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10 Best Rides at Disney World in 2024

When it comes to planning your trip to Disney World you might be wondering what rides & attractions to make sure you experience. With so many things to do at the parks, it really does help to know the best rides at Disney World so that you can plan your days in advance.

Best Rides at Disney World

10 Best Rides at Disney World

When it comes to the best rides at Disney World, these are top 10!

Rise of the Resistance

Rise of the Resistance (Hollywood Studios)

This Star Wars ride in Hollywood Studios pits you between First Order and the Resistance!

The ride begins when you take a transport shuttle that gets caught by the First Order.

With the help of Resistance fighters, you will be forced to fight back in order to break free!

Disney Flight of Passage

2. Flight of Passage (Animal Kingdom)

By far the most popular Avatar ride Animal Kingdom has is Flight of Passage.

Rider are able to fully immerse themselves in the world of Pandora by flying on a banshee through jungles, overtop mountains and oceans.

3. Expedition Everest (Animal Kingdom)

As one of the best rollercoasters in Disney World, this ride takes you on a hunt for the elusive Yeti.

You will take a train to the top of Mt Everest where you venture deep into the lair of the yeti.

Just as you get to the top, the tracks seem to disappear and you plummet backward through fog before coming face to face with the Yeti.

Slinky Dog Dash Rollercoaster
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4. Slinky Dog Dash (Hollywood Studios)

This family-friendly roller coaster in Toy Story Land takes you on a rip-roaring ride aboard Slinky Dog!

Riders blast off down the track that makes several steep drops and turns along the bumpy track.

Midway through the ride, you stop and back up just before being catapulted forward on more of the ride.

Tiana's Bayou Adventure

5. Tiana’s Bayou Adventure (Magic Kingdom)

Join Princess Tiana, Naveen, and jazz-loving alligator Louis on an adventure through the bayou as they prepare to host a one-of-a-kind Mardi Gras celebration where everyone is welcome.

Along the way, you will see many of your favorite Princess and the Frog characters before plummetting down a waterfall!

Guardians of the Galaxy Cosmic Rewind

6. Guardians of the Galaxy Cosmic Rewind (EPCOT)

After learning about Xandar and its connections to Terra (Earth) and things going awry, you will board your very own evacuation vehicle.

This vehicle seems to be going on its way until a blast sends the shuttle in a reverse launch into space.

During the ride, appearances are made from the Guardians of Galaxy as they help you, the Terrans, find a way back to Earth.

Hollywood Tower of Terror

7. Tower of Terror (Hollywood Studios)

Of all the Hollywood Studio rides, this is one is probably the most likely to leave you filled with terror!

The ride begins when you board a decrepit hotel freight elevator that passes through mysterious passageways where you might see ghostly images of lost guests.

Soon, the elevator travels into the “fifth dimension” where it seems to fall endlessly.

Test Track at Epcot

8. Test Track (EPCOT)

If you enjoy speeding, this ride is one you are going to love.

After building your own simulated vehicle with your tream, you will able to board it and put it to the test.

The car will have to avoid obstacles along the winding circuit, accelerate through straightaways, maneuver the streets in inclement weather, hug curves banked at 50-degree angles and climb up to 3 stories high all the while getting to 65 miles per hour.

Tron Lightcycle
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9. TRON: Lightcycle Run (Magic Kingdom)

This is probably the best ride at Magic Kingdom and one of the most difficult to ride.

Board a state of the art Light Cycle and take off on a race against the Grid’s most menacing Programs in an attempt to cross through 8 Energy Gates.

While it does look intimidating based on the fact that you are riding a bike and it goes outdoors, it is not scary at all.

Toy Story Mania

10. Toy Story Mania (Hollywood Studios)

Walk through Andy’s collection of games and then board your own Carnival Ride Tram where you will play 3D carnival games as you battle to win best in car!

This rides is great for the family and one you will want to ride over and over again.

Disney Genie System Breakdown

How to Ride the Best Rides at Disney World

In order to ride the most popular rides at the parks, you are going to need to purchase Genie+ in order to get access to the Lightning Lane.

The lines for these rides can stretch to hours and if you want to avoid spending all day waiting in lines, you should use Lightning Lane for the best rides at each park.

Planning our your day is crucial to being able to ride everything you want and it might help if you look at the best rides at each park.

What is your favorite ride at Disney World?

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