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  • On Mar 31, 2011
    Jessica from NC Asked

     my husband and I along with our 3 girls who are 10,8,7 are planning our very first trip to Disney world and wanted to know which resort would be the best to stay at. Thanks

    Hi Jessica!

    That's a very hard question.  Each hotel at the Walt Disney World resort has pluses and minuses in my opinion.  However, my all time favorite hotel is the Wilderness Lodge.  I love the theming and I love taking a boat from the lodge to the Magic Kingdom!  It's my favorite Disney Deluxe Resort.  However, I'm also a big fan of the Polynesian and the Contemporary Resort because of their access to the monorail system; being on the monorail line makes it very easy to go back and forth between your hotel room and the Magic Kingdom.  Finally, I must point out that my 7 year old son's favorite Deluxe Resort is the Animal Kingdom Lodge!

    My favorite Disney Moderate Resort is Port Orleans Riverside.  I especially love the Alligator Bayou section of the resort.  If you stay there, be sure to take the boat ride at night to Downtown Disney.  It's very relaxing and a lot of fun for the whole family!

    My favorite Disney Value Resort is Pop Century.  I think it has a great food court, and I love the fact that there's only one bus stop at Pop Century and the hotel doesn't share a bus with any other hotel.

    Enjoy planning and write back if you have any more questions!
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Meet the Panelist: Bernie, Maryland

I am an engineer with NASA with prior Air Force service. My wife and I have two boys, ages 13 and 8. At home, I'm known as the "Disney Guy" and I've enjoyed helping guests plan their Walt Disney World, Disney Cruise Line, and Disneyland vacations. Learn More About Bernie

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