• On Nov 5, 2018
    Tammi from FL Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    When are the least busiest times to travel to Disneyland?

    Howdy, Tammi! Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel and thanks for your question.

    With distinctive entertainment, special events, and world class attractions, the Disneyland Resort remains a popular destination year-round. In general, weekdays tend to be less busy than weekends and you'll want to avoid any holidays that most folks have off from work and school. Summer, spring break, and the Holidays tend to always see the most crowds, so visiting at so-called "off peak" times like late January and early February might be a good idea. Early September, before Halloween Time begins has also typically seen slightly less crowds. 

    My best suggestion is to find a time that works best for your family and your budget. Then follow a few simple park-touring strategies so you are certain to have an excellent time no matter the crowd levels. First, always to plan to be at the parks as early as possible and take advantage of any early admission options you may have available to you. Next, use the Disney FASTPASS Service to skip most of the queue at select attractions. To save even more time, add the Disney MaxPass option to your tickets to select FASTPASSES from anywhere in the parks on the Disneyland app. Finally, make dining reservations up to 60 days in advance to secure your table for a relaxing meal ahead of time. 

    If you would like any more tips and tricks, be sure to visit us again with your questions. Happy planning!

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Meet the Panelist: Linda, Colorado

Hi there! I'm Linda from Colorado. The Disneyland Resort has always held a special place in my heart and now I enjoy Disney Parks vacations with my own family at least once a year. I am married to my high school sweetheart and we have a wonderfully silly daughter together. I love sharing my Disney Parks knowledge with anyone and everyone and I'm so excited to help you plan your next Disneyland Resort adventure! Learn More About Linda

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