Mom With Kids After Run
  • On Apr 12, 2010
    Nichole from MA 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.

    hello moms,visting for 11 days in early december,very undecided on which stroller is appropriate for an almost 5 1/2 y.o..umbrella stroller{comfort?}or a medium sized which reclines and a basket bellow for storing items?he usually naps...thanks

    Hi Nichole,

    December is an amazing time to visit Disney World. There is nothing more magical than the gorgeous holiday decorations throughout the resorts and parks. Plus you will be able to enjoy a number of special holiday events and shows not seen during the other times of the year.

    While I can understand the desire to bring the smaller, lighter umbrella stroller, personally I would choose the larger stroller that reclines. You will find the days very long and tiring even for an adult, much less a small child. You and your child will be much happier if he is able to take a nap and relax at times throughout the day, and he will be much more comfortable resting in a stroller that reclines.

    You will also find the under stroller storage a huge relief during your trip. I can imagine you will carry a bag with you with a camera, autograph books, snacks, jackets and other miscellaneous items. I can also imagine at some point you may do a little shopping. You will love having the ability to store your purchases and items in the stroller basket and not need to carry them all day.

    If you decide you do not want to bring your own stroller on the plane, Disney does rent strollers daily. You may also want to check out www.orlandostrollerrentals.com who will not only rent you a stroller for your stay, but bring it to you at your resort and pick it up from there after your visit.

    Wishing you an amazing time!
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Meet the Panelist: Margaret, Illinois

Hiya friends. I’m Margaret, mom to four young men and wife to my Prince Charming. Raised on the southside of Chicago, we have now moved our castle to the suburban cornfields. We are a pin trading, Hidden Mickey hunting, resort hopping family who loves to debate the best Disney World resort or attraction over the dinner table. I am thrilled to share some of our favorite tips and tricks in hopes it will add even more magic to your Disney World adventure. Learn More About Margaret

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