Planning a Disney trip? One of the first major decisions to make is where to stay? Today read, first why you should choose a Disney World Resort, and then my top 3 picks.
Why A Disney Resort?
First, there are many reasons to stay on property, at a Walt Disney World Resort. For those who arrive by plane the Magical Express offers complimentary transportation from airport and back. When you stay on-site there is no need to rent a car with continuous and complimentary transportation to the parks and more during your stay. More benefits include: Extra Magic Hours, a 60 day Fastpass+ window and a solid color Magic Band. Furthermore you are on Disney property and immersed in Disney Magic your entire vacation!
Favorite Value Resort: Art of Animation
Kids will love the theming of Art of Animation, it is fun and bright. Enjoy familiar faces from Finding Nemo, Cars, The Lion King and The Little Mermaid throughout the Resort. It also has family suites that sleep up to 6.
Children will also love the Big Blue Pool, the largest resort pool on Disney World property. This pool area is themed after Disney-Pixar’s Finding Nemo. For younger ones, there is an interactive splash pad. Want a change of pace? Head to the Cozy Cone Pool, inspired by Disney-Pixar’s Cars or the Flippin’ Fins Pool, inspired by Disney’s The Little Mermaid.
Also enjoy Movies under the Stars, an arcade and a playground at Disney’s Art of Animation. Furthermore, did you know Art of Animation also offers dog friendly accommodations?! Starting 9/29/19, ride Disney Skyliner from this Resort as well.
Favorite Moderate: The Cabins At Fort Wilderness Resort
Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground sits on 750 acres of land. This resort has the most recreational options out of all the Disney World Resorts. Plus, the cabins sleep up to 6! Perfect for bigger groups. The resort shares its home with wildlife such as rabbits, ducks, deer and armadillos! Escape the normal hustle and bustle of Disney World here.
Consider checking out the Hoop-Dee-Doo musical review on property, a fantastic dinner show. Now onto the recreation! There is no shortage of things to do at this Resort. Consider the Fort Wilderness Archery Experience, Horse Drawn Carriage Rides, Pony Ride, Fishing and more! Also see horses and ponies, explore the playground, basketball courts and more! Consider exploring the resort by renting a Golf Cart.
Little ones will also love Chip ‘N’ Dale’s Campfire Sing-A-Long, with appearances by Chip N Dale! Plus, this resort has 2 arcades on property for rainy days or hot afternoons and the pool features a waterslide. Additionally, this resort offers dog friendly accommodations.
Favorite Deluxe: Beach Club Resort
Relax at the Beach Club Resort in one of the best pools on Disney Property. Find a 3-acre water playland at Stormalong Bay shared by Disney’s Beach and Yacht Club Resorts. It features a lazy pool, whirlpool spas, a tanning deck, waterslides, kiddie pools and more, including a sandy bottom!
Plus, easily walk to Disney’s Boardwalk from Beach Club Resort. Guests can find added entertainment along the boardwalk, consider a Surrey Bike Rental, hit up the Funnel Cake Cart and more. Furthermore, Epcot is walkable from this Resort.
Hungry? Try conquering the Kitchen Sink from Beaches & Cream Soda Shop at Beach Club Resort. This incredible dessert serves 4, coming with 8 scoops of ice cream, every topping in the house and a whole can of Whipped Cream! Guests of this resort can also enjoy campfire activities, movies under the stars, tennis, volleyball, an arcade and more.
Thanks, Sara A.