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Old 03-05-2012, 01:12 AM   #436
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There is an internal bus system, which has stops through out the entire campground, so if you don't care to, you don't have to hike at all.

You can take a boat to MK, then the monorail to the TTC, then swap to the Epcot monorail, or you can take the bus from the campground to the park.

There are two pools. The main pool has a twisty slide and a young child play area with twp small slides.

Free stuff, there is a nightly camp fire, nightly movies, and more.

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Hi All

Just a couple of questions we have about the FW cabins: wondering about a few things and was wondering if anyone would give some info.

If you don't rent a golf cart, are there ANY cabins that are not a huge hike to the boat launch, parks bus stops etc.

How easy is it to get to monrail to Epcot? Is this even possible?

Silly question but is there alot of free stuff for kids to do?

How is the pool? Good slide?

Any info is appreciated!!

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Old 03-13-2012, 03:09 PM   #437
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Old 03-13-2012, 05:40 PM   #438
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Our 1st time at the Cabins is getting closer! We're staying 2 nights post-cruise in June. Super psyched!
Question: We're a family of 5. Do most people put the kids in the bedroom and sleep on the Murphy bed? How uncomfortable is it?

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Our 1st time at the Cabins is getting closer! We're staying 2 nights post-cruise in June. Super psyched!
Question: We're a family of 5. Do most people put the kids in the bedroom and sleep on the Murphy bed? How uncomfortable is it?

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That's a good question. We are a family of 5 as well. Call me bad, lol, but I think we will take which ever bed is more comfortable and make the kids draw straws, lol There little bodies are much more resilient than mine.
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Our 1st time at the Cabins is getting closer! We're staying 2 nights post-cruise in June. Super psyched!
Question: We're a family of 5. Do most people put the kids in the bedroom and sleep on the Murphy bed? How uncomfortable is it?

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You'll enjoy the campgrounds!!! Our family had a blast...only there a few days, but awesome My only complaint was the bed....not that it would keep me from staying there. We're use to a queen, and the cabins have doubles. DH and I slept in the bedroom....we vowed next time that we would split up one of us on the murphy bed and the other in the bedroom. My parents said the murphy bed was comfortable. They had no problems at all. Of course the 3 kids had to take turns on the bunkbeds.

It's a great place to spend a few days!! Hope y'all have a wonderful time

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Our 1st time at the Cabins is getting closer! We're staying 2 nights post-cruise in June. Super psyched!
Question: We're a family of 5. Do most people put the kids in the bedroom and sleep on the Murphy bed? How uncomfortable is it?

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I have slept on the Murphy bed a few times and it is comfortable. I slept on it alone, and w/my youngest DS. I didn't sleep on it w/another adult. My sister slept in the double bed alone and said it was very comfortable. I also slept in the bottom bunk alone & found it comfortable. Our kids LOVED the top bunk and Murphy bed! There were only four of us on that trip and we kept switching beds, to try them all out!

We enjoyed the cabins a lot! Have a great time!
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Thanks for the info about the Murphy bed! I suspect my DH will sleep on the Murphy and I'll share the bedroom double with my youngest. Or vice versa...

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Thanks for the info about the Murphy bed! I suspect my DH will sleep on the Murphy and I'll share the bedroom double with my youngest. Or vice versa...

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If you don't want to share a bed, your youngest could sleep on the couch in living area. My nephew did that one night & loved it! He was 5 at the time.
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Old 03-22-2012, 08:11 PM   #444
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I made ressies for CSR but contemplating FWC. My concern is where would we all fit. If I don't get enough sleep I'm cranky LOL I'm not sure if dh and I could sleep on a double. Maybe? I dunno we sleep in a king now LOL My concern is that our big 3 kids are all .. big. Like adult sized LOL Matthew is 6'2" the girls are as tall as me and the other taller. The bussing all seems to be a hassle too I just don't know. The whole abiance of it though? sounds fun we will have our own van as we're driving down.
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Old 03-30-2012, 05:46 PM   #445
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Where to Stay?

We have been to Disney many times but we have never stayed at the cabins.
We will have a car during our stay, but which loop is closest to the pool (walking distance with two young children) and possibly the store? Any help is appreciated! Thanks!
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Old 03-30-2012, 08:01 PM   #446
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Fishing questions

So I can bring my own travel gear and fish in the canals?
What about at boat dock area/beach on Bay Lake?
Is there bait available if you aren't cane poling or renting gear? (Shiners?)
? Test recommendations....4 - 5 lb?
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Old 04-08-2012, 02:07 PM   #447
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Our first visit to the cabins in May. The kids are really excited. This is a great thread. Thanks for all the valuable information.
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Old 04-10-2012, 08:57 AM   #448
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Great thread! Getting super excited for our stay in September.
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Old 04-10-2012, 09:31 AM   #449
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I just remembered my question! I am going to be calling to cancel my groups dining plan, at that time can I put in a loop request?
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Old 04-22-2012, 08:02 PM   #450
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Fort Wilderness Carriage Rides v. Wagon Rides Xmas 2012

Sorry if this has been asked and answered, but I tried to search for this answer but could only find dated (2009) info.

We will be a group of 8 visiting WDW the week after Thanksgiving. We're not staying at Ft. Wilderness Campground, but we love the idea of doing a wagon or carriage ride to see the campsites. We're all campers and would love to see the sites decorated for Christmas.

Question: What do you suggest for a group of 8? Do we rent 2 carriages, pay 2xs the amount but have the peace of knowing we've reserved rides for our group (even if we're not together) OR do we do the wagon ride and take a chance that it's too busy for all 8 of us to get on together/at the same time?

I like the idea of a 45 minute ride v. a shorter one because it seems like you may see more decorated sites, but other posts in the past indicate that the carriages tend to go more through the sites and less by the lake. On the other hand, I like knowing that we're guaranteed a carriage if we reserve one.

Does anyone have any info that would help us decide? What is the capacity for the wagon - if we show up with 8 of us, are we likely not to get on if it's crowded? Any info you can provide would be so helpful. Thanks!!!
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