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I have a secret…my favorite part of going to Disney World is planning the vacation. Yep, you heard me. I know it may seem weird at first, but the truth is I can get months of enjoyment from a single week-long Disney World vacation.
Why Plan a Disney World Vacation?
If you’re not a planning fanatic like myself, you may be asking, “Do I really need to plan at all? Yes and no. Sure you can show up with just some tickets and a hotel room, and go by what you feel like doing each day.
In fact, that’s the biggest mistake I’ve ever made on a Disney trip was not planning at all.
So much to do; so little time
But the truth is Walt Disney World has so many options-
What’s in it for you?
Disney World Vacation Planning 101
Over the course of the 8 step Disney vacation planning series, you will learn every detail you need to plan an amazing trip, but here a few basics before we get down to the nitty-gritty.
Don’t plan to do everything
Make it your own
Let go of perfect
Your Disney World vacation will not look like a Disney commercial. Plans change, kids cry, and it will rain at some point, but none of that has to ruin your vacation.
The key to making a good plan is to keep it flexible. Enjoy each day as it happens and change the plans as needed. There is always a way to get back on track.
How to Get Started
This series takes the work out of planning a Disney World vacation. All you have to do is read and then choose the options that are best for your family.
Don’t forget to have fun with it. Get the whole family involved. Watch videos, look up menus, and imagine yourself sitting by the pool.
Finally, download the My Disney Experience App. It’s your go-to place for all things Walt Disney World!
Rest of the Disney Vacation Planning Series
Below you’ll see all the steps that go into planning a Disney World vacation. Feel free to look through them, but remember that the order is there for a reason.