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  • On May 2, 2011
    Tina from GA Asked

    We are planning a trip to WDW, we will have 3 children, 20,13,9. When is a better time to visit, the week of Thanksgiving or the week before Christmas, we would like to visit when the crowds aren't so bad. Also, where to stay that won't drain our budget?

    Traditionally speaking, the week of Thanksgiving will be more crowded than the week before Christmas.  Last year, my family visited Walt Disney World the week just before Christmas and we found it to be a perfect time to visit and experience the Christmas magic, while still avoiding the crazy Christmas crowds. 

    As for a resort home, with a family of five your choices are a bit restricted.  Port Orleans Riverside could accommodate your whole family, but it would be a tight fit.  Perhaps the most spacious (while still economical) option would be a stay at the Fort Wilderness cabins.  I mean, really?  Can you think of a more festive resort home?  The cabins sleep six and feature a full kitchen and separate bedroom.  Even better?  Fort Wilderness guests go all out to decorate for the season; a trip through the campground alone would be a feast for your eyes!  I hope your holiday trip is a magical one.
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