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8 Things You Should Never Do On Disney’s Monorail

Monorail

One of the best rides on the Walt Disney Property is the monorail.  You don’t even need a ticket to the park to experience this amazing method of transportation from Magic Kingdom to the resorts and from the Ticket and Transportation Center to Epcot.  While this is a guest favorite, there are appalling behaviors that can occur on the monorail ...

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Deciding Between Port Orleans French Quarter and Port Orleans Riverside

7 .Uniqueness We love the separate and distinct areas of Riverside that essentially allows you to pick a second resort within your resort – Magnolia Bend, Acadian House, and Alligator Bayou, but French Quarter features the smaller streets to replicate the authentic French Quarter.  Guests can also climb aboard a horse-drawn carriage and take a ride around the resort.  We ...

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Deciding Between Port Orleans French Quarter and Port Orleans Riverside

Port Orleans Room - Riverside

6. Specialty Rooms Guests at Riverside can book a princess royal room that features special theming and decorations. We stayed in one of these rooms on a birthday trip and loved the interactive headboard that displayed their own fireworks display and loved searching the room for the extra special princess touches built into the design. Currently, there are no specialty ...

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Deciding Between Port Orleans French Quarter and Port Orleans Riverside

Port Orleans Riverside Pool

3. Pools Both resorts feature a wide array of pools, but the main pool at both are particularly well-themed. At Riverside, Ol’ Man Island creates an old-fashioned swimming hole on an isolated island. We love feeling transported to another place when we head to the pool here. However, we love the alligator waterslide at French Quarter – it is wonderful ...

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Deciding Between Port Orleans French Quarter and Port Orleans Riverside

Boatwright Dining Hall

1. Restaurants Riverside comes out slightly ahead when comparing the available dining options available to guests because Riverside has a table-service dining restaurant, Boatwright’s Dining Hall. French Quarter does not have a table-service option and guests are left with the Sassagoula Floatworks Factory which features your traditional food court options, with some dishes featuring some New Orleans flair! Boatwright’s serves ...

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Deciding Between Port Orleans French Quarter and Port Orleans Riverside

Port Orleans Riverside

Moderate resort guests have the unique opportunity to decide between Port Orleans French Quarter and Port Orleans Riverside when it comes to their vacation choices. We have stayed at both resorts and have found things to love about both resorts, but there are various areas that may be important to you when making the decision about where to stay on ...

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