I am trying to plan a trip w/ 3 young children. I plan on staying outside the resort and driving to Magic Kingdom. I was wondering how long to expect the drive once inside the park gate. Also how far is the parking lot from the Gate. Are their shuttles?
- Asked by Andrew from NY on 3/6/2014
Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel Andrew ~ I love having my minnie van whether I'm staying on or off property to travel around the resort. You should be able to get to the parks in 20 minutes or less depending on which Walt Disney World Gate... read more
I am planning a trip this summer to come back to WDW after 14 years. The trip is just my son and me. We have a hotel booked at the Disney Main Gate - Celebration area. Will we be able to get to the parks easily from here or will we need to drive/park?
- Asked by Jessica from UT on 3/5/2014
Hi, Jessica! There are no off-property hotels from which you can walk to Walt Disney World theme parks. The Walt Disney World Resort encompasses almost 50 square miles, so there aren't even any on-site Resort hotels from which you can walk to... read more
I have reservations to Chef Mickey early in the morning. Will the resort allow us to park there all day? Or what is the best way to do this? I planned the breakfast at Chef Mickey and after we are planning on going to MK. Thanks!!
- Asked by Steph from AL on 3/4/2014
Hi Steph, Welcome back to the Disney Parks Moms Panel! Breakfast at Chef Mickey's is a wonderful way to start your Disney day. You and your family are welcome to drive to the Contemporary Resort and park your vehicle. Be sure to tell the Cast... read more
We stay at Art of Animation from Aug 6th to 12th. We have booked breakfasts early mornings (7:30 -8am Epcot-Magic Kingdom -Animal K.-Polynesian) how can I get info to how we can be on time? I had the info that buses started only 1hour before park opening?
- Asked by Marylene from QC on 3/2/2014
Hi Marylene, You are correct that regular buses begin running one hour prior to scheduled park opening. However, there are special buses that are specifically designated for early Advanced Dining Reservations. Those begin running an hour prior... read more
Hi, My wife and I are back to WDW for the first time in 28 years (our Honeymoon) this Sept.2014! I would like to know the best route from POFQ to the Boardwalk?
- Asked by Edward from NJ on 2/28/2014
Hey Edward! Welcome to the Disney Parks Mom Panel! That is so exciting to be celebrating your return to the most Magical Place on Earth! Traveling between resorts at Walt Disney World can a little tricky but definitely doable. Most... read more