Mom And Daughter; Magic Kingdom; Cinderella's Castle; AA; Mickey Balloon
  • On Apr 6, 2009
    Kelly from AR 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 the first time to Disney. My husband, 8 year old daughter and I. Can you tell me how many days I should allow for each park. Is one day enough or does some need 2 days to fully enjoy them? No water parks just the 4 theme parks. Thank you.


    The beauty of all these four parks is that you could roam each for days and still find something new and interesting around the next corner. That being said, I do have some standard recommendations for those making their first trip here. Knowing that a three-week vacation is not in everyone's budget (certainly not in mine!), here is what I suggest;

    • Make Day 1 a Magic Kingdom visit
    • Spend a day each at the other three parks, as well as a second day at the Magic Kingdom during days 2-5
    • If you have a day 6 or day 7 to visit parks, go to those parks that you feel your family would most enjoy, based on what you saw during days 1-5
      • If I had to guess, you would do a third day at the Magic Kingdom, and a second day at either Epcot or Hollywood Studios
    • But if you only planned the 5 days (1 per park, with a 2nd day at the Magic Kingdom) I think you would be fine.

    I hope that this helped? Feel free to send me any follow-up questions from my bio page!

    Have a magical vacation!

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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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