• On May 1, 2018
    Kacey from LA 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 planning our Disney trip at the end of November, our son will be 4 years old. Are there a lot of rides that he will be able to ride?

    Welcome to the Disney Park Moms Panel, Kacey!
    I have been traveling to the Disney Parks with my daughter since she was 18 months old and I can certainly tell you that there are plenty of attractions for little ones at the Walt Disney World Resort. The determining factor for whether a Guest can ride an attraction is height, not age. There are a multitude of attractions without any height restrictions at all which mean even infants can ride along with parents. These include such favorites as Pirates of the Caribbean, Jungle Cruise, “it’s a small world,” Mad Tea Party, Kilimanjaro Safaris, Living with the Land, Toy Story Mania! and many, many others.
    Then there are attractions that require Guests to be heights varying from  32” tall up to  48” tall or taller. Your 4-year-old may already be 40” tall or taller which means he can even ride some thrill attractions like Splash Mountain, Soarin’ Around the World, DINOSAUR, and Test Track, just to name a few. Measure your son, with his shoes on, before you visit the parks. You can then sort the Attractions page by height to see just how many attractions will be available to him. If this visit will be his first exposure to theme park attractions, you might want to watch some attraction ride-through videos on YouTube so he can get a feel for the many types of attractions he can ride while at the Walt Disney World Resort.
    I would love to share more tips with you, so please stop by the Disney Parks Moms Panel again with any other questions!
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Meet the Panelist: Linda, Colorado

Hi there! I'm Linda from Colorado. The Disneyland Resort has always held a special place in my heart and now I enjoy Disney Parks vacations with my own family at least once a year. I am married to my high school sweetheart and we have a wonderfully silly daughter together. I love sharing my Disney Parks knowledge with anyone and everyone and I'm so excited to help you plan your next Disneyland Resort adventure! Learn More About Linda

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