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11 Tips for Tackling Magic Kingdom in One Day

Space Mountain

2. Book a Fourth FastPass (and Beyond) After using your first three FastPasses, you will be able to book a fourth FastPass. Many people don’t take the time to do this, and instead spend more time than necessary waiting in line. By snagging a fourth FastPass, you can skip the line for one more attraction, leaving you that much more ...

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11 Tips for Tackling Magic Kingdom in One Day

1. Save the Shops for Later Most people don’t realize that most Disney World gift shops stay open after the park officially closes. This means that the hour or so after closing time is the perfect opportunity to get in some shopping without missing out on any time that could’ve been used for rides, shows, or other Disney fun. These ...

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11 Tips for Tackling Magic Kingdom in One Day

11. Stay Onsite If it is at all possible, consider staying on Disney property the night before and the night after your visit to Magic Kingdom. Thanks to Disney transportation for onsite guests, staying in a Disney hotel will make getting to the park easier. Additionally, it will add to your Disney experience both before and after your very full ...

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11 Tips for Tackling Magic Kingdom in One Day

Disney Park Tickets _ buying tickets

10. Buy Tickets in Advance The Disney World ticket counters can develop quite a line in the morning. Skip this line and ensure you get the most park time possible by purchasing tickets online in advance of your trip. This can be done on the Disney website, through a travel agent, or even on the Disney World app. This purchase ...

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11 Tips for Tackling Magic Kingdom in One Day

Cinderella's Castle and Backpack

9. Pack a Bag If you will only have one day in the park, you probably aren’t going to want to run back to your room for items throughout the day. Therefore, it is important that you pack a bag. This should include items such as sunscreen, snacks, autograph books, and a first aid kit. Make sure your bag is ...

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11 Tips for Tackling Magic Kingdom in One Day

Dumbo Flying Elephant - Magic Kingdom

8. Don’t Try to Do It All As we mentioned before, seeing and doing everything in Magic Kingdom in one day is not possible. Let go of the idea that you need to do it all, and you will have a much more relaxing time. After all, running from one attraction to the next is stressful, taking a lot of ...

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11 Tips for Tackling Magic Kingdom in One Day

Big Thunder Railroad

7. Choose Highlights Since you won’t be doing it all, it might help you and your party to decide on the things you absolutely must see during your visit. To do this, pull up a list of options and allow each person to choose one or two things. These will be your highlights, and everything should be planned around riding ...

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11 Tips for Tackling Magic Kingdom in One Day

FastPass

6. Use FastPass Wisely The FastPass Plus system is an amazing tool that can really help you get the most out of your visit. In order to make this tool work well for you, be sure to use it wisely. This means making your FastPass reservations as soon as you are able and snagging passes for popular rides that will ...

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11 Tips for Tackling Magic Kingdom in One Day

Magic Kingdom Welcome Show

5. Arrive Before Rope Drop The very best time to be in Magic Kingdom is the first hour after opening. During this time, crowds are low and lines are short. For this reason, it is important that you arrive 30–45 minutes before rope drop and utilize the time right after rope drop well. This is the perfect time to hop ...

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11 Tips for Tackling Magic Kingdom in One Day

Castle Night

4. Stay Until Closing On nights when the park stays open late, you can really get a lot done after the fireworks show but before closing. During these hours you will see a significant drop in wait times, meaning you can ride and do quite a lot. Obviously, these last couple of hours are important, so make sure you stick ...

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