Father and Child on Seven Dwarfs Mine Train
  • On Oct 2, 2018
    James from NY Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    what are the best and busiest rides for a 5 and 7 year old boy?

    Hi, there!

     Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel, James. I'm so glad you stopped by! 

     My little guys are 6 and 8-years old, and their absolute favorite part of a Walt Disney World Resort vacation is experiencing the incredible attractions at all four theme parks. They just love being immersed in the magic of Disney storytelling! I'm happy to share their recommendations for the best and most popular attractions. I hope your boys enjoy them as much as mine do!

    • Magic Kingdom Park: Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin, Peter Pan's Flight, Pirates of the Caribbean, Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Space Mountain, Splash Mountain, Tomorrowland Speedway
    • Epcot: Soarin' Around the World, Test Track
    • Disney's Hollywood Studios: Slinky Dog Dash, Alien Swirling Saucers, Toy Story Mania!, Star Tours - The Adventures Continue, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror
    • Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park: Avatar Flight of Passage, DINOSAUR, Expedition Everest - Legend of the Forbidden Mountain, Kilimanjaro Safaris, Na'vi River Journey

     To avoid long waits in the theme parks, we arrive early to take advantage of the low crowds first thing in the morning. Then, we use FastPass+ to minimize our wait times throughout the day. If you have any questions about scheduling your FastPass+ experiences, please let me know! 


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Meet the Panelist: Ashley, Pennsylvania

Hi, there! I'm Ashley, and I have been a fan of all things Disney for as long as I can remember. My family and I enjoy sprinkling Disney magic into our everyday lives, but we most love making memories together on a Walt Disney World Resort vacation! The unique entertainment, fantastic dining, and incredible attractions completely immerse our family in the magic of Disney storytelling and keep us coming back to "The Most Magical Place on Earth" year after year.  Learn More About Ashley

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