By guest blogger Carl Trent of Dad’s Guide to Walt Disney World
This is going to be fun.
If you’re like me, you hate Disney World Crowds. In fact, you’ll do just about anything to miss the throngs that show up at the Walt Disney World Resort all year round. Have I got something just for you.
A couple of months ago, I talked about the best time to visit Walt Disney World. Choosing a slow time of the year using the Frog Family crowd calendar is probably the best way to avoid Disney World crowds. I’m sure there are some of you out there who are screaming, “Dad, we can only go during (insert busy time here). What are we supposed to do?” (Yes, I can hear you. I have amazing hearing.)
“Hang on, help is on its way …” (I like singing, too.)
Yep, help is on its way. In fact, I’m going to reveal the “Big Secret” about avoiding crowds at WDW. This secret could save you hours and hours when it comes to standing in lines. It could even make sure you complete the Nine By Noon Challenge even in the busiest times. Yep, I only reveal this Big Secret to my closest friends. Are you ready?
First, let’s talk about a few of my 10 tips to beat the crowds at Disney World. Trust me, these work …
I can tell you from long experience that these tips really work when you want to avoid Disney World Crowds. But there is that one Big Secret left. You have to promise me you won’t tell anyone because the more people that use this secret the less effective it will be. Promise? This really is amazing stuff. OK, here we go …
The super, amazing, Big Secret to avoiding Disney World Crowds is … (drum roll please)
Get to the parks early. Yep, that’s it. Get to the parks early. In fact be at the parks before they open. Yes, it works. The smallest crowds of the day are between the time the park opens and about noon. You can actually ride rides like Toy Story Mania!® Attraction, Space Mountain® Attraction, Soarin’™ Attraction, and Expedition Everest® Attraction without a wait during the first 30 minutes of the day. These rides typically have two-hour lines by mid-afternoon.
So, get out of bed you sleepyheads. Get up, get ready and get to the parks. You won’t be sorry.
Frog Family’s Strategy: Skip the lines with Tips, Apps and Real tickets
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