The Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World opened with the resort in 1971 and has been charming guests with its magical experiences ever since. The family friendly Disney Park is home to some of the most beloved and classic experiences that can be found in all of Walt Disney World including Cinderella Castle, It’s A Small World, the Haunted Mansion, and so much more. The Magic Kingdom is divided into different lands that each feature their own unique theming and one of the most popular areas is Tomorrowland. This land brings the future that never was to life through details that celebrate space, technology, and more. Found throughout Tomorrowland are amazing attractions, dining locations, shopping locations, and entertainment options for guests to enjoy, making it a busy area at all times of the day. Here are ten favorite things that can be found in Tomorrowland in the Magic Kingdom.
1. Space Mountain
The highlight of Tomorrowland for many guests is the popular Space Mountain which offers big thrills in an out of this world adventure. Situated in the rear of Tomorrowland, Space Mountain brings guests into Starport 75, an intergalactic spaceport where rockets are constantly blasting off to all corners of the galaxies. Once in the boarding area, guests can ride on either the Alpha or Omega tracks and blast off on a high speed adventure into space with twists, turns, and drops in near darkness.
2. Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin
Another popular attraction found in Tomorrowland brings a favorite character from the Toy Story series to life. Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin has guests join Star Command in their hour of need as the Evil Emperor Zurg is attacking the galaxy. After boarding unique vehicles with blasters that can rotate three hundred and sixty degrees, guests move through a series of scenes where they take aim at Z shaped targets to collect points.
3. Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Café
Guests who are hungry in Tomorrowland can head over to a large and popular quick service eatery that features entertainment that is also out of this world. Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Café is open daily for lunch and dinner and features several ordering bays to choose from. Specializing in American favorites, guests can order up options such as the Pulled Pork Sandwich, Plant-Based Sloppy Joe, Grilled Chicken Club, and BBQ Pork Bacon Cheeseburger. Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Café also offers mobile ordering, allowing guests to pre-order their food and simply pick it up at a convenient counter.
4. Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover
Found in the center of Tomorrowland is Rocket Tower Plaza and guests who head up a moving sidewalk to the second level can board a relaxing attraction. The Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover is considered to be a highway in the sky and whisks guests around Tomorrowland offering them a view from above of all of the hustle and bustle. Guests can enjoy great views, a gentle breeze, and glimpses into other attractions while kicking back on this great attraction.
5. Auntie Gravity’s Galactic Goodies
A great location to visit in Tomorrowland offers up some sweet treats in a quick and convenient location. Auntie Gravity’s Galactic Goodies is open throughout each day in Tomorrowland and serves up beverages, ice cream, and special smoothies guaranteed to cool off any guest. Some menu options include the Hot Fudge Sundae, Strawberry Smoothie, Strawberry Sundae, and so much more.
6. Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress
On the far right hand side of Tomorrowland is a classic attraction that got its start at the 1964 New York World’s Fair. Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress is a unique design that features a central stage with several scenes that guests rotate around throughout the experience. The story follows the same family throughout the decades and observes how technology and progress has helped to make their lives more convenient. With favorite moments and a catchy theme song, guests can’t skip Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress.
7. Astro Orbiter
Situated at the very top of Rocket Tower Plaza is an attraction that offers a thrilling flight through the skies of Tomorrowland. The Astro Orbiter has guests board rockets that soon take off on a circular path high up above. Guests can control just how high they would like their rockets to soar while whizzing past planets and other space objects and enjoying amazing views of both Tomorrowland and the Magic Kingdom.
8. The Lunching Pad
Found at the base of Rocket Tower Plaza is another quick service dining location that is open daily for lunch and dinner. The Lunching Pad features a small ordering counter and plenty of outdoor seating that guests can enjoy each day. With a small but delicious menu, guests who dine at the location can enjoy options such as an All-Bef Hot Dog, Barbecue Pulled Pork Sandwich, Infinity Pretzel, Churro, Pepper Jack Warm Stuffed Pretzel, and more. This is the perfect location to stop by for a meal or snack to enjoy while people watching in Tomorrowland.
9. Tomorrowland Speedway
Tomorrowland also offers another attraction that allows guests to get behind the wheel of a race car and hit the track in a thrilling experience. The Tomorrowland Speedway allows guests who are still years away from their license to get behind the wheel and enjoy a wining and curving track that offers scenic views and relaxing breezes as they roll along. With the thrill of driving a race car and the beautiful views, you can’t be a ride on the Tomorrowland Speedway!
10. Mickey’s Star Traders
Those who are looking to find the perfect souvenir while exploring Tomorrowland can head to a unique shopping location found just across from Auntie Gravity’s Galactic Goodies. Mickey’s Star Traders features a wide array of merchandise including housewares, clothing, accessories, toys, and more, and guests will love the futuristic feel of the neon lights and murals found up above. Those who look up might even spot the Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover rolling by!