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  • On Feb 2, 2015
    Valerie from MI Asked

    I am bringing my 2 daughters, ages 5 and 7 to Disney at the end of august. We plan on going to magic kingdom, animal kingsom, and HS. What should we use our fast passes on in each park?

    Valerie:

    Your daughters are a wonderful age to enjoy the Characters and the magic of Disney World!

    I typically recommend using FP+ for Princess Meet-and-Greets for children their age but because August can bring high temperatures and humidity, I recommend using your FP+ selections for attractions that will allow you to cut down your wait times that are primarily outside in the heat. With that in mind, here are my recommendations:

    • Magic Kingdom: Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Peter Pan, and the afternoon parade. I usually recommend that young families leave the park for a siesta to avoid the heat of the day and return in the evening, but if you decide to stay in the park, head to a FP+ kiosk as soon as the parade is over to get your next FP+ for Big Thunder Mountain Railroad and once you're done with it, Jungle Cruise.
    • Animal Kingdom: Although the lines for Nemo--The Musical and Lion King are both in the shade, I recommend the FP+ because of the wait time and seat locations. Choose your other FP+ for Expedition Everest if your daughters meet the 44" height requirement or Kali River Rapids.
    • Hollywood Studios: You'll need to use your Tier 1 FP+ for Toy Story even though you'll be waiting inside simply because the ride is so popular. Use your other two for the Frozen Sing-a-long and Indiana Jones. Make all of these as early as possible in the morning so that you can begin making more after your third one. Then, visit a FP+ kiosk and choose Beauty & the Beast.

    Wishing y'all a magical vacation!
    Whitney

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Meet the Panelist: Whitney, Mississippi

My family of 6 appreciates Disney's value! Although Ft. Wilderness is our second home, we've enjoyed the resorts for business, reunions and romantic getaways. For me, Disney also means dining: last count, I'd eaten at 55 restaurants around the World! Learn More About Whitney

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