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  • On Aug 17, 2011
    Amanda from ND Asked

    We just got tickets to Universal Studios for a day, so we're losing a Disney day. We had 1.5 days at each park and 1 day at each waterpark. Now we have to cut one full day. What do you recommend for 2 adults (25 yo)? Coming in 17 days!! DH first visit!

    Hi Amanda!

    Many guests would argue that Animal Kingdom is a half day park.  I personally love Animal Kingdom and disagree, but I don't think you need to spend more than one day there.  So that gets you back half a day (or a whole day according to some guests).

    I think you can also safely cut back on Disney's Hollywood Studios to just one day, giving you another "half day" back. 

    Also, a full day at a water park might be too much, especially if you are are doing something every day with no "down day" back at the hotel to rest, etc.  So an option might be going to a theme park early in the morning and then switching to a water park after lunch or the other way around.  Going to Animal Kingdom in the afternoon works particularly well as many guests leave that theme park around lunch time or just after lunch.

    Good luck with your decision and write back if you have any more questions!
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I am an engineer with NASA with prior Air Force service. My wife and I have two boys, ages 13 and 8. At home, I'm known as the "Disney Guy" and I've enjoyed helping guests plan their Walt Disney World, Disney Cruise Line, and Disneyland vacations. Learn More About Bernie

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