• On Aug 22, 2018
    Suhail from Sharjah Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    Hi which Disney park would you suggest for a 3 year old visiting for just 1 day, I understand Disney cars characters are not available at any of the parks at the moment other than the animation resort. Thank you in advance.

    Hi Suhail,

    Welcome back to the Disney Parks Moms Panel! Mickey and Minnie Mouse will be delighted to greet your little one at the Walt Disney World Resort! 

    For a 3-year old, I definitely recommend visiting Magic Kingdom. Cinderella Castle is stunning - we all love stopping along Main Street, U.S.A. to take a photo. The Magic Kingdom Attractions for little ones are fantastic. When our girls were younger, they adored Dumbo the Flying Elephant, The Magic Carpets of Aladdin, Astro Orbiter, Peter Pan's Flight, Mad Tea Party and The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh. They also loved the Character Experiences at Magic Kingdom, especially visiting with Rapunzel and Tiana at Princess Fairytale Hall.

    We always enjoy several of the dining experiences in Magic Kingdom. When we want to dine like royalty, we visit Cinderella's Royal Table and when we just want good food and fun, we do breakfast at The Crystal Palace. If you want a quicker dining experience that still comes with great ambiance, try Be Our Guest Restaurant for breakfast or lunch. We do a pre-park opening reservation at Be Our Guest Restaurant on a day when the park does not have early morning Extra Magic Hours. We can get in, eat, and then jump in a standby line for an attraction before the lines get too long!

    Suhail, be sure to review the Planning for Preschool Kids & Little Ones Guide. It will give you some additional tips on traveling with little ones. My final suggestion - be sure to check the height requirements for attractions before you go. We wanted to avoid meltdowns in the park if our girls were not tall enough for an attraction!

    Magic, memories and Minnie Mouse hugs,
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Hello from North Carolina! I am a mom of twin girls, wife, and university professor who has been inspired by the creativity of Disney for a lifetime. Since my first Disney visit when I was 12-years-old, I have been drawn to the adventures crafted by Disney Imagineers. Planning Disney vacations helps connect me to families who will find in Disney the kind of joy my family has experienced over the years. Allow me to help you map your own Disney journey so that you, too can create the memories of a lifetime! Learn More About Donyell

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