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  • On Oct 1, 2009
    Michelle from TX Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    We are planning a trip, but can't decide between the first week of Jan or Mar 13-18. Are we crazy trying to go during Spring Break or would the first week of Jan be best. Thanx for the great advice so far!

    Hi Michele!  There are lots of things to consider when planning the "right" time for your Disney vacation!  March weather would certainly be warmer but also the possibility of being a wetter month as well.  The average temperatures range from 50-72 degrees in January and from 56-79 degrees in March.  Average rainfall is 2.4 inches in January and 3.5 inches in March.

    As far as crowds go the better bet is the first week of January.  Most children are back in school and that is always the best time to visit the parks for the shortest lines to the attractions!  The 2010 Disney Marathon is being held this year from 1/7-1/10 and during that time the crowds will increase.  March is spring break time and starting with the third week the attendance is considered most crowded by Disney standards!

    I have more energy when it is cooler and I like short lines so my vote is to visit in January!
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Meet the Panelist: Kay, Indiana

Hello Adventurers and travelers! I am Kay and a past Adventures By Disney mom for the panel. But now I am excited to share vacation planning tips for those heading out for an incredible vacation to Walt Disney World. Learn More About Kay

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