Disney World, Florida

Magic Kingdom is the most Disney place at Disney! It’s where families and friends gather to feel all the magic and spend the bulk of their time when visiting the Disney World resort. I recommend breaking the park up into two days so you have the opportunity to see and experience as much of the park while traveling. Let’s take a look at how the park is laid out.

Magic Kingdom is broken down into 5 distinct areas-Tomorrowland, Fantasyland-Liberty Square, Frontierland and Adventureland. You enter the park by the main train station, walk past city hall, down Main Street and into the HUB (the grassy area before the castle). This area has direct routes to all sections of the Magic Kingdom. I recommend breaking the park into two sections-those behind and to the right of the castle and those to the left of the castle. It’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with what attractions are available in each section so you can navigate your day, Genie and Genie+. You can optimize your time and energy by not running back and forth through the park but instead by staying in a smaller centralized area.


Located to the right side of the park at the beginning of the HUB you’ll find a future world full of Stitch and Buzz Lightyear!

Rides include-

Monster’s Inc Laugh Floor-show

Buzz Lightyear

Carousel of Progress

Space Mountain

People Mover

Astro Orbiter

Tomorrowland Speedway (Cars)


You’ll find character meet and greets with Stitch and Buzzlightyear. Dining at Tomorrowland Terrace, The Lunching Pad, Auntie Gravity’s Galactic Goodies, Cool Ship Kiosk, Joffery’s Coffee and Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Café.


Located directly behind the castle. You can get to this section by walking through the castle of by walking through the HUB to the right and then to the left. All things Princess and fairytale happen here.

Rides include-


Seven Dwarfs Mine Train

Winnie the Pooh



Casey Junior Splash and Soak (mini splash pad)

Little Mermaid

Belle’s Tales (Interactive Show)-not currently available


Mickey’s Philharmagic (4D Movie)

Peter Pan

It’s a Small World

You’ll find character meet and greets with Cinderella, Tiana, Elena of Avalor and Rapunzel at the Princess Fairytale Hall, Merida, Winne the Pooh and Tigger, Belle, Gaston, Peter Pan and Alice and the Mad Hatter. Dining in Fantasyland includes-Cinderella’s Royal Table, Be Our Guest, Gaston’s Tavern, Pinocchio’s Haus, Cheshire Café, Storybook Treats, The Friar’s Nook and Prince Eric’s Village Market.

Liberty Square-

Located closest to the castle in the HUB area and to the left. You’ll find a steamboat and all the presidents here.

Rides Include-

Haunted Mansion

Liberty Square Riverboat

Hall of Presidents

Character meet and greets include Anastasia and Drizella and sometimes Lady Tremaine and Fairy Godmother (Cinderella’s Wicked Stepsisters). Dining in Liberty Square includes Columbia Harbor House, Liberty Square Market, Sleepy Hollow and Liberty Tree Tavern.

Raise your hand if you remember Splash Mountain?


The easiest way to get to Frontierland is to enter through Liberty Square and then turn left. You’ll find rollercoasters and country bears here.

Rides include-

Country Bear Jamboree (animatronic show)

Big Thunder Mountain

Splash Mountain-currently closed to become Tianna’s new ride!

Character meet and greets-Country Bears. You will find dining options at The Diamond Horseshoe, Westward Ho, Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Café and Golden Oak Outpost.


Located to the left of the HUB and the end of Main Street . You’ll find pirates and jungle cruises here.

Rides include-

Pirates of the Caribbean

Jungle Cruise

Tiki Room (animatronic show)

Aladdin’s Carpets

Swiss Family Robinson (treehouse walkthrough)

Character meet and greets include Captain Jack Sparrow and Aladdin. You’ll find dining options at Jungle Navigation CO. LTD Skipper Canteen, Sunshine Tree Terrace, Aloha Isle and Tortuga Tavern.

The main street area includes a wide variety of shops and dining at The Plaza and The Crystal Palace closest to the HUB and Tony’s Restaurant closest to the main entrance. Your My Disney Experience app while help you navigate your day so familiarize yourself with it prior to your arrival.

Your travel agent can help you with a walkthrough itinerary prior to your arrival. (That’s ME!)

Need help planning your trip to Disney World? You can find me on Facebook at Callie at Wanderkeep Travel or you can message me at callie@wanderkeep.com and as always my services are complimentary when you book through ME!

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