How to Expect the Best and Plan for the Worst When Visiting Walt Disney World

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Pack Your Patience

Understand that Walt Disney World is a very busy place as it is a popular vacation destination.  Lines can get long, especially during the holiday season and summer vacation.  If you start your vacation knowing that it will be a busy time at the park, it will help make your visit more enjoyable.  You may need to spend extra time waiting in line or maybe check out a less-popular attraction to pass the time or even check out a new experience you’ve never done before — you’d be surprised how much there is to see and do even on the busiest days at the parks!

Be Flexible

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You may not be able to have dinner precisely at 5:30 PM or lunch during the lunch hour, if you can be flexible with your meal times, you can definitely experience some of the wonderful dining options that Disney has available for guests.  We recommend a later lunch so you can avoid being outside during the hottest part of the day — relax, recharge your batteries (both physically and on your phone), and cool off! 

Research Rainy Day Activities

Rainy Day At Hollywood Studios

The weather at Disney World is pretty tropical so that means you’ll have to deal with the occasional rain shower.  Usually the rain storms at Disney are short and will only interrupt an hour of your day, but every once and a while, the rain will stick around all day — this is when you want a rainy day activity — maybe you want to resort hop to check out the lobbies and the shops at the resorts or head to Disney Springs for a dine-in movie or an amazing VR experience at the Void.  Familiarizing yourself with these activities before your trip will make the transition to a rainy day easier and will not interrupt your fun!

Any time you visit Disney World, you are expecting to have a phenomenal time and to make amazing memories — that’s the reason you choose to visit Disney World.  However, having a plan for if things go wrong is a great way to ensure that you still have a great time on your next vacation!  What plans do you make to avoid having a bad time at Disney?

By Tyler

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