The more-than-50,000 people who visit Disney World each day can’t be wrong — the place is magical.
Indeed, visiting Disney feels exciting for you, as it does for kids of all ages. Still, you’re wondering if you should attempt a trip to Disney World with toddlers.
It can seem daunting to visit the parks with one- to three-year-olds in tow. It will be a lot of work, and they might not even remember the trip down the line. Is it worth the effort?
That decision’s down to you, the parent who’s potentially planning a trip to Disney. Here’s what to know before making that decision.
A Stroller Can Make the Difference
Your toddler won’t be able to walk the Disney parks all day, and carrying them in your arms will grow tiring. So, consider bringing along a carrier or stroller to make the days easier.
Keep in mind that you can’t bring a stroller onto rides — you’ll have to park it outside of the entrance before you get in line. Plenty of parents do this, so make sure you mark your stroller with a ribbon or other identifying factor. It will make it easier for you to grab and move onto the next ride.
Whether you choose a stroller or baby carrier, it’s essential to have. Your toddler will need to rest during the day — chances are, they’ll do so in one of these seats.
You’ll Have Some Help
Need a quiet moment with your little one? Disney has you covered. In each of the parks, they have baby care centers, built for moms and dads of the littlest park guests.
Inside, you’ll find a nursing area, as well as changing tables and high chairs. The park provides microwaves and a kitchen area so that you can prep your toddler’s food. And there’s a den area and television for everyone who’s waiting while the baby eats and relaxes.
Although you want to spend as much time as possible at the parks, this is a great resource to have. Of course, you can make things even simpler by potty-training your toddler pre-trip. The golden window for doing so is between 20 and 30 months – learn more here.
The Magic Kingdom’s Your Best Bet
As you plan your magical trip, know that the Magic Kingdom is consistently listed as the best Disney park for toddlers.
The Magic Kingdom suits young visitors because it has a plethora of Disney rides for toddlers. Little ones can ride the spinning teacups, sail on the Jungle Cruise or fly through the air on Dumbo’s back. Those are just three of the many toddler-friendly rides available to you and your family in that park.
So, make the Magic Kingdom a priority — your toddler will love it.
Disney World With Toddlers — Worth It
You might think that a trip to Disney World won’t mean as much to your toddler as it would to an older kid. But the magic of Disney is rarely lost on a child. You’ll love to watch your toddler experience the joy and excitement of the parks for the first time.
So, take a deep breath and get ready to visit Disney World with toddlers. It won’t be perfect, but it will be a memory that none of you will forget.
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