Mom And Daughter Magic Kingdom Cinderella's Castle
  • On Jun 7, 2012
    Tara from VA 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.

    I am starting to plan a trip to Disney World in 2013. None of us have ever been and are playing around with many options. if we had no other choice, would you recommend the week of Cristmas, or the week after? And would this ruin the real Disney experience

    Hi, Tara!  The week after Christmas - between Christmas and New Year's - is probably the busiest time at Walt Disney World.  There are so many people on vacation, and it's an absolutely magical time to be at Walt Disney World, the crowds really swell.

    If you are going the same week as Christmas, you might have a better chance at lighter crowds in the days leading up to Christmas Eve.  If I had to choose (which I did, for this coming year), I would choose the week of Christmas.  You'll have all the wonderful holiday experiences available to you, and you may be able to enoy them before the holiday crowd builds.

    Happy planning, Tara!  If you need us, we're here!
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Meet the Panelist: Anna, New Jersey

My name is Anna and I am a retired teacher with a J.D., a proud Navy wife with 30+ years of experience, mom to three daughters and a son-in-law, and grandmom to three tiny Disney fans. I have planned vacations for all sorts of special occasions and celebrations, but I really enjoy DVC vacations, helping military families, and assisting those with special dietary needs.    Learn More About Anna

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