Zones I should avoid

Walt Disney World: I have old children, so what places I should not go?

From andres henon
Posted February 14, 2011 at 2:45 PM
In Orlando´s 4 disney parks, which places you recommend me not to go, as I have children more than 16 years old, therefore some rides and shows are for smaller kids. If you have tips for avoiding those zones and which routes should I take inside the parks, I would be very thanked of hearing them. I´m sorry the way I write English as I am from Montevideo, Uruguay, spanish speaker.

From Victoria Jurkowski
Posted February 14, 2011 at 5:50 PM
Do they only like more thrilling rides or do they enjoy the more childish rides too? If they don't like the rides aimed at children, avoid Fantasyland in Magic Kingdom, avoid the parades, skip Innoventions in Epcot except for Sum of All Thrills, and in Hollywood Studios skip Voyage of the Little Mermaid.

My suggestion: when you get to a park there will be a stand with maps in different languages. Pick up a Spanish map and take the time to look over the descriptions of the rides. Chances are if your kids don't think the description is interesting, they won't like the ride.
I'm not sure if you can find the Spanish maps outside the parks but if you can you should look at them ahead of time and map out routes that go only to the rides you want to do.

From Anthony Murphy
Posted February 14, 2011 at 9:28 PM
It depends!

I always have enjoyed the parades and Innoventions. Pretty much most of Fantasyland at the Magic Kingdom and most of Dinoland at Animal Kingdom are the two main areas you probably should avoid.

Disney really does not have areas that are overly "kiddie". They try to make it a point not to do that!

From Ray Schroeder
Posted February 16, 2011 at 11:46 AM
Avoid Character Breakfasts, It's A Small World and all other rides in Fantasy Land.
Don't worry about your English. You write much better than a lot of Americans.

From Will Chilcote
Posted February 16, 2011 at 3:54 PM
I wouldn't avoid "lands". I would avoid particular rides. Check the review here on the site. Even in Fantasyland there are some great attractions. Mickey's PhilharMagic for example is fantastic and its in Fantasyland. However Dumbo and The Magic Carpets of Aladdin and The Enchanted Tiki Room Under New Management are skip-able. The second 2 rides are in Adventureland.

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