From Two Resident Disney Experts, Don’t Miss These Rides At Disney World


Cinderella's castle lights up the night sky at Disney. Don't forget to catch the Happily Ever After Show, where you'll see this happen.

There is no place on earth that is more happy, more fun, or more exciting than Walt Disney World. There is something so magical about it and you can’t help by smile while you are on Disney property. But since Disney is so big, there are so many rides to ride, things to do and things to see. It is easy to get stressed out when choosing fast passes or even just deciding where to go while you are at the parks. This is a list of what we think are the best rides at the four parks, even though if you get the chance to, you should go on everything and see everything because it is spectacular.

Magic Kingdom Top Five:

  1. Splash Mountain- log ride that takes you through the journey of Briar Rabbit with a 49-foot drop.
  2. Space Mountain- a roller coaster in the dark without of this world experiences.
  3. Big Thunder Mountain Railroad- a fast-paced train ride through an old western town.
  4. Seven Dwarfs Mine Train- take a ride a see Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
  5. Carousel of Progress- classic attraction that Walt wanted to follow a modern American family through the centuries.

Epcot Top Five:

  1. Soarin’- flight high across the world and experience things from a different angle.
  2. Test Track- build your own car and race it through the tracks
  3. Spaceship Earth- go through the Earth’s history and see what your future holds.
  4. Frozen Ever After- take a boat ride with Anna, Elsa, and Olaf.
  5. Journey Into Imagination With Figment- explore the five senses and meet a figment of your imagination.

Animal Kingdom Top Five:

  1. Flight of Passage- ride a banshee through Pandora and become an avatar.
  2. Kali River Rapids- go on a raft ride through Asia, be prepared to get wet.
  3. Kilimanjaro Safaris- go on a safari and see real-life animals.
  4. Na’vi River Journey- ride on a boat through the jungle.
  5. Expedition Everest- climb Mt Everest and see the Yeti.

Hollywood Studios Top Five:

  1. Tower of Terror- go into a haunted hotel and go on an elevator ride that you will never forget.
  2. Rock n Roller Coaster- take a limo to get backstage to jam with Aerosmith.
  3. Slinky Dog Dash- ride in Slinky dog on a fun roller coaster.
  4. Toy Story Mania- play against your friends and try to get the most amount of points.
  5. Star Tours- travel into space with C3PO and R2D2.

What new timers should know: wear comfy shoes, bring a poncho if you don’t want to get wet, wear shorts, tank tops or tee shirts, sunglasses, and sunscreen if you burn, and bring a swimsuit if you plan on swimming.

Must see shows: Happily Ever After, Fantasmic!

If you do not know what to pack, check out “Disney World Essentials” to find out what you should put in your suitcase. And have a magical time at Walt Disney World.