a chance and will make many return visits in the future.
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Meet the Panelist: Margaret, Illinois

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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