Step 1: Pick a Date

Step 1: Pick a Date

(Article last updated: February 2017) So you know you want to go to Disney World, but how do you figure out when to go? If you’re like me, you might just say “I want to go now!” but then you remember that you’re a grown-up and maybe there’s a better way to go about this. There are several criteria you might consider like price, temperature, Ryan Gosling’s travel schedule and/or crowd levels. Below are links to charts to help you choose dates for your trip.

Animal Kingdom Epcot Hollywood Studios Magic Kingdom
The pros and cons of all Animal Kingdom restaurants
Rivers of Light viewing advice
Pros and cons of every Hollywood Studios restaurant
Planning Process Overview Step 1: Pick a Date Step 2: Lodging Step 3: Make a daily plan Step 4: Dining Step 5: Park Touring Step 6: Extra Magic
How to tour Disney World resorts (even if you’re not staying there)
A review of Shades of Green Resort
How to snag hard-to-get dining reservations at Disney World
Babies and toddlers Characters General Reference Group travel Luxury Saving Money Special needs Technology Transportation
WDW Prep Infographic Download Center
Time-saving shortcut paths at Disney World
The best nighttime show and fireworks viewing spots at Disney World