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Falls 34 39.08%
Winter 26 29.89%
Spring 20 22.99%
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Old 12-06-2012, 11:29 AM   #1
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Time of Year

What is your favorite time of year to go any why? I have always loved Christmas time in WDW, however, now that I have kids, my 5yo always wants to swim. While I understand the pools are heated, getting out of the pool can be a bit chilling. I want to go in the summer and cool off with a nice swim, but I worry about my infant in the heat. Is late September/Early October the best time to go? It has Halloween and is still warm enough to swim? Thoughts?
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Old 12-06-2012, 11:44 AM   #2
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I voted for fall. But I'd recommend going late Oct/early Nov, when it has actually started to cool down a bit. We have frequently gone in late Sept and found it to still be incredibly hot and humid.
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Old 12-06-2012, 11:55 AM   #3
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Early May to be precise. The best weather and usually lower crowds. You can also see the Flower and Garden Festival at EPCOT.
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Old 12-06-2012, 11:56 AM   #4
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Winter. I can't deal with the heat otherwise.
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Old 12-06-2012, 12:04 PM   #5
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I love going during Christmas and seeing the decor, but when I'm September this past time and was it hot. I picked fall only because my kids love to swim and we haven't been able to in December.
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Old 12-06-2012, 08:41 PM   #6
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Mid-December. I love all the Christmas decorations, but we get out of WDW before the holiday rush arrives. We are packing now because we leave this weekend!!

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Old 12-06-2012, 08:56 PM   #7
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Winter. Because of the weather; we went a few times in September/early October and I thought I would die from the heat. I actually got really sick; we're not used to it where I'm from. So even though we love MNSSHP, I think winter and tolerable weather is best.

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Old 12-06-2012, 09:26 PM   #8
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We usually go in Jan-Feb because of lower prices and crowds. But last year we went the end of April, beginning of May and the weather was great. Even my husband went swimming, and he never swims! It was sunny and not too hot.
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Old 12-06-2012, 09:40 PM   #9
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While I love Christmas at DW, June is my favorite time because I love hot weather and late nights in the parks!
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Old 12-06-2012, 10:53 PM   #10
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Even with the crowds, we love going in April. The weather is great for swimming and not too hot in the parks
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Old 12-07-2012, 07:42 PM   #11
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Anytime in Sept., take the kids out of school!
Yep, I'm one of THOSE parents.
Or, late Aug. or early as possible in June.
Still hot in Sept. too!
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Old 12-07-2012, 11:08 PM   #12
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love winter and spring is great too

in the fall you have the food/wine festival in Oct/Nov - starts late Sept
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Old 12-08-2012, 11:33 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by WLSILVERCREEKSPRINGS View Post
While I love Christmas at DW, June is my favorite time because I love hot weather and late nights in the parks!
I like food and wine, but I also like the summer for the warm late nights.
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Old 12-09-2012, 12:15 AM   #14
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Early November is my favorite. Has always been warm enough to swim for my family.
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Old 12-09-2012, 07:12 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by spiceycat View Post
in the fall you have the food/wine festival in Oct/Nov - starts late Sept
October; Wine & Food festival can't be beat..
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