So I’ve decided to do a post on what my favorite rides at Walt Disney World are. There are 4 theme parks to choose from – Magic Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, Epcot and Animal Kingdom. All 4 have some great rides and I’ve managed to narrow down what my favorites are.
Blast off on a rip-roaring rocket through the darkest reaches of outer space on this roller-coaster-type ride in the dark.
Step underneath a grand circus marquee and make your way to an open-air barn where Goofy—known as The Great Goofini—has been known to perform his world-famous high-flying show. Once inside the red hanger, board one of Goofy’s very own stunt biplanes and hold on tight as you prepare to take to the skies above Fantasyland.
Float along a colorful bayou—past delightful singing critters—to a thrilling 5-story splashdown.
Big Thunder Mountain
Race through a haunted gold-mining town aboard a rollicking runaway mine train.
Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin
Fire lasers to defeat Zurg in this shooting-gallery game that puts you in the center of a thrilling space battle.
Country Bear Jamboree
Have a knee-slappin’ good time at this jolly country-and-western show starring a hilarious bunch of singing bears.
Edge into a shadowy foyer and climb aboard a gloomy Doom Buggy for a supernatural journey through a labyrinth of haunted chambers. Glide past a casket-filled conservatory, a chilling séance room and a ghostly graveyard of singing specters as you attempt to find your way out.
Pirates Of The Caribbean
Set sail on a swashbuckling voyage to a long-forgotten time and place when pirates and privateers ruled the seas
Gran Fiesta Tour
Donald’s disappeared, and it’s up to José Carioca and Panchito to find him. Float along to live-action footage of the people and places of Mexico superimposed with animation inspired by the 1944 Disney film The Three Caballeros. And join Panchito, the Mexican charro rooster, and José Carioca, the Brazilian parrot, for hilarity and hijinks as they search for their wayward friend throughout this fun-filled ride for all ages. Will they find him in time for the big finale in Mexico City?
Experience authentic NASA-style training and an out-of-this-world space launch on this shuttle simulator.
Design a virtual concept vehicle and then go for a high-octane spin at this attraction that’s thrilling and creative.
Rock N Roller Coaster
Hop inside a gleaming, super-stretch limo and hold on tight as you take off at a whopping 60 miles per hour into the Los Angeles night on your way to the big show—hard-rockin’ grooves of Aerosmith echoing all around you. Careen up and down into the inky, nighttime city darkness. Rocket through the famous Hollywood sign and speed past illuminated landmarks. Maneuver through city traffic and swoop in and around 3 thrilling inversions—2 rollover loops and one corkscrew—as the wind races across your face.
Blast off on a thrilling tour of the Star Wars galaxy aboard a Starspeeder 1000. Voyage to amazing alien worlds—like Naboo or Coruscant—and come face to face with the likes of Boba Fett or Darth Vader. Featuring state-of-the-art technology—including a flight simulator, digital 3D video, Audio-Animatronics characters and “in cockpit” special effects and music—Star Tours – The Adventures Continue immerses you in the Star Wars mythology for an unforgettable intergalactic adventure.
Toy Story Mania
Ride and blast moving targets at this midway-style, 4D shootin’ game starring your favorite Toy Story characters.
Tower Of Terror
Hurtle up and down aboard a haunted, elevator-themed ride. You’re about to enter… The Twilight Zone!
Travel back in time on a perilous race to rescue an Iguanadon before the meteor that wiped out the dinosaurs strikes.
Careen through the Himalayan mountains on a speeding train while avoiding the clutches of the mythic Abominable Snowman.
Glimpse real African animals in their natural habitats during an 18-minute expedition into the Harambe Wildlife Reserve. Traipse along a picturesque twisting path amid a lush garden gateway and make your way to the rendezvous point of Kilimanjaro Safaris expedition, the touring company for your adventure into the wilds. Featuring picturesque open plains, shady forest landscapes and rocky wetlands, the 110-acre Harambe Wildlife Reserve is a spectacular sanctuary dedicated to the protection of African animals.
Kali River Rapids
Set out on a rip-roaring, river raft ride through a lush jungle landscape ravaged by illegal logging.
So these are my favorite rides at Disney. Do you have any favorites?