Mom and daughter on Expedition Everest
  • On Jun 29, 2010
    Janet from PA 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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    Hi,I just returned last month from a trip to Disney.It was great.I am now making plans to return in the first week of December. Can you tell me what kind of clothing to bring for that time of the year? I am a big overpacker.

    Hi, Janet!   The weather in early December is usually very comfortable with an average daily high temperature in the low 70's.   Now for my kids, they throw on shorts, they are so excited to be escaping a cold Ohio winter!   But if you plan for capris, jeans, or even shorts on some days, you will be fine.   I find the evenings get chilly once the sun goes down, so bring a jacket you normally wear at home in the fall (a cozy fleece, or medium weight jacket.)  To save space, this is usually the jacket I wear on the airplane down to Florida.   (Sometimes a bit chilly at home without a winter coat in December, but saving space is so important with baggage fees!)  I also toss a pair of lightweight gloves in everyone's pockets just in case!  

    You will find those crazy weather days where it shoots up to the 80's or drops into the 60's, so the day before you leave go to www.weather.com to see what the forecast in Orlando looks like.   If you see really warm weather, toss in swim suits, and if it looks below average, an extra sweatshirt will come in handy.

    Wishing you sunny skies during your December WDW vacation!   Enjoy!
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Meet the Panelist: Cathy, Ohio

Hi, I'm Cathy from Cleveland. I love to travel, especially in the winter to escape the snow and cold of Ohio! My husband and 2 kids share my enthusiasm for travel, so we enjoy our adventures together whether it is hiking at a National Park, sailing on a Disney Cruise Ship, or going to Walt Disney World which is our home away from home. My husband proposed to me in front of Cinderella Castle and we have not stopped visiting ever since! It's a blast helping guests here at planDisney! 
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