Mom And Son On Run
  • On Jun 3, 2010
    Jamie from GA Asked

    We are planning our first trip to WDW with our 6 y/o son during Thanksgiving week. We would like to stay at Animal Kingdom Lodge but are worried about transportation. Every review we read states getting a bus is difficult. Any suggestions?

    Hi Jamie, Thanks for visiting the Disney Moms Panel!

    My family absolutely loves the Animal Kingdom Lodge. Personally, I think it is a fantastic choice not only for your first Disney vacation, but also for a 6 year old boy. My boys especially enjoyed it at that age. People who express concern about the bus should keep in mind that you will need to get a bus from any Resort on Disney property to at least a few of the Parks. For example, even those Guests who stay in a monorail Resort have to take a bus to the Animal Kingdom Park and Hollywood Studios. I've stayed in numerous Resorts on property, and we've have waited the same length of time for a bus whether we were staying in All-Star Sports or the Yacht & Beach Club. The buses come approximately every 20 minutes for all Resorts.

    I recently answered a question for a Guest who shared similar concerns as you regarding the Animal Kingdom Lodge. I think you may find that answer helpful as well. You can read it: HERE.

    Hope this helps and have a magical vacation. Please let me know if I can assist you further,

    Kaylene
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Meet the Panelist: Kaylene, Massachusetts

I'm a blessed Mom of five fabulous kids, a Disney Vacation Club member, and an Annual Passholder. I've stayed in every Disney Resort on property, and I've traveled to Walt Disney World Resort with infants, toddlers, tweens, teens, grandparents, and on countless multi-generational family vacations! Learn More About Kaylene

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