Must Do and See List for Disney World First Timers

Disney World can be very overwhelming when you first arrive and also during the planning process. There is so much to see and do, you can spend a month at Disney World and still never see everything that Disney has to offer. I have compiled a list of the things I believe that are must see and do’s while in Disney World for a first timer. Please feel free to reply with any that you feel needs to be added to the list.

MUST DO RIDES and Shows:

Magic Kingdom

Rides

  1. The three mountains: Space Mountain- in Tomorrowland, Splash Mountain- in Frontierland and  Big Thunder Mountain Railroad- in Frontierland

    Disney Magic Kingdom Splash Mountain

    Disney Magic Kingdom Splash Mountain

  2. Haunted Mansion in Liberty Square
  3. “It’s a Small World” in Fantasyland
  4. Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin in Tomorrowland
  5. Pirates of the Caribbean in Adventureland

Shows

  1. Wishes Nighttime Spectacular
  2. Spetromagic Night Light Parade

Epcot

Rides

196

  1. Mission: Space in Future World
  2. Soarin’ in Future World
  3. Spaceship Earth in Future World
  4. Test Track presented by Chevrolet in Future World

Shows

  1. IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Rides

  1. Star Tours- The Adventure Continues in Echo Lake
  2. Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster starring Aerosmith in Sunset Blvd
  3. Toy story Midway Mania in Pixar Place
  4. The Twilight Zone: Tower of Terror in Sunset Blvd

Shows

  1. Fantasmic!
  2. Beauty and the Beast live on Stage

Animal Kingdom

An Awesome thrill ride

An Awesome thrill ride

Rides

  1. Expedition Everest in Asia
  2. Kilimanjaro Safaris in Africa
  3. Kali River Rapids Raft Ride in Asia
  4. It’s Tough to be a Bug in Discovery Island

Shows

  1. The Lion King

Other Must See and Do’s for first timers:

  1. Ride the Monorail
  2. Ride the boat
  3. Get a pair of mickey ears
  4. Attend a Character Meal
  5. Participate in Pin Trading
  6. Get your picture taken in front of all park entrances
  7. Find Hidden Mickey’s
  8. Go to Downtown Disney

There is so much to see and do while at Disney World for the first time. Take your time, breathe and have the most magical time of your life, remember you are  on vacation!

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