Mom And Son Giraffe
  • On Aug 6, 2013
    Sara Asked

    Hi we are bringing our 4 children to DisneyWorld for their first time. We have two boys, 11 & 9, and two girls, 8 & 5. Pls could you advise of best rides for the various ages - there's so much to choose from! Many thanks.

    Sara, this is such a magical time planning your kids' first time to Walt Disney World, that I can understand the shear amount of attractions to choose from can seem daunting. However, I am here to assure you that even though you won't get to everything, your kids are going to have the times of their lives on this special trip. I have a son that is almost 10 and a daughter that is 6 (as well as a toddler) and here are some of their favorites.
    • Space Mountain 
    • Splash Mountain
    • Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
    • Rock 'n Roller Coaster
    • Expedition Everest
    • Kilimanjaro Safari
    • Kali River Rapids
    • It's Tough to Be a Bug
    • Mad Tea Party (teacups)
    • it's a small world
    • Peter Pan's Flight
    • Under the Sea - Journey of the LIttle Mermaid
    • Pirates of the Caribbean
    • Haunted Mansion
    In addition to these attractions, my son had a blast on our last vacation doing the Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom interactive game. This is a great way to keep your sons interested and engaged while still catering to your younger girls and their interests. On the flip side, my daughter thoroughly enjoyed becoming a Wilderness Explorer at the Animal Kingdom. This is another interactive game/scavenger hunt around that theme park. Again, while my son was riding rides like Expedition Everest that she was too short for, she was still engaged with this activity.

    I hope this helps you plan your days accordingly and may all your vacation dreams come true!
    ~Allison L 
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Meet the Panelist: Allison, Texas

I am a mother of three that loves all things Disney...the never grow up mentality, the fairy tale endings and the ever changing Disney Parks. With so much to explore, I would love to help you discover all the magic and wonder your heart desires. Learn More About Allison

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