Florida Guide > Disney Parks
Explore The Magic Kingdom – a guide to the attractions
Although everybody will probably want to see The Magic Kingdom in Disney World it is doubtful it would suit older adults unless they are accompanying their Grandchildren.
Likewise, there are some attractions that have special appeal only to a few people, such as “The Hall of Presidents”. Here robotic former Presidents of the United States talk about themselves and America, probably only appreciated by Americans. One ride called Jungle Cruise is rather tame for such a high tech theme park but OK if you have plenty of time and the queues are not too long (out of season) also the Tiki birds are only mildly amusing.
Lilo and stitch is probably going to be one of the attractions that the little ones will want to go on but be warned, most of it takes place in pitch darkness with things touching the participants unexpectedly. Very scary for them and usually at least one child is taken out crying. This goes for Snow White in the Enchanted Forest as well. It is a very dark ride with hardly any Snow White and the seven dwarfs but an awful lot of the wicked witch. So quite scary.
Space Mountain is a fairly tame roller coaster compared to some in Orlando, but pretty wild anyway. In fact nothing in The Magic Kingdom will turn you upside down and defy gravity. If you can not stand steep drops (like me) then Splash Mountain has a very steep drop half way through the ride and you will get wet on this one – so not good on a chilly day – but having said that, it is a magical ride inside with all the characters singing Zip a dee doo dah. It’s a shame about the roller coaster effect really because the very young would really love it but the drop would not be safe for them.
The Country Bears Jamboree is a must for all ages. It is a show featuring robotic grizzly bears singing parodies of country songs and is very funny.
Pirates of the Carribbean speaks for itself as being the best ride in the park. Everybody has heard of this one and Cap’n Jack from the film (alias Johnny Depp) features several times along the way.
The Haunted Mansion is also very similar to Pirates and isn’t really scary at all for the little ones – the Snow White ride is much scarier – so all ages can enjoy this one.
All the rides in the Fantasy Land for the little children are fine and It’s a Small World is probably the best ride in the park for them. Micky Mouse’s area is superb for the very tiny ones – they will all love it.
All the other attractions are OK but can not be classed as “not to be missed” but if you have time then do try them all.
We aim to provide accurate and useful information, but if you feel anything provided here is not accurate or out of date, please email us with the address of the page concerned and any comments so we can amend as necessary.
Page added on: 24 April 2009
Viewed 4303 times since 24 April 2009.
The following photos have been submitted by our villa owners for this article.
We take great care to ensure we have the copyright holder's permission to display each photo. If you believe any of our photos should not be displayed for any reason then please email email@example.com with full details, including a link to the photo concerned and we will act on it immediately.
Villa Owners: Upload A Photo To This Article
To upload a photo for consideration, click here. Please only submit photos relevant to this article.
Other Articles Viewed
The following articles were also viewed by people who looked at this one:
Bookmark This Article
These sites allow you to store and share links over the internet. You can share the links with other users or just use them to access your links from any computer you are using. More information is available here.