The advent of the MyMagic+ stuff, makes the ability to be spontaneous seen as though it has gone the way of the Dodo bird. But, after a bit of thought, it seems that there may still be the ability to do some things without having to plan it down to the second. Let’s look at a few of those today!
If you feel you need to make a few FastPass reservations, by all means, go ahead. For me, I like to get primary attractions done early, and then chill the rest of the day. I like to take in the atmosphere and maybe catch a show or two along the way. If I’m walking by and attractions with say a 15 minute or less wait, and I want to go on it, I do. Character meets can be fun, too! Especially since so many of them are going the majority of the day. Of course, I am NOT including Frozen in this plan.
If you want to eat, and not make an Advanced Dining Reservation (ADR), you can attempt a walk up request at many of the restaurants. Since the implementation of penalties for no shows on reservations, cancellations are happening everyday throughout the resort. In park restaurants may be the most difficult to secure on a walk up, but if you are willing to check during ‘off hours’, you may find yourself eating in a very nice place that wasn’t a part of any plan! But, don’t forget about the resort hotels! Some have easy access to a few of the parks, and can offer a quiet and comfortable place to recharge
Don’t forget, either, that there are plenty of things to do outside of the Theme Parks, to help you be spontaneous. There is miniature golf, water parks, shopping at Downtown Disney (soon to be Disney Springs), and much, much more!
As you can see, there can be day-to-day flexibility that allows you to decide what park to visit, if you are willing to not see everything. AND, it may be a more satisfying visit, also! If you go into the vacation with the understanding that you will not see it all, then you will keep the level of disappointment in check. And, you will know that you have reason for a return visit.
So, don’t let all of this ‘planning’ get in the way of having a relaxing, rejuvenating visit to Walt Disney World! Just pick your dates and your resort, and let that be all of the planning you need!
Thanks for reading! Have a Blessed and Magical evening, my friends!!