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  • On Jan 13, 2013
    Deshana 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.

    This will be my family first trip to Disney with my children ages 10 and 13. We will be there the week of Thanksgiving 2013. During that time of the year will the animals be out in the Safari and what about the water parks?

    Hi there Deshana and congratulations on taking your first Walt Disney World Vacation!  
    One of the great things about Disney World being located in Florida is the nice warm temperatures almost year around.  The animals at Kilimanjaro Safaris will be out and about, it's best to ride this one first thing in the morning because more of the animals tend to be where you can see them.  

    While Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach do close down for refurbishment during the cooler times of the year, one of them is typically always open.  The weather is mild enough that enjoying an afternoon visit should not be a problem.  Check with the interactive park calendar to see which one, if any, might be undergoing refurbishment during your stay.  Another way to keep up to date on any closures and refurbishments is to check out  Please let us know if we can help answer any more of your questions!

    Best Wishes for a Magical Vacation!
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Meet the Panelist: Mandy, South Carolina

My husband and I are the parents of five rambunctious Disney loving children.I  I'm passionate about helping families find the magic that is Disney , so let me show you all the magic and savings that awaits on your next Disney vacation! Learn More About Mandy

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