Mom And Son Safari
  • On Nov 3, 2012
    Nicole from MI 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.

    We are staying at the Movies resort..wondering if we are better off driving to the parks, or using Disney transportation. Also, we are going to the Hoop-dee-doo 8:30 show one night, and I am wondering if we will be able to get transport back to our hotel?

    Hi, Nicole!  Using Walt Disney World transportation is very convenient most of the time, and my family and I have been using it way more often as our girls get older.  

    I will say, when I was lugging a stroller, diaper bag, and other kid related accessories, I loved having my car.  I felt like I could come and go as I pleased, especially if someone was tired and crabby, and if I stayed until closing time at the parks, I avoided the lines that can form of people waiting for buses.

    If you plan to stay until closing, or if you have a super early reservation, you may want to use your car just for the sake of convenience.  Other than that, the resort transportation is great.

    As far as the Hoop Dee Doo goes, you will take transportation from Fort Wilderness to one of the theme parks (probably one with late extra magic hours) or to Downtown Disney.  From there, you'll take transportation to your resort.

    I hope this helps!
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Meet the Panelist: Anna, New Jersey

My name is Anna and I am a retired teacher with a J.D., a proud Navy wife with 30+ years of experience, mom to three daughters and a son-in-law, and grandmom to three tiny Disney fans. I have planned vacations for all sorts of special occasions and celebrations, but I really enjoy DVC vacations, helping military families, and assisting those with special dietary needs.    Learn More About Anna

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