What To Do At Each Park During the Busy Season

The most busiest time of the year is here and if you have planned a trip to Walt Disney World during the holiday season you are in for a treat. The parks look beautiful with all the decorations and lights, there are extra holiday enhancements all around, but with it comes tens of thousands of people wanting to do the same.

Fear not, you can still have a fun time with these suggestions, the first one is obviously to book your 3 fast passes in advance that way you are guaranteed to experience 3 attractions or shows with short waits. Rope drop if possible and while in the park visit these sections and attractions that are sure to have a short wait, if any at all:

Magic Kingdom

Magic Kingdom

Ton Sawyer Island is a raft ride away from the mainland and offers kids and adults a fun time while exploring caves, visiting the fort or bouncing on the barrel bridge. Make sure to sit on one of the rocking shares and breathe while you see the Haunted Mansion queue snake all the way into Liberty Square.

Liberty Belle Riverboat is a nice and relaxing way to experience the Rivers of America with fun sites of Frontierland and Liberty Square, the boat departs every 30 minutes and there’s no need to line up for it.

Time for the classics: Country Bears, Tiki Room and Carousel of Progress will have more people these days but not at capacity, enjoy a taste of nostalgia with these 3 timeless attractions.


This is the time to get into the World Showcase countries and really walk around them instead of speeding by them on your way to Frozen Ever After. Make sure to stop for a holiday storyteller that will share their traditions and culture with you.

The Seas with Nemo and Friends is a nice way to cool and slow down. You can enter the building through the side if the ride’s wait time is long and see fish, dolphins, sharks along with a fun play area for kids.

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Walt Disney Presents: affectionately called the Walt Disney Museum, offers a large array of Disney memorabilia along with One Man’s Dream movie narrated by the one and only Julie Andrews.

Launch Bay: If you have a Star Wars fan with you make sure to visit Launch Bay, there’s a special movie about the makers of the Saga, along with props and replicas from the films including The Rise of Skywalker.

The Citizens of Hollywood pop up through out the day on Hollywood Blvd and Sunset Blvd to bring their unique improv skills to the visitors of 1940’s Hollywood. Make sure to stop and enjoy a skit.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Guests come to the park for animal experiences — be sure to visit Maharajah Jungle Trek and Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail.

Rafiki’s Planet Watch offers plenty of ways to learn more about how Disney care for the animals that call the park home.

It’s Tough to Be a Bug! is a great escape from the hustle and bustle of the park. Plus an excellent 3D movie.

UP! A Great Bird Adventure features breathtaking fun with unique species of free-flying birds from around the world.

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