• On Jul 25, 2018
    Debbie from NY 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.

    Hi I have a 3 year old that is not yet 38" tall and I am finding there are not many rides for her to go on. A park ticket was purchased can she go on rides whose height requirement is taller if she is accompanied by a parent.

    Hi Debbie!

    You're going to love seeing the wonder, fun and magic of Walt Disney World Resort come to life through the eyes of your three-year-old. My son turned three a few weeks ago and is in the same situation as your little princess where he doesn't quite measure up for the more thrilling attractions just yet. However, he's been to both Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland many, many times and always has the best time.

    While the height requirements are pretty strict for our littles for a variety of reasons (an example is a metal lap bar meant for adults would come to their chests), there are still so many wonderful attractions your daughter can enjoy! In fact you can search which attractions she'll be able to experience based on height; here's the list of attractions for those who are 35 inches (89 centimeters) or taller, which is currently over 120 strong. Some of the favorites in our family are Kilimanjaro Safaris in Disney's Animal Kingdom, Toy Story Mania in Disney's Hollywood Studios, Frozen Ever After in Epcot, and The Barnstormer in Magic Kingdom Park. Disney even offers a Rider Switch Service, so one adult can stay behind with a little one but still experience the same higher speed attraction a bit later.

    And don't forget about all of the wonderful shows, street performances, and Character meet & greets. Your preschooler is going to have so much fun just being in this special place with her favorite people, her family!

    We'll See You Real Soon, Debbie!
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Hi, I'm Kristen! I'm a mom to the best ride buddy and a military spouse who loves keeping up with the latest Disney Parks news. Trips to Disneyland and Walt Disney World have always been fun, but now that I'm the parent AND the planner every moment is that much more treasured.  I am so honored and excited to be able to share tips I've picked up, pass on fun factoids I've learned, and help create magical moments for your vacation of a lifetime!  Learn More About Kristen

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