Your going to Disney World! It is so exciting to have a countdown to your vacation. However, for first timers it can be overwhelming with the amount of information out there. Instead read this simple guide with 10 tips for your first visit to Disney World.
Get Your 1st Visit Button
Be sure to pick up your free celebration button, saying 1st Visit. This fun freebie makes a great keepsake from your first visit. There are various locations to pick yours up, learn where to find Celebration Buttons at Disney World.
For a good first impression of Disney World, I highly recommend staying on-site. Guests who stay on site are immersed in Disney magic the entire stay, plus enjoy continuous complimentary transportation to all 4 parks and more. Stay off-site may save some, however the perks of staying on-site outweigh the savings. Such as being able to book Fastpass 60 days in advance (versus 30 days)!
Be Prepared For Rain & Heat
Weather can not be predicted when booking a vacation far in advance, however you can be prepared for it. Learn the average monthly rainfall and temperature during your month of visit and plan accordingly. Bring sunscreen, hats and ponchos. Florida often has passing afternoon rain showers. For all day rain, learn which park is best for a rainy day!
Decide On A Character Meal
Character meals are a wonderful break from the hectic parks. Plus, enjoy personal Character interactions, as they come to you. This is also a great first introduction for little ones who may be hesitant of Characters. Consider, one of these 5 Best Character meals the whole family will enjoy.
Know The Best Quick Service Restaurants
Quick-Service dining offers delicious food options for all tastes, without the wait of sit-down restaurants. Simply order from the counter or window and wait for your food. Or, skip the line with Mobile Ordering, offered by many Quick Service restaurants at Disney World. Learn the best 12 Quick-Service restaurants to try on your visit.
Take A Midday Break
It may be tempting to go, go, go during a Disney vacation. However, this can lead to meltdowns. Instead, take a midday break, here are 5 reasons why it’s an excellent idea.
Snack time is much more fun during a vacation at Disney World. Here are 30 snacks to try, with pictures, and where to find them! Of course, the Dole Whip is a classic. For those on a Disney Dining plan, spend at least $5 per snack to get your money worth.
Take Time To Visit Disney Springs
Disney Springs is a large shopping and entertainment district. Even if you are not into shopping, it is nice for an evening stroll and browsing all the merchandise. Plus, learn 21 free, or almost free, things to do! Of course, touches of Disney magic are found as well.
Ride Classic Attractions
No matter how old you are, it’s a small world after all. Take time to ride favorite Classic Attractions. Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom contains many classic attractions such as: it’s a small World, Peter Pan’s Flight and Mad Tea Party.
Watch The Fireworks
When the sun goes down, nighttime entertainment and fireworks light up the night. At Magic Kingdom, Happily Ever After is the most ambitious fireworks spectacular to date, lasting 18 minutes, using Cinderella’s Castle as the backdrop. Learn more nighttime entertainment at Disney World.
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