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Orlando: April 16th-23rd...Are we nuts?

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Orlando: April 16th-23rd...Are we nuts?

It's the only time that this family of five can go. The kids are 15,12 and 6. We are renting a five-bedroom house with a pool in Indian Creek. We have been to Orlando two times previously, the last being in 2005.

We plan to visit Universal Studio, Epcot and Magic Kingdom (2 days). We're open to suggestions for two other days. We have always spent a day at Discovery Cove, however, the current prices are simply obscene-we won't do it.

Other than purchasing Fast Passes in the parks, is there anything else we can do to avoid the masses?

Thank you.

Dan

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1. Re: Orlando: April 16th-23rd...Are we nuts?

Crowd levels will be a tad better than if you were arrriving on the 23rd :)

The "Fast Pass" System is at Disney Parks, it is FREE to everyone

The "Express Pass" is at Universal Parks, price depends on the exact date, you may want to wait til you are there to see if you really need to buy it

From a Cost effective stand point, I would just add 2 more days to your Disney Ticket and visit Animal Kingdom and Disney's Hollywood Studios as well

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2. Re: Orlando: April 16th-23rd...Are we nuts?

best time to go lot of sun no rain we will be there at terra verde

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3. Re: Orlando: April 16th-23rd...Are we nuts?

well you wont be nuts alone..... we arrive april 20 :-/ we have a rough idea of things we really want to see after that its just take our time and enjoy. have a great time.

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4. Re: Orlando: April 16th-23rd...Are we nuts?

Thanks for the replies. Partypa, we were thinking of Disney Studios but not Animal Kingdon-not our cup of tea. How about a waterpark? If so, which one?

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5. Re: Orlando: April 16th-23rd...Are we nuts?

No Animal Kingdom :( it isn't like the Philly Zoo, sorry, it's one of my favourite Parks

A Waterpark would be great, the weather should be warm enough and it's a fun 1/2 - 3/4 day of relaxing, well, somewhat relaxing. I highly recomend Blizzard beach, I think everyone should try Summit Plummet at least Once :)

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6. Re: Orlando: April 16th-23rd...Are we nuts?

Blizzard Beach may be too much for our 6 yr. old. What about Typhoon Lagoon?

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7. Re: Orlando: April 16th-23rd...Are we nuts?

We enjoy Blizzards Beach much more than Typhoon Lagoon. They have a great area for kids ages 5-12 (or somewhere around those ages); great for you 6 year old. Yes, use fast passes and get to the parks early. I agree, everyone should try Summit Plummit! It's great!

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8. Re: Orlando: April 16th-23rd...Are we nuts?

Also, IMO, you can't miss Disney Hollywood Studios! We too enjoy Animal Kingdom. It is much more than "zoo like."

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9. Re: Orlando: April 16th-23rd...Are we nuts?

We are nuts too arriving April 13 until April 21st. Last year we went the beginning of April hope the crowds are not too bad this time.

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