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A 4-year old’s big day

by Louise
(Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)

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“We are planning a one-day Magic Kingdom visit with our four-year-old daughter. We will be based near Tampa and will be driving to Disney early in the morning of March 6 as we have tickets for the 8 am breakfast at the castle.

The plan is to park at the Magic Kingdom in the morning, do the breakfast, enjoy the park, then around 2:30-3:00 pm, drive to Art of Animation, check in, relax some, enjoy the pool and the grounds, have some dinner and then return to the Magic Kingdom for the evening fireworks. Is that a feasible plan? Will we be able to leave the Magic Kingdom and return later that same day without paying another admission?”

The Carousel at the Magic Kingdom is a great ride for a 4 year old

You’ll probably want to ride the Carousel – Photo by Judd Helms

Louise, congratulations. That sounds like a beautiful day for your daughter. I don’t know that there’s anything on your plan that I would change. Great way to start the day. Just relax, have fun. You know you spend some time in Fantasy Land doing what she likes. Just a great, great plan.

As to can you go out of the park and come back in? Absolutely, unless you have a special ticket. There are a couple of special tickets where you can’t do that. But a normal Magic Your Way ticket, yeah, you can go in and out of the same park as many times during the day as you want. You can just go out, come back in, go out, come back in, in, out, no big deal.

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Dad’s Bottom Line

The bottom line is, sounds like you have a great plan. You’re going to have great fun. And don’t worry about going in and out of the parks. You can do it, as long as you’re going to the same park. If you had a park hopper pass you could go to any park, but if you’re just going in and out of the same park, absolutely.


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