Planning for Disney

You are going to Disney World! That is so exciting. But now it is time to plan. Some people don’t think that there is a need to plan and they just try to wing it once they get there. Big mistake. There is so much to see and so much to do. If you don’t plan, you might waste your time on long lines instead of enjoying the parks.

How to Plan a Disney World Vacation in 10 Easy Steps

1. Select a Date

There is a lot to consider when picking a date: the price, the crowd level and the weather. I have included a crowd calendar and month by month guide to help you select a date.

 2. Select Where to Stay

These are so many choices when selecting where to stay. I have included resort categories, max guests per room and resort overviews.

3. Create or Log into My Disney Experience Account

Use the step by step guide on how to create a My Disney Experience account. If you have an account, log into it to view your reservations, share your planning with members or people in your party and much more.

4. Make a Daily Plan

Make an outline for what you want to do once you get to the park, where to eat and when to take a breaks.

5. Which Tickets to Buy 

Which parks will you visit? What tickets will you buy? I have included a guide on what parks to visit depending on how many days you stay and different ticket options.

6. Where to Eat

 With so many yummy options for eating at Walt Disney World, it can be a daunting task in choosing where to eat. I have included a guide with different dining options.

7. Create a Touring Plan

Plan what you are going to do once you get to the parks, what attractions to do, when to eat and when to use your FastPass+.

8. Plan for a Little Pixie Dust on Your Vacation

 I list ideas on how to add a little pixie dust to your vacation that will create memories of a lifetime.

9. Make Your Packing List

I made an awesome packing list to help you pack what you need for your Walt Disney World vacation.

10. Plan Your Exit

I have a few ideas on how to end your Walt Disney World vacation the right way by maximizing your time at Disney.


Now let’s start planning a Disney vacation! Click on  Step 1 – Select a date.

How to Plan a Disney World Vacation in 10 Easy Steps Infographic

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