Mom And Son On Run
  • On Aug 24, 2009
    Mary from GA 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.

    Thanks for all of the great information on the Panel. We are staying at WL 9/19-9/26. Are fireworks visible from the beach?

    Hi Mary,

    You are very welcome, and thank you for the encouraging words. Wilderness Lodge is a great resort choice, of course we are a little biased as it is our Disney Vacation Club property. I am sure you will love the peacefulness of the resort. From the minute you step into the towering lobby, it is quite breath-taking and has the feel of a Northern Woods Lodge.

    Unfortunately one of the amazing qualities of the resort, is the same quality that makes it difficult to enjoy Wishes from the resort itself. There are trees, pines, bushes and landscaping surrounding the resort. Most of the landscaping is quite dense and tall and provides the Lodge with a very secluded and remote feel. It also blocks a large majority of the fireworks show. While we have been able to catch glimpses of the show, depending on the thickness of the trees and exactly where the firework is exploding, the majority of the show will not be visible.

    The best views of the show, outside Magic Kingdom, can be enjoyed from the monorail resorts, The Contemporary, The Polynesian, and Grand Floridian. Consider making dining reservations at California Grill or Narcoossee's. Both are delicious restaurants that provide a stunning view of the fireworks show. Hope you have an a magical trip!
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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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