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  • On May 12, 2013
    Jessica from TX Asked

    I have been reading about tips to make your WDW vacation more enjoyable. One said bring 2 pairs of athletic shoes and switch the out everyday. Have you Done this? Does it help?

    Hi Jessica,

    Keeping your feet comfy is absolutely a key to an enjoyable Walt Disney World vacation! You will do LOTS of walking and need to be sure you have as much support and comfort as possible.

    I see a lot of people in flip-flops (my daughters included) but I've found that I need something more supportive if I'm spending a full day on my feet. My personal preference is for supportive walking sandals. I find my feet get hot in athletic shoes all day long. But that's just me.

    Whatever shoes you choose, I do find that alternating does seem to help. Even my favorite pair of sandals has a tendency to rub in unusual spots of I wear them too many days in a row. It's always good to have an extra pair, too, in case you get wet, which can happen during summer afternoon thundershowers.

    It's about a month until your trip. If you plan to buy new shoes, I suggest doing so now and start wearing them to give them time to adjust to your feet.

    I hope that's helpful. Here's hoping that you, your family and your feet have a wonderful vacation. Please let us know if the Moms Panel can do anything else to help before your trip. Enjoy!

    Wilma

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Meet the Panelist: Wilma, Florida

We live 90 miles from Walt Disney World and have visited frequently for 20 years. Disney is the place our family can relax together, try new things (especially interesting food) and have conversations, no matter what park we visit or where we stay.
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