• On Feb 28, 2017
    Delvida from NY Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Which rides should we use the Fast Pass on in Magic Kingdom? We are traveling with two 7-year olds.

    Dear Delvida,

    Thanks for reaching out to us here at the Disney Parks Moms Panel with your question about FastPass+ planning in the Magic Kingdom.

    The good news about FastPass+ is that there are no wrong choices. That being said, there are some attractions that have longer wait times typically than others.

    For 7 year-olds, I recommend a FastPass+ selection for Seven Dwarves Mine Train for sure! I would definitely try to sign up for that right away at the 60-day mark if you are staying on-site or the 30-dayy mark if you are staying off-site. Another one if your kids like thrill rides is Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. That one is popular and FastPass+ selections tend to run out early. 

    Do your children like to meet characters? The lines for character meet-ups can be a bit slower sometimes, so that might be a good use of a FastPass+ selection if you have a particular princess whom you'd like to meet!

    Another recommendation from someone who loves the "classics" is Peter Pan's Flight, which is a lovely and nostalgic romp through the Peter Pan story and is wonderful for all ages. 

    Moms Panel tip - Did you know that after you use your initial three FastPass+ selections, you can continue to choose additional FastPass+ selections one at a time throughout your day, depending on availability!

    - Jan K. 
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Meet the Panelist: Jan, New Jersey

Hello there, Mouseketeers! I am a mother of three and live with my beautiful wife in New Jersey! I spent many years as a Registered Nurse in a pediatric intensive care unit, and I am now a professor of Nursing. I volunteer in my community and I enjoy taking my children here, there, and everywhere. I love to help my friends and family plan their Walt Disney World Resort vacations and I'm thrilled to be a planDisney Panelist to do just that! Learn More About Jan

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