• On Dec 7, 2016
    Diana from IL 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 am going to be visiting Disney World in Florida in July. We are bringing our 8 year old son for hte first time. He likes to ride the rides that spin and me and his Dad can not. Do most of the kids rides allow 1 rider or are there any restrictions for 1

    Hi Diana, 

    Welcome back to the Disney Parks Moms Panel and… oh MAN, do I ever feel your pain… While I absolutely adore attractions with big drops like The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, getting spun is a surefire way to get me to turn various shades of green! Unfortunately, my little guy isn’t a fan of drops but he loves spinning rides like the Mad Tea Party. Because he’s too young to ride alone (he just turned 4), I have to accompany him when he experiences an attraction at Walt Disney World Resort. The things we do for our kids!! 

    Because your son is 8 years old, he should be able to experience most attractions on his own, without the need for an adult to accompany him (Guests 7 years of age and under are the ones who must always be accompanied). I also saw that my friend Diana gave you some great tips about how to wait for him while he’s experiencing an attraction alone

    While there are no restrictions with respect to which attractions will/won’t allow for single riders, please note that he will likely need to sit next to another Guest or group of Guests in order to experience the attraction, especially during busier times of year. I can’t think of any other restrictions for single riders, but ask the Cast Members located at the entrance to attractions that you’ll be visiting for more information. 

    Enjoy planning your family's visit to Walt Disney World Resort this July! Please don't hesitate to come back and see us if you have any other questions. 

    Have a Magical Day, 

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Meet the Panelist: Lynne, Quebec

Hi, I’m Lynne from Montreal, Quebec, Canada! I’m a working mom who enjoys snuggles with my son and my husband, who has been my sweetheart since 1997. We’ve been lucky enough to experience several milestones in Walt Disney World, including our wedding and honeymoon in 2009. As Disney Vacation Club members, we often plan trips for large, and sometimes even multi-generational, groups to come and enjoy the fun with us. Learn More About Lynne

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