Mom And Son Safari
  • On Sep 24, 2009
    Scott 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 trying to plan a trip to Disney in November. When will the resorts be decorated for christmas, specifically AKL? What kind of decorations are there, is there a gingerbread house?

    Hi, Scott!  Decorations begin sprouting up in early November, and if I recall correctly, you'll see most of the decorations up by Thanksgiving weekend. 

    You can find Christmas trees themed to each resort's theme, and the Animal Kingdom Lodge tree always has some very cool animal ornaments and ornaments with an African theme.  I just took a peek at my personal photos from our trip to Animal Kingdom Lodge last Christmas, and there were beautiful wreaths and lighted garland hanging on the higher floors that you could see in the lobby.

    If you are looking for gingerbread, the place to be has always been the Grand Floridian.  They have always had a life size gingerbread house on display, and it is well worth a trip over there to see and taste the gingerbread cookies available for purchase. 

    Have a great vacation!
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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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