Disney World-- What To Do/What Not To Do

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    Quote Originally Posted by woodsrider View Post
    What to do? - Stay home
    What not to do? - Go to Disney
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    I never been a fan of Disney World. Plenty of other fun things to do in Florida.

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    Quote Originally Posted by woodsrider View Post
    What to do? - Stay home
    What not to do? - Go to Disney
    Quote Originally Posted by Footballforever74 View Post
    I never been a fan of Disney World. Plenty of other fun things to do in Florida.
    What's the purpose of these posts? Do you all feel better? This is obviously meant to be an informative thread for those looking to go to Disney. If you want to share your negative reviews, start another thread. Smh.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheDeuce View Post
    What's the purpose of these posts? Do you all feel better? This is obviously meant to be an informative thread for those looking to go to Disney. If you want to share your negative reviews, start another thread. Smh.
    I didn't know I needed your approval before making a post. Last I checked your name wasn't on my membership check. It was a freaking joke, light the hell up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by woodsrider View Post
    I didn't know I needed your approval before making a post. Last I checked your name wasn't on my membership check. It was a freaking joke, light the hell up.
    You need a trip to Disney World.

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    I appreciate the info. Thanks for taking the time.

    Mrs. doomer and I would really like to take in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios. Has anyone been and have tips?

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    Quote Originally Posted by doomer View Post
    I appreciate the info. Thanks for taking the time.

    Mrs. doomer and I would really like to take in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios. Has anyone been and have tips?
    I have been. I am also making my 20th + trip to all 4 Disney parks this summer.

    I have my plan and it doesnt look like it goes with the other post on what to do and where to stay.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mountain ref View Post
    I have been. I am also making my 20th + trip to all 4 Disney parks this summer.

    I have my plan and it doesnt look like it goes with the other post on what to do and where to stay.
    What are your recommendations?

    I'm interested in hearing all suggestions, recommendations, etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by doomer View Post
    I appreciate the info. Thanks for taking the time.

    Mrs. doomer and I would really like to take in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios. Has anyone been and have tips?
    Done it twice in the past two years. I've never read the books or seen the movies but I still had a great time.

    Definitely get the two-park passes (Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios) so you can take the Hogwarts Express from Diagon Alley to Hogwarts. If you're wanting to do Harry Potter world, Id suggest getting there as soon as the parks open and going straight to the back (that's where HP World is in either park), as it gets pretty busy pretty fast.

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    I disagree about staying at a Disney Hotel. If your going there to stay just at hotel then fine. If you wont be at hotel but to sleep then no reason to pay 3X as much at a cheaper hotel. Only perk is free parking and extra magic hours but if you plan your trip to go to parks that dont have extra hours that day then you miss a lot of people.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mountain ref View Post
    I disagree about staying at a Disney Hotel. If your going there to stay just at hotel then fine. If you wont be at hotel but to sleep then no reason to pay 3X as much at a cheaper hotel. Only perk is free parking and extra magic hours but if you plan your trip to go to parks that dont have extra hours that day then you miss a lot of people.
    Are there any specific hotels outside the park you would suggest?

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    Quote Originally Posted by UKMustangFan View Post
    What are your recommendations?

    I'm interested in hearing all suggestions, recommendations, etc.
    It's all a matter of preference obviously, but if you want to save some money I would go against Grant's suggestion and stay somewhere other than a Disney property. You will save literally hundreds of dollars, and you can find non-Disney hotels within a 10-15 minute drive of the parks.

    If you want to save money or spend it on something other than lodging, don't stay at a Disney property. If the cost doesn't bother you, Grant is absolutely right about staying on property.

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    Quote Originally Posted by UKMustangFan View Post
    What are your recommendations?

    I'm interested in hearing all suggestions, recommendations, etc.
    I did 2 parks in 1 day. My wife and I busted our butts to get kids on the move too. We always did Univ studios first then busted butt to Island of Adventure. We had a plan made out too of what to do and skip.

    But if yo want a 2 day ticket thats probably the best.

    When I went last year we did 5 days at Disney, 1 day at Sea World, 1 day at Universal (both parks).

    I also suggest checking Undercover Tourist for cheaper tickets, very trustworthy.
    Disney World tickets | Discount attraction tickets, hotels, and car rental | Undercover Tourist

    Also at Disney to find characters check out Kenny the Pirate website.
    Master List of Disney World Character Locations - KennythePirate.com

    Also mousesavers is good.
    https://www.mousesavers.com/

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    Quote Originally Posted by UKMustangFan View Post
    Are there any specific hotels outside the park you would suggest?
    I just get on priceline, trivago, hotels.com and find a cheap nice place. usually on International Drive are good hotels.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mountain ref View Post
    I just get on priceline, trivago, hotels.com and find a cheap nice place. usually on International Drive are good hotels.
    We've stayed at a place on International Drive a couple times thats literally a three minute drive from Universal... can't remember the name of it.

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