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Opinion on best time to go?

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Opinion on best time to go?

All, planning a second trip to Disney with the kid as we went in Oct. 2012. In your opinion, what would be the best time to go given these two options:

1. Mid November before Thanksgiving?

2. Around March?

November seems to be the better option as far as crowds. March may get too close to Spring Break time. Just looking to see what others think?

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1. Re: Opinion on best time to go?

My vote: Mid November before Thanksgiving?

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2. Re: Opinion on best time to go?

Ditto

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3. Re: Opinion on best time to go?

The only downside to mid-November is that there is not much daylight, as the shortest day of the year is only a month away. Also, the weather can get cold then. As you have noted, the problem with March is the spring break crowds. At least in 2014 you have a very late Easter (4/20), so that the spring break crowd should be spread out more than it was this year when Easter fell on 3/31.

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4. Re: Opinion on best time to go?

Mid November for us....................... although we'd have to stay for Black Friday as I can't resist the bargains!

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6. Re: Opinion on best time to go?

I'd say mid-November as well.

@GoPenguins - very cool link - thanks!

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7. Re: Opinion on best time to go?

No brainer, mid November for sure

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8. Re: Opinion on best time to go?

Honestly, I thought our trip would be very tiring and hot in July. We had been in December, February and October throughout the years. We arrived this past July and had our best vacation ever. The use of the pools was key. The other times, it was hit or miss with the weather so we were always in the parks. This July I regretted buying park hoppers because once it got crowded,we headed back to AKL. The kids never wanted to leave the pool. There was no pressure to be in the parks. I would never go back again unless it was June-September.

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9. Re: Opinion on best time to go?

The less crowds the better. I'd try to go in Nov.

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10. Re: Opinion on best time to go?

Mid November. The weather should be rather nice too unless a front has just moved through.