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Disney by the Family Trip Planning Numbers

big blue pool

There are 8
great play areas for toddlers inside the theme parks. Some you can walk right into without a wait, some are interactive queues in the lines.

Advanced Dining Reservations can be made 180 days in advance for certain restaurants and for certain restaurants, if you don't reserve your table 180 days ahead of time, it is really tough to get into the restaurant.

Guests staying on Disney property can effectively make some reservations up to 190 days in advance, depending on the length of their stay. Guests are able to book their reservations for every day of their vacation 180 days before the arrival date, for trip lengths of up to 10 days. This means that reservations for the tenth day of a vacation can be booked 190 days in advance.

You can ship things to your Disney hotel up to 10 days before your arrival.
There are 310,000 Gallons of water in the Big Blue Pool at
Disney World's Art of Animation Resort. It is the largest Disney pool on property. The Walt Disney World Resorts all have pools of various sizes and themes.

There is 1
Baby Care Station in each of the 4 main Disney World parks. These contain rocking chairs in a private nursing room, changing room with tables, a unisex bathroom, a feeding area with highchairs, a kitchenette including a microwave and a sink. A main area with television and seating. A shop that offers all the baby staples for sale - formula, diapers, juice, wipes, and sunscreen. While there is no baby care center at the water parks or Disney Springs, changing tables can be found in most restrooms.

6 great stroller tips will make your trip to Disney World with your children much easier.

There are three resorts located on the monorail. Getting around with a baby or a toddler is really simple if you stay at a hotel on the monorail!

FastPasses can be made 60 days in advance of the first day of the trip for anyone staying at a Disney World Resort. Children under 3 do not need a Fastpass, they can ride with an adult.

The highest height requirement for a ride or attraction at Disney World is 54 inches (137 cm) to drive a car is at the Tomorrowland Speedway. Kids who are at least 32 inches (81 cm) tall are also invited to drive as long as they are accompanied by someone who is at least 54 inches (137 cm) tall. Younger children can ride with their parents or try some of the rides geared towards a younger crowd. Measuring your children before a trip can be helpful for setting expectations!

There are
2 shots worth 100,000 points each in Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin. This is super helpful if you want to beat your family and friends at this competitive shooting game. The highest score possible is 1,000,000 and if you achieve this feat, you are dubbed a "Galactic Hero.
The Disney Dining Plan is not available to children under the age of 3 years of age, but they do get into the parks for free and can eat free at buffets and off your plate!

Disney raises prices annually. In 2017 the price of a day pass to Disney went up 4.9%.


Renée and Carson Durand founded
Disney by Age to help parents make age-specific plans for Walt Disney World, after being underwhelmed with the quality and quantity of age-specific Disney World advice available online. We were bringing our 18 month old to Disney World for the first time, and needed better advice. We knew we weren’t the only ones with this problem.

We provide tips, tricks, hacks, plans, guides, itineraries, reviews, packing lists, gear, deals and more for Walt Disney World that are customized for children of various ages (and adults, too).

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