Guide to Magic Kingdom

Magic Kingdom is undoubtedly the park that most people naturally associate with Walt Disney World.

Magic Kingdom is home to the iconic Cinderella Castle, as well as fan-favorite attractions like Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Haunted Mansion, Pirate’s of the Caribbean, and Space Mountain. You’ll also find new attractions to love at Magic Kingdom like Tron and opening in Summer 2024, Tiana’s Bayou Adventure.

Magic Kingdom Lands

Magic Kingdom is divided into six whimsical lands, each offering its own unique charm and attractions.

Main Street, U.S.A.

Begin your adventure with a stroll down this charming street, lined with quaint shops and eateries, leading up to the majestic Cinderella Castle.


Embark on thrilling adventures in this tropical paradise, where you can set sail with Pirates of the Caribbean or explore the depths of the Jungle Cruise.


Step back in time to the Wild West and brave the legendary Big Thunder Mountain Railroad or take a leisurely cruise on the Rivers of America.

Liberty Square

Immerse yourself in American history with attractions like the Haunted Mansion and the Hall of Presidents.


Enter a realm of fairy tales and fantasy, where you can soar through the skies on Dumbo the Flying Elephant or journey under the sea with The Little Mermaid.


Blast off into the future with exhilarating rides like Space Mountain and Tomorrowland Speedway, or join the intergalactic battle at Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin.

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Magic Kingdom Rides

Magic Kingdom offers over 20 attractions, more than any of the other Walt Disney World theme parks.

Rides without height requirement can be enjoyed by anyone, including babies and toddlers.

Magic Kingdom Rides With Height Requirement

  • Barnstormer – 35 inches
  • Big Thunder Mountain Railroad – 40 inches
  • Seven Dwarfs Mine Train – 38 inches
  • Space Mountain – 44 inches
  • Tiana’s Bayou Adventure (opening Summer 2024) – 40 inches
  • Tomorrowland Speedway – 32 inches
  • Tron – 48 inches

Magic Kingdom Attractions Without Height Requirement

  • Astro Orbiter
  • Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin
  • Country Bear Jamboree
  • Dumbo the Flying Elephant
  • Enchanted Tales with Belle
  • The Hall of Presidents
  • Haunted Mansion
  • “it’s a small world”
  • Jungle Cruise
  • Liberty Square Riverboat
  • Mad Tea Party
  • The Magic Carpets of Aladdin
  • The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
  • Mickey’s PhilharMagic
  • Monster’s Inc Laugh Floor
  • Peter Pan’s Flight
  • Pirates of the Caribbean
  • Prince Charming Regal Carrousel
  • Swiss Family Treehouse
  • Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover
  • Tom Sawyer Island
  • Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid
  • Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress
  • Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room
  • Walt Disney World Railroad

All Walt Disney World Attractions Without a Height Requirement

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Magic Kingdom Dining

Magic Kingdom offers Character Dining, Table Service, and Quick Service restaurants inside the park.

Character Dining

  • Cinderella’s Royal Table – Meet Disney Princesses inside Cinderella Castle while enjoying a royal feast.
  • Crystal Palace – Dine with Winnie the Pooh and friends in this charming Victorian greenhouse setting.

Table Service Restaurants

  • Be Our Guest Restaurant – Experience the magic of Beauty and the Beast in the Grand Ballroom, West Wing, or Castle Gallery.
  • Jungle Navigation Co. Ltd. Skipper Canteen – Embark on a culinary adventure inspired by the world-famous Jungle Cruise.
  • Liberty Tree Tavern – Feast on hearty American fare in this colonial-themed tavern.
  • Plaza Restaurant – Enjoy classic American dishes with views of Main Street, U.S.A.
  • Tony’s Town Square Restaurant – Dine in an Italian trattoria inspired by Lady and the Tramp.

Quick Service Restaurants

  • Aloha Isle – Indulge in Dole Whip treats and refreshing beverages.
  • Casey’s Corner – Grab classic ballpark favorites like hot dogs and fries.
  • Columbia Harbour House – Savor seafood and sandwiches in a New England-style setting.
  • Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Café – Fuel up with burgers, chicken, and sandwiches while enjoying live entertainment.
  • Gaston’s Tavern – Visit the tavern of the infamous Gaston for snacks like warm cinnamon rolls and LeFou’s Brew.
  • Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Café – Customize your Tex-Mex feast with toppings galore.
  • Pinocchio Village Haus – Enjoy Italian-inspired dishes and flatbreads in a charming setting.
  • Sleepy Hollow – Delight in sweet and savory treats like waffle sandwiches and funnel cakes.
  • The Friar’s Nook – Snack on gourmet macaroni and cheese dishes.
  • Tomorrowland Terrace Restaurant – Feast on American classics with a futuristic twist.

Best Value Snacks on the Disney Dining Plan at Magic Kingdom

Favorite Quick Service Restaurants at Magic Kingdom

Transportation to Magic Kingdom

There are multiple ways to get to Magic Kingdom as a resort guest, and honestly they’re all much easier than driving and parking at Magic Kingdom or utilizing a ride-share service like Uber.

Depending on which Walt Disney World resort you’re staying at, you’ll be able to take the monorail, boat, Disney bus service, Minnie Van, or even a walking path to Magic Kingdom.

Walt Disney World Transportation Overview

Magic Kingdom Special Events

Magic Kingdom hosts special, seasonal events annually at the park.

Both Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party take place at Magic Kingdom.

These special events require a separate ticket purchase beyond a regular park ticket to attend. If your vacation overlaps a special event date, definitely consider attending one night!

The seasonal entertainment is a lot of fun and crowds at the event will be lower than they are during the day.

Purchase all upcoming and available special events tickets here.