Mouse Monday Magical Seven – Thrill Rides at Disney World

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Welcome to Mouse Monday Magical Seven, a new weekly series highlighting different experiences around Disney World and Disneyland.

 

This week, we will be focusing on Thrill Rides around Walt Disney World. It was really hard to narrow down to just seven!

 

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1. Tower of Terror

Step aboard a maintenance elevator and enter, if you dare, into the Twilight Zone. With a computerized drop, this attraction is different every time you ride it, so you will want to ride it again and again! Tower of Terror is a Tier 2 FastPass+ at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Height restriction of 40 inches.

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2. Rock n Roller Coaster

3…2…1…LAUNCH! Going 0-60 mph in 2.8 seconds and featuring 3 inversions, this roller coaster is for the true thrill junkies. Hop in a super stretch limo and navigate the LA traffic to make it to the Aerosmith concert in time! Height restriction of 48 inches. Tier 1 FastPass+ at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

3. Test Track

Test Track is the fastest attraction at Walt Disney World, topping out at speeds of 65 mph. Design your own car and then put it through its paces on Test Track. Riders test their sim cars on capability, efficiency, responsiveness, and power. Don’t forget to take advantage of the single rider line too for shorter wait times! Located in Future World at Epcot. Height restriction of 40 inches. Tier 1 FastPass+ available.

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4. Space Mountain

Located in Tomorrowland at the Magic Kingdom, Space Mountain is a classic Disney thrill ride. Strap into your rocket and blast off into space on this dark coaster ride. Only topping out at speeds of 28 mph, it feels much faster due to the sharp turns and quick drops in the dark! FastPass+ available. Height restriction of 44 inches.

5. Seven Dwarfs Mine Train

The newest thrill ride to join the Disney family, Seven Dwarfs Mine Train is located in Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom. This ride has a unique ride vehicle that swings from side-to-side around curves. The ride slows down as you approach scenes from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and then speeds up again going over short drops and around quick turns. FastPass+ available. Height restriction of 38 inches.

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6. Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

This here is the wildest ride in the wilderness! Climb aboard a runaway train through the desert and experience this exciting train adventure! Located in Frontierland at Magic Kingdom, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad tops out at speeds of 35 mph in this 4 minute long attraction. FastPass+ available. Height restriction of 40 inches.

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7. Expedition Everest

Expedition Everest will bring you face-to-face with the dreaded Yeti! Going forwards and backwards, this thrill ride is sure to please adrenaline junkies in your family! Utilize the single rider line for shorter wait times if you can. FastPass+ available. Height restriction of 44 inches.

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