Magic Kingdom Disney World Checklist

Magic Kingdom Disney World Checklist

Heading to Magic Kingdom and need to know what to do, see and eat? This quick Magic Kingdom Checklist will help you plan your vacation, make impromptu choices and take care knowing you’re not missing the most important things.

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Everything to Do at Magic Kingdom

No matter when your next visit to Walt Disney World, grab our Magic Kingdom printable planner for lists of attractions, restaurants, touring plans, and more. Everything you need to get you started planning a Disney vacation. 

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Magic Kingdom is by far the most well-known park at Walt Disney World. It’s got Cinderella’s Castle and all the parades, but what should you do when you visit? There’s so much to do! How ever will you choose? Whether you’re cramming this park into one day or a week, here are the things to know and all the things we think are worth it at Magic Kingdom. Read through. 

What is the Best Day to Visit Magic Kingdom?

We recommend Magic Kingdom days be either Tuesday or Thursday for your lower crowd levels. Saturdays and Mondays are completely off-limits. Unless you are an avid Disney goer or used to the crowd levels you see at Christmastime, don’t even bother to try on Saturdays. As you may guess you’ll be battling for the rides, reservations, and sidewalk space with Floridians who go every weekend. 

Check out our complete guide on the best days to visit Walt Disney World. And grab the Magic Kingdom Touring Plan to get it all organized. 

Magic Kingdom Restaurants

From character breakfasts to exotic dining, Magic Kingdom has a gamut of foodie options. When hunting down the Best Magic Kingdom Restaurants there is no shortage of amazing food to be had! 

Where to Find the Best Snacks in Magic Kingdom

Looking for the Best Snacks in Magic Kingdom? From Dole Whip to the Cheshire Tail, we’ve rounded up our favorites so far! And the ones most worth your Disney Snack Dollars! Check out our New Snacks at Disney post for even more snacks to try. And if you’re up for savory snacks, we’ve pulled together the Best Non-Dessert Snacks at Disney too. 

Magic Kingdom Transportation

From the TTC: If driving and parking there is a ginormous lot at Magic Kingdom that is separated into Hero’s and Villains sections. Keep track of where you park your car folks. Take a picture of the nearest lamp post/sign…anything that will help you find the car at midnight. From here you can catch the tram to the TTC (Ticket Transportation Center) where you will catch the monorail. Magic Kingdom is one of the stops on the monorail line. Of course, you can also catch the boat from the TTC if you’re looking for an easy lazy boat ride instead of the super-fast monorail.

From the Monorail: Hop on at any stop on the monorail. Make sure you go on the Magic Kingdom Monorail and not the Epcot Monorail. Magic Kingdom is accessible right from the monorail so please stand clear of the doors. Por favor, mantangase alejado de los puertas.

From the Boat: There is a boat that goes to and from Magic Kingdom that is accessible from Wilderness Lodge. You can also catch the large ferry from the TTC.

By Bus: The Disney bus can pick you up from your Disney Resort or Disney Springs and bring you to the Magic Kingdom Bus Depot. 

Magic Kingdom Guide

GUIDE LEGEND: ( TS)= Table Service, Reservation Recommended (QS) = Quick Service, Walk-Up Counter. (S) = Snack 

Main Street U.S.A

The main street leading to Disney Castle is where all those castle pictures get taken, you’ll grab your Starbucks if needed, and those souvenirs at the gift shop on the way out. This is also the area of the park housing Town Hall, which you can visit if you have any issues with anything that needs customer service help. 


▢ Crystal Palace (TS)
▢ Casey’s Corner (QS)
▢ Main Street Bakery (QS)
▢ Plaza Ice Cream Parlor (QS)
▢ The Plaza Restaurant (TS)

Hidden Mickeys

Character Meet and Greet
▢ Mickey Mouse at Town Square Theater


To the left of Cinderella’s Castle is Adventureland and Frontierland.

▢ Pirates of the Caribbean
Jungle Cruise
▢ Swiss Family Robinson Tree House
▢ The Magic Carpets of Aladdin

▢ Aloha Isle (S)

A Pirates Adventure: Treasures of the Seven Seas

Character Meet and Greet
▢ Captain Jack Sparrow and Red
▢ Aladdin & Jasmine


▢ Splash Mountain/Princess and the Frog Ride
▢ Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

▢Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Café (QS)

Liberty Square

▢ Haunted Mansion
▢ Liberty Square Riverboat
▢ Hall of Presidents

Restaurants/ Snacks
Liberty Tree Tavern (TS)
▢ Sleepy Hollow (S)
▢ Liberty Market (S)

Character Meet and Greet
▢ Tiana and Prince Naveen/ The Princess and the Frog


▢ It’s a Small World
▢ Peter Pan’s Flight 
▢ Under the Sea Journey of The Little Mermaid
▢ The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
▢ Seven Dwarf’s Mine Train
▢ Dumbo Flying Elephants
▢ Mad Tea Party

Be Our Guest Restaurant ( TS) 
▢ Gaston’s Tavern ( S) 

Hidden Pascals at the Rapunzel Restroom Area

▢ Big Top Souvenirs: Caramel Apples, Goofy Glaciers

Character Meet and Greet
▢ Alice, White Rabbit and Mad Hatter/ Alice in Wonderland
▢ Ariel in Ariel’s Grotto/ The Little Mermaid

Magic Kingdom Tomorrowland Rides


Photo Ops

Purple Wall: This is the Instagram wall leading to Tomorrowland Terrace from the main entryway.

▢ Space Mountain ( FP)
▢ Transit Authority People Mover
▢ Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin
▢ Astro Orbiter 
▢ Carousel of Progress

▢Launching Pad (S)| Nachos and Mickey Pretzels
▢Auntie Gravity’s (S) | Smoothie

magic kingdom at night

Magic Kingdom Shows, Festivals, and Parades

▢ Festival of Fantasy Parade
▢ Main Street Trolley Show
▢ Mickey’s Magical Friendship Faire
Enchantment Fireworks
▢ A Kiss Goodnight

Early Entry Hours

Early Entry Hours in the morning or evening are always a treat but be sure to make the most of it.

  • Don’t book your early breakfast reservations (which do get you early access to the park) on Early Theme Park Entry days.
  • Save the busiest rides for morning or evening magic hours. Don’t waste a fast pass at these times, fewer people in the parks mean a much shorter wait at rides.
  • Plan for the long day. Break up the park day by stopping over at a Monorail Resort to relax.
  • The fireworks, projection show, and kiss goodnight all still happen at the same time. So watch these early and spend the wee hours riding rides OR ride rides while the hoards who want to get out at 9 pm watch and then save these for later.

Magic Kingdom Disney World Map

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Magic Kingdom Disney World Map

Magic Kingdom Disney World Map

Magic Kingdom Park Details

While we think you could spend days getting to it all if you’re more pressed for time then you can tackle our Top 10 Things to Do at Magic Kingdom.  And if you’re into some punny humor, tag along for the next exotic cruise, departing daily on the Jungle Cruise.  Looking for your next Disney photo op? Check out the Purple Wall in Magic Kingdom.  For Up to Date Hours and Event Schedules check out the Magic Kingdom Hours. Magic Kingdom is our favorite park at Walt Disney World. We go here more than anywhere and still haven’t seen it all. If you have a favorite place be sure to share it!

READ MORE on the Magic Kingdom Park page. 

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