Disney World as an adult is fun for many reasons. From thrill rides to adult beverages (for those 21+) and more, Disney World as an adult is a whole new experience. Learn 5 tips for Visiting Disney World without kids!
1. Ride the Thrill Rides
Ride all the rides with no minimum height requirements to worry about. Disney World is home to some great roller coasters and thrill rides. Guests can get dropped on Tower of Terror, go upside down on Rock n’ Roller Coaster and more. Read a list of 11 thrill rides at Disney World.
- Avatar Flight of Passage (Animal Kingdom)
- Expedition Everest (Animal Kingdom)
- Primeval Whirl (Animal Kingdom)
- Rock n’ Roller Coaster (Hollywood Studios)
- Slinky Dog Dash (Hollywood Studios)
- Test Track (Epcot)
- Barnstormer (Magic Kingdom)
- Big Thunder Railroad Mountain (Magic Kingdom)
- Space Mountain (Magic Kingdom)
- Splash Mountain (Magic Kingdom)
- Seven Dwarfs Mine Train (Magic Kingdom)
The Three fastest rides at Disney World are (with top speeds): Test Track (Epcot): 65mph, Rock N Roller Coaster (Hollywood Studios): 60mph and Expedition Everest (Animal Kingdom): 50mph.
2. Stay Late and Get up Early
When visiting with children, families often have to choose either getting to the parks early or staying late to accommodate little legs. Making rope drop at Disney parks allows for precious morning hours with fewer guests. Staying at parks until closing can also result in lower crowd levels. For an adults only trip, guests can choose to go, go, go from park opening until closing, with less breaks needed. Or, choose your own pace. The beauty of an adults only trip is you get to decide.
3. Enjoy A Drink (or two)
Disney World has many delicious alcoholic beverages, beers and wine to choose. Epcot’s World Showcase is a great opportunity for varying flavors, learn the Tastiest Drinks around the World Showcase, to drink “around the world”. Also, consider a monorail pub crawl. Guests can board the monorail from Magic Kingdom and resort hop to Deluxe Resorts on the Monorail Loop. Each contain 2 lounges to choose from for enjoying a drink. More great bar choices include: Raglan Road at Disney Springs (Irish Pub & Restaurant with nightly entertainment, including Irish dancing and live Irish music). Also, Jellyrolls (a dueling Piano bar) and Dawa Bar located at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
4. Highway in the Sky Dine Around
Or, have your evening pre-planned out with Disney’s Highway in the Sky Dine Around. Guests will have priority boarding on Walt Disney’s monorail during their journey. Begin with a cocktail at The Wave…of American Flavors (Disney’s Contemporary Resort) then enjoy an appetizer at Disney’s Polynesian Resort. Next to follow is Dinner at Cítricos (Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa) and ending back at Disney’s Contemporary resort for dessert, cordials and coffee and a VIP view of the fireworks.
Cost is $170 per guest excluding tax (gratuity included). Highway in the Sky Dine-Around is available Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. Valet parking included. A dress code is in place, learn more about minimum dress codes for a signature dining experience.
5. Evening Strolls
Enjoy evening strolls and hold hands with your significant other. Disney Springs, Disney’s Boardwalk and Epcot are perfect locations for an evening stroll. Disney World becomes even more magical in the evening when the lighting appears, plus music fills the air.