All You Need is Pixie Dust…and a Really Good Park Bag

It is not what’s IN your bag at Walt Disney Planet, it’s about WHAT bag you provide with you into the parks. So several extras this yr are staying included to our baggage, this kind of as multiple confront masks and bottles of hand sanitizer, that a reevaluation of the kind of bag we all carry into the parks is truly worth our time. We have to make certain we have the correct bag for a prolonged park day, following all.

When the finest bag is no bag, picking the ultimate bag is not only about how it will seem in your Disney parks pictures, but also about ease and ease and comfort.  

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I have a vast array of bags that I search ahead to carrying in the parks that have Disney décor on them. I also seem forward to purchasing new kinds in Disney Springs as a memento for myself when visiting the parks.

My favorites are the Vera Bradley selection, Coach, Loungefly, and Dooney and Bourke, and I have several that are random Disney-themed ones that you can discover on shopDisney or in the parks. I frequently will see one I like on Zoë Wood’s Monday Merch Meeting content articles on The DIS’ web site. A different strategy is decorating your favored bag with Disney extras these types of as pins or buttons.

Hold it Mild

The quite most important vital to a fantastic parks bag is that the genuine bag by itself have to be light-weight. If you presently have a heavy bag and insert a lot more goods to it, you are in for a challenging time walking all day lugging that heavy bag. I have been recognized to weigh my luggage on a scale (even a foods scale) in order to select the lightest fat bag to convey. The body weight on your again, shoulder and neck spot all working day can be unpleasant if you are not utilised to it.

Some components I obtain weigh heavier than other people, such as leather-based versus vinyl. I also appraise the bag’s straps. I find leather and backpack straps as well harsh on the neck and shoulder parts, though a gentle cotton/polyester product is preferred.


You would imagine a bag with several compartments is the best bag for the reason that it will hold you superior structured. I disagree. I have discovered that the a lot less compartments a bag has, the more quickly it is to find matters. It is also less difficult at park security to open a single or two pockets as a substitute of many. I can always use a Ziploc bag in the most important compartment to very easily uncover smaller sized items and retain these objects thoroughly clean or water-proof.

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There is no improper bag style for Disney the fanny pack is back again, drawstrings and backpacks are generally popular, but I’ve uncovered that crossbody baggage are the ideal for remaining equipped to distribute pounds. Crossbody bags also allow you to alternate through the working day which shoulder to carry the excess weight on.

When nearer, extra interactive character fulfill and greets return, a pleasurable way to design and style a bag is to have people autograph a white bag utilizing long term markers.

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Are you a Rubbish Mother/Dad?

This is a exclusive take note to dad and mom out there: do not be a garbage mom/father and carry anything for every person. This is a lure! Your older little ones can carry their personal particular bag with their possess distinctive objects that they need to have in their luggage. It is a excellent way to instruct duty, possession, the value of getting treatment of your property, and that mom/father is not the relatives rubbish can for your “things” (or insert foul language in that quote!).

A parks bag does not have to be a assertion the precedence is comfort and customizing it to meet your requires. What you set in your bag…now that’s up to you, but a minimal little bit of pixie dust wouldn’t harm!

Which bag do you carry into the parks or are you the fortunate one particular who goes bagless?!