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Category — b. How Long to Stay at Walt Disney World

Seven Night Walt Disney World Autumn-Winter-Spring Itinerary, Sunday Arrival

Seven Night Itin Sat Arrival       Seven Night Itin Sun Arrival       Six Night Itinerary

Summary      To-Do List          Sun    Mon    Tues    Weds    Thurs    Fri    Sat    Sun

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Hey!  This itinerary needs to be revised to work under FastPass+! See this for needed changes and stuff you need to do.

This itinerary is a variant of the standard Autumn-Winter-Spring itinerary, but one day shorter, and with a Sunday arrival. See this for another seven night variant, but with a Saturday arrival.

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November 6, 2009   25 Comments

Seven Night Walt Disney World Autumn-Winter-Spring Itinerary, Saturday Arrival

Seven Night Itin Sat Arrival      Seven Night Itin Sun Arrival      Six Night Itinerary

Summary      To-Do List        Sat     Sun    Mon    Tues    Weds    Thurs    Fri    Sat

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Hey!  This itinerary needs to be revised to work under FastPass+! See this for needed changes and stuff you need to do.

This itinerary is a variant of the standard Autumn-Winter-Spring itinerary, but one day shorter.

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November 2, 2009   46 Comments

Families with Difficult Tranportation Challenges at Walt Disney World

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Some families—particularly those coming from the West Coast, and those driving from distant parts of the East Coast or Midwest–will have difficulty arriving at Walt Disney World early Saturday afternoon, and/or departing Sunday afternoon. This could reduce their ability to carry out the itineraries for the Saturday of arrival and the Saturday evening before and the Sunday that they depart.

RESPONDING TO TRANSPORTATION CHALLENGES

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May 23, 2008   No Comments

Designing Your Own Walt Disney World Itinerary

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This site provides

If these aren’t enough, here are a few thoughts on designing your own shorter itinerary for the rest of the year.

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March 27, 2008   No Comments

Other Walt Disney World Trip Lengths

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This site recommends a 9 day, 8 night trip. The next best choice is one day and night longer! Below are alternatives, including trips for the rest of the year.

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March 26, 2008   No Comments

How Long to Stay at Walt Disney World

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Plan to spend 9 days in Orlando, arriving midday on a Saturday and departing in the late afternoon of the following Sunday.

This amount of time balances the time needed to fully appreciate the 4 theme parks (6ish days) with time for breaks from the parks, while fitting into a typical “week off from work.”

If you can’t stay this long, see Other Trip Lengths.

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March 25, 2008   No Comments