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  • On Mar 4, 2008
    Chantal from ON 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.

    We are planning a family trip to DW in Sept/Oct. Our kids will be 3 and 5 and we'd like to take them to one of the water parks. Which one is best suited for young children and can we rent beach towels there as opposed to bringing them from home?

    In my opinion, Blizzard Beach is the better water park for younger kids. There is an entire area there called Tikes Peak that is designed for the 2-6 age range. There is a zero-entry pool-type area with waterfalls and fountains, some mini-slides, and even some mini-raft rides that are perfectly suited to youngsters.

    There are towels for rent at the water parks. Prices can change, but in early 2008, the towels were $1.00 each per day. I wouldn't exactly call them beach towels; they're not that big and not that thick. We usually end up renting two towels per person and that seems to do the trick. I much prefer to rent towels than have to lug them from the hotel and then back (when they're wet).  When you're done, you just drop them in one of the many towel return bins located all over the parks.

    Let us know if you have any other questions.
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Meet the Panelist: Erin, New York

I have three teenage daughters. We're DVC members obsessed with Disney travel. We've been to Walt Disney World countless times and have visited Disneyland & Disneyland Paris. We've taken several Adventures by Disney and Disney Cruise trips. Learn More About Erin

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