Mom With Kids After Run
  • On May 15, 2011
    Jessica from MI 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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    This is my first time to disney can anybody give me an idea of some things i should bring. i have a 2 year old and a 15 year old i just want to be prepared.

    Hi Jessica:

    The good news is that there are few "must haves" that you can't find on Disney World property should you forget something. But here are some helpful tips on what to pack:
    • Comfortable shoes. The number one tip - bar none. There is so much walking and activity at Disney World that you don't want to be in anything but comfortable shoes.
    • Sunscreen. You don't want to ruin your stay by getting a sunburn.
    • Rain Poncho. The weather in Florida can be interesting. It can rain suddenly and heavily for an hour or two and then clear up the rest of the day. I would be prepared to have your ponchos ready for any unexpected storm. While you can purchase a poncho on property, they are usually cheaper when bought at home and are easy to transport.
    • Appropriate clothing for hot, warm, and cool temperatures. The weather can change suddenly in Florida.
    • Diapers and other baby supplies for your 2 year old.  You can find diapers for sale on property, but it may not be the right size.
    • Perhaps a hand-held game system for your teenager to keep him or her occupied on the flight.
    • A small backpack, purse, or tote.
    • Sunglasses.
    • Bathing suits.
    • Identification.

    Enjoy your vacation.

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Meet the Panelist: Jonas, New York

I am a family man and huge Disney fan raising two awesome and rambunctious boys.  As Disney Vacation Club members, we travel to Walt Disney World often. Learn More About Jonas

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