Mom And Son On Run
  • On Feb 9, 2013
    Sam Asked

    Staying at Art of Animation resort in early June. Should I drive to the parks each day or is it smarter to use Disney transportation? I have a 2yr, 5yr and 8yr old so I am not sure they will tolerate the long wait on buses.

    Hi Sam!

    This is a great question.

    I suggest driving to anywhere you need to go in Walt Disney World except for the Magic Kingdom.  That is because it is faster and very easy to drive around the resort.  As a guest staying in a Disney hotel you won't have to pay for parking at the theme parks.  The only reason I wouldn't do it for the Magic Kingdom is because the Magic Kingdom's parking lot is really at the Transportation and Ticket Center.  For the Magic Kingdom, you park there and then walk or taking a parking tram to the Transportation and Ticket Center; then you have to take a monorail or a ferry boat to the theme park itself.  Disney transportation, on the other hand, drops you off right in front of the park. 

    I hope this helps!  Please write back with more questions!
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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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