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Switzerland with Toddler: Which itinerary would you pick? Help Please!

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Hi there:

DH, DD (20 months at the time of the trip) and I are going to Switzerland for 7 days (September 24th to October 3rd). We are flying in and out of Zurich. I have put together four possible itineraries using Fodors Trip Reports, other Fodors threads and other travel sites. Could you please provide your thoughts/ideas/suggestions?

Which itinerary would you pick given that we have a toddler and are looking for a good mix of natural beauty, architecture, Castles (I LOVE castles), kid-friendly walks/hikes/strolls, kid-friendly places/activities. Ideally, we would love to do one of those lovely 6-7 hour train rides like Glacier Express. But at this point in our life with a spiried toddler, that might not be the best thing for us. So my itinerary # 3 tries to catch up with some portion of the Scenic Trains (Pre Alpine Express or Golden Pass Line) for a couple of hours. Do you think this is worth it or are the scenic train rides I have listed in Itinerary # 2 (Zurich -> Amden/Weezen or Zurich -> Chur/Lake Constance) pretty beautiful as well?

Itinerary 1:
Land in Zurich
2 days in Zurich
2 days in Lucerne
2 days in Lauterbrunnen/Wengen
Fly back Zurich

Itinerary 2: Zurich as primary base and some scenic train rides here and there
Land in Zurich
2 days in Zurich
Train ride to Amden in the Alps or Weesen. Lunch/putzing around, then return.
Train ride to Chur. Check out medieval town/lunch/putzing aorund, then return,.
Trip to Rapperswil
Trip to Utliberg
Fly back from Zurich

Itinerary 3: Try to do some portion of Scenic Trains
Land in Zurich
2 days in Zurich
2 days in Lucerne
Lucern to Rapperswill (on Pre-Alpine Express - Scenic Train) or to Interlaken East (on Golden Pass Line - Scenic Train)
Spendn couple of days in or around Rapperswill or Interlaken East
Back to Zurich

Itinerary 4: A little bit of everything
2 days in alps, 2 days in lake, 2 days by waterfall/village walk
This is more a concept at this point, rather than an itinerary. Any suggestions here for places for this itinerary?

Would LOVE to hear your thoughts. Help please!!!

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