EPCOT; Mother and Son; Spaceship Earth
  • On May 21, 2012
    Jackelyn from TX Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Hello! We just booked our first family vacation to WDW 7-08-12 to 7-14-12. We have an 11 & 8 yr old. What can we expect the weather to be like at this time of year? We are staying at the AKL and have 4 day PH. Any advice on what parks to visit and when

    Congratulations on your first Walt Disney World Vacation, Jackelyn!  How exciting that your family will be in the "Happiest Place on Earth" in just a few short weeks!  You are going to love staying at the beautiful Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge!  I have stayed at this spectacular Disney Deluxe Resort myself on numerous vacations and most recently last month. I would recommend spending your arrival day getting settled into your Resort while enjoying the amenities and recreational offerings this unique Resort provides to its guests!  My family enjoys taking advantage of Morning Extra Magic Hours, which is a great perk for guests staying on Disney property. We find that we are able to experience many of our favorite attractions when the parks are less crowded. I would recommend visiting Disney's Animal Kingdom Park on Monday, July 9th when this park offers Morning Extra Magic Hours. On Tuesday, July 10th, I would visit Disney's Hollywood Studios. I would recommend enjoying a Resort Day (non-park day) on Wednesday. We find that three consecutive park days can be very tiring especially during the warmer months. On Thursday, I would recommend visiting Magic Kingdom (Morning Extra Magic Hours) and then Epcot on Friday, the 13th. To view the Park Hours for your vacation dates follow the link I have provided and then insert your dates of travel. You can expect to see high's in the 90's and low's in the 70's during the month of July.  When we visit during the warmer months, we often go back to our Disney Resort for an early afternoon break or swim, which allows us to get out of the parks during the hottest part of the day.  I hope this information helps!  Please let me know if I can answer any additional questions for you, Jackelyn! Sending pixie dust your way that you have a most Magical First Walt Disney World Vacation!
    Happy Planning,
thumbnail image for Jodie

Meet the Panelist: Jodie, Georgia

Hey, y'all! I'm the mother of four amazing kids and wife to my very own Prince Charming!  After working as a Registered Nurse for over 20 years, I recently traded in my scrubs to work as a Physician Recruiter for my local hospital. My friends call me the "Queen of Disney," and I would love to put all my experiences and knowledge to work in order to assist you in planning a magical Walt Disney World vacation! Learn More About Jodie

Didn't find what you were looking for? Click the Ask a Question button to open the Ask a Question dialogue box. If you are not logged in a dialogue box will appear to signin in order to ask a question.

To submit your question, please log in now if you have not already done so.

Ask a QuestionOpens the Ask a Question dialog box.

Update Browser

For a better experience browsing this website, please download an updated version of Internet Explorer.

Or you can continue browsing without updating.