Waterpark for 2 y.o.
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We are going to WDW in Sept. with my in-laws. This toddler thing is all new to us, so we are not sure which water park is best for a 2 y.o. boy. I personally do not like water parks, but it's not my call.
So which do you, my fellow Disney'ers, would you recommend for them?
Typhoon or Blizzard.
They are both open during our stay. I tried posting this with the poll option, but I can't get it to work.
I wouldn't have any suggestions. We have yet to go to either of the waterparks.
Our first family trip, when my kids were 2 and 4, I just didn't think we'd get enough out of the waterparks.
Then we went when there were 4 and 6 and I still didn't think it would be worth it.
At 6 and 8, and now at 8 and 10, I just don't know how we'd fit it in. We prefer to spend time at the parks -- and our "down time" at the resort, taking advantage of their pool(s). I'm not sure we'll ever do a waterpark, to be completely honest.
I get what you are saying, and if it was me, I wouldn't waste the $$ for someone so young. We are staying at the BCV, so using the pool there, IMHO< should be more than enough for a 2 y.o. Again, I don't exactly have a say in this. I just hope I don't have to go with them, considering I am 38 y.o. and should be able to have a choice!
LOL! Maybe you should "not feel well" on waterpark day.
I guess in a way they don't appeal to me that much .... too many people and I kind of feel a waterpark is a waterpark. We've got plenty here where we live, no more than an hour drive away, so they just don't "call" to me in the way that say, Magic Kingdom does.
I would recommend they stay at the resort and swim there for free, but that's just me - and I've been to both water parks. The 2 YO will get into the water park for free so unless the parents are going to switch off on who watches the toddler, someone isn't going to get 50+ dollars worth of enjoyment from the either park they go to.
We took our then 7mth old DS to TL in 2006. He had a ton of fun but then again he also enjoyed the hotel pool (ASSports)! The water sprinkler area at DTD was just as exciting for all my kids back then!
I don't know about a 2 year old, but when my daughter was 5, we went to Typhoon Lagoon and she loved it. I'm not sure where you are staying, but the hotel pools should have more than enough water for the little one.
We are staying at BCV, so Stormalong Bay should be enough, at least IMO. I mentioned it to the grandparents, but they seem set on it. I will pass the information everyone mentioned on to them. Maybe they'll change their minds.
On a side note, I usually go with my husband and my teenage son, so we kinda have a set schedule, what park and what day, what day is our DTD day etc. The rest is flexible, ,maybe 2 sit downs TS. So I am having a hard time with "going with the flow". Anyways, thanks for the help!
We visited TL in 2003 (that was a long time ago) and my DD was 3 and my DS was 6mo. The only reason we went is we had Military Salute tickets that included the water parks so we went one really, really hot afternoon. At the time I felt TL had the most to offer for little ones, I don't think BB had a lazy river at the time and I knew that would be where we would spend most of our time. Both look like they have a similar amount of things for little ones (we are planning a trip to one in April, but we have kids going ages 9, 12 and 13).
To be honest, since you are staying at BCV, I would skip the water park day. Let the rest of the group go and have fun without you being frustrated dealing with a 2yo at a water park, that you said you don't enjoy anyway. Even though the 2yo gets in for free, you still have to pay for your ticket and I don't think you will feel like you got your money's worth in the end. If it wasn't already included in our tickets I would not have gone or would have felt like I wasted a ton of money since we were only there about 3 hours and we spent most of that in the lazy river.