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- Just Do it! Plan your Multigenerational Family Vacation to Walt Disney World
Disney family vacations are priceless, but planning your multigenerational family vacation to Disney? Not so much fun. Yet bring along grandma and grandpa, and we’re talking a trip worth its weight in gold. Yet once you add more family members to your group, vacation logistics can become crazy! Take it from Traveling Grandmom, it’s still worth the time and energy, so she’s bringing you these 6 tips on how to plan your multigenerational family vacation at Disney World.
Just Do it! Plan your Multigenerational Family Vacation to
Walt Disney World
If you’re cringing at just the thought of how to plan your multigenerational family vacation to
Today’s active grandparents aren’t content to just read about a trip – they want in on the action. Grandparents prefer combining their love of traveling and joy of spending time with grandchildren into multigenerational family vacations, one of the most popular trends in travel today. And take it from me, we grandparents will do almost anything to spend more time with our adult children and grandchildren.
And when we suggest
6 Tips to Plan your Multigenerational Family Vacation to
Walt Disney World
Seriously (and I’m sure I speak for many grandparents), I could hardly wait to bring my grandchildren to Disney – oh yeah, and those adult children too. Even when traveling solo to
1. Preplan Multigenerational Family Vacation to Disney
Accept the fact that the magical world of
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2. You Can’t Do It All. Really.
With so many things to do and see, how do you get the most out of your Disney family vacation and still enjoy yourself? The short answer is – you can’t possibly see and do everything in Disney in one trip. You really do have to prioritize. Together, make a top 10 list. Which parks, rides, things to see are high priority? Which are low? Compare the lists and take a family vote! Be sure to include everyone’s #1 pick!
My grandkids top picks for
3. Ask the Disney Experts for Advice!
Maybe this is your first visit, or perhaps you’ve traveled to Disney multiple times. Either way, ask Disney Experts for advice. At SheBuysTravel, we are big fans of Disney. We even have a section devoted entirely to Disney.
And if that’s not enough, join our Traveling Mom Facebook page and post a question to “ask a Traveling Mom” who has been there and done that. We also have a Facebook page devoted to Disney where you’ll discover tips to planning and Disney fun!
4. Divide and Conquer.
If your family is a wide range of ages, pick one park, such as
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5. Stay at a
Walt Disney World Resort Property.
Seriously, let Disney do what it does best: cater to extended and multigenerational families. Staying at a Walt Disney Resort property simply makes planning your
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6. Remember: You are on Vacation.
Finally, remind yourself that you are on vacation. Repeat after me – YOU ARE ON VACATION. You don’t have to plan every single minute. Relax and enjoy yourself. Just because you take time to plan a multigenerational family vacation to Disney doesn’t mean you have to be together all the time! Schedule some “me” time for everyone. Take a minute to let your happy feet dance – because, after all, you are in
Creating Magical Moments at
Walt Disney World
And finally here’s my confession: this Traveling Grandmom is one of those Kids of all ages who loves going to Walt Disney World! Seriously I love fast rides, eating, drinking, and walking thousands of miles through the parks (maybe a little exaggeration). Even if you aren’t one of those Disney fans, your kids and grandkids likely are, and you will be creating magical moments to remember for the rest of your lives. So fasten your seat belt, darling! Get ready for some fun, fun, fun, and remember to just enjoy the moments, as there will be many of those on your multigenerational family vacation to
What tips do you have to plan your multigenerational family vacation to
Walt Disney World? Share them with us in the comments below!
Diana Rowe is a Denver-based freelance writer Diana Rowe is enjoying her 'after 50" life with her blended family of 5 adult children, 8 grandchildren (ages newborn to 15 years), a dog -- and a very patient husband. For more than 20 years, she’s etched a living as a freelance writer, publishing hundreds of articles (online and print) ranging from family travel to girlfriend getaways to golf and hotel reviews. Diana specializes in multigenerational family travel and writes for numerous print and online publications. She also blogs about her various travel adventures with (and without) her family at http://travelinginheels.com.