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  • On Jan 14, 2013
    Jennifer 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.

    We have a 3 year old and an almost 5 year old (boys)that we want to take to Disney for the first time in April of this year. Which parks/attractions are best for their ages? Thanks!

    Hi Jennifer!

    I am so excited for you to be bringing your boys to their first Walt Disney World vacation. You happened to ask the panelist who couldn't bear to eliminate a single Theme Park out of our itinerary. I love all four of the Disney Parks uniquely for their storytelling ability and magical theming geared towards all ages. I'll provide you a run down of attractions or shows I wouldn't miss with the ages of your boys:

    Animal Kingdom

    Kilimanjaro Safaris
    It's Tough to be a Bug
    Affection Section
    Flights of Wonder


    The Seas with Nemo and Friends
    Turtle Talk with Crush 
    Test Track presented by Chevrolet (if your little one is too small, ask a Cast Member about Rider Swap)
    Illuminations: Reflections of Earth

    Disney's Hollywood Studios

    Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show
    Toy Story Midway Mania!
    Jedi Training Academy
    Muppet Vision 3D

    Magic Kingdom

    The Barnstormer within the New Fantasyland
    Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin
    Dumbo the Flying Elephant
    Monsters Inc, Laugh Floor
    Pirates of the Caribbean
    Tomorrowland Speedway
    Wishes nighttime spectacular

    Jennifer, I have many helpful tips for you in planning your 1st trip to Walt Disney World but am limited in space! Depending on how many days you plan on visiting, I'd spend the majority of your time at Disney's Hollywood Studios and Magic Kingdom. 

    Visit me again and I'd be happy to assist with Disney Character Dining suggestions and touring plans!

    Wishing you a MAGICAL vacation!

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Meet the Panelist: Sherri, Illinois

As a prior Cast Member, I look forward to providing you the overlooked aspects of Walt Disney World! We are often found planning our next adventure full of dining, recreation and practically-perfect family time. Learn More About Sherri

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