Who’s ready to go deep on some trip planning advice? There are some subtle details here that I need your help on… please.
I am planning a trip booked for late May that I hope I don’t have to cancel. My Fastpass Day is next week, so I need your input.
I had Option 1 planned, but started to worry that it was too aggressive for our kids. In turn, I started planning an alternate version. The primary difference between these two options is the number of rest days included between park days.
Option 1 takes a rest day (and an H2O Glow Night at Typhoon Lagoon) after 3 park days. Basically 3 park days, a day off/evening at a water park, and then 3 park days.
Option 2 gives us a rest day after 2 park days. Basically 2 park days, a day off/evening activities, then 2 park days, followed by another day off/evening activities.
Option 1 gives us two days at MK, a day each at every other park then we let the kids vote on the park we return to on the last day.
Option 2 gives us only a day and a half at MK, a day at every other park, and then a half day at either Epcot or Hollywood Studios.
Both give us an evening at Typhoon Lagoon via the H2O Glow Nights.
Which one looks better to you, at a glance?
-Kids ages: DD13, DD10, DD7, DS4
-We’re staying at the Cabins at Fort Wilderness.
-We haven’t been to WDW since Toy Story Land, Pandora, or Happily Ever After, so all of those (plus all the evening spectaculars) are highlights for us.
-We’re staying at Ft. Wilderness and want to make sure we have plenty of time to enjoy that resort.
-Priorities for my DDs 10 & 13: Typhoon Lagoon and exploring World Showcase.
-Priorities for my DD7 & DS4: Toy Story Land and meeting Mickey and Stitch.
-Priorities for me: Flight of Passage + experiencing as much as we can without wearing my kids out.
-Priority for DW: Margaritas.
Time for truth: in your opinion, will the first option wear my kids out? What other “weaknesses” do you see in either plan?
Thanks, Liners. I love that I can look to you for help with even the weirdest of plan questions.