Young Adults at EPCOT Festival of the Holidays
  • On Nov 18, 2023
    Michael from ON Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    I am trying to plan a three day trip at Disney in Orlando with my wife and two children age 10 and 12. We would like to purchase a package including on-site accommodation. Could you help me to make appropriate plans for our family.

    Hi Michael,

    Welcome to planDisney. I'm thrilled to hear you're hoping to visit with your family late next week. Since your travel dates are fast approaching you'll want to be sure to get your vacation package booked as soon as possible. You can do this online by inputting your travel dates or by calling a Cast Member for assistance.

    I took a look at the current availability for a 3-night stay beginning December 1st, and it appears you still have a few resort accommodations to choose from. Disney's All-Star Sports Resort, a Value Resort, is the most budget-friendly option that is currently available. A preferred room will put you close to Stadium Hall, the main building where End Zone Food Court is located for your dining needs. You can also access complimentary bus transportation to each theme park just outside the main entrance.

    Disney's Polynesian Village Resort would be my choice if you are looking for Deluxe accommodation. My children are close to the same age as yours and absolutely loved splashing in the Lava Pool and cruising down the waterslide during our stay there last year. I also love that this resort is just two Monorail stops away from Magic Kingdom Park, my favorite place to soak up the magic at Walt Disney World Resort.

    Once you've narrowed down your preferred resort you'll have the option to select the number of days of admission before completing the checkout process. If this is your first visit you won't want to miss Magic Kingdom Park and EPCOT which will have the EPCOT International Festival of Holidays in full swing. My kids also love a day at Disney's Hollywood Studios where they can journey to a galaxy far, far away in Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, or shrink down to the size of a toy in Andy's Backyard in Toy Story Land. 

    If you are short on time you can purchase Park Hopper Option tickets and visit multiple parks in one day, beginning at 2 p.m. subject to availability. I like getting an early morning start at Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park before hopping over to Disney's Hollywood Studios.  You can also start and end a day at Magic Kingdom Park with an afternoon detour to EPCOT. Disney Genie+ Service will help cut down on your standby wait times at popular attractions in each park while an Individual Lighting Lane purchase will help you select your preferred arrival window for attractions like Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind (not to be missed!) and TRON Lightcycle / Run Presented by Enterprise. Both of these attractions are also available via complimentary Virtual Queue, subject to certain restrictions,  but you will not have the option to select your preferred time to ride using that option. 

    If I can offer additional guidance please stop back and let me know.

    Magic and memories,
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Meet the Panelist: Amy, North Carolina

Hi, I'm Amy- a proud wife, mom, and Disney adult. I'm a natural planner with a flair for the creative, always looking for ways to add a little magical sparkle to our family's day-to-day happenings and once-in-a lifetime moments. You'll find me and my crew visiting the parks from rope drop to close and packing in as much magic as possible to each day of our Walt Disney World Resort vacation. From dining to photo spots and all the details in between, you've got a friend in me! Learn More About Amy

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