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Our first family trip-how does our schedule look?

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Our first family trip-how does our schedule look?

We are taking our 8 and 5 year old girls for their first time in Oct. Here is our schedule... Will this be too much or should we be ok...? We are hoping to get to Downtown Disney at somepoint in time and relax at the hotel pool. I wasn't sure how long it would take to get through each park.

Sat.-arrive evening, no plans

Sun.-Animal Kindom-Tusker House breakfast,Boma dinner

Mon.-Magic Kingdom-Crystal Palace dinner

Tue.-Hollywood Studios-Ohana dinner

Wed.-Magic Kingdom-Be our Guest dinner

Thurs.-Epcot-Akershus dinner

Fri. leave to go home

Thanks for your help!

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1. Re: Our first family trip-how does our schedule look?

Looks fine to me, the kids will "tell you" when it's time to take a break..lol The first time we went we never got to Downtown disney, so if you can't make it don't worry, there's always next time :)

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2. Re: Our first family trip-how does our schedule look?

I think you have a good schedule, with two days at MK and one day at each of the other parks. I also think it is good that you don't have anything scheduled the evening you arrive. Too often people think they have to do something the evening they show up, when they should just rest up for the full days ahead. As princess says in the first post, don't worry if you don't make it to Downtown Disney. By the way, where are you staying: on site or off?

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3. Re: Our first family trip-how does our schedule look?

Staying onsite.

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4. Re: Our first family trip-how does our schedule look?

Sounds good

Depending on the time you arrive, you could take the boat to Downtown Disney for a stroll around ( you are at POFQ, yes ? ) and a bite to eat your first night

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5. Re: Our first family trip-how does our schedule look?

Yes, although our flight doesn't get in until 7pm. How long will it take to take the Disney shuttle from airport to hotel?

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6. Re: Our first family trip-how does our schedule look?

The ride itself is about 1/2 hour but factor in getting off the plane, getting over to the main terminal, getting to the Magical Express Pick up etc will be about another 1/2 hour

Are you picking up your own luggage ? Or letting Magical Express get it for you ?

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7. Re: Our first family trip-how does our schedule look?

Magical express getting it for us.

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8. Re: Our first family trip-how does our schedule look?

Our first trip we over planned. Now we do park days spaced out with a waterpark day in between. And we skip sit down meals with the exception of a character meal.

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9. Re: Our first family trip-how does our schedule look?

I would have liked to had pool days in between, but not enough time. We wamted to do the special sit down meals since this is our first time. I hope we made the right choice.

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10. Re: Our first family trip-how does our schedule look?

look like you got a good plan.we love all the resturants you have picked!

you will be fine just take it easy and have fun.

every disney trip is differant so don't worry.

just keep in mind there is NO WAY to do everything the 1st time around.

your family should pick the top things they want to see or do at each park.

i hope you and your family have a magical time!!