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View Poll Results: Which Walt Disney World Park Will YOU Visit First?
Magic Kingdom 150 64.10%
Epcot 54 23.08%
Hollywood Studios 14 5.98%
Animal Kingdom 16 6.84%
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Old 05-11-2013, 09:25 AM   #91
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Normally we visit MK first but the way we are coming in late afternoon and it's the night of night of joy we are going to Epcot, then mk first thing the next morning haha
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Old 05-11-2013, 10:32 AM   #92
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We are starting with AK first. MK was the first plan but we are taking our 2 1/2 yr old granddaughter. She loves animals and we were able score character breakfast at Tuskers for 8:05. Getting in before the crowds, meeting Minkey and hitting the safari for the first ride is a great way to start the week! Plus being a smaller park means we can be done earlier and not overwhelm her the first day.
This is exactly what I was thinking. We are too far out to really decide at this point, but as of right now my son loves animals, and the one character meal we might consider doing is Tusker House. We'll see of course. I will likely base it on crowds that day, but I like this plan!
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Old 05-11-2013, 02:01 PM   #93
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Normally we visit MK first but the way we are coming in late afternoon and it's the night of night of joy we are going to Epcot, then mk first thing the next morning haha
That's a great idea! As Pete said this week on the Dis Unplugged podcast, night of joy is the worst event of the year for security. Lots of people visit Epcot first, that'll be a cool experience!
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Old 05-11-2013, 02:26 PM   #94
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I visit whichever has the lowest crowd level on my first day. Always. No matter which park it is. So I couldn't vote in your poll
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Old 05-11-2013, 03:12 PM   #95
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We always begin and end with MK! It's been that way since I was little and we only deviated off the path twice - once last October, on arrival day, for Hanson at EP and on our last day the October prior for the same reason!
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Old 05-11-2013, 03:26 PM   #96
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We always begin and end with MK!
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Old 05-11-2013, 03:42 PM   #97
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We always start and finish with MK!
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Old 05-11-2013, 08:07 PM   #98
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We always start and finish with MK!
Yep! Same here! What do other people do?
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More people go to AK first than i thought!
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Old 05-11-2013, 11:13 PM   #100
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Old 05-12-2013, 12:43 AM   #101
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For us, it's be MK....depending on our arrival day though. There are a few days a week MK is best to avoid, so should that be on our first park day, we'll do EPCOT instead.
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Old 05-12-2013, 01:11 AM   #102
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It really depends, usually when we go we check what days the parks close later (for example, if Epcot closes at 9 both Saturday and Sunday, and Hollywood studios closes at midnight on Saturday then we go to HS first). We always base our decision as to where we are going according to that, trying to get the most time in every park .
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It really depends, usually when we go we check what days the parks close later (for example, if Epcot closes at 9 both Saturday and Sunday, and Hollywood studios closes at midnight on Saturday then we go to HS first). We always base our decision as to where we are going according to that, trying to get the most time in every park .
That's a great plan! Just go to whichever park has the best hours.
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Old 05-13-2013, 10:49 AM   #104
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I'm most amazed that people would go to a super crowded park just because they have to start their trip at Park X. When another park is sitting there with half the number of people. Lower crowds trump all other things for us
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Old 05-13-2013, 10:52 AM   #105
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I vote none of the above, there isn't an always clear answer. I think it depends more on arrival time, half day or full day, park hours, special events going on, EMH's and more.
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