Mom And Son Spaceship Earth
  • On Jan 17, 2015
    Whitney from GA 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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    We're planning our July 2015 trip and have never been to a water park.Thoughts on TL or BB? My 7 yr. son is not a "thrill-seeker" type of kid and I also have a 4 yr. daughter.Can parents ride the slides with the kids if needed?What about food/sh

    Hi Whitney!
    Your question came at a perfect time as I am also planning a trip to one of the Water Parks during our upcoming trip. We love both Disney's Typhoon Lagoon and Disney's Blizzard Beach so it can be difficult to choose.

    However, with the age of your children I am going to recommend Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park for your fun in the sun. Both of the Water Parks have areas for younger children, but only Disney's Blizzard Beach has Ski Patrol Training Camp, designed especially for “tweeners” like your 7 year old.  This blizzard themed park also has Tike's Peak, designed with plenty of fun for kids under 48".  Melt-Away Bay, the Water Parks wave pool, is also better suited for younger children than Disney's Typhoon Lagoon's Surf Pool. An added bonus is Teamboat Springs, an epic raft ride your whole family can enjoy together.

    No matter which Water Park you choose, I am certain you will have a splash-tastic time! If you have more questions, don't hesitate to come back to the Disney Parks Moms Panel, we love to help.

    See ya real soon!

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Meet the Panelist: Anne, Iowa

I’m Anne, a native Iowan, wife, mother, and grandmother. For me, a major part of the fun of a Disney trip is the planning. I have traveled to the Disney Parks in multiple stages of my life, including as a daughter, sister, aunt, mother and grandmother.  One of my favorite things to do is to travel with multi-generational groups. I am thrilled to be able to help other Disney guests plan their adventures. Learn More About Anne

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