A trip to Magic Kingdom is a day like no other! With all the rides, costumes, and food, it is a family-friendly destination that never gets old. If you plan on visiting Magic Kingdom soon, you’ll want to make sure you make the most of your day there. Look below at our Disney Bucket List, 25 things to do at Magic Kingdom sure to help you have the most magical day ever!
Disney Bucket List: 25 Things to Do at Magic Kingdom
I want to share a few tips on planning your trip! Make sure to check out places like Airbnb for discount places to stay, in many cases, it’s cheaper than a hotel in the area, but don’t discount the themed hotels ( we loved Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort ) but be prepared to spend a bit more on them! Just to give you an idea I was peaking around and found an entire 4 bedroom home for only $79 night, an apartment right in the middle of downtown for $79 a night, and a tropical themed room for rent for $42 a night! Super cheap for the area!
Don’t forget to check out Get Away Today for their Disney discount packages (and also Universal ones as well!)
Destination Florida has some great discount packages for Disney and other places out in town as well!
Set up your Fast Passes
Before you even head to the park, download the Disney app and start choosing Fast Pass times. This way you will have rides reserved prior to arriving. If dining (seated dining, not grab and go) at the park, be sure to make reservations prior to arriving.
Collect character signatures
Keep your autograph books on hand, because your favorite Disney characters will be out and about signing books and taking photos.
Grab a Dole Whip
Disney is famous for this pineapple treat! Be sure to grab one and cool off in between rides. These are hard to find elsewhere, so you have to grab them while you are here! This is a must do item on the Disney Bucket List.
Visit Ariel in her Grotto
If you love The Little Mermaid, go visit Ariel in your grotto where you can take pictures with her!
Take flight with Peter Pan
Hop aboard the mini ships and set sail through the land of pirates and fairies with Peter Pan and friends.
Get the spooks at The Haunted Mansion
Ready to get scared? The Haunted Mansion is a spooky and yet gorgeous ride that takes you through the scariest house in Disney!
Feast on a turkey leg
Nom nom! The giant turkey legs are a tasty treat Disney is famous for! Grab one and start gnawing!
Catch the afternoon parade
Disney puts on a grand afternoon parade around 3 pm each day. Set down about 30 minutes early so you can get an up-close view!
Don’t forget the fireworks
The Magic Kingdom puts on a spectacular fireworks display at closing each eve. There really is no bad spot in the park to watch, so anywhere you camp out you should be able to get a view.
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Fly with Dumbo
The Dumbo ride lets visitors load onto Dumbo and soar into the sky or some fresh air and fun.
The Mad Hatters Tea Cups
Climb into these giant teacups and take them for a fun spin. Just don’t overdo it, you don’t want to get sick!
Pirates of The Caribbean ride
Hop into the boat and set out for a pirate adventure! This ride is a visual treat and a must-see for fans of the movie.
Collect some pins
Are you a Disney pin collector? If you have any Disney pins you can trade them at the Magic Kingdom with Disney cast members.
Press a penny
This is a fun way to get an inexpensive souvenir. Get cheap souvenirs when you use the press machines to stamp out your own souvenir penny. We do this everywhere we go and so it’s rightfully so on our Disney Bucket List.
Ride It’s a Small World
The song will be stuck in your head for an hour, but it is worth it! This ride is a visual treat that takes you through all different lands and cultures.
If you wish to do a character dining experience, Crystal Palace brings all of the Winnie the Pooh characters to you while you eat! Make reservations ahead of time for best seats!
The Hall of Presidents
This historically based attraction features animatronic Presidents of present and past. It is a wonderful way to “hear” them speak!
Buzz Light Year Ranger Spin
This fun interactive game lets kids fight the bad guys in space. Lots of lasers and lights included!
This rollercoaster is designed for the little guys and features just enough thrill to be fun but not scary.
The Jungle Cruise
Jump aboard the Jungle Cruise and take a slow ride through the jungle where animatronic animals are waiting to entertain you.
Sit for a spell and watch this animated attraction that is designed for the senses! It is a great way to get out of the heat and take a seat.
Magic Carpets of Aladdin
Hop aboard Aladdin’s magic carpets and go for a ride in the sky! Although it sounds scary, this ride is ideal for little ones.
The Tiki Room
Huddle into the Tiki Room where the tiki birds are waiting to entertain you with songs and laughs.
Liberty Square Riverboat
The Liberty Square Riverboat is a leisurely way to wind down the river and see the sites. It is perfect if you want to sit for a bit and rest up.
Splash Mountain is one of Disney’s thrill rides with plenty of dips and turns, drops and droops, and of course, a nice splash at the end!
Are you ready to have the time of your life at Magic Kingdom? Consider this Magic Kingdom Disney Bucket List and plan your day to the very fullest!
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