• On Aug 27, 2017
    Jenna from AL Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    typically speaking, is it too cold to swim in early Oct at DW? I'm planing our itinerary and wanted to leave one day open for a pool day or I may add water park pass but I'm wondering if it will be too chilly to really enjoy it.

    Hi, Jenna!

    I checked last year's weather in Orlando and it was in the mid-80's for most of the month of October. That sounds like perfect swimming weather to me! I think your plan for a pool day or day at a waterpark sounds like a splashing good time! 

    On your "day off" from the theme parks, you might also want to visit Disney Springs. This wonderful destination is the perfect place to shop, dine, see a movie, or even go bowling. My family loves to make a lunch stop at D-Luxe Burger. There burgers are out of this world, and the milkshakes are worth every calorie! You can even use Mobile Food and Beverage Ordering to avoid lines. Order your meal on the My Disney Experience app, pay with your credit card, and your food will be prepared. Stop by the Mobile Order Pick Up counter for your delicious lunch or dinner! 

    Enjoy your swim/shop/relax day during your visit to Walt Disney World!

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Meet the Panelist: Cathy, Ohio

I am a fundraiser/event planner turned stay at home mom. When I am not running to cheerleading practice or a soccer game with my kids, I enjoy scrapbooking, reading, and of course, planning our next Disney adventure!

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