Top 10 Must-Do Attractions At Walt Disney World

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A Walt Disney World vacation is perfect for any guest as every experience is sure to be magical and fun for those of all ages. Guests who enjoy a trip to Walt Disney World can explore four theme parks, two water parks, Disney Springs, and Disney Resorts and enjoy dining, entertainment, recreation, and so much more. One of the highlights of any Disney vacation for guests is enjoying the amazing attractions that are found within the four Disney Parks. From family friendly to thrilling and everything in between, there is the perfect Disney attraction experience for each and every guest who visits the parks. While every attraction is entertaining in its own way, some are simply so phenomenal that they cannot be missed on a Disney vacation. From big thrills to unforgettable moments, these attractions bring it all. Here are the top ten must do attractions at Walt Disney World.

10. Splash Mountain

Frontierland in the Magic Kingdom is home to a duo of mountains that both bring guests on thrilling adventures. Splash Mountain has guests board logs and set sail with Br’er Rabbit as he sets off in search of more adventure. Eventually he is caught by the mischievous Br’er Fox and Br’er Bear and flung alongside guests down a steep hill into the Briar Patch below. With a thrilling finale that is sure to leave guests soaked, Splash Mountain is a must do attraction in the Magic Kingdom.

9. Seven Dwarfs Mine Train

Fantasyland in the Magic Kingdom is home to another mountain based attraction that brings the story of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to life. The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train has guests board innovative mine carts that gently sway from side to side. Guests soon find themselves whirling around the mountain and into the mines where the Dwarfs are hard at work. With classic music and characters as well as thrilling drops and turns, the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train is a wonderful attraction that can’t be missed!

8. Soarin’ Around the World

Epcot’s Future World is home to a very popular attraction that brings guests on an epic adventure around the world. Soarin’ Around the World is located on the lower level of The Land Pavilion and invites guests to dangle their feet and soar about some of the most beautiful locations on Earth. Guests can enjoy bird’s eye views of the Great Wall of China, Iguazu Falls, Mount Kilimanjaro, the Taj Mahal, the Eiffel Tower, and even Epcot.

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7. Frozen Ever After

The rear of Epcot is home to World Showcase including the popular Norway Pavilion. Guests who explore to the back of the pavilion can enjoy Frozen Ever After, a boat based attraction that brings guests into the kingdom of Arendelle. Anna, Elsa, and friends are waiting to greet guests for a summer celebration and some of the most popular music from the film Frozen ca be heard including “Let It Go.”

6. Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run

Take a ride on the “fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy”! Star Wars fan or not, riding in the cockpit of the Millennium Falcon is an experience not to be missed. This interactive attraction is located in Disney’s Hollywood Studios’ newest land, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. With roles including pilot, gunner, and engineer – everyone must work together to reach their destination despite a few hiccups along the way.

5. Slinky Dog Dash

Toy Story Land makes guests feel as if they’ve shrunk down to the size of toy and are exploring Andy’s backyard with his beloved toys. Slinky Dog has joined in the fun with smooth dips and turns on his roller coaster! This is a great family-friendly coaster that is sure to be a favorite after just one ride. Have a blast with the breeze in your hair… just don’t forget to look around at all the awesome sights you’ll see across Andy’s toy-filled backyard. Finally, pull in for a stop to hear the sweet audio-animatronic Wheezy the Penguin singing for all the Slinky Dog Dash guests to enjoy.

4. The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror

Also found in Disney’s Hollywood Studios is a thrilling attract that brings the classic television series The Twilight Zone to life. The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror is located at the end of Sunset Boulevard and is housed inside the abandoned Hollywood Tower Hotel. Five guests mysteriously disappeared many years ago and guests son find themselves on board abandoned service elevators dropping and rising up again at the mercy of the tower in this unforgettable attraction.

3. Kilimanjaro Safaris

One of the most popular attractions in Disney’s Animal Kingdom can be found in the Africa section of the park in the back of the village of Harambe. Kilimanjaro Safaris invites guests to board authentic safari vehicles and set off into the Harambe Reserve for an epic adventure through the habitats of animals such as elephants, giraffes, lions, cheetahs, flamingos, rhinos, hippos, and more.

2. Avatar Flight of Passage

The newest area of Disney’s Animal Kingdom is Pandora – The World of Avatar where guests can travel to the Valley of Mo’ara and explore the world of the Na’vi. Avatar Flight of Passage is an incredibly popular attraction where guests can link directly to an Avatar and experience the thrilling rite of passage of the Na’vi people by riding on the back of a banshee. With thrilling moments and completely innovative technology, Avatar Flight of Passage should not be skipped!

1. Expedition Everest

Another thrilling attraction in Disney’s Animal Kingdom that guests should not miss is located in the Asia section of the park. Expedition Everest brings guests on a thrilling adventure through the Forbidden Mountain where they find themselves face to face with the Yeti. With twists, turns, drops, and a backwards segment, Expedition Everest packs some big thrills that re totally unforgettable!

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.