The Ultimate Disney Packing List

Planning a vacation to Disney is so fun, yet so stressful at the same time. There are so many things to do and consider when deciding on your trip details, it may seem overwhelming to think of all the things needed, or maybe needed. When it comes to planning your Disney vacation, some things can be decided up to a year in advance, or as late as a week in advance.

Ultimate Disney Packing List

It only goes without saying, because there are so many details to planning your visit to the house of the mouse, it’s really easy to forget to pack something. This could mean extra stress and expenses during your trip, which can mostly be avoided with extra planning before hand.

This very reason is why I’ve put together the Ultimate Disney Packing List to make sure you don’t miss a thing! {click the list to download a printable PDF}

The Ultimate Disney Packing List

  1. Clothing – check weather updates on which to bring, this includes a light jacket
  2. Bathing suits – depending on stay, one might suffice
  3. Comfy Shoes such as sneakers – make sure the pairs have proven to be comfortable
  4. Flip Flops – if taking in the hotel pools, these will be handy
  5. Costumes and accessories (if you plan on letting your kids wear them in the park)
  6. Hat
  7. Sunglasses
  8. Mickey Mouse ears
  9. Ziploc bags
  10. Makeup remover
  11. Makeup
  12. Hair ties, headbands
  13. Hair brush
  14. Tide-to-Go pen
  15. Sunblock
  16. Stroller (if you have small kids)
  17. Wet wipes
  18. ID bracelet for kids
  19. Toothbrush and toothpaste
  20. Mouthwash
  21. Floss
  22. Glasses, Contacts and Solution
  23. Lotion
  24. Deodorant
  25. Hair dryer, if you aren’t fond of hotel ones
  26. Aloe
  27. Feminine hygiene products
  28. Insect repellant
  29. Hotel confirmation
  30. Disney welcome packet
  31. Boarding passes
  32. Car rental info
  33. Theme park tickets/magic bands
  34. Restaurant and FastPass+ reservations
  35. Cash
  36. Change for tolls if driving
  37. Dollars for tipping
  38. Health insurance cards
  39. Photo ID
  40. Guide books
  41. Membership cards
  42. Water bottles
  43. Snacks
  44. Candy/gum
  45. Backpack or tote, cross-body bags are a lifesaver
  46. Park maps
  47. Autograph book
  48. A few pens
  49. Camera and charger, extra batteries just in case
  50. Ponchos
  51. Umbrellas
  52. Small first aid kit of key essentials
  53. Hand sanitizer
  54. Handheld games, great for the hotel room and for travel there
  55. Medicine
  56. Beach bag
  57. Goggles
  58. Tissues
  59. Headphones
  60. Books/magazines
  61. Ear plugs
  62. Battery pack
  63. Power strip
  64. Travel organizer
  65. Safety pins
  66. Lanyard
  67. Magnets (for door decor, if desired)

Make sure you check the Disney website for no-no’s, like self-sticks. These will be taken away at the gate, so it’s one thing you don’t necessarily need unless you are extending your stay and visiting elsewhere in the area. For more tips like these check out my post Disney Tips for First Timers.

** Printable Ultimate Disney Packing List 

Have any other Disney packing essentials thats made your trip all the more special?


  1. I love packing lists! Looking forward to using this one! Until then, it’s Pinterest worthy.

  2. Thanks for sharing a great and effective packing list with us. I think parents can also bring their own stroller if they have kids. This will help them to handle their babies very easily and it reduce their cost. This is my personal opinion from my past experience.

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