• On Dec 27, 2019
    Josee from ON Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    We are going to Disney Orlando in January (my son is 9). We have a 5 day pass and are wondering which park we should plan on visiting twice?


    Nine is such a great age for a visit to Walt Disney World! So many of the rides and attractions are ideally suited for him (and for you too!). 

    So each park has so much to do, I love that you are going to make sure to hit all four. Epcot is fun, both for all the World Showcase venues and stores, but also for rides like Test Track and Soarin' Around the World. The Animal Kingdom Park has the most amazing animals and tours. Make sure you don't miss the Kilimanjaro Safaris

    But the real question is where to go an extra day, the Magic Kingdom or Hollywood Studios? Normally I would easily say to go the extra day to the Magic Kingdom, however if he is really in to Star Wars, then that would be a tie breaker, to be sure. The Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge area could be worth the return trip. 

    BOTTOM LINE: Unless he is a Star Wars fanatic, go to the Magic Kingdom. It has more for a 9-year old to do, and the varied lands make for more experiences than one day can contain. 

    Have a Magical Vacation!
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