Disney World’s Classic Original: The Magic Kingdom

Disney’s Magic Kingdom, the original of the four parks, has changed much over the years but it has always managed to keep its original vision and beauty. It is made up by five major lands and contains some of the most memorable rides and dining locations. With that much variety, the best way for you to truly enjoy your visit to the Magic Kingdom is to know the details before you go.


When you visit the Magic Kingdom, you have the ability to explore five distinct areas, called lands, and one extra area. Adventureland, Fantasyland, Liberty Square, Tommorowland, and Frontierland are the five separate areas that house most of the attractions and dining locations; they all converge together at Main Street U.S.A. Cast members can access each of the lands though the network of underground walkways and tunnels.

Rides and Attractions

The Magic Kingdom is home to some of the most popular rides and attractions. At least thirty-five rides fill the park and although the Magic Kingdom is often thought of as a park for little kids, there are plenty of rides for everyone. Lines can usually be found for Space Mountain, Splash Mountain, The Pirates of the Caribbean, The Haunted Mountain, and the Jungle Cruise. These are attractions your whole family can enjoy as they range from the most thrilling to calmer rides. Be sure and use the Fast Pass system though so you can maximize your time at the park.

Great Dining Options

One thing you definitely want to enjoy during your stay at Disney World is the dining. With twenty-seven dining opportunities in the Magic Kingdom you will certainly be able to do that. These restaurants range from the basic amusement park fare to nicer locations. You can take the opportunity to set reservations to eat with some of the Disney characters or just play it by ear and see what is available. But, make sure you research the restaurants before you go because you will have to make reservations for some of them before you go.


Throughout each day in the Magic Kingdom, a variety of activities occur. There are, of course, the expected small street shows and actual sit-down shows, like The Hall of Presidents in Liberty Square. But more than that, the Magic Kingdom is known for its parades and fireworks shows. If you time it right during your stay you can see almost each one of these. The Main Street Electrical Parade or SpectroMagic are the night time parades that dazzle kids of all ages For a firework extravaganza, you cannot miss the Wishes nighttime firework display. Your family will love it!

With so many things to see and do, the Magic kingdom truly can be a magical place. Eat, play, and stay at this fantastic resort for memories of a lifetime.

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