12 Ideas for a Guy’s Day Out to Remember at Walt Disney World

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Walt Disney World is a vacation destination that all sorts of guests enjoy every single day, regardless of age or party size. While many of the guests who travel to the Disney Parks might be families with young children, there are just as many other combinations of guests including adult couples, solo travelers, and more. A great way to enjoy all that Walt Disney World has to offer is traveling to the location with a group of guys and creating a special guy’s trip filled with entertaining experiences and more. Guys who plan a Walt Disney World vacation can definitely check out some of the classic experiences such as watching the nightly fireworks in the Magic Kingdom, however they also might be looking to enjoy some other experiences that will lead to an epic guy’s day for the books. From special events to big thrills and everything in between, here are twelve ideas for a guy’s day out to remember.


1. Wild Africa Trek

The perfect way to start out an epic guy’s day in Walt Disney World is by heading to Disney’s Animal Kingdom to enjoy a special tour that brings guests backstage on an unforgettable adventure. Guys will be sure to love embarking on the Wild Africa Trek which brings them into the Harambe Reserve where they can have some up close encounters with animals such as feeding a hippo and enjoying a light breakfast from an outpost on the savannah. Guys will also love the sense of adventure that comes from crossing rickety bridges suspended high above the hippos and crocodiles on this awesome adventure!

2. Big Thrills in Disney’s Hollywood Studios

After enjoying the Wild Africa Trek, guys can head over to Disney’s Hollywood Studios for a duo of attractions that pack some major thrills. Sunset Boulevard is home to The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror where guests can step into the deserted Hollywood Tower Hotel and soon find themselves trapped on an elevator that plunges directly into The Twilight Zone. After the first thrilling experience, guys can head next door to the Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith where a super stretch limo is waiting to launch them to high speeds and rocket them through downtown to make it to a concert on time.

3. Some Friendly Competition

After the duo of thrilling attractions on Sunset Boulevard, guys can head over to Toy Story Land to enjoy an attraction that lets them engage in a little friendly competition. Toy Story Mania magically shrinks guests down to the size of toys and has them compete in a series of 3D midway games each hosted by a different Toy Story character. Guys will absolutely love competing to see who can score the highest and earn some bragging rights for the day.

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4. Drinks at BaseLine Tap House

The Grand Avenue area of Disney’s Hollywood Studios is home to BaseLine Tap House, a quick service location that serves up delicious small bites and lots of beer and wine on tap directly from California. Guys will love indulging in a light lunch, some beverages, and the laid back atmosphere of the outdoor patio at this relaxing location in the park.

5. Experience “The Force”

There is a strong presence of the force at Disney’s Hollywood Studios… the Star Wars force! Hollywood Studios’ newest land, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, has two attractions, Millennium Falcon: Smuggler’s Run and Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance. Both of these attractions will have you in the action of a Star Wars adventure. While you’re in Galaxy’s Edge, explore the land and have a few drinks at Oga’s Cantina. Outside of the land, Hollywood Studios also has the Star Tours – The Adventures Continue attraction, Star Wars Launch Bay, and the incredible nighttime experience – Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular.

6. Relaxing Poolside

After a busy start to the day, guys will certainly be ready for a little more relaxation which can be found at any of the Disney Resorts found throughout Walt Disney World. Each Disney Resort is home to at least one pool which is the perfect place to kick back, relax, enjoy some sunshine, and cool off on a hot afternoon in Central Florida. This is the perfect opportunity for guys to rest up before heading back out to the parks to finish off their ultimate guy’s day out.

7. Another Round of Competition

After relaxing poolside, guys should head to the Magic Kingdom where a second round of competition can be found on another Toy Story centered attraction. Tomorrowland is hoem to Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin where guests are called to join Star Command to help defeat the Evil Emperor Zurg. Guys can grab special blasters and take aim at targets designed to steal power from Zurg, and the end results will declare who got the high score and bragging rights for the rest of the night.

8. The VOID

Drop by Disney Springs Marketplace where The VOID is taking virtual reality to the next level. Currently, two VR experiences are available including Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire and Ralph Breaks VR – this is a fantastic entertainment option at Disney Springs. Perfect for a guys day out, The VOID is an ultimate virtual reality experience. Team up (or be teamed up) with four guests and enter the multi-sensory environment that makes virtual reality feel like…well, REALITY!

9. Conquering the Mountains

The Magic Kingdom is also home to a trio of thrilling mountains that guys can conquer on their visit to the park. Space Mountain in Tomorrowland blasts guests off into the darkness of space for a thrilling journey that is out of this world. Frontierland features Big Thunder Mountain Railroad where a runaway train whips guests around the mining town of Tumbleweed on the wildest ride in the wilderness. Right next to Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is Splash Mountain where guys will love slipping down several drops including the final plunge fifty feet below into the Briar Patch with a huge splash!

10. Frontierland Shooting Arcade

After conquering the three mountains of the Magic Kingdom, guys can head further into Frotnierland to enjoy the Frontierland Shooting Arcade. This unique attraction does require a fee, but guys will love picking up the toy rifles and taking aim at dozens of targets in a Wild West scene that when hit, each trigger a unique effect. This often overlooked experience in the Magic Kingdom is a great way for guys to spend a few minutes during their awesome day.

11. Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto

As an epic guy’s day begins to wind down, head over to Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort to enjoy a special bar area that combines delicious cocktails with a really fun atmosphere. Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto invites guests to enjoy quirky interactions with the environment itself and the Cast Members that are triggered by each specialty drink order. Guys will love sipping on delicious beverages while participating in the fun in this interactive and upbeat location.

12. Dinner at ‘Ohana

After Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto, the perfect ending to a guy’s day in Walt Disney World can be found on the second floor of the Great Ceremonial House at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort. Guys will love dinner at ‘Ohana, an all you can eat affair where the flavors of the islands are brought to life through family style appetizers and starters and all you can eat meat and shrimp options. With decadent food, views of the nightly Magic Kingdom fireworks across Seven Seas Lagoon, and wonderful atmosphere, ‘Ohana is the perfect location to end an unforgettable guy’s day in Walt Disney World.

About Caitlin Kane

Caitlin Kane has been visiting Walt Disney World since she was a child and has developed a deep love and appreciation of the Disney Parks with a particular interest in the small details and history that can be found all around. Visiting every chance she gets, Caitlin loves to enjoy the ambiance of the Disney Parks and try something new every time. She can often be found eating and drinking her way through the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, riding the Haunted Mansion, sipping on a Lapu Lapu, pretending Illuminations: Reflections of Earth was still in existence, and enjoying seeing the magic through the eyes of her children. When not in WDW, Caitlin can be found at home in New York dreaming of a ride on Living with the Land and counting down the days until her next trip.