Welcome to Theme Park Insider! Join the community or log in
Theme Park Insider
Facebook Twitter YouTube Email Newsletter

Eight theme parks ten nights

Help me plan a eleven-day, ten-night stay Orlando vacation in January

From Edwin Iturbe
Posted June 23, 2010 at 7:42 AM
A group of friends and I plan to visit all four Disney parks, both Universal parks, Seaworld and BGT. We are staying at a universal onsite hotel for two nights and at disney Cornado springs Resort for the remaining of the trip. Are we doing too much with a 10 night stay without rushing too much? We could choose to go anytime in january but we have to be back before the 25th because we start school that week. We really want to avoid crowds and know that Disneys Marathon weekend is january six through the ninth and MLK day falls on the 17th. What 11 days in january would be the best to visit? Any recommendations on what days to visit a certain park? Thanks will gladly appreciate any help!

Comments in chronological order. Most recent at the bottom. Scroll down to respond.

From David L.
Posted June 23, 2010 at 12:02 PM
let's see here... Busch Gardens, Seaworld, and Universal shouldn't be crowded on the days of the Disney marathon so that actually might be a good time and you could do the disney parks before or after.

From David L.
Posted June 23, 2010 at 12:05 PM
Extra magic hours arn't available yet for january so you'll have to wait for specific days for each park.

From Caroline Davis
Posted June 29, 2010 at 9:48 AM
I'm going to try and do all those parks in 10 days in July! As long as you pace yourself and prioritize what you really want to do, I'm sure you'll have a great time. January is supposed to be the best time to go for light crowds.

From Tyler Bell
Posted June 29, 2010 at 9:56 AM
the end of janurary.also stying on site at universal has its perks,your room key is a express pass,make sure you bring it with you when you go to both parks

This discussion has been archived, and is not accepting additional responses.

Planning a trip to Orlando?

Walt Disney World

Insider's Pick: Get all the best advice from ThemeParkInsider.com in one convenient book! Theme Park Insider Orlando 2014 offers you the insight, background, and how-to skills that will help you enjoy Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando like, well, a theme park insider. Save yourself time and money by learning how to visit the Orlando-area theme parks the insiders' way.

Get it! In paperback | For Kindle | For iBooks