Mom And Son On Run
  • On Jun 26, 2013
    Marcie Asked

    Traveling with a 9yr old in October. Plane gets in @4:30, taking Magical Express. How long to get to the hotel? What would be a good plan for a meal and a show that night to not overdue it, but get something in? Staying at Animal Kingdom Lodge.

    Hi Marcie!

    Depending on the drop off route, it'll take anywhere from 35 minutes to an hour to arrive at your resort. Adding in a little time in case your Magical Express coach isn't ready for immediate departure--you should be at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge by 6 or so.  If there's a showing at 8 pm, I'd suggest Disney's Spirit of Aloha Dinner.  Lots of fun for the family, and it'll get you right near Magic Kingdom for just a little taste of what's to come.

    You could also do something very low-key and check out the animal viewing areas around the resort, and then have a fabulous dinner at Boma!  Either way, both great ways to start your vacation!

    Have a magical vacation!
    Amanda
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Meet the Panelist: Amanda, Texas

I am a former Kindergarten teacher turned stay-at-home Mom to my 2 boys and daughter.  I've been married to my High School sweetheart since 2000, and we consider ourselves experienced Walt Disney World travelers with little ones. Learn More About Amanda

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