• On Jan 19, 2020
    Mechelle from NY Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    Hi again, wanted to know on my families first visit to wdw is it worth it to go to one or both of the water parks? We will be at Disney for 9 days/8 nights. Also how many days should we allocate to each theme park? What is there to do at Disney springs

    Hi Mechelle!

    So happy to have you back again, and thank you for the direct question! 

    Would it be worth it to experience both water parks? This is a great question, and it will come down to how much time you will have overall. Nine days and eight nights at Walt Disney World is a dream scenario, and you will be able to experience so much in one visit. As a result, I would recommend experiencing them both as Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park and Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park each have something unique to offer.

    If we are looking at the number of times you should visit each theme park, I would visit Magic Kingdom Park, Disney's Animal Kingdom, and Epcot two times while leaving Disney's Hollywood Studios to do in one day. The great thing is that you will not have to spend all day at each theme park, you can do a half-day and then experience the rest the next visit while being able to have other experiences in and around Walt Disney World Resort.

    It will be easy to lose track of time at Disney Springs. They have everything that you will need to enjoy the day from shopping, activities, and meals. At Disney Springs, I recommend The NBA Experience because it is terrific, even for novice non-players like my family, we had the best time. Next, The VOID: Step Beyond Reality is in a class by itself, because it allows you to immerse yourself in a virtual reality world that has to be experienced. Another fun family-friendly activity would be bowling at Splitsville Luxury Lanes, because not only can you bowl, but you can enjoy the perfect meal while you are there. Also, don't forget to carve out some time to visit the LEGO Store and the World of Disney.

    Please return for any additional questions; we would love to continue to help you plan for your upcoming vacation!

    Have a magical time!

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Meet the Panelist: Raquel, Texas

As a mom of two children 6 years apart in age, it takes some creative planning to give each child a memorable Disney experience. Adding in a sprinkle of surprise pixie dust makes each vacation special for everyone.
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