Mother, Son, Giraffe, Kilimanjaro Safaris, Animal Kingdom, Savannah
  • On Jan 21, 2015
    Cody from MS 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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    My family and I will be coming to Disney in December! We have a 8 year old boy and a 4(almost 4) What are somethings we MUST do? We have never been to Disney so any feed back is great!! We are staying at the Caribbean beach resort!!Thanks in advance!!


    Great question! Your trip will be one magically fantastic experience for the whole family. My boys are four years a part and we have visited Walt Disney World since my youngest was three. Since I don’t know how long or what days you are visiting, here is a list of attractions we love by theme park. Please consult this height guide for other attractions for your kids.

    Magic Kingdom Park
    *The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh because he is a tubby little cubby
    *Dumbo the Flying Elephant because he can fly
    *The Barnstormer to fly with the Great Goofini
    *Peter Pan’s Flight to soar over London
    *The Haunted Mansion and the spooky silliness inside
    •Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin because kids are the best at defeating Zurg
    •Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party- it snows on Main Street USA

    •Test Track to design and race their own car
    *Soarin where hand gliding over the Golden Gate Bridge is jaw dropping
    •Spaceship Earth to travel through time to understand Earth
    •Journey into Imagination with Figment and design a dragon
    •The Seas with Nemo and Friends because Nemo is cool

    Disney’s Hollywood Studios
    •Toy Story Mania to practice their “shootin’” skills
    •Jedi Training Academy and Star Tours to explore the Star Wars Universe
    •Muppet Vision 3-D is a great show in a comfortable theater
    •Disney Jr- Live on Stage with your favorites

    Disney’s Animal Kingdom
    •Kali River Rapids get drenched as your raft races through the jungle
    •Kilimanjaro Safari where African wildlife is right out your vehicle window.
    •Festival of the Lion King show to sing with Simba

    Enjoy making many Magical Memories!

    ~Jason °O°
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Meet the Panelist: Jason, Georgia

I am a father and orthodontist who loves the hidden treasures found on Disney vacations. For over a decade, my wife and I have raised our two sons on Disney Cruise Line, Adventures By Disney, and Disney Theme Parks on both coasts. From large group and multigeneration family vacations to adult trips and couples getaways, I am excited to share my years of pixie-dust-covered experiences with you while planning your Disney vacation. Let the lifelong magical memories ... begin! Learn More About Jason

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