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  • On Dec 5, 2009
    Lori from TX 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.

    Thinking about a trip sometime during next Christmas season. Family of 4 likes the big kid rides and character dining. What kind of crowds can we expect? Do you have a recommendation for a WDW resort, either deluxe or moderate. Thank you, Lori

    Lori,

    From the Saturday before Christmas next year (December 18th), and all through New Year's Day you will find that the crowd levels are the most busy that they are all year long. They can get practically unmanageable on Christmas Day and New Year's Eve Day.

    If you can visit a bit earlier in the month, however, you will find extremely low crowds, but still get to enjoy all the wonderful holiday decor and ambiance.

    As for resorts, at the holiday time I would opt for Wilderness Lodge (Deluxe) or Port Orleans - Riverside (Moderate). I like the ambiance and features of both.

    Please feel free to send me any follow-up questions you may have!

    Have a magical vacation!
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I am one of the Dads on the Moms Panel, and I love to help parents plan their vacation, with a focus on showing them how it can be fun for them too. I am also here to help Dads plan some nice surprises for the Moms in their life (they deserve it!). Learn More About Doug

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