• On Jun 23, 2017
    Michelle from WV 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.

    My son is 8, I don't know what rides he will like? He's never been to a park before so I'm not sure what kids like his age.

    Hi Michelle!

    Congratulations on your upcoming trip to Walt Disney World! Your eight-year old son is going to love exploring Disney and experiencing the attractions, dining and fireworks. 

    On the attractions page, you can sort by age, interests, thrill level and height. He will love The Barnstormer at Magic Kingdom; this is my daughter's favorite attraction. 

    If he loves animals, don't miss Kilamanjaro Safaris at Animal Kingdom. Toy Story fans love Toy Story Mania at Hollywood Studios. The Seas with Nemo and Friends is a fun attraction for the entire family at Epcot.

    You can also make an Advanced Dining Reservation for character dining, such as at Chef Mickey's. Your son will love dining with Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Pluto and Donald.

    Don't miss Happily Ever After fireworks at Magic Kingdom. He will love these firework shows that give a perfect ending to the perfect day.


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Meet the Panelist: Stacy, South Carolina

My name is Stacy and I'm a native Carolinian, single mom to two amazing teens, and a Walt Disney World fanatic! My kids and I are Disney Annual Passholders and whether we are celebrating a birthday, running a runDisney race, or simply having a craving for a Mickey pretzel, we visit the most magical place on earth as much as possible! I am ecstatic to share the tips and tricks I have learned over the yEARS as part of the planDisney panel!
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