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The Top Thrill Rides at Disney World

The Top Thrill Rides at Disney World

If you are a thrill seeker, these are the top thrill rides at Disney World that you are not going to want to miss. Wait, what? Did we just say Disney World has roller coasters and thrill rides? When we discussed the Biggest Lies About Disney World Vacations we busted the myth that Disney isn’t just for little kids. There are a number of big kid rides scattered at the four Disney World theme parks. There really is a ride for everyone here, so let’s take a close look at the thrill rides at Disney World.

Flight of Passage

The newest addition to Disney World’s thrill ride line up, Flight of Passage. This new simulation ride is located in Pandora in the Animal Kingdom and is like no other ride on property.

For more read: What to Expect on Avatar Flight of Passage

Expedition Everest

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While you are at the Animal Kingdom, head over to Asia to take on the Yeti! With speeds up to 50 miles per hour this 4,424-foot long coaster goes forward and then backward and then forward again!

Rockin Roller Coaster

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Who doesn’t want to go from zero to sixty miles an hour in less than six seconds? If not there are several inversions all set to Aerosmith’s classic tunes. Housed completely inside this coster only reaches heights of 80 feet but still manages to pack in a big thrill.

Space Mountain

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You can find this Disney classic attraction in Tomorrowland at the Magic Kingdom, but you had better like the dark. This wild ride through space twists turns and dips completely in the dark.
Fun Fact: while you would never think it this ride only reaches speeds up to 27 miles per hour!

Mission Space

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I am not up to the challenge of a mission to Mars but if you are a thrill seeker this is just the ride for you. Co-developed with Nasa if you choose team Orange you will experience an intense g-force just like a real astronaut. Good news if you are a bit of a chicken like me there is a Green team which allows you to experience the attraction with no spinning or intense stuff.

Tower of Terror

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Don’t let the screams that you can hear as you approach the attraction scare you off! This ride is always different, you don’t know how many times or how far you will drop. The Hollywood Tower Hotel has 13 stories of terror for you to experience.

Splash Mountain

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Don’t let the slow start to this ride fool you, you will love the 50-foot plunge into the briar patch and by the way, smile, they will capture you going over the drop.


So what Top Thrill Rides at Disney World are you going to be up for on your next Disney World Vacation? Are there any of these that you haven’t been brave enough to try yet? Be sure to share in the comments below! Or you can join in the discussion over on our

If you are a thrill seeker, these are the top thrill rides at Disney World that you are not going to want to miss. Yup that's right Disney World has big kid rides!

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