Disneyland Rides are Fun for People of All Ages

October 27, 2010 · Posted in Disney Vacation · Comment 

Many children have fond memories of the Disneyland rides found at the Happiest Place on Earth. Beloved movie characters like Indiana Jones, Alice and Dumbo are brought to life in way that is exciting and fun for children regardless of age group.

Disney amusement parks are full of rides that are suitable for all ages. Dumbo the Flying Elephant is a ride that has been featured at the park from the beginning. Children soar through the air in an elephant shaped car. The teacups twirl madly as the centerpiece for the tea party hosted by the Mad Hatter himself. Small children will also enjoy exploring Goofy’s Playhouse, and Chip & Dale’s Treehouse. There is a ranch with a petting zoo that the little ones will love to visit. They can hop on a horse drawn wagon or scale model train and see all the sights.

Disney is not just for the young ones. There are plenty of rides that teenagers will enjoy as well. The Haunted Mansion is part haunted house and part roller coaster. Individual buggies wind their way through the mansion offering glimpses of the 99 ghosts that call it their home. Thrill rides in the park include the Matterhorn Bobsleds, Splash Mountain and Space Mountain, which is a totally enclosed ride that travels in the dark and features various lighting effects. Teens love all of these types of Disneyland rides.

The Indiana Jones ride is suitable for children and adults alike. The Pirates of the Caribbean boat ride has been a staple for decades and Star Tours is the Disney take on the popular Star Wars franchise. The Disney Cinema constantly plays classic movies and the Disneyland Story features Abraham Lincoln discussing history at the Opera House.

A one-day pass for admission to one park at Disneyland costs $68 for a child and $76 for an adult. The Premier Pass costs $700. It includes admission to all eight parks for one year in addition to special discounts and updates by email. In addition, there are many places online to find cheap Disneyland tickets.

A trip to Disneyland does not have to be boring if you know which rides are best suitable for your family’s ages.