There's so much to learn about Walt Disney World! I don't have much time before my trip -- can you tell me the top five (or ten) things you wish every WDW visitor knew? Thanks!
- Asked by Jeff from NY on 9/11/2008
1. Start planning early and get informed. At least six months in advance, get Disney guidebooks and the free travel planning video, subscribe to online newsletters, listen to podcasts. Knowledge is power and the more informed you are, the more power... read more
My kids are 4,8 and 10. What are the "DO NOT MISS" theme parks? Since this is their first time to Disney.
- Asked by ann marie from CT on 1/29/2008
Hi Ann Marie! You don't mention how long you will be in the World; but if you have enough time, I think you should visit all four of the major Walt Disney theme parks. I think everyone imagines the Magic Kingdom in their initial... read more
We're planning our first trip to WDW in the beginning of March with a 5 year old boy, 3 year old girl and 9 month old girl. Is this a good time to go?(i.e., crowds) We were thinking of staying in Magic Kingdom and what is the weather typically like?
- Asked by Denise from NJ on 1/23/2008
Hi Denise,I think you are off to a great start planning a super-duper trip! By going in the beginning of March, I believe you will be missing most of the March/Spring break kids (so hopefully not too crowded!), plus the weather should be... read more
I am planning to go to WDW for the first time with my family and due to school time the only available time I have is January. However, some people have told me that the main rides are closed due to maintenance. Is it worthy to go for a 1st-timer?
- Asked by Marlon from San Jose on 6/9/2011
I wouldn't hesitate to visit Walt Disney World in January! In fact, it's our favorite time of year to venture to WDW.
Yes, there will be one or two major attractions closed for refurbishment, however the majority of attractions will be open!... read more
My head is spinning trying to figure out how to plan this first trip to Disney. Does one make reservations for meals around the parks? We don't want to miss or try for what we can get?
- Asked by Sheilagh from NS on 5/14/2008
Sheilagh,My recommendation for a first trip would be to plan in the following order:1) Figure out which parks and activities do you want to do (don't try to do everything)?2) Figure out which parks are the least busy each day... read more