It’s a billion degrees in Orlando during the spring, how do you stay cool while you’re at Walt Disney world?? As the poetry ends up going “Let me count the ways”
The obvious way to stay great at Walt Disney World would be to walk through one of The excellent pools. Pools like the Hippy Dippy Pool at Disney’s Pop Century, or Nanea (the Volcano Pool) at the Polynesian Resort are — like all of the Resort pools inside Disney World — great places to flee the heat.
Another way to get back from the Central Florida midsummer heat is by attending one of the great water parks. Both Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach (the world’s only cold water park) are excellent for getting out of that scorching heat and into a great mood, great stupid sea.
Rides in Parks
Finding sites to cool off when you are in the parks is essential. Some of the parks have had some sights where you can sit quietly in the heating and cooling and funky off.
Magic Kingdom –
Carousel of Progress – A great place to cool off. Air conditioning is often fixed at 68 or so, but there was never a queue. The Enchanted Tiki Room – A cool place to take A nap!, sorry, I’m averaging great odds. The chairs are not quite comfortable, tho.
Impressions una France – A 20 minute video featuring beautifully placed furniture. Sun Seasons Food Court – It’s in the Land Pavilion, you can rest here all day but no one will hurt you.
Disney Hollywood Studios –
Sounds Dangerous – They also turn out the lights for you in this case. The appeal above appears to be a little short, but generally doesn’t draw a big group. ABC Commissary – It’s a cafe, and there is really never a group (for a good reason, but that’s another story), the heat is often above freezing.
Animal Kingdom –
It’s Tough to Be a Bug – The queue is now under The Tree of Life. Although it’s basically indoors, it’s usually pretty good. Once you’re at the cinema, go for a walk, You’ll get back in touch with your friend.
There are places where children can go and enjoy gushing. The two teams assemble at Epcot on the large waterfall. In this place, the water twirls up from the ground and sprays the wee ones. Children don’t get wet, they need dripping.
Of course if you have to get a little wet, you can ride some Disney World water rides. The trips that will get you The driest are Splash Mountain, Kali River Rapids, and The Backstage Tour at Disney Hollywood Studios (if you want to have a humid ride sit on the bottom left of the monorail).
Enjoy Disney World, and stay cool!
– Carl Trent of Dad’s Guide to Walt Disney World, and Dad’s Guide to WDW, the site