Magic Kingdom is a collective of 6 unique lands. Learn more about the 6 lands that make up Magic Kingdom, including highlights and history of each.
Main Street U.S.A.
Main St U.S.A. is where guests enter and exit Magic Kingdom. This area also opens earlier than the other lands to accommodate the welcome show at Cinderella’s Castle and closes later, allowing guests to browse shops on Main St up until an hour after park closing.
Walt Disney wanted guests to feel as though they are stepping onto any small town USA Main Street. Therefore this area is complete with a train station (Walt Disney World Railroad), a Fire Station (sign up for the Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom here), a barber shop (Harmony Barber) and other findings you would see in a small town.
Guests will find many shops such as The Chapeau (for personalized Mickey Ears) and the Emporium (carrying a large selection of souvenirs). The famous Mickey’s Kitchen Sink Sundae can be found at Plaza Ice Cream Parlor and coffee from Starbucks can be bought at the Main Street Bakery. Say hi to the Citizens of Main Street and see the Main Street Vehicles.
Adventureland is themed after remote jungles from around the world, such as in Africa, Asia, South America, and the South Pacific. Walt Disney wanted guests to feel as though they are walking through a remote jungle, therefore the attraction Swiss Family Treehouse fits in perfectly with the theming. Other attractions in this land include: The Magic Carpets of Aladdin, Enchanted Tiki Room, Jungle Cruise and the Pirates of the Caribbean. Adventureland is also home to Aloha Isle, your stop for Dole Whips at Magic Kingdom.
Guests step into the Old West of the 19th century when they enter Frontierland. Visit the Frontierland Shootin’ Arcade and channel your inner Davy Crockett. This land also contains 2 of the famous Mountains at Magic Kingdom: Big Thunder Mountain and Splash Mountain. Pecos Bill’s Tall Tales Café is an excellent quick service location in this land.
Step back into colonial America times when you enter Liberty Square, filled with fascinating facts and history. Guests can see a replica of the Liberty Bell and Liberty Tree. Watch an audio-animatronic show of our U.S. Presidents at the Hall of Presidents. Take a ride through a 19-century mansion on the Haunted Mansion. Read, 5 things people do not notice in Liberty Square.
“Here is the world of imagination, hopes and dreams. In this timeless land of enchanment, the age of chivalry, magic and make-believe are reborn – and fairy tales come true. Fantasyland is deciated to the young-in-heart, to those who that when you wish upon a star, your dreams come true”. – Walt Disney (1955)
Fantasyland was said to be Walt Disney’s favorite. Fantasyland underwent a massive expansion, that was complete by 2014 adding such entertainment as: Under the Sea ~ Journey of The Little Mermaid, Enchanted Tales with Belle and more plus the eatery Gaston’s Tavern. This land is also home to classic attractions such as Dumbo, Peter Pan’s Flight and it’s a small world. Seven Dwarfs Mine Train is one of the hardest Fastpass+ to get in Fantasyland. Step inside fun shopping locations such as Big Tops Souvenirs (themed after a circus tent) or Bonjour Village Gifts (featuring Beauty & The Beast merchandise) and more.
At the end of Main St U.S.A. and located in Fantasyland is the parks icon, Cinderella’s Castle. Look to Cinderella’s Castle in the evening for nightly fireworks.
“Tomorrow offers new frontiers in science, adventure and ideals: the Atomic age…the challenge of outer space… and the hope for a peaceful and unified world”. – Walt Disney (1955)
Walt Disney often looked to tomorrow, and dreamed of what could be, Tomorrowland is a reflection of this. Here guests will find the futuristic third Mountain, Space Mountain. Other favorite attractions include: Astro Orbiter, Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin, Carousel of Progress and more. Cool down at the Cool Ship Cooling Station or listen to the sounds of Sonny Eclipse at Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Café and more.