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Old 03-14-2015, 01:47 AM
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What is the best route to follow to go from The Villages to Disney World? Our hope is to try to avoid as much traffic as possible. (We'll be leaving from the Brownwood area.)

Also, I was wondering if you found the parks to be more crowded on the weekend, versus during the week?

Thank you for your suggestions!
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Old 03-14-2015, 04:20 AM
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I go 301 to Fl Turnpike to I-4, but there are lots of opinions on this. For crowd estimates, I use a pay website called touringplans.com, which is tied to the Unofficial Guide to Disney book.
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I use 301 to the turnpike to 429 south to Western Way. It's toll roads, but it has less traffic than the turnpike and I-4 for me. There is a shorter way but it is more convoluted and hard to describe that gets you into Disney through the north part of the park where the employees park and comes out by the Grand Floridian.

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I use 301 to the turnpike to 429 south to Western Way. It's toll roads, but it has less traffic than the turnpike and I-4 for me. There is a shorter way but it is more convoluted and hard to describe that gets you into Disney through the north part of the park where the employees park and comes out by the Grand Floridian.

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I agree. I believe that it is Turnpike Exit 267A to route 429. Take Exit 8 off of 429. It says Hartzog Rd / Disney World. Then just follow the signs to whatever park you're going to .

Much less congested and simpler than Rte 4.
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I use 301 to the turnpike to 429 south to Western Way. It's toll roads, but it has less traffic than the turnpike and I-4 for me. There is a shorter way but it is more convoluted and hard to describe that gets you into Disney through the north part of the park where the employees park and comes out by the Grand Floridian.

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Ditto! Hey, maybe we could all chip in and have a monorail built right to the Magic Kingdom!
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Turnpike to 429. Easy drive, tolls on both.
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Turnpike to 429. Easy drive, tolls on both.
This is true.........whatever you do avoid I4 at all costs.
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I agree. I believe that it is Turnpike Exit 267A to route 429. Take Exit 8 off of 429. It says Hartzog Rd / Disney World. Then just follow the signs to whatever park you're going to .

Much less congested and simpler than Rte 4.
Or a bit further south Exit 6 to Rte 530 on the south side of DW.

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Absolutely go 429. It's. A pleasure. No traffic like route 4
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Thank you all for your help!
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I go 301 to Fl Turnpike to I-4, but there are lots of opinions on this. For crowd estimates, I use a pay website called touringplans.com, which is tied to the Unofficial Guide to Disney book.
What a great site. thank-you
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I like 27 south to 192.
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I like 27 south to 192.
I've come back that way when we stopped to eat on 192. It's much, much longer.
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And be sure to get a SunPass so you can bypass all those toll booths!
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