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A Guide To Rides By Age Group


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The rides and attractions that your child will enjoy at Walt Disney World depends on many things, age of the child, is the child afraid of the dark, is the child adventurous and of course for some rides, a child's height. Do not force a child to ride a particular ride. Some parents try to justify it, this vacation is expense so we are going to do EVERYTHING. When I was six years old, my mother took me to the Magic Kingdom (the only park open at that time) for the first time. She forced me to ride Space Mountain. In truth I was a ride chicken when I was little. The next time I rode Space Mountain was on my honeymoon, twenty-two years later. Of course I discovered there was nothing to be afraid of but during all of my Disney trips in those twenty-two years I refused to ride Space Mountain. Did this kill the Disney magic for me, nopeity, nope, nope. But it could have and does for some children. All children are different. One child may love a ride while another refuses to even ride it. During my children's first trip, my son was twenty-two months and my daughter was four years old. My son's favorite rides were Pirates of the Caribbean, it's a small world and Gran Fiesta. We had a little down time one evening in the Magic Kingdom, so I took my son on Pirates, for the second time that day. I received a couple of looks because here was a mother taking a baby on a dark ride with a drop. You could see it in their faces, "Uh, oh this child is going to ruin the ride". But they were wrong, he loved it and wanted to ride it over and over again. For my daughter, her favorites were Haunted Mansion, Peter Pan and Nemo & Friends. To this day, they are now six and eight, love Pirates and Haunted Mansion. The following are lists, by age group, of rides and attractions children may enjoy. These are only guidelines, only you know what your children will find magical.

0-3 years old

MAGIC KINGDOM

Casey Jr. Splash 'N'Soak Station           The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
Country Bear Jamboree                          Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor
Dumbo The Flying Elephant                  Peter Pan's Flight
Enchanted Tales With Belle                   Prince Charming Regal Carrousel
it's a small world                                    Tomorrowland Transit Authority People Mover
Jungle Cruise                                          Under the Sea-Journey of the Little Mermaid
Liberty Square Riverboat                       Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress
The Magic Carpets of Aladdin               Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room
Main Street Vehicles                               Walt Disney World Railroad

EPCOT
The American Adventure
Disney & Pixar Short Film Festival
Ellen's Energy Adventure
Frozen Ever After
Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros
Impressions de France
Journey into Imagination with Figment
Living with the Land
O' Canada
Reflections of China
The Seas with Nemo & Friends
Spaceship Earth
Turtle Talk with Crush

HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS
Muppet*Vision 3D

ANIMAL KINGDOM
Affection Station
The Boneyard
Conservation Station
Discovery Island Trails
Kilimanjaro Safaris
Maharajah Jungle Trek
The Oasis Exhibits
Pangani Forest Exploration Trail
Tricera Top Spin
Wildlife Express Train

3-5 years old

Magic Kingdom

The Barnstormer (35in+ to ride)                The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Spin           Mickey's PhilharMagic
Casey Jr. Splash 'N' Soak Station              Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor
Country Bear Jamboree                             Peter Pan's Flight
Dumbo The Flying Elephant                     Pirates of the Caribbean
Enchanted Tales With Belle                      Prince Charming Regal Carrousel
The Hall of Presidents                              Swiss Family Treehouse
Haunted Mansion                                     Tom Sawyer Island
it's a small world                                       Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress
Jungle Cruise                                            Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room
Liberty Square Riverboat                          Walt Disney World Railroad
Mad Tea Party
The Magic Carpets of Aladdin
Main Street Vehicles
Tomorrowland Speedway (32in to ride, 54in to ride solo)
Tomorrowland Transit Authority People Mover
Under the Sea-Journey of the Little Mermaid

EPCOT
The American Adventure                                             O'Canada
The Circle of Life                                                         Reflections of China
Disney & Pixar Short Film Festival                             The Seas with Nemo & Friends
Ellen's Energy Adventure                                             Spaceship Earth
Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros         Turtle Talk with Crush
Frozen Ever After
Impressions de France
Journey into Imagination with Figment
Living with the Land

Hollywood Studios
Muppet*Vision 3D
Toy Story Midway Mania

Animal Kingdom
Affection Station
Kali River Rapids (38in+ to ride)
Tricera Top Spin
The Boneyard
Kilimanjaro Safaris
Wilderness Explorers
Conservation Station
Maharajah Jungle Trek
Wildlife Express Train
Discovery Island Trails
The Oasis Exhibits
It's Tough to be a Bug
Pangani Forest Exploration Trail

5-7 years old

Magic Kingdom
Astro Orbiter
The Barnstormer (35in+ to ride)
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad (40in+ to ride)
Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Spin
Casey Jr. Splash 'N' Soak Station
Country Bear Jamboree
Dumbo The Flying Elephant
Enchanted Tales With Belle
The Hall of Presidents
Haunted Mansion
it's a small world
Jungle Cruise
Liberty Square Riverboat
Mad Tea Party
The Magic Carpets of Aladdin
Main Street Vehicles
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
Mickey's PhilharMagic
Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor
Peter Pan's Flight
Pirates of the Caribbean
Prince Charming Regal Carrousel
Seven Dwarfs Mine Train (38in+ to ride)
Space Mountain (44in+ to ride)
Splash Mountain (40in+ to ride)
Stitch's Great Escape (40in+ to ride)
Swiss Family Treehouse
Tomorrowland Speedway (32in to ride, 54in to ride solo)
Tomorrowland Transit Authority People Mover
Tom Sawyer Island
Under the Sea-Journey of the Little Mermaid
Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress
Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room
Walt Disney World Railroad

EPCOT
The American Adventure
The Circle of Life
Disney & Pixar Short Film Festival
Frozen Ever After
Ellen's Energy Adventure
Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros
Impressions de France
Journey into Imagination with Figment
Living with the Land
O' Canada
Reflections of China
The Seas with Nemo & Friends
Soarin (40in+ to ride)
Spaceship Earth
Test Track (40in+ to ride)
Turtle Talk with Crush

Hollywood Studios
The Great Movie Ride
Muppet*Vision 3D
Star Tours (40in+ to ride)
Toy Story Midway Mania

Animal Kingdom
Affection Station
The Boneyard
Conservation Station
Maharajah Jungle Trek
DINOSAUR (40in+ to ride)
The Oasis Exhibits
Discovery Island Trails
Pangani Forest Exploration Trail
Expedition Everest (44in+ to ride)
Primeval Whirl (48in+ to ride)
It's Tough to be a Bug
Tricera Top Spin
Kail River Rapids (38in+ to ride)
Wilderness Explorers
Kilimanjaro Safaris
Wildlife Express Train

7+ years

Magic Kingdom
Astro Orbiter
The Barnstormer (35in+ to ride)
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad (40in+ to ride)
Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Spin
Casey Jr. Splash 'N' Soak Station
Country Bear Jamboree
Dumbo The Flying Elephant
Enchanted Tales With Belle
The Hall of Presidents
Haunted Mansion
it's a small world
Jungle Cruise
Liberty Square Riverboat
Mad Tea Party
The Magic Carpets of Aladdin
Main Street Vehicles
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
Mickey's PhilharMagic
Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor
Peter Pan's Flight
Pirates of the Caribbean
Prince Charming Regal Carrousel
Seven Dwarfs Mine Train (38in+ to ride)
Space Mountain (44in+ to ride)
Splash Mountain (40in+ to ride)
Stitch's Great Escape (40in+ to ride)
Swiss Family Treehouse
Tomorrowland Speedway (32in to ride, 54in to ride solo)
Tomorrowland Transit Authority People Mover
Tom Sawyer Island
Under the Sea-Journey of the Little Mermaid
Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress
Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room
Walt Disney World Railroad

EPCOT
The American Adventure
The Circle of Life
Disney & Pixar Short Film Festival
Ellen's Energy Adventure
Frozen Ever After
Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros
Impressions de France
Journey into Imagination with Figment
Living with the Land
Mission Space (44in+ to ride) (Green-less intense, Orange-more intense)
O' Canada
Reflections of China
The Seas with Nemo & Friends
Soarin (40in+ to ride)
Spaceship Earth
Test Track (40in+ to ride)
Turtle Talk with Crush

Hollywood Studios
The Great Movie Ride
Muppet*Vision 3D
Rock'n'Roller Coaster (48in+ to ride)
Star Tours (40in+ to ride)
Toy Story Midway Mania
Tower of Terror (40in+ to ride)

Animal Kingdom
Affection Station
The Boneyard
Conservation Station
Maharajah Jungle Trek
DINOSAUR (40in+ to ride)
The Oasis Exhibits
Discovery Island Trails
Pangani Forest Exploration Trail
Expedition Everest (44in+ to ride)
Primeval Whirl (48in+ to ride)
It's Tough to be a Bug
Tricera Top Spin
Kail River Rapids (38in+ to ride)
Wilderness Explorers
Kilimanjaro Safaris
Wildlife Express Train


A Guide To Rides By Height


Carousel

32 inches and smaller


Magic Kingdom
Astro Orbiter
Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Spin
Casey Jr. Splash 'N' Soak Station
Country Bear Jamboree
Dumbo The Flying Elephant
Enchanted Tales With Belle
The Hall of Presidents
Haunted Mansion
it's a small world
Jungle Cruise
Liberty Square Riverboat
Mad Tea Party
The Magic Carpets of Aladdin
Main Street Vehicles
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
Mickey's PhilharMagic
Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor
Peter Pan's Flight
Pirates of the Caribbean
Prince Charming Regal Carrousel
Swiss Family Treehouse
Tomorrowland Speedway (32in to ride, 54in to ride solo)
Tomorrowland Transit Authority People Mover
Tom Sawyer Island
Under the Sea-Journey of the Little Mermaid
Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress
Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room
Walt Disney World Railroad

EPCOT
The American Adventure
The Circle of Life
Disney & Pixar Short Film Festival
Ellen's Energy Adventure
Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros
Impressions de France
Journey into Imagination with Figment
Living with the Land
O' Canada
Reflections of China
The Seas with Nemo & Friends
Spaceship Earth
Turtle Talk with Crush

Hollywood Studios
The Great Movie Ride
Muppet*Vision 3D
Toy Story Midway Mania

Animal Kingdom
Affection Station
The Boneyard
Conservation Station
Maharajah Jungle Trek
The Oasis Exhibits
Discovery Island Trails
Pangani Forest Exploration Trail
It's Tough to be a Bug
Tricera Top Spin
Wilderness Explorers
Kilimanjaro Safaris
Wildlife Express Train

35 inches and smaller


Magic Kingdom
Astro Orbiter
The Barnstormer (35in+ to ride)
Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Spin
Casey Jr. Splash 'N' Soak Station
Country Bear Jamboree
Dumbo The Flying Elephant
Enchanted Tales With Belle
The Hall of Presidents
Haunted Mansion
it's a small world
Jungle Cruise
Liberty Square Riverboat
Mad Tea Party
The Magic Carpets of Aladdin
Main Street Vehicles
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
Mickey's PhilharMagic
Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor
Peter Pan's Flight
Pirates of the Caribbean
Prince Charming Regal Carrousel
Swiss Family Treehouse
Tomorrowland Speedway (32in to ride, 54in to ride solo)
Tomorrowland Transit Authority People Mover
Tom Sawyer Island
Under the Sea-Journey of the Little Mermaid
Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress
Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room
Walt Disney World Railroad

EPCOT
The American Adventure
The Circle of Life
Disney & Pixar Short Film Festival
Ellen's Energy Adventure
Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros
Impressions de France
Journey into Imagination with Figment
Living with the Land
O' Canada
Reflections of China
The Seas with Nemo & Friends
Spaceship Earth
Turtle Talk with Crush

Hollywood Studios
The Great Movie Ride
Muppet*Vision 3D
Toy Story Midway Mania

Animal Kingdom
Affection Station
The Boneyard
Conservation Station
Maharajah Jungle Trek
The Oasis Exhibits
Discovery Island Trails
Pangani Forest Exploration Trail
It's Tough to be a Bug
Tricera Top Spin
Wilderness Explorers
Kilimanjaro Safaris
Wildlife Express Train

38 inches and smaller


Magic Kingdom
Astro Orbiter
The Barnstormer (35in+ to ride)
Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Spin
Casey Jr. Splash 'N' Soak Station
Country Bear Jamboree
Dumbo The Flying Elephant
Enchanted Tales With Belle
The Hall of Presidents
Haunted Mansion
it's a small world
Jungle Cruise
Liberty Square Riverboat
Mad Tea Party
The Magic Carpets of Aladdin
Main Street Vehicles
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
Mickey's PhilharMagic
Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor
Peter Pan's Flight
Pirates of the Caribbean
Prince Charming Regal Carrousel
Seven Dwarfs Mine Train (38in+ to ride)
Swiss Family Treehouse
Tomorrowland Speedway (32in to ride, 54in to ride solo)
Tomorrowland Transit Authority People Mover
Tom Sawyer Island
Under the Sea-Journey of the Little Mermaid
Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress
Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room
Walt Disney World Railroad

EPCOT
The American Adventure
The Circle of Life
Disney & Pixar Short Film Festival
Ellen's Energy Adventure
Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros
Impressions de France
Journey into Imagination with Figment
Living with the Land
O' Canada
Reflections of China
The Seas with Nemo & Friends
Spaceship Earth
Turtle Talk with Crush

Hollywood Studios
The Great Movie Ride
Muppet*Vision 3D
Toy Story Midway Mania

Animal Kingdom
Affection Station
The Boneyard
Conservation Station
Maharajah Jungle Trek
The Oasis Exhibits
Discovery Island Trails
Pangani Forest Exploration Trail
It's Tough to be a Bug
Tricera Top Spin
Kail River Rapids (38in+ to ride)
Wilderness Explorers
Kilimanjaro Safaris
Wildlife Express Train

40 inches and smaller


Magic Kingdom
Astro Orbiter
The Barnstormer (35in+ to ride)
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad (40in+ to ride)
Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Spin
Casey Jr. Splash 'N' Soak Station
Country Bear Jamboree
Dumbo The Flying Elephant
Enchanted Tales With Belle
The Hall of Presidents
Haunted Mansion
it's a small world
Jungle Cruise
Liberty Square Riverboat
Mad Tea Party
The Magic Carpets of Aladdin
Main Street Vehicles
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
Mickey's PhilharMagic
Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor
Peter Pan's Flight
Pirates of the Caribbean
Prince Charming Regal Carrousel
Seven Dwarfs Mine Train (38in+ to ride)
Splash Mountain (40in+ to ride)
Stitch's Great Escape (40in+ to ride)
Swiss Family Treehouse
Tomorrowland Speedway (32in to ride, 54in to ride solo)
Tomorrowland Transit Authority People Mover
Tom Sawyer Island
Under the Sea-Journey of the Little Mermaid
Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress
Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room
Walt Disney World Railroad

EPCOT
The American Adventure
The Circle of Life
Disney & Pixar Short Film Festival
Ellen's Energy Adventure
Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros
Impressions de France
Journey into Imagination with Figment
Living with the Land
O' Canada
Reflections of China
The Seas with Nemo & Friends
Soarin (40in+ to ride)
Spaceship Earth
Test Track (40in+ to ride)
Turtle Talk with Crush

Hollywood Studios
The Great Movie Ride
Muppet*Vision 3D
Star Tours (40in+ to ride)
Toy Story Midway Mania
Tower of Terror (40in+ to ride)

Animal Kingdom
Affection Station
The Boneyard
Conservation Station
Maharajah Jungle Trek
DINOSAUR (40in+ to ride)
The Oasis Exhibits
Discovery Island Trails
Pangani Forest Exploration Trail
It's Tough to be a Bug
Tricera Top Spin
Kail River Rapids (38in+ to ride)
Wilderness Explorers
Kilimanjaro Safaris
Wildlife Express Train

44 inches and smaller


Magic Kingdom
Astro Orbiter
The Barnstormer (35in+ to ride)
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad (40in+ to ride)
Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Spin
Casey Jr. Splash 'N' Soak Station
Country Bear Jamboree
Dumbo The Flying Elephant
Enchanted Tales With Belle
The Hall of Presidents
Haunted Mansion
it's a small world
Jungle Cruise
Liberty Square Riverboat
Mad Tea Party
The Magic Carpets of Aladdin
Main Street Vehicles
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
Mickey's PhilharMagic
Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor
Peter Pan's Flight
Pirates of the Caribbean
Prince Charming Regal Carrousel
Seven Dwarfs Mine Train (38in+ to ride)
Space Mountain (44in+ to ride)
Splash Mountain (40in+ to ride)
Stitch's Great Escape (40in+ to ride)
Swiss Family Treehouse
Tomorrowland Speedway (32in to ride, 54in to ride solo)
Tomorrowland Transit Authority People Mover
Tom Sawyer Island
Under the Sea-Journey of the Little Mermaid
Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress
Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room
Walt Disney World Railroad

EPCOT
The American Adventure
The Circle of Life
Disney & Pixar Short Film Festival
Ellen's Energy Adventure
Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros
Impressions de France
Journey into Imagination with Figment
Living with the Land
Mission Space (44in+ to ride) (Green-less intense, Orange-more intense)
O' Canada
Reflections of China
The Seas with Nemo & Friends
Soarin (40in+ to ride)
Spaceship Earth
Test Track (40in+ to ride)
Turtle Talk with Crush

Hollywood Studios
The Great Movie Ride
Muppet*Vision 3D
Star Tours (40in+ to ride)
Toy Story Midway Mania
Tower of Terror (40in+ to ride)

Animal Kingdom
Affection Station
The Boneyard
Conservation Station
Maharajah Jungle Trek
DINOSAUR (40in+ to ride)
The Oasis Exhibits
Discovery Island Trails
Pangani Forest Exploration Trail
Expedition Everest (44in+ to ride)
It's Tough to be a Bug
Tricera Top Spin
Kail River Rapids (38in+ to ride)
Wilderness Explorers
Kilimanjaro Safaris
Wildlife Express Train

48 inches and smaller


Magic Kingdom
Astro Orbiter
The Barnstormer (35in+ to ride)
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad (40in+ to ride)
Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Spin
Casey Jr. Splash 'N' Soak Station
Country Bear Jamboree
Dumbo The Flying Elephant
Enchanted Tales With Belle
The Hall of Presidents
Haunted Mansion
it's a small world
Jungle Cruise
Liberty Square Riverboat
Mad Tea Party
The Magic Carpets of Aladdin
Main Street Vehicles
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
Mickey's PhilharMagic
Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor
Peter Pan's Flight
Pirates of the Caribbean
Prince Charming Regal Carrousel
Seven Dwarfs Mine Train (38in+ to ride)
Space Mountain (44in+ to ride)
Splash Mountain (40in+ to ride)
Stitch's Great Escape (40in+ to ride)
Swiss Family Treehouse
Tomorrowland Speedway (32in to ride, 54in to ride solo)
Tomorrowland Transit Authority People Mover
Tom Sawyer Island
Under the Sea-Journey of the Little Mermaid
Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress
Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room
Walt Disney World Railroad

EPCOT
The American Adventure
The Circle of Life
Disney & Pixar Short Film Festival
Ellen's Energy Adventure
Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros
Impressions de France
Journey into Imagination with Figment
Living with the Land
Mission Space (44in+ to ride) (Green-less intense, Orange-more intense)
O' Canada
Reflections of China
The Seas with Nemo & Friends
Soarin (40in+ to ride)
Spaceship Earth
Test Track (40in+ to ride)
Turtle Talk with Crush

Hollywood Studios
The Great Movie Ride
Muppet*Vision 3D
Rock'n'Roller Coaster (48in+ to ride)
Star Tours (40in+ to ride)
Toy Story Midway Mania
Tower of Terror (40in+ to ride)

Animal Kingdom
Affection Station
The Boneyard
Conservation Station
Maharajah Jungle Trek
DINOSAUR (40in+ to ride)
The Oasis Exhibits
Discovery Island Trails
Pangani Forest Exploration Trail
Expedition Everest (44in+ to ride)
Primeval Whirl (48in+ to ride)
It's Tough to be a Bug
Tricera Top Spin
Kail River Rapids (38in+ to ride)
Wilderness Explorers
Kilimanjaro Safaris
Wildlife Express Train


MUST DO RIDES FOR KIDS


TODDLERS
1. Kilimanjaro Safaris
2. Peter Pan
3. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
4. The Seas with Nemo & Friends
5. Dumbo
PRE-SCHOOLERS
1. Kilimanjaro Safaris
2. Turtle Talk with Crush
3. Peter Pan
4. Frozen Ever After
5. it's a small world


PRINCESS
1. Enchanted Tales with Belle
2. Under the Sea--Journey of the Little Mermaid
3. Prince Charming Regal Carrousel
4. Frozen Ever After
5. Mickey's PhilharMagic
PIRATE
1. Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin
2. Toy Story Midway Mania
3. Pirates of the Caribbean
4. Tomorrowland Speedway
5. Mickey' PhilharMagic


THRILL SEEKERS--UNDER 40 INCHES
1. The Barnstormer--35 inches+
2. Seven Dwarfs Mine Train--38 inches+
3. Astro Orbiter
4. Mad Tea Party
5. Haunted Mansion


THRILL SEEKERS--UNDER 44 INCHES
1. Test Track--40 inches
2. Tower of Terror--40 inches
3. Star Tours--40 inches
4. Soarin--40 inches
5. Splash Mountain--40 inches
6. Big Thunder Mountain Railroad--40 inches


THRILL SEEKERS--44 INCHES+
1. Space Mountain--44 inches
2. Expedition Everest--44 inches
3. Primeval Whirl--48 inches
4. Rock 'n' Roller Coaster--48 inches
5. Mission Space--44 inches