Which stroller is best for Disney?
This article will guide you in choosing the stroller that you can bring for your trip.
Whether you are renting or bringing your own stroller, consider your needs, where else you are traveling as that will be able to help you make an informed choice on what type of stroller for Disney is appropriate.
For example, if you will be traveling around the city only, a compact stroller for Disney would be sufficient. However, if you plan on doing some hiking, you may opt for single strollers with large storage basket and big pneumatic wheels.
Read here to learn about how to travel with a stroller.
Read here to work out what to pack in your diaper bag.
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Disney Stroller Dimensions
The specifications that are allowable for strollers in Disney are 31 x 52"/79 x 132cm or those that are smaller in size.
If you have wagons with you, leave them at home because they are no longer allowed inside Disney World, Disney Springs, and other Disney theme parks.
Best Stroller for Disney
Baby Jogger City Mini
This Baby Jogger City Mini weighs 20.7lbs/9.4kgs and has a dimension of 30 x 26 x 10.4"/76.5 x 66 x 26.3cm when folded.
It is easy to maneuver because of its 3-wheel design. The product comes with a UV50+ canopy that can protect your child from sunlight.
However, the downside of this single stroller is that it is a full size stroller and does not fit in the overhead compartment of the plane.
This product has dimensions of 20.5 x 17 x 7"/52 x 44 x 18cm when folded. It weighs around 14.3lbs/6.5 kgs and is considered a lightweight stroller.
Moreover, it is a compact stroller that comes with straps to help you carry it around easily.
If you are flying into Orlando to get to Disney World, most airlines approve the dimensions and size of this product. You can easily fold it and store it in your overhead compartment.
Unfortunately, the issue with the product is that the canopy is not big enough to fully protect your child from the sun. It does not handle rough terrains well. It is really a city stroller.
Mountain Buggy Nano V3
The Mountain Buggy nano V3 has dimensions of 20 x 11.8 x 21"/51 x 30 x 54cm when folded. The stroller weighs around 13.2lbs/6kgs and is easy to carry around especially when you are traveling with your kids.
It is durable and known for its maneuverability. It comes with a travel system belt where you can secure your car seat onto the stroller without any hassle.
This stroller has a full recline option and is suitable for newborns.
The downside of the mountain buggy single stroller is you cannot use it on bumpy terrains and the canopy has limited coverage.
Pockit + All Terrain
This stroller is considered a compact buggy. It has the ability to collapse and turn into the size of a backpack in just a matter of seconds.
The weight capacity of the basket is around 10.4lbs/4.7kgs. The dimensions of Pockit + All Terrain when folded is 8 x 13.6 x 16.8"/20 x 34 x 42 cm.
You can carry it around without the hassle because it is only 10.1lbs/4.6kgs which is considered a lightweight stroller for your Disney vacation.
However, the downside of this product is the reported fragility of the fabric and frame. This is also a two-hand fold stroller which may be a problem for some people and the wheels can get stuck while unfolding it.
Summer Infant 3D Lite Stroller
This is considered one of the best umbrella strollers with a padded carry strap for easier lifting. It comes with a cup holder that you can use to place your child's cup and keep them hydrated on your trip.
It is a lightweight stroller and weighs around 13lbs/6kgs. The dimension of this stroller is 10 x 12 x 43"/25.4 x 30.5 x 109cm.
The storage space is easily accessible if ever you need anything while you are strolling around the park. The canopy can be adjusted or removed depending on your preference.
However, the issue with this product is that the wheels are made of EVA material and the durability isn't great. Users have mentioned that the wheels are prone to be stuck and is difficult to maneuver.
TernX Carry On
If you are an on-the-go mom, consider this product which is a good choice for traveling with your kids.
This compact stroller can turn into a suitcase which is easier for you to carry around when not in use. It offers a state-of-the-art design and durability.
The dimensions of the TernX Carry On when folded are 9 x 14 x 22”/23 x 36 x 55cm and weighs around 15.9 lbs- 17lbs /7.2 - 7.7kgs.
It has a two position recline feature and spacious storage space for your belongings. It also has a detachable sun canopy that can be used by your kids during your Disney trip.
Other than that, getting a TernX Carry On is a great investment for your child's comfort as the seat provides back support and meets IATA and TSA standards for carry on luggage, plus it was named a best invention by TIME Magazine. How cool is that!
UppaBaby G-Lite Denny
This UppaBaby G-Lite Denny is considered a lightweight umbrella stroller because it only weighs 11 lbs/5kgs. Perfect for moms who cannot carry strollers that are bulky and heavy. It is 11.5 x 14 x 42"/29 x 36 x 107cm when folded.
It has a large canopy that can block the sun and prevent your baby from being exposed to direct sunlight. A cup holder is included as part of the purchase.
Some issues that were mentioned about this product are the small recline ability, no padded seat, and adjustable footrest. The seat does not provide back support.
Best Double Strollers for Disney World
If you are visiting Disney parks and have two kids with you, you may choose any of the following double strollers for your trip.
Baby Jogger City Mini Double
The baby Jogger City Mini Double stroller has a dimension of 32 x 30.5 x 13.4"81.5 x 77.5 x 34cm when folded. It weighs 35lbs/16kgs.
This stroller has hand operating breaks which are easy to use whenever you need to secure the breaks.
It comes with a large storage basket that can accommodate your personal stuff.
However, the downside of this stroller is that the storage basket is difficult to access as there is a bar that runs across the top of the basket. It makes it difficult to store your diaper bag.
BOB Revolution Flex
The BOB Revolution Flex stroller weighs around 15.5kgs/34lbs and the folded dimensions are 40 x 30.5 x 17.5"/101.6 x 77.5 x 44.5 cm.
If you want an easy to maneuver stroller for Disney, this is considered one of the best double stroller for maneuverability due to the size of its wheels.
This stroller comes with a waterproof canopy with UV protection however the canopy isn't adjustable.
The cons of this product is that it is a large stroller and can be challenging to store in the boot of your car.
Joovy Caboose Stand-on Tandem
This product weighs around 27.5lbs/12.5kgs and has a dimension of 45 x 21.25 x 10″/114.3 x 5 x 25.4cm when folded.
The Joovy Caboose Stand-on Tandem stroller has a compact design for a double stroller due to its tandem configuration. It comes with a universal car seat adapter which is compatible with more than 25 different brands car seat.
When you have two kids with you, the older child can either stand at the back or take a seat.
The downside of this stroller is that it is on the heavier side and the canopy does not provide enough shade for the baby. The seat and canopy are not machine washable.
Mountain Buggy Duet
The mountain buggy duet has dimensions of 12.2 x 25 x 35"/31 x 63 x 89cm when folded and weighs 30.9lbs/14.5kgs.
This double stroller has a side-by-side design which allows your kids to seat close to each other. This buggy duet can be used on different terrains. It is durable, slim, and easy to steer like a single stroller.
The downside of this double stroller is the weight which is heavy for most moms out there. It also takes up the whole boot space in your car.
Zoe XL2 Best V2
This stroller is lightweight and slim compared to others. It weighs 19.7lbs/9kgs and is 28.5 x 24.5 x 9.5"/72.4 x 62.2 x 24.1 cm when folded.
It comes with both a child and parent cup holder.
However, the problem with this product is its maneuverability. It may be hard to push and steer around.
Best Stroller Accessories for Disney
Buying your stroller a good set of accessories can help you maximize the benefits it can provide for you and your kids. Check the weather on the date of your visit to help you bring the appropriate accessory and clothing.
Dealing with the heat is a struggle especially if you are with your kids. Kids can get irritated easily when they feel hot and sweaty.
Getting them a stroller fan will keep your kids comfortable and prevent them from sweating too much while enjoying their time.
Moreover, you can also place the fan in your Disney World strollers and do not add extra weight while you push it around the park.
Stroller Rain Cover
Booking a trip with your children in visiting Walt Disney World is a perfect time for you to enjoy and spend quality time with them.
There are chances of experiencing rain while you are on a trip. Hence getting one and attaching it to your stroller is recommended.
If you are bringing your own stroller for Disney World, bringing all the accessories that you need can save you from the hassle.
Consider getting a sun canopy that provides great coverage. Keeping your little one away from direct sun will help them stay cool and avoid sunburn.
It also comes in handy to cover your child when they are resting. Some strollers offer canopies that extend to provide more shade.
If you want to rent one, Disney strollers have a sun canopy and double umbrella stroller for you to choose from.
Staying hydrated on a trip is a must to prevent being dehydrated and feeling under the weather.
If you are going out during summertime, chances are, you will have to deal with hot temperatures and humidity.
Choose a stroller for Disney that has a cup holder or a large basket to hold your water bottle.
Diaper bag backpack
This bag allows you to put all the stuff that you need for your baby while roaming around the theme parks.
Make sure you pack enough diapers, snacks and have a change of clothes available in your diaper bag.
TernX diaper backpack is a great choice for you. It is lightweight, comes with a separate clutch and change pad for easy diaper changes.
Get the Best Stroller for Disney that Works for You
At the end of the day, choose the best stroller that works for your vacation style, and enjoy the magic.
For more information on Disney approved strollers, read this article.
Last but not least, theme parks are always crowded. Don't forget safety tips when traveling with kids.