Mom And Daughter Outside Grand Floridian
  • On Sep 1, 2014
    Melanie from PA Asked

    My family is traveling to WDW soon. There will be the grandparents, us, and our 4 and 2 year olds. We arevstaing at Saratoga Springs. Do you have any suggestions of what to pack that we might not have thought of ; and any tips for gettin to the parks?

    Hi Melanie! Congratulations, you're just days away from the start of your magical Walt Disney World Resort vacation. I'm so excited for you! 

    The closest theme parts are Epcot and Disney's Hollywood Studios. Be sure to have at least 2 pairs of very comfortable shoes for everyone...you'll do more walking than you ever imagined. Temperatures still soar in the high 80s - low 90s so bring sunscreen and a hat or sun visor to keep the heat off your face. Pack rain gear - umbrellas and ponchos. Showers happen almost without warning so you always need to be prepared.
    Take advantage of extra Magic Hours! When you stay on property you can visit parks before they open or stay after they close with extra Magic Hours.  Here are some of the extra Magic Hours to note for your upcoming trip: September 13, 2014   Magic Kingdom Park  11 p.m. - 1 a.m.
    September 14, 2014   Disney's Hollywood Studios 9 - 11 p.m.
    September 15, 2014   Disney's Animal Kingdom 8 - 9 a.m.
    September 16, 2014   Epcot 8 - 9 a.m.
    With school officially back in session you'll have less crowds to deal with so September is a wonderful time to enjoy Walt Disney World Resort...there are a few very exciting things happening at this time of year. Your entire family will LOVE Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party held on select nights starting from September 1 to October 31, 2014.

    With grandparents along, enjoy a date night at Epcot's International Food and Wine Festival which begins September 19 - November 10, 2014...described as the most delicious annual event at Walt Disney World Resort.

    Wishing you a magical and memorable Disney Vacation!
    ~Juliette
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Meet the Panelist: Juliette, Georgia

I'm a high-spirited Mom of 4. You say "vacation" and I'll tell you why for our family of 6, there's no better way than the Disney way! Since becoming Disney Vacation Club members, our dreams of travel quickly turn into magical memories again and again...I'm a real world example of the endless vacation possibilities available with the magic of Disney Parks and Disney Vacation Club. Learn More About Juliette

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