• On Apr 25, 2017
    Jacqueline from NY 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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    I will be traveling to Disney this summer with my family. I have a 3 1/2 year old and my son will be close to 8 months. Can he also go on rides with us or not? Which parks will be suitable for my 3 1/2 and 8 month old?

    Hi Jacqueline!

    Thanks for stopping by the Disney Parks Moms Panel! Your family's summer vacation sounds like it's going to be so fun! We took my son to Walt Disney World Resort when he was 6 months old and had such a great time!

    Your 8-month-old son will be able to enjoy all the attractions for Guests of "Any Height". During these rides, your little one will love riding snuggled on your lap! If you are traveling with another adult and want to go on rides that do have a height requirement, I suggest using Disney's Rider Switch service. With Rider Switch, one adult can wait with the Mouseketeers while the other adult rides the ride. After the first adult gets off the attraction, he/she can switch with the waiting adult without that adult needing to wait in line!

    Your little travelers will enjoy the sights and sounds of all four Walt Disney World Resort theme parks but we've found that Magic Kingdom Park was our go-to park for our son when he was a baby (and still is)! Here is a list of attractions by height requirement for Magic Kingdom Park as well as links to view height requirements for attractions at the other three Walt Disney Resort theme parks, too!

    Jacqueline, check out Tips for Traveling at Walt Disney World Resort With Infants for more helpful ideas from our Disney moms and dads! 

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Let's talk about the WONDER and MAGIC of your FANTASY DREAM vacation aboard the Disney Cruise Line! I'm a proud stay-at-home mom to my little buccaneer with special needs and, along with my husband, a lover of everything Disney! We've had so many unforgettable memories and adventures while sailing on Disney Cruise Line. I can't wait to help you navigate through any questions you may have while planning your family's adventures at sea! Learn More About Beth

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