10 Do’s and Don’ts for Your First Day at Walt Disney World

5. Don’t spend your whole day standing in line to meet characters.

Unless you and your family want to see characters that you can only see in the park you visit on day one, it’s better to spend your first day experiencing attractions, stage shows, rides and parades. This ensures that your first day is full of memories of all the magic you experienced, rather than of all the lines you stood in.