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  • On Jan 18, 2011
    Brandy from TX 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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    We are taking our first trip to Disney World this spring. What are the best attractions/activities for my 6 year old son and 5 year old daughter?

    Hello Brandy!

    WOO HOO - Your first Walt Disney World vacation!!!  Your family is going to absolutely LOVE it!!!

    You ask a GREAT question!!  Here is a list of my kid's all-time favorite attractions and shows at Walt Disney World:

    Magic Kingdom - 
    • All of Fantasyland 
    • Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin
    • Mickey's PhilharMagic (This is in Fantasyland, but I had to make sure you experienced this!)
    • Pirates of the Caribbean
    • Wishes Nighttime Spectacular - (The Most amazing Fireworks display EVER!  Don't miss this!)

    Hollywood Studios -

    • Toy Story Mania! (So awesome...get to park early to avoid long lines!)
    • Disney Junior - Live on Stage (scheduled to open Feb. 14, 2011)
    • Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show
    • Voyage of the Little Mermaid

    EPCOT -

    • Soarin' (If your children are taller than 40 inches, they will LOVE this!)
    • The Seas with Nemo and Friends
    • Spaceship Earth
    • Journey Into Imagination with Figment

    Animal Kingdom -

    • Kilimanjaro Safaris
    • It's Tough To Be A Bug (NOTE:  This can be scary...even for a six year old)
    • Finding Nemo - The Musical (This is absolutely incredible!)
    • Festival of the Lion King

    Dinner Show -

    • Hoop De Doo Review (This is amazing!!  Your whole family will love this!)

    I hope this helps you in your planning!  If you have other questions, please let me know!

    Have a MAGICAL day!

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Meet the Panelist: Wes, Texas

Woo Hoo!  I am so excited to help plan your next Disney vacation! Since I have experienced Disney in all stages of family life (I have FIVE Tigger-ific kids), in all times of the year, and on a tight budget, I have learned to create Disney magic every trip! Learn More About Wes

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