Best Parks for Disney Adults Ranked

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Disney World was designed for people of all ages. Walt Disney was a big kid at heart with an even larger imagination. His theme Parks were never designed just for children. In fact, his idea of Disneyland stemmed from taking his own daughters to the Park. He realized parents would often stand around with not much to do, and wondered how the entire family could get more involved in their weekend endeavors.
With that said, there are plenty of people who think Disney World is just for children. Except, many rides have a minimum height limit and some are even too scary for children. So, enter the Disnet adults! Disney offers something for everyone. The rollercoaster, the thrill ride lover, the foodie, the historian, the nature lover, and the list goes on. Depending on your interests, this list may vary a little. But overall, these are the Walt Disney World theme Parks ranked from best to worst for adults.


EPCOT has a lot to offer, especially for adults. Starting with World Showcase. Each country is so beautifully designed to represent the authenticity of the country with its culture, cuisine, and merchandise. EPCOT is great for adults to walk, eat, drink, and shop throughout the showcase. Personally, I like to start in Mexico and make my rounds, sampling different drinks and foods from each country. During EPCOT’s festivals, every country will offer special menus with food and drink items to play a part in the festival, too. Next to this, one of the newest rides in Disney World is the Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind which is thrilling, fast, and overall exhilarating.

Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind

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Hollywood Studios

Hollywood Studios is filled with thrilling rides, adult beverages, and the old-school Hollywood feel. This Park has many dining options from The Hollywood Brown Derby to 50’s Prime Time Cafe, both bringing back the golden age of Hollywood. All restaurants offer adult beverages including the BaseLine Tap House which is clearly geared toward us adults! For ride options, Hollywood Studios offers The Tower of Terror, The Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster, Millenium Falcon: Smullgers Run, and Star Wars: Rise of Resistance. All of these rides are definitely for the thrill seeker.

Rock 'n' Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith

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Animal Kingdom

“It’s the circle of life!” Animal Kingdom sure is a large circle, with seven lands including, Africa, Asia, DinoLand U.S.A., Discovery Island, The Oasis, Pandora – The World of Avatar, and Rafiki’s Planet Watch. The scenery of Animal Kingdom alone is enough to do within the parks. The lush greenery that covers this kingdom transports you into a jungle-themed world. Here you can find thrill rides like, Avatar Flight of Passage, Expedition Everest, Dinosaur, and the Kali River Rapids. One of my favorites is the Kilimanjaro Safari. In addition, what makes Animal Kingdom fun for adults are the beverages offered both alcoholic and non-alcoholic at Pongu Pongu.

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Magic Kingdom

Last but most certainly not least, is Magic Kingdom. Magic Kingdom can be deemed more of the family Park, but it still has something for all ages. Although it is the only Park that does not offer alcohol anywhere but in the restaurant Be Our Guest, they do have three main attractions for thrill riders. Space Mountain, Big Thunder Mountain, and the newest ride at Disney, Tron Lightcycle Power Run. Other classics that are a little slower but both all-age favorites are Pirates of the Caribbean and Haunted Mansion.

Big Thunder Mountain

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Overall, all four theme Parks are amazing. Each one is so unique in its own way, making a trip to Disney World a new experience each time. Which Park is your favorite?

About Sarahfina LoFaso

Sarahfina is an author, and adjunct professor with a passion for writing and of course, all things Disney! Cinderella is her favorite princess and movie, both the animated and Rodgers & Hammerstein’s 1997 version. In close second place is Hercules, tied with Saving Mr. Banks. Sarahfina enjoys writing about the history of Walt Disney and all the parks, along with food, dining, and resorts. Her favorite ride is the Tower of Terror, and her favorite restaurant right now is the San Angel Inn, in EPCOT. Most importantly, her must-have snack every Disney trip is the controversial turkey leg, because it reminds her of her family trips as a kid with her grandparents.