Favorite Time of the YearWhen is the weather and crowd level combination just right for your liking?
From Terri PierceWhat's your favorite month to visit the theme parks and why? And of course, for what park as the seasons are all different!
Posted June 4, 2011 at 12:05 AM
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From Carrie HoodI'm with you Terri, When we come down to Orlando it's always the end of September and October. Not only is that an easy time of year for me to get two weeks off work but it also is the time of year everything we love is happening (Food and Wine, HHN, Ect) and the crowds are manageable.
Posted June 4, 2011 at 5:44 PM
Although we have been pondering an End of January and February trip. While cool it's nothing near as bad as being tail deep in snow and the benefit being next to No One is at the parks!
From Tim WI absolutely love going to Orlando in December and January. However, it is a bit funny when you see people with gloves, scarves, and jackets on; especially when we are out in shorts. FYI, we would be currently experiencing 10 degree weather with multiple feet of snow.
Posted June 4, 2011 at 6:15 PM
April is another decent time to go.
From Brian EmeryWe usually go to Florida mothers day week in May… Around the 7th of May of so…. Parks are not too busy and it is always a great time… This year we got to see Fantasmic…
Posted June 4, 2011 at 6:51 PM
We also went once in October and it was great time.
From Terri PierceTim, I am one of those people with pea coat, scarves, gloves, and layers below on. I am born and raised in South Georgia and below. It's cold when the high is below 70 and the low is below 60!
Posted June 4, 2011 at 8:43 PM
I'm going mid-December this year for the per time... at least that I will be able to remember. (Went christmas when I was like 6)
From Anthony MurphyOctober
Posted June 4, 2011 at 10:06 PM
From Raul AraozI completely agree with you, Terri. September-October is without a doubt my favorite time of the year to go. The weather is just right. The crowds are manageable. Most attractions are still open. Plus, Halloween Horror Nights and Howl-O-Scream are like whole new theme parks in-and-of themselves that you can only see during this period. I don't go at any other time anymore.
Posted June 6, 2011 at 12:36 AM
From Zach NelsonI found that more people seem to be going in that Sept - Oct time frame. Last year, I took a trip the first week of December. It was awesome. The highs were in the 70's and the wait times were minimal. This is especially cool if you're from the midwest like I am, because as Tim said, it's about 60 degrees warmer in Orlando in December than it is in Minnesota!
Posted June 6, 2011 at 9:33 AM
From Samantha McCraeI agree with most of the people here, September October is definately the best! :)
Posted June 7, 2011 at 2:23 AM
From Will Chilcoteoctober and early summer (May, June)
Posted June 7, 2011 at 12:54 PM
From Fred RoyMy favorite time to go to Orlando is between Thanksgiving and Christmas. The crowds are at a minimum and the temperature aren't to hot.
Posted June 7, 2011 at 2:50 PM
From Stéphane GamondesHi,
Posted June 8, 2011 at 2:20 AM
I went to Orlando twice in 2007 and 2008 always at the same time : end of February / beginning of March.
I plan to go back in 2012, at the same period of the year.
From Victoria JurkowskiFebruary is my favorite time to go. No lines, nice weather, and it's right around 3 different birthdays in my family. Perfect time to take a break from work and school and go on a vacation
Posted June 8, 2011 at 10:42 AM
From Kurt LarsonOctober is simply the best! Halloween adds so much extra!
Posted June 8, 2011 at 1:46 PM
I also like going to theme parks in February as the lines are next to nill
From Sylvain ComeauEarly December.
Posted June 8, 2011 at 2:44 PM
From Terri PierceIt's settled.. I must try February. *snaps fingers* Darn have to add a couple trips.
Posted June 8, 2011 at 3:50 PM
From TH CreativeNovember 12th
Posted June 8, 2011 at 4:49 PM
From Mark FairleighDefinitely Halloween...HHN and MNSSHP for us! :)
Posted June 8, 2011 at 7:39 PM
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