Mom And Daughter; Magic Kingdom; Cinderella's Castle; AA; Mickey Balloon
  • On Mar 18, 2009
    Martha 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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    I will be traveling with my 6 year old son. I wanted to find out what you recommend for the best "gear" or purse to carry with you at the parks--backpack, hip pack, purse?

    Hi Martha - I'd either recommend a small backpack, or a cross-body bag, depending on what you need to carry with you.  I don't like bringing a regular purse because the strap usually digs into my shoulder by the end of the day (and with the heat, can get quite uncomfortable).  If you have a Container Store near you, they have a great selection of travel bags that could definitely suit your needs. 

    Either way, keep in mind that you will do a lot of walking, so don't bring a bag that will weight you down.

    Have a great vacation!
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Meet the Panelist: Jodi, Massachusetts

My name is Jodi from Massachusetts.  I am married with 2 children and work as a writer and consultant. I really look forward to helping parents everywhere plan a vacation within their budget that will truly create lifelong memories. Learn More About Jodi

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