Mom And Daughter; Magic Kingdom; Cinderella's Castle; AA; Mickey Balloon
  • On Apr 29, 2009
    Michelle from AK 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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    How many days do you recommend staying at Disneyworld and visit all four them parks and a day at a water park with pre-teens?


    When I am helping first time visitors, I recommend they plan for at least two days in the Magic Kingdom and a day each at the other three theme parks.

    Some of my friends can only go for 2 or 3 days. In that case I have them focus on the Magic Kingdom, leaving the other parks for another visit. No reason to rush through a park and not enjoy it!

    However the ideal recommendation would be 6 park days. More would be great, of course, but I think 6 can get you a pretty good experience across the four main parks. I would spend 2 1/2 days at the Magic Kingdom, 1 at the Animal Kingdom, 1 day at the Hollywood Studios, and 1 day at Epcot. On the Animal Kingdom day I would plan on spending the late afternoon visiting Downtown Disney or a water park.That is because you can get through that park in a little less than a full day. 

    Use your remaining half day to relax by the pool or visit another water park!

    If I can help with follow-up questions, ask me directly from my bio page!

    Have a magical vacation!
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Meet the Panelist: Doug, Indiana

I am one of the Dads on the planDisney Panel, and I love to help parents plan their vacation, with a focus on showing them how it can be fun for them too. I am also here to help Dads plan some nice surprises for the Moms in their life (they deserve it!). Learn More About Doug

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