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10 Essentials to Bring to Walt Disney World

by  Christine Dayao | Jan 28, 2019
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From hotels and dining to park tickets and FastPass+, getting ready for a Walt Disney World vacation requires weeks and even months of planning. As you get closer to your trip, narrowing down what to pack becomes equally important. Here’s our affordable guide to what to bring to the Most Magical Place on Earth.

1. Hidden Mickeys Guide

Throughout Disney World you’ll spot images of Mickey Mouse (usually a silhouette of his head called "hidden Mickeys") left at hotels, attractions, restaurants, and more. Use this 344-page book to uncover them all. Buy it now.

2. Outlander Foldable Backpack

Available in 16 colors and three sizes, this bag is a must-have if you're looking to stay hands-free at the parks. Throw it in your suitcase, and, once you arrive, fill it with all your gear (and souvenir purchases). Buy it now

3. Adidas Cloudfoam Pure Shoes

You’d be surprised at just how many steps you can log after a full day at a Disney park. Fortunately, these Memory Foam sneakers can withstand the punishment your feet take from pounding the pavement. Buy it now.

4. Anker PowerPort Cube

Electrical outlets in hotel rooms tend to be hard to reach, but this gadget easily solves that problem. Use its three outlets and three USB ports respectively to power up all of your devices, so you’ll have plenty of juice to capture precious Disney memories. Buy it now.

5. Orbit Chewing Gum

Take a look around any Disney shop and you’ll see assortments of candy and other sweet treats, but, what you won’t find is chewing gum. Bring your own so you’ll have fresh breath when you meet your favorite characters. Buy it now.

6. INIU Power Bank

Long days of snapping photos and using the My Disney Experience app can quickly drain your smartphone battery. Get a charge on-the-go with this handy, slim, and lightweight portable charger. Buy it now

7. Neutrogena CoolDry Sport Sunscreen

Florida is called the Sunshine State for a reason, right? Protect against the sun’s harmful rays with this sunscreen that’s both sweat and water-resistant  a necessity when you’re dealing with the humidity. Buy it now

8. Baiji Bottle Collapsible Silicone Water Bottles

Leave clunky plastic or metal water canteens at home and bring along this two-pack of bottles, which are freezable and foldable, and come with a metal carabiner to clip to your belt or bag. Plus, a portion of profits is donated to dolphin rescue and protection organizations. Buy it now.

9. Swimsuit Sack

Whether you’re taking a ride down Splash Mountain, spending a day at one of the Disney water parks, or lounging by the pool, protect your belongings with this waterproof bag that’s big enough to hold a bathing suit, phone, sunglasses, and more essentials. Buy it now.

10. OPOLAR Portable USB Misting Fan

Orlando can get downright muggy and uncomfortable, but this rechargeable handheld fan will cool you off with its three wind speeds and two modes of spraying. It even has a dual purpose as a humidifier and comes in three colors. Buy it now.

ShermansTravel uses affiliate links in this article to generate revenue. When you purchase an item after following one of these links, ShermansTravel may receive a commission. The items in this article were chosen independently by ShermansTravel’s editorial team.

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