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Disney's Magic Kingdom

Disney's Magic Kingdom Park

Journey to imaginary lands of adventure and fantasy at Disney's Magic Kingdom. Create magical memories with Disney characters and discover fun where imagination reigns.

Disney's Magic Kingdom is the park that started it all. Today, Disney's first theme park in Florida is still the resorts hottest destination for the young and young at heart and offers many exciting attractions, shows, thrilling rides, unique restaurants, and tours. Disney's Magic Kingdom is divided into five enchanted lands that consist of Adventureland, Frontierland, Liberty Square, Fantasyland, and Tomorrowland.

Magic Kingdom highlights include Pirates of the Caribbean, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Space Mountain, Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin, Splash Mountain, Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor, The Haunted Mansion, Jungle Cruise, It's A Small World, Hall of Presidents, Mickey's Toontown Fair and don't miss "Wishes", the biggest, most dazzling fireworks spectacular ever.

Disney's Magic Kingdom® Park
3111 World Dr.
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Opened: October 1, 1971
Area: 142 acres
Park Hours: 8:00am – 1:00am

Park Hours https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/calendars/five-day/ Park Ticket and Resort Pricing https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/tickets/

Must do at Magic Kingdom Park

Watch the fireworks over Cinderella Castle
Experience it's a small world, Dumbo the Flying Elephant, Cinderella's Golden Carrousel, "Mickey's PhilharMagic" and "Cinderellabration."
Stake a claim to a curbside location for the traditional 3 o'clock parade

Disney's Magic Kingdom
Disney's Magic Kingdom
Disney's Magic Kingdom
Disney's Magic Kingdom

Adventureland

Jungle Cruise
Set off on a whimsical journey. Ride a 1930s-style safari boat through the world's most exotic, untamed rivers. Brave wild animals and zany goings-on in Asia, Africa and South America on this charming riverboat classic.

Pirates of the Caribbean®
Adopt a pirate's life as you venture into legendary territory on one of the most classic Disney rides of all time. Board yer vessel and drop 14 feet over a waterfall into treasure-filled caves! Then float through a town where pirates pillage and Captain Jack Sparrow hides from pursuers. Yo ho, yo ho!

Swiss Family Treehouse
Inspired by the 1960 film, this fascinating treehouse is home to the South Seas-shipwrecked Swiss Family Robinson. Climb into the heights of this towering abode and survey the surrounding jungle.

The Enchanted Tiki Room
Zazu from The Lion King and Aladdin's Iago are the new owners of this colorful Polynesian revue starring singing birds, flowers and tiki idols. Watch Zazu tempt the Tiki gods when he changes the tunes and witness their reactions!

The Magic Carpets of Aladdin
Fly over Agrabah on a magic carpet! Make the carpet rise and fall, pitch forward and back as it circles the Genie's giant golden lamp. Keep an eye out for the spitting camels as you see Adventureland from above!

Fantasyland

Dumbo The Flying Elephant
Soar high in the sky with Dumbo over Magic Kingdom theme park around a circus ball topped by Timothy Mouse. This classic ride is a hit with little ones who delight in this magical, fantastical flight.

It's a small world
Sing along with the catchy melody on this fantastical boat ride that glides past the various continents of the world. Nearly 300 brightly costumed dolls sing and dance to bring the world's cultures closer together in no small way.

Cinderella Castle
Wander through this iconic fairytale fortress and take in this classic tale as it unfolds around you on murals. The castle serves as the formidable gateway to Fantasyland.

Mad Tea Party
Take a whirl in a giant tea cup as the Dormouse occasionally pops up from the pot. Control how fast your cup spins at this mad-as-a-hatter Unbirthday Party in Wonderland!

Prince Charming Regal Carrousel
Gently glide 'round this genuine antique carrousel on one of 90 prancing steeds as magical Disney music fills the air. It's a ride fit for royalty!

Snow White's Scary Adventures
Seize your courage and enter the Evil Queen's shadowy world on this darkened ride that's not for the fearful. See who will ultimately be the fairest in the land. But don't be tempted by the shiny apple!

Mickey's PhilharMagic
Disney music meets Disney magic in this dazzling and innovative 3D movie. Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck sweep you into the scenes from classic Disney films as Donald chases the Sorcerer's hat that starts all the trouble!

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
Embark on a jolly journey during a very blustery day in the Hundred Acre Wood aboard one of Pooh's Hunny Pots. Join your friends to save Piglet from the Floody Place Falls!

Peter Pan's Flight
On this sweeping, high-flying ride, swoop from the Darling children's home to far-off Never Land in a pirate galleon! Drift over the twinkling London skyline and Mermaid Lagoon to Captain Hook's ship.

Liberty Square

Liberty Square Riverboat
Cruise on the Rivers of America in this authentic 3-tiered paddlewheel steamship. Circle for a scenic, half-mile tour of Frontierland, Liberty Square and Tom Sawyer Island.

The Hall Of Presidents
This 23-minute stage show features every American president, past and present, in a fascinating tribute that combines film, Audio-Animatronics® characters and storytelling to honor their legacies.

The Haunted Mansion®
Climb aboard the Doom Buggy and ride through this ominous haunted house where a supernatural Ghost Host introduces you to his closest 999 dearly departed friends. Watch out for harrowing hitchhikers!

Tomorrowland

Astro Orbiter®
Spin around on this rocket ride as you soar high above Tomorrowland in a 2-person spaceship. Enjoy the spectacular view from orbit as you dip and rise 'round the colossal monument of orbs and spirals.

Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin
We need you, Space Ranger! Stop the Evil Emporer Zurg from stealing the Universe's cystollic fusion cell supply. Climb aboard your own space cruiser to shoot targets and rack up points as you battle the robots in Zurg's service. To infinity and beyond!

Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor
Laugh Floor is a monstrous laugh a minute comedy show as you help Mike Wazowski, the "Monster of Ceremonies," and his wild and crazy pals power the city of Monstropolis

Space Mountain®
Launch past the flashing lights of your space station into the soaring darkness of space! This classic Dark Ride dips and swerves as it rockets through the blackest reaches of the galaxy. Check the monitors as you exit for a glimpse of yourself in flight!

Tomorrowland® Speedway
Experience the glory of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as you drive your own Indy 500-style race car on a guided track all the way to the Victory Circle. Or just ride along!

Tomorrowland® Transit Authority PeopleMover
Take this leisurely tour of Tomorrowland in an environmentally friendly, mass transit, skyway vehicle.

Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress
Presented in a revolving theater, this show designed by Walt himself tells the story of the evolution of technology in the 20th century. Open seasonally.

Stitch's Great Escape!™
Enter the Galactic Federation Prisoner Transportation Center for an outlandish adventure with everyone's favorite agent of chaos! When Stitch escapes, he wreaks havoc in the crowd using water, smells and other surprises during this wacky experience.

Frontierland

Country Bear Jamboree
Come on down to this foot-stompin', hand-clappin' musical revue performed by a band of backwoods bears and their furry friends in Grizzly Hall theater. Give a big "Yeehaw!" and sing along with beary special musicians like the Five Bear Rugs!

Frontierland Shootin' Arcade
Take aim at a whole posse of targets in this old-fashioned shooting gallery. Armed with an infrared rifle, you can shoot buzzards, tombstones and a scary tree in this Wild West ghost town. It'll make a sharpshooter out of you!

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
Ride this rollicking runaway train that rushes through the gold-mining, Old West town of Tumbleweed in Frontierland. Beware when the rails go clackety-clack because your car's about to run over treacherous terrain!

Tom Sawyer Island
Inspired by the famous novels of Mark Twain, this lushly landscaped outdoor playground is where children of all ages can scamper and climb in the rugged terrain while parents relax in a rustic atmosphere.

Splash Mountain®
Wind through bayous, caves and watery byways in a log boat, past scenes with characters singing songs from the 1946 Disney film, Song of the South. And hold onto yer hats for the finale with a 52 1/2-foot drop!

Mickey's Toontown Fair

Donald's Boat
Climb aboard the S.S. Miss Daisy and explore the wacky decks that this duck has built in the "waters" of Toon Town! Dodge the "leaks," spin the captain's wheel and hear the fog horn howl in this interactive boatful of fun!

Mickey's Country House
Perfect for pre-schoolers, this self-guided tour takes you through the famous Mouse's house. See artifacts from the life and brilliant career of The Big Cheese. When finished, hop outside to the Judge's Tent to meet the Mouse himself!

Minnie's Country House
Step inside this cozy cottage pad for a playful visit to the home of Mickey's number-one gal pal. Perfect for preschoolers, this interactive house invites you to check Minnie's answering machine, pop her popcorn, stroll through her gazebo, and look in her fridge!

The Barnstormer at Goofy's Wiseacre Farm
Fly this crop-dusting, biplane roller coaster made just for little ones. Try out your flying maneuvers, but watch out for the barn!

Main Street Vehicles - Main Street, U.S.A.
Climb aboard a classic vehicle such as a fire engine, omnibus, horseless carriage or trolley and be whisked down Main Street, U.S.A., in nostalgic grandeur.

Walt Disney World® Railroad - Main Street, U.S.A.
Take a 20-minute scenic tour around Magic Kingdom theme park on one of four antique steam-powered engines.

Other Orlando Theme Parks

Walt Disney World Universal Orlando
Disney Animal Kingdom Islands of Adventure
Disney's Epcot Center Universal Studios
Disney's Hollywood Studios SeaWorld Orlando
Disney's Magic Kingdom Discovery Cove at SeaWorld
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon SeaWorld Aquatica

Approximate taxi fares to Disney Magic Kingdom

From Universal Studios Orlando to Disney's Magic Kingdom $37.00

From SeaWorld Orlando to Disney's Magic Kingdom $31.00

From Orlando International Airport to Disney's Magic Kingdom $57.00

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Directions to Disney's Magic Kingdom

Interstate 4 (I-4) provides access to all of Walt Disney World theme parks including Disney's Magic Kingdom Theme Park. Exit 64 will take you to Disney's Magic Kingdom

Disney's Magic Kingdom Exit

Interstate 4Take Exit 64 to
Magic Kingdom® Park,

Disney's Hollywood Studios™

Magic Kingdom Resort Area Hotels & Golf Courses
Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa,
Disney's Contemporary Resort,
Disney's Polynesian Resort,
Disney's Wilderness Lodge,
Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground,
The Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge,
Eagle Pines Golf Course,
Magnolia Golf Course,
Osprey Ridge Golf Course,
Oak Trail Golf Course,
Palm Golf Course,
Disney's Wedding Pavilion

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Rising 17 stories into the Florida sky, Cinderella Castle in the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort serves as a landmark for park visitors and provides an entryway into Fantasyland.

Disney's FASTPASS® tickets are available at the following Walt Disney Magic Kingdom® Theme Park Rides and Attractions, and are subject to availability:


Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin
Jungle Cruise
Mickey's PhilharMagic
Peter Pan's Flight
Space Mountain
Splash Mountain
Stitch's Great Escape!
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

Magic Kingdom Area Hotels:

Disney's Contemporary Resort
Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
Disney's Polynesian Resort
Disney's Wilderness Lodge
Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground
The Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge

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