Everyone wants to tell you what to do during a Walt Disney World vacation. I’m as guilty of it as anyone. Today, I want to try something different, though. Let’s talk about mistakes to avoid during your dream Disney trip. Here are nine mistakes to avoid at Walt Disney World.

1.   Don’t spend all your time at one park

The Walt Disney World complex has four theme parks, two water parks, and some miniature golf courses. It also has lots of activities at the various resorts. While Magic Kingdom is great and Epcot is close to perfect, you don’t want to spend all your time at either of these places. Try to balance your time such that you get to see a bit of everything.

2.   Don’t have unrealistic expectations

Just because you balance your time well doesn’t mean you’ll get to see everything, though. I spent about 40 days at Walt Disney World over the past three years, and I still didn’t do all the things that I wanted. My theme park tourist bucket list remains sizably long. Anyone going for a first visit should accept that you’ll have a wonderful time and do a lot of amazing activities. It just won’t be everything that you read about while planning your trip. Speaking of which…


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