240.0 #31 (WDW Qual #1337

Oct 6, 2011 6:38 PM  WDW Talk Land
The third week of August? Too hot, too crowded? As you all know we just got back five days ago and i need a plan for next trip.

From what I know still hot and crowded! - Ariel42  262.9 #27 6:43PM
Thanks ariel. - Bakerjars  240.0 #31 7:16PM
I usually go in August & it is really hot, humid & crowded. I've been at other times of the year & I've found (at least fir me) the best times are Jan, May & Oct. I'm planning for my next trip & trying to get something together for May or June. - Tinkerbell1265  442.0 #17 7:21PM
I don't know if you can but if schedules allow it I would try to go around a different time. Aug is very hot and very crowded! - Schramke  512.4 #12 7:23PM
I went the third week of August this year! I had so much fun, but yes very hot and humid and crowded! My friends and I found that we got exhausted easier because of the heat. Maybe try for another time, but in the end either way you are at Disney! - LonghornGirl  4.6 #476 7:43PM
We like to go right after labor day day but before the beginning of October. The crowds are not as bad and it's usually cooler - this year it was hot!! - toogrumpy  141.5 #56 8:00PM
Horribly hot and humid, to crowded for me. If you can go another time. - Lelundrial  569.4 #335 8:07PM
January is my favorite :) - mzdisnee  504.3 #15 9:14PM
Mine too!!!  - Schramke  512.4 #12 9:36PM
Thanks guys. Not sure what we will do it was really hot last week when we were there but light crowds. - Bakerjars  240.0 #31 2:34AM
If you can go any other time except spring break and summer, do it! - justGoofin  151.3 #54 3:48AM
We've been going in the summer the last several trips out of necessity because our kids are older. We still have a great time but we've learned how to work around the deadly heat & the crowds. I would say that, while your kids are still young enough to go during the school year, stick to that so you can enjoy the milder temps & lighter crowds. - SueBoo  18.6 #168 4:13AM
Went in august 2001, never and I mean never again! We are going to try early June, it is slightly cooler. - DizneyGirl  731.3 #7 5:37AM
When my husband was a kid his parent took him and his brother in august. They all hated how hot and crowded it was. And when we have our first meeting to plan our family trips my mom-in-law always says the summer is not an option. We love early to mid Nov or early to mid Dec. I am a fall lover and we are partial to Christmas time at wdw. But whatever works for you and your family is the way to go!! - Jazdaz88  66.1 #86 7:34AM
What are thoughts on taking kids out of school - Bakerjars  240.0 #31 7:46AM
For us, what grade they are in matters. For example I wouldn't take a child out of high school and prob not junior high. We have used labor day weekend to our advantage the past few years. My 3rd grader has that monday and tuesday off, so she only misses 3 days. Next year we are going over winter break because my littlest will be going into kindergarten and I wouldn't want her to miss the 2nd week of school her very first year. so, after all that, it really is what works best for you and how your school feels about it, some would frown on a kids missing a whole week to go on vacation. maybe consider the 1st week in june it'll be cooler and less crowded than august. - DizneyGirl  731.3 #7 8:01AM
Very hot and humid! - PixieDust76  93.4 #73 10:32AM
We took our kids out Jan 2009 for our first trip. I am a teacher and parent. Looking at it from both sides, family vacation is more important. My kids got their work (kinder and 3rd) and did if while we were gone. Don't feel guilty :) - mzdisnee  504.3 #15 11:12AM
Love you guys you are always so helpful. That's what I thought about temps was hoping someone would disagree. I like the idea of labor day. We are also limited with my job because I have to spend some major holidays with my work family. - Bakerjars  240.0 #31 7:49PM
We took our 6 year old daughter the 2nd week in september and it was great! She did her school work on the plane. Also crowds were really low. No more than 20 minute waits and most were just walk-ons. Also we got to do the Halloween party which was awesome. Florida is just too hot for us in the summer. I'm from the south, but I can't imagine doing Epcot in that extreme heat. - Cydsmom  23.1 #150 8:23PM

Credits Hall of Fame. This real-time list honors the top Credits purchasers by showing the total number of Credits purchased. These MouseWaiters play an integral part in helping us maintain and innovate. Thank you to everyone who buys Credits in the MW iOS app, TRIVILATOR, and Goat Effect!

1. jacdanfan
60000

2. iLOVELUCYnDISNEY
54000

3. secretagentangel
52300

4. MeridaFan
41630

5. MelodyMouse
40000

6. DisneyGrandma
38500

7. cmtahm
35650

8. debbiev
34750

9. leopardditz2000
34500

10. MinnieMyLove
33750

 

  Well done and congratulations.  Now I know how some people have so many stickers.  Keep up the good work:-) - beentoall  16.8 #0 2:55AM

Play Disneyland Trivia with your friends for FREE! See the list of TRIVILATOR usernames on this page. Play from any device with our new web version

Cool admin. Hope I do better than the first one. Hope people that enter will be ready to play and the tournament moves along better - Goofytom  1161.2 #137 6:41PM
I will announce the December tournament date this week. - Admin 11:58PM
Can't wait! - sawman911  670.6 #273 6:30PM
There should be a droid version of this. I. would love to play  - bryanjung1997  1.1 #65726 2:19PM
I end up deleting games while in progress due to opponents leaving me hanging FOR-EH-VER!!! - MommyandBash  109.4 #3343 12:18PM
It happens, if you want start a game and I'll play you. I take a couple days off a week but I'll finish the games I start. - richiii3  667.7 #276 2:20PM

Our new Walt Disney World App for iOS is here! MagicSearch, upNEXT, new Lounge, and tons of other upgrades. Go get it here. You can see all of the new features and how tos here

thanks admin - Fantasmicfan1  1296.4 #118 9:42PM
  - jacdanfan  9005.2 #4 6:08AM
- Lilogirl1  113.1 #3279 4:26PM
Thanks! DW fans appreciate you! - LeighMouse  17.9 #0 7:58AM

Here are the Top 10 MouseWaiters of All-Time:

1. Coaster
15706.9

2. Dave
12821.9

3. Plumiegirl
9014.5

4. jacdanfan
9005.17

5. Tom
8988.57

6. goofygal
8704.12

7. uscdisneyteacher
7533.49

8. CobbPR
7099.27

9. BaseballMickey_CM
7050.72

10. Bullseye
6766.17



Get 100 Credits for staying at the Hojo Anaheim! Just fill out this form and we'll get the Credits added to your account. When you stay at the Hojo, you help us continue to improve MouseWait. Call their in house reservation number and remember to mention MouseWait--you will love everything about the Hojo!

Credits have been applied to everyone's account as of today! - Admin 11:40AM
I just called them to price out our potential trip in June. Chris was so nice and the MW savings are phenomenal! Still waiting on work vacation approval to reserve the room!  - HNL2SFO  205.4 #1849 1:26PM
What percentage saving are we looking at for being MouseWaiters? Is it better than a AAA discount.  - MoChuck  128.1 #2969 3:57PM
@Admin. I filled out a form for May 22nd.  I hope you got it. Thanks. - Winnie111286  4104.6 #28 2:23AM
@@Admin I booked with get away today and am staying at the HoJo in December.  Does MW still give the 100 credits or do I have to book with the hotel directly? - dsnylvr1975  5.8 #15123 5:02PM

Download VOYAGEERS to your device today! Discover the VOYAGEERS Society, and the magical Main Street Realm in this action packed adventure for kids of ALL ages! Also available on iBooks and Kobo. Follow the VOYAGEERS on Facebook for more info and behind the scenes exclusives.

Like normal I am late to the party. Reading it now - Tealtownfan  1015.5 #168 3:13PM
Got it! More than halfway thru it! It's a lot of fun!!!πŸ‘πŸ‘βœ¨βœ¨ - TinkerSchelle  1683.2 #91 10:53PM
There are 100's of people standing at bag check. Lines backed up to La Brea Bakery. They've stopped people here to herd over people already in DCA over to DL. And, we see 100's of those folks standing at the gates.  - thompsonsyl  5.2 #16933 2:36AM
  - mckelfam  36.3 #5119 3:09PM

Here is the Overall Quality Top 10 real-time list. Follow these MouseWaiters for great content:

1. CobbPR
6705

2. uscdisneyteacher
5880

3. BaseballMickey_CM
5439

4. Dave
5238

5. Duchess_SMK
4964

6. Stitch_Legacy
4712

7. Plumiegirl
4654

8. HandMeAChurroImmaFaint
4259

9. ElSuperRaton
4197

10. pikarich
3718



SEE THE TOP 100

This list needs to be updated! Just saying😬 - MadameLeota  2867.7 #41 9:51PM
FINALLY!  Thank you!  - MadameLeota  2867.7 #41 2:34PM

Easily manage the social side of MouseWait for Disneyland and Disney World with our new mousetopia app for iOS. Post to the DL or WDW side, use your Stickers, and utilize our new MouseWait Messenger. Optimized for iOS 8 and the iPhone 6! See what's new here


MouseWait COUNTDOWN for iOS is here! Countdown the days to your next Disneyland or Disney World trip with our images OR your pics! Your Countdown also displays on Apple Watch and is beautiful on iPhone 6 screens. Secure the discounted launch price for a limited time.

I have the countdown and I love it! - tree320  0.6 #0 9:26AM

Your Donations Help Us Make MouseWait Better!

TOP MWs of the WEEK

1.mmddgp 4.34 #10  
2.jamiesli 4.15 #122  
3.jacdanfan 4.09 #4  
4.disneygrandma1 4 #118  
5.txdisneymomma 3.89 #64  

MW Quality Top 100    Monthly Leaders   Top 100 MouseRank Leaders  Monthly Wait Time Leaders


Use this link to do your shopping on Amazon.com and MouseWait benefits from your purchases!








Get Disneyland and MouseWait News before anyone else! Join our Priority Text List today.


Best of the day
By UsernameBy Keyword
See what's happening LIVE at Disneyland!