best resort to get to MK and Epcot

Discussion in 'Disney Resorts' started by Tracey868, Sep 18, 2012.

  1. Tracey868

    Tracey868 Earning My Ears

    Jan 11, 2007
    The two parks we want to have easy access to in MK and Epcot. We have stayed at boardwalk but looking for something a little different.

    Thank you
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  3. AUDramaQueen

    AUDramaQueen DIS Veteran

    Jun 10, 2005
    The Poly. Monorail or boat to Magic Kingdom. Walk (or take the monorail all the way around) to the TTC to catch the Epcot monorail.:thumbsup2
  4. mickeynut1

    mickeynut1 DIS Veteran

    Apr 16, 2007
    I agree with the Poly. The MK is just 2 monorail stops away and it's an easy 5 minute walk to the TTC to catch the Epcot monorail :thumbsup2.
  5. Sue M

    Sue M DIS Veteran

    May 27, 2009
    Poly! 5 min to walk to TTC for Epcot monorail. Much quicker then taking Resort monorail all the way around the loop to transfer at TTC.
  6. Sweettears

    Sweettears 50 years of Disney and counting

    Sep 17, 2010
    Agree with the PPS but if you want to go moderate POR or POFQ might work. Close to Epcot and you can either take the monorail from Epcot or bus it to MK.
  7. mickey2minnie1

    mickey2minnie1 DIS Veteran

    May 26, 2007
    The Poly is awesome and will easily get you there.
  8. vettegirl

    vettegirl Dole Whip Queen

    Oct 16, 2007
    Another vote for the beautiful Polynesian!
  9. d1gitman

    d1gitman Mad About The Mouse!

    Jan 20, 2008
    after having just stayed at FW Cabins for the first time, i say the cabins. i have stayed at Contemporary before and the monorail in recent times seems to be increasingly unreliable.

    FW Cabins rule as far as i'm concerned. There is a boat that takes you from FW to MK and is as close to MK gates as you can get. Monorail has the walk down/up the ramp. which is no big deal but after pounding the pavement in the parks all day, the walk up the ramp seems much more difficult. The real kicker to me is that at FW you can rent golf carts and park down by the marina, close to the dock. from there you call literally drive to your doorstep with in the grounds. this sure beats schlepping it through a resort complex or hotel building by foot. Disney makes you walk enough everywhere else, conserving precious footsteps anyhwere one can is high on our priority list. if you want Epcot, then hop on the monorail after getting off the boat.
  10. katieandrob

    katieandrob Earning My Ears

    Feb 11, 2011
  11. spiceycat

    spiceycat <font color=blue>Own at BWV, VWL and BLT<br><font

    Oct 26, 2000
    cr/blt - it is a nice walk to the mk - or take the monorail to Epcot. the ttc is the next stop on the monorail where you transfer to the epcot monorail.
  12. Butterflygirl35

    Butterflygirl35 DIS Veteran

    Jul 9, 2011
    Have not stayed at Poly but Grand Floridian was great for those reasons...that being said Poly is definitely on my list of resorts to try..
  13. chamonix

    chamonix DIS Veteran DIS Lifetime Sponsor

    Jan 20, 2001
    Any monorail resort will do (Poly, GF, CR) and WL has pretty easy access to the monorail (short boat ride to monorail) so that works too. Poly would be my first choice, you can just walk from your room to the TTC and hop on the Epcot monorail, so that wins as the easiest, best choice (the other monorail resorts require a transfer at the TTC) If you don't want to go to the Poly, any other monorail resort would be next for easiest access to those two parks.
  14. Disneyteers

    Disneyteers Addicted To The Mouse

    Mar 25, 2012
    Another vote for POLY! Beautiful resort, monorail and a short walk away from the TTC :)
  15. chalee94

    chalee94 <font color=green>I thought all sand was ground up

    Aug 14, 2006
    totally agree that CR/BLT is the "best" resort for access to MK and epcot. an 8-10 minute walk to the MK and one stop away from the TTC to transfer to epcot provides the easiest possible access.

    if you prefer the poly as a resort, that's fine - but getting to the parks will take a tiny bit longer.
  16. pixarmom

    pixarmom DIS Veteran

    Oct 20, 2009
    Easy transportation is one of our top priorities in choosing a resort, and I'd vote for Poly for easiest access to the combination of MK and Epcot. As previous posters mentioned, we can walk from our Poly room to GCH or TTC for direct monorail to MK, and to TTC for direct monorail to Epcot. That ability to hop on the direct monorail to either park is a key factor for us.

    Now, for access to just MK, we're choosing CR. Can't beat a walk! But we don't care for the monorail transfer stuff, so we'll stay at BC for two nights, spend time at Epcot and DHS and then transfer over to CR for MNSSHP and MK time.

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