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November in Disney

A November 2002 trip to Orlando by JoannaMcK

The Tree of Life Photo, Orlando, Florida More Photos
Quote: Walt Disney was all we expected and more with minimal lines and wonderful weather. November at Walt Disney was an experience we will never forget. Not only were the attractions all that was to be expected, our resort and its employees went out of their way to make us welcome.

November in Disney

Overview

The Tree of Life Photo, Orlando, Florida
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Obviously, Walt Disney is the reason anyone really goes to the Orlando/Kissimmee area and I must confess that Walt Disney World was the reason we took our boys there. We really enjoyed both Disney parks (Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom). We knew that Universal Studios had a park in Orlando, but we really didn't plan on going. When we reached our Resort, Silver Lake, we were given a discount on two-day passes to Universal Orlando just for attending a 90-minute presentation on their resort. We had a wonderful time exploring the streets of San Francisco and New York, and even took a boat ride on Amity Sound. Of course, the trip took an unexpected turn, but I won't tell exactly what happened. If you deci...Read More
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Our accommodations were more than we expected. My husband was drooling over the plasma television in the newly opened room we were given; the screen was so big, it seemed to take up 1/4 of the wall in the living area. Our boys liked the new unit because they got a room and bathroom to themselves; they thought the jacuzzi was cool, too. From the window, we could see the top of the Tree of Life in the Animal Kingdom. The pool area was very nice; we took the boys for an evening swim and really enjoyed it.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on January 8, 2003

Silver Lake Resort
7751 Black Lake Road
Orlando, Florida
407/397-2828

Silver Lake Resort

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Best Things Nearby:Walt Disney Worlds Animal Kingdom is within one mile of the resort.Best Things About the Resort:RCI Points are available with the purchase of a week at this resort. They are worth their weight in gold.Resort Experience:The Resort is small, but expanding. They opened a new building the week we were there and we got to stay in them. The lock off units are nice. They have an outside door, then a small entry and finally two separate doors to each portion of the unit. One of the unit sides to the lock-off was a two bedroom/two bath unit with full kitchen and washer/dryer. That is the type of unit in which we stayed. The other unit had one bedroo...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on January 9, 2003

Silver Lake Resort
7751 Black Lake Road
Orlando, Florida
407/397-2828