Mom And Kids Mickey Ice Cream Bar
  • On Feb 20, 2015
    Kari from NC Asked

    Our youngest (8) doesn't do the rides, but loves WDW, this is his 3rd trip. While we are off having fun on rides, what do you suggest to make sure he has a great time, besides standing around waiting for "parent swap" or being in line not partic

    Hi Kari!

    It sounds like your youngest is becoming quite the seasoned veteran! A few more trips and he'll be an expert by 10.  There is so much more to a Disney vacation than just the rides: shows, character experiences, attractions and more. 

    Perhaps while you are waiting for Rider Switch the waiting adult can take your 8-year-old on an adventure like Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom. This fun exploration takes you on a mystery quest all around Magic Kingdom Park. Another favorite is A Pirate's Adventures: Treasures of the Seven Seas. If you are in Epcot, we love spending time as a family completing the missions on Agent P's World Showcase Adventure. (Germany is my favorite!) My son also just recently started enjoying looking for Hidden Mickeys.  We bought him his very own hand guide and he loves to find them while waiting at each attraction. 

    I hope I have given you a few ideas Kari, but please let us know if there is anything else we may assist you with.

    Magical Wishes,


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Meet the Panelist: Lauren, Colorado

Hi-ya, Pals! I'm a wife and mother of three who's enjoyed many special occasions at Walt Disney World Resort with my family: graduations, pregnancies, birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, reunions, and even our Fairy Tale Honeymoon. I look for any excuse to return "home" often and would love to help add a little extra Pixie Dust to your next magical adventure. Learn More About Lauren

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