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Moms Panel Tips: How to Beat the Heat at Disneyland Resort

Lisa Mendillo

by , Sr. Manager, Digital Integration

Olaf isn’t the only one who loves summer! We do too, but sometimes the heat can be a bit intense and we have to get creative when it comes to staying cool at the Disneyland Resort. To help you beat the heat here are some extra “cool” tips from the Disney Parks Moms Panelists to ensure you get the most out of your trip.

For Cathy, the key is staying hydrated. She recommends placing water bottles in your hotel’s mini-refrigerator the night before you go to the parks. The cool bottles will no doubt help you get through the morning hours, but to survive the afternoon, she recommends grabbing a complimentary ice cold water at almost any of the quick service dining locations throughout the resort.

Splash Mountain at Disneyland park

Guests can also cool off by taking on one of Disneyland park or Disney California Adventure park’s water attractions, but watch out as you never know if you’ll get a little splash or completely soaked! We recommend grabbing a FastPass in the morning for either Splash Mountain or Grizzly River Run so your return time takes place when the day is at its hottest.

Disney Animation Building in Disney California Adventure park

Linda recommends taking a break in the shade by visiting the Disney Animation Building in Disney California Adventure park. Inside the Animation Building, you can visit the Beast’s Library to find out which Disney character your personality resembles, take part in Animation Academy, or chat with some of your favorite characters from “Finding Nemo” at Turtle Talk with Crush. The experiences inside are amazing, and the air conditioning is even better!

For more “cool” tips or to ask your own questions about your Disneyland Resort vacation, be sure to visit for a personalized response from our knowledgeable panel.