Mom And Son Spaceship Earth
  • On May 19, 2011
    Amber from IL 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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    1st trip planned for 9/30 to 10/9. After booking I realized that Columbus Day is the 10th. What will the crowds be like during this time? How long do you normally have to wait in lines? I've never been so not sure what to expect. Thx

    Amber, it hurts when I think too. That's why I leverage the genius of the workhorses at They've made attraction wait times and touring strategies both an art and a science. 

    Columbus Day isn't going to skew crowds much during your trip. In fact, you picked an awesome time to visit. The crowd calendar predicts crowds to be pretty low throughout most of your trip. 

    That being said, crowd levels are something that are physically out of your wheelhouse to control. What is within your power is this: your strategy in visiting attractions. If you sequence your touring accordingly, you can spend much less time waiting for an attraction at certain times of the day. This power is within your reach (hint: it's called
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Meet the Panelist: Joel, Wisconsin

I’m the proud papa of two little pirates or princes (depending on the day!) I enjoy sharing information to help beginners with little ones - including naps, strollers, rider swaps, height restrictions, scary rides, touring plans, characters and dining. Learn More About Joel

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