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Old 02-09-2013, 04:17 PM   #1
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March Trip - Parks or Parks Plus Cruise?

My DBF and I are heading to Orlando for a long weekend in March to celebrate my 35th birthday.

The two options we have are to fly in and do the parks only for a long weekend - or fly in and do the MK Wednesday night (for Wishes), go to Port Canaveral on Thursday for a 3 night cruise and then pop by the Wizarding World of Harry Potter on Sunday before flying home.

I can't decide and he's leaving it entirely up to me.

Things to consider:
  • We went on a cruise in 2011 and are most likely going on a Med cruise in August on Celebrity
  • We have never been to WDW together.
  • It's been an exhausting winter so far for us. We really, really need to relax.
  • I really want to see Wishes
  • I'd like to maybe build in a spa treatment in either scenario
  • Cost is similar for both scenarios


What would you all do? Parks only for a long weekend or parks plus cruise?
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Old 02-09-2013, 07:05 PM   #2
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I would say do a long weekend at the parks. The extra travel would be more stress than fun. I would think about doing three days at Disney and two days at Universal/IOA. If you think you can afford it, do both on site. The Spas are pretty good at Disney World from what I've heard.
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