Are you planning a trip to Walt Disney World Resort soon? If so, you’re probably wondering when you should go. Now, if we’re being honest, anytime is a good time to find yourself in Disney World. That said, there are some times that are better than others. Of course, figuring out which time of year is best for your family’s visit requires figuring out what is important to you: Are you looking for the best weather, the lowest crowd levels, or something else entirely? Take a step back and think about your family’s vacationing style. Figure out what you absolutely must have and what is less important. Keep in mind that these opinions may fluctuate as your kids get older or depending on who you’re traveling with, so you will want to reevaluate for every trip. Once you know what you’re looking for in your Disney World vacation, use the information below to pick the ideal vacation season for your travel party.
For the Best Weather
This conversation begins—as so many conversations do—with talk about the weather. Most families want good weather while visiting a primarily-outdoor attraction such as Disney World. Fortunately, good weather is not hard to come by in Florida. Still, some times of year do tend to be outright perfect.
- If you’re after the perfect weather conditions during your visit, we recommend shooting for springtime. March and April tend to offer ideal weather conditions. During these months, the temperature should hover between 60°F and 80°F—warm enough, without being hot. Additionally, there is relatively little rain during these months.
- Can’t make it during March or April? February and May are likely to be equally as nice, with May being a bit hotter and February holding the possibility of some cooler days. December and January are also just fine, if a little chilly from time to time.
- Generally speaking, if you’re looking for good weather, it’s best to avoid the summer months due to heat and daily rainstorms. These things tend to carry over into mid-fall, making the months of June through early November a no-go in terms of weather.