I’ll be going to WDW during Spring Break 2017 with my sister, brother-in-law, nephews (7 and 8) and my parents (early 70s, fairly active). We can do our ADRs in about 10 days, so I’m trying to figure out a loose idea of where we’ll be each day. I’m second- and third-guessing myself, trying to weigh crowd levels against EMH opportunities, sprinkling in easy, sleep-in days, etc. Anyone care to chime in?
Saturday, 4.8.17 - Animal Kingdom
It’s a CL9, as opposed to MK’s CL7, but we’ll be getting in on the late side Friday night and at least one of my nephews is a sleeper. I think trying to get to MK for RD would be miserable, My plan is to get to Animal Kingdom in the late morning, have lunch, stay through the late afternoon or early evening.
Sunday, 4.9.17 and Monday, 4.10.17 - Hollywood Studios and Epcot
I had originally planned for Epcot for Sunday, but HS has EMH that day Is that extra time in the morning important at Hollywood Studios, particularly with two boys who might be jazzed about all the Star Wars opportunities? Or is better to do Epcot first and ramp up to Hollywood Studios? Their crowd levels are similar on Sunday (9 for Epcot/8 for HS), but on Monday Epcot is at a CL9 while HS is only at a CL7. Basically, I’m trying to decide which is a better advantage: low crowd level or EMH?
Tuesday, 4.11.17 - Easy Day
We’ll sleep in, return to any parks we want to re-visit. I’d like to go to MK in the late afternoon to catch the parade (since our mid-day break on jam-packed, full touring days usually makes the 3:30 parade time impossible for us)
Wednesday 4.12.17 and Thursday 4.13.17 - Magic Kingdom
Two full days of touring, including RD, EMH on Wednesday, mid-day break…the works. Maybe hop over to Epcot on Thursday evening to catch Illuminations after an ADR at Rose and Crown.
Friday, 4.14.17 - Easy Day
Another day to sleep in, relax, enjoy the pool or Disney Springs, pop back for anything we missed or want to repeat. My plan is to miss Wishes on Wednesday so we can turn in on the early side, so we can hop over to MK for the show on Friday night, which will be our official Farewell to Mickey. We can afford to be out later since our flight isn’t an early one and we can sleep in a bit on Saturday.
This is only my 2nd trip to Disney as an adult, so I’d appreciate the wisdom of your collective experience!