Mom And Kids Mickey Ice Cream Bar
  • On Oct 4, 2009
    Nancy from MD 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 will be taking our kids ages 17, 14, 10 & 6 to WDW. This is the first time we we won't be traveling with a pre-schooler. Do you think we need to take a stroller for our 6 year old? I dont want to have to rent one so we need to decide before we go.

    Hi Nancy,

    Every child is different, but from my own experience a 6 year old can make it through the parks without a stroller.  In fact, your littlest one will probably have more energy than the rest of you. 

    I know that once children are old enough to forgo nap time, it's tempting to stay in the parks from open to close.  I still recommend taking time out in the middle of the day to swim or just put your feet up -- especially with your little one.  You'll all enjoy yourselves more if you have fresh legs to help get you through the late night.

    Hope this helps.  Have a magical vacation!
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Meet the Panelist: Diane, Georgia

After spending 25 years in RI, my husband and I relocated to GA with our youngest, who is now in high school. I took my first trip to Walt Disney World when I was 11 and I have traveled many times since then with all different party sizes. From creating our first itinerary as a honeymooner to later creating magical experiences for our multigenerational family gatherings, every aspect of planning a vacation has been pure joy to me.  Learn More About Diane

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