• On Sep 5, 2017
    Kyle from FL 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 Port Orleans Riverside resort, and have some friends who are staying at the contemporary. Are we able to drive over to the contemporary resort and park for free so that we can ride into the parks with our friends?

    Howdy, Kyle! Welcome back to the Disney Parks Moms Panel! I adore the Port Orleans resorts for their plus sized amenities on a great budget. French Quarter is my favorite, but Riverside has a beautiful pool and gorgeous walking trails.

    If you’d like to visit friends at Disney’s Contemporary Resort (friends are more fun!) you may park there for three hours as a courtesy. That’s enough time to share a meal, enjoy a resort activity or some other delight. If you will be gone longer than that, you should take a bus from Port Orleans Riverside to Magic Kingdom, and enjoy the shaded-sidewalk trip (about a five minute walk in total) to the Contemporary. Your friends can meet you at the exterior bus stop, or you can dine together at the Contempo Cafe before extending your journey. Perhaps y’all can cram into a watercraft on the back of the resort and catch a Hoop Dee Doo Musical Revue dinner one evening at Fort Wilderness? (Don’t forget to make a dining reservation!)

    If there is anything else I can help you with for your magical vacation, please let me know. You’ve got a friend in me, too! ~ Lindsey P.
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Meet the Panelist: Lindsey, Georgia

Hey, y'all! I'm Lindsey, a social media-savvy gal that wears her #Disneyside on her sleeve (along with her trading pin collection!). I'm proud to say that my husband and our two Mouseketeers share my love for the Walt Disney World Resort and all it's magic, so get ready to ask me about new things to see and do on your vacation. I particularly love sharing off-the-beaten-path activities and always encourage visitors to try something new on each trip. Adventure is out there! Learn More About Lindsey

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