Tomorrowland – Futuristic Land at Magic Kingdom

Photo of author
Written By Carlos Braga

The Tomorrowland at Magic Kingdom is a futuristic area and has attractions incredible.

So, check out everything you need to know before visiting it. Also, see some tips to enjoy a day in this magical park.

How and where is Walt Disney World

Orlando is a city in Florida, famous in the United States for its theme parks. And yet, for being the land of Walt Disney World.

However, this Resort is located in a neighboring town, which is called Bay Lake. Thus, it is about 25 km away, which is 20 minutes by car.

Disney is actually a complex that also has water parks, hotels and spas. So, to house all this, it has a space of 11 thousand hectares.

Space mountain
Space Mountain at Tomorrowland

Theme park magic

What attracts tourists the most, however, are the movie-themed attractions. That is, the feeling of being inside the movie screen, with your favorite characters.

On the other hand, more immersive attractions like Soarin are also very successful. That's because Disney offers magical experiences at all four parks. Are they:

  1. Magic Kingdom;
  2. Epcot;
  3. Animal kingdom;
  4. Disney's Hollywood Studios

Discover the Magic Kingdom

The Magic Kingdom was Walt Disney World's first building. Also, its opening was on October 1st, 1971. So, every year the Resort promotes a big party to celebrate its birthdays.

For being the first, it is the most classic park. That is, it is almost synonymous with Disney.

Therefore, it is rare for tourists who prefer to leave it out of their travels.

Magic Kingdom beyond Tomorrowland

Its biggest icon is Cinderella's castle, a replica of the one that appears in the film. But, there are six areas full of attractions, the typical ?Lands?:

  1. Main Street, USA.;
  2. Adventureland;
  3. Frontierland;
  4. Liberty Square;
  5. Fantasyland;
  6. Tomorrowland.

Main Street, USA, the first area that visitors come into contact with. That's because it's the entrance too and you'll find several characters to take pictures.

From this street, it is possible to reach the other Lands by crossing bridges. Thus, the tourist enters an incredible world of tours such as Space Mountain and Dinosaur.

Tomorrowland is the Futuristic Area at Magic Kingdom

Even before the construction of the Resorts, Walt Disney already dreamed of ideas for the future. Therefore, this futuristic land at Magic Kingdom It is a reflection of your way of thinking.

As this park was intended to imitate the Disneyland, there are many similar things between them. That includes Tomorrowland, so check out what's different, below.

We've already shown a little bit (actually we've shown it in several videos) of it on our youtube channel, so be sure to check it out!

Differences between Tomorrowland at Magic Kingdom and Disneyland

At Tomorrowland, you will find an atmosphere of innovation in technology. At the same time, it has a vintage feel, as the design is from the 50s.

By the way, the original is at Disneyland, in the state of California. So, the one at Disney World is a replica, but with some differences. In Orlando's land you will find attractions that its west coast twin doesn't have. For example:

The California version has Star Wars-themed attractions. Meanwhile, at the Florida Resort, that kind of attraction is at Hollywood Studios.

What is Tomorrowland like at Magic Kingdom?

You will find this area on the right side of Main Street USA. Once you arrive at the entrance to the land, you will see the famous arch with ?Tomorrowland? written.

It has seven attractions, six restaurants and two stores. 

Also, there is a Tron Legacy (2010) themed roller coaster under construction. At night, everything changes, because the area gets special lights. Then, the futuristic air gets even more intense, with shades of green, blue and red.

Astro Orbiters - Magic Kingdom Attraction
Astro Orbiters – Magic Kingdom Ride

Tomorrowland's Best Attractions at Magic Kingdom

That futuristic land at Magic Kingdom It has attractions for the whole family. So, see which ones are the best to enjoy on your visit to the park.

Read too  All Magic Kingdom Attractions 2023 - The Guide

Astro Orbiter

It's a ride on rockets that go around a base. At the same time, they can go higher, according to the command you give them. 

In each ship, two people can fit and there is a lever to pull or push. In this way, it is possible to control the height of the flight. So you can enjoy a view of the entire park.

This attraction is one of the oldest in the park, as it opened in 1974. Like this entire area, it mimics the structure of the Astro Orbiter from Disneyland. In 1994, it underwent a renovation, along with the entire area.

Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor

the characters of Monsters Inc make the audience participate in this comedy show. That is, it is like a stand up, but with a lot of interaction.

Mike Wazowski does the honors of the house and can even tell a joke of his own. To do this, you must send an sms right before the attraction starts.

Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin

This attraction is ideal for all ages. That's because it's a little train (the star cruiser XP-37) that moves slowly. But, don't think that there is little emotion in the tour.

Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin - Toy Story Attraction at Magic Kingdom
Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin – Toy Story Attraction at Magic Kingdom

You must hit targets with a laser to score points. Also, you can use the control to rotate in all directions.

Space mountain

The Space mountain it is also one of the oldest attractions in the park. It has a design that surprises to this day.

Space mountain
Space mountain

This roller coaster mimics outer space and has satellites and meteors in its path. So the environment is all dark.

Other Tomorrowland attractions at the Magic Kingdom

You can also visit other attractions in the futuristic land at Magic Kingdom. Thus, you will have a complete experience in this area. So, see what the other tours are.

Tomorrowland speedway

In this attraction, it is possible to drive a car on rails. In this way, the visitor can accelerate and control the direction using the steering wheel.

The tour has no age restrictions and anyone can drive. However, children shorter than 81 cm should go with someone taller than 1.37 cm.

Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress

A show in which the public can learn about the history of technology in homes. In this innovative theater, the audience rotates around the stage. The attraction features robots in the roles of members of four generations of a family. 

Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover

It is a tram that passes over several attractions. So, on this tour you can see behind the scenes of some of them. The ride takes about 10 minutes and the vehicle moves slowly. For that reason, it is an attraction for the whole family.

Tomorrowland Transit Authority Peoplemover
Tomorrowland Transit Authority Peoplemover

Where to Eat at Tomorrowland at Magic Kingdom

The futuristic land at Magic Kingdom has options for restaurants with prices coming in at around US$ 15. So here's where to eat in this area.

Auntie Gravity's Galactic Goodies

The menu at this ice cream shop includes sundaes and milk shakes. While there aren't many alternatives, the desserts come in traditional flavors like chocolate and strawberry.

Cool Ship

You can take a break from your tour to eat churros and refresh yourself. That's because Cool Ship is a kiosk that is right in the middle of Tomorrowland.

The Lunching Pad

Eat a more complete snack at The Lunching Pad. They offer, for example, hot dogs and pretzels.

Cosmic Ray's Starlight Café

This place is a Tomorrowland classic, because it's a fast food huge.

It has, at the same time, a futuristic and vintage architecture, like other parts of this land.

Food from Cosmic Ray's Starlight Café
Food from Cosmic Ray's Starlight Café

Joffrey's Coffee and Tea Company

Joffrey's is a chain of cafes that has stores in various parts of the Resort. In addition to being able to order the hot drink on site, you can buy the beans.

Tomorrowland Terrace Restaurant

This restaurant has a menu with options for lunch and dinner. It also has four special meal alternatives for children.

Best time to visit Tomorrowland at Magic Kingdom

Magic Kingdom has five other lands for you to check out. So, it is crucial to know the best time to go through each one. After all, no one likes to wait a long time in lines.

Tomorrowland is usually emptier in the morning. That's because, in general, people start their walk through the park clockwise. That is, from left to right.

Such as futuristic land at Magic Kingdom is on the right side, people end up leaving it for the end. In addition, everyone runs to the most famous attractions such as:

For a more pleasant experience, avoid going directly to these spots. So, arrive early, make your visit counterclockwise and you'll have fewer queues.

Waiting time at attractions at Tomorrowland at Magic Kingdom

Waiting is an almost inevitable part of a visit to Disney World. Even on an ordinary day, low season. Some attractions have longer lines than others. But, prepare as best as possible to face the biggest ones, which can last more than an hour.

Read too  Be Our Guest: Restaurant at Magic Kingdom

It won't spoil your trip. Even because you can see how much you can expect in the My Disney Experience app. It is important to note that this time may vary during the day. Therefore, the application schedules will not always reflect reality.

Queues at futuristic land at Magic Kingdom

The attraction that has the shortest line between the main ones, in general, is PeopleMover. That's because the average you will have to wait is 15 minutes.

On the other hand, Space Mountain takes longer. So, you'll have to wait at least half an hour on the park's busiest days.

What to do on the same day as visiting Tomorrowland at Magic Kingdom

The futuristic land at Magic Kingdom it is just one of six areas in the park. Like Tomorrowland, the other zones have incredible attractions. So, check out what to do in each of them.

Main Street, USA

Officially, Cinderella's Castle is in Fantasyland. However, you can see it at the end of Main Street. So you can take the opportunity to take pictures and register that special moment.

Adventureland

At Adventureland you will find attractions with themes of adventures in tropical forests. For example, two of its main attractions are:

Frontierland

This area has an old west atmosphere and you can experience many adventures there. That's because its best attraction is also one of the most famous: the Splash Mountain roller coaster.

Liberty square

Liberty Square is themed around colonial-style villas. In addition, it houses the Haunted Mansion, a ghost train-like attraction.

Fantasyland

It is in this land that one of the most famous roller coasters at Disney World is located. This is the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, which is themed around Snow White's seven dwarfs.

Tips for Spend the Day at Tomorrowland at Magic Kingdom

Taking a tour of Disney World is an amazing experience. But, your trip can be even better if you follow a few simple tips. So see what they are.

Arrive early

To enjoy all the main attractions of the park it is crucial to arrive early. That way, you can also choose the most empty times for each land.

Use mobile order

Guests can place an order and pay through the My Disney Experience app. Then, just arrive at the place and pick up your meal. Due to the pandemic, this type of resource has gained traction. Therefore, there are restaurants in the Resort that only work that way.

plan your day

It is possible to arrive and walk freely through the Magic Kingdom. But, if you plan your tour, you can have a priority list. That way, you'll arrive knowing what you want to do and where to go. So, to make the most of it, it is essential to program yourself.

Prepare according to the weather forecast

The park is an outdoor space and some attractions may depend on the weather. So, check the forecast, especially in the summer, which is usually unstable.

Where to stay to be close to Tomorrowland at Magic Kingdom

Walt Disney World Resort has several hotel alternatives. So find out which ones are closest to the futuristic land at Magic Kingdom.

Disney's Contemporary Resort

This resort is almost on the Tomorrowland side.

Therefore, it is possible to reach the park on foot or with the monorail, although walking is much faster!

Disney Monorail at Contemporary Resort
Disney Monorail at Contemporary Resort

The hotel has several spaces and services for the comfort of the guest. For example, some features are:

  • Swimming pool with toboggan;
  • Academy;
  • Restaurants;
  • Recreation activities.

Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Facing Seven Seas Lagoon, this hotel has a privileged view. In addition to the lake, guests can also watch the Magic Kingdom fireworks shows.

At the Grand Floridian Resort & Spa you can enjoy exclusive services. Some of them are the Senses spa and the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique. In the latter, children can transform into characters, with a complete costume.

Wilderness lodge

That Hotel celebrates Native American nature and culture. Therefore, you will find trails through pine woods and items such as headdresses.

Polynesian Village Resort

The tropical theme is the strength of this hotel, which has been welcoming guests since 1971. Polynesian has Polynesian food restaurant options.

In the evening, it is possible to watch Disney movies in outdoor projections.

Plus, you can see live music shows or enjoy activities around the campfire and much more.

Visit Tomorrowland at the Magic Kingdom

Getting to know Disney is a magical experience. So plan your trip and don't miss the futuristic land at Magic Kingdom. In it, you will be able to understand a little more about the mind of Walt Disney. That's because a lot of this area comes from your ideas.

His innovative spirit is certainly present at Tomorrowland. As you can see at attractions like Space Mountain and Astro Orbiter. Enjoy a day at the most famous park in the world and discover amazing attractions. 

Plan your trip, invite your friends and relatives and have amazing moments at Disney. You will certainly not forget this moment. So, for everything to be even more perfect, follow all the tips.

I hope again that this post helped you in your research for your trip to Disney or Orlando.

As a way to help us keep the blog going, we just ask you to help us by sharing this publication and subscribing to our social networks as Facebook, Instagram or Youtube channel.

In addition to helping us, we are sure that there you will find hundreds of useful posts for your trip!

About the Author Carlos Braga:

Unparalleled experience in Orlando and Disney! As a former Universal Orlando team member and a passionate devotee of the magic of Disney, I have become a true Orlando travel expert. Before becoming a renowned travel consultant dedicated to Orlando, I had already made hundreds of visits to the parks, cultivating my knowledge and passion mainly over the last 7 years as a consultant and specialist in Disney travel.

My journey into this enchanted world began in 1995, when I took my first trip to Orlando. Since then, my love for Disney and the city has only grown. In 2023, we celebrate the sixth anniversary of 'Partiu Disney Parks', consolidating our role as one of the main sources of information about Disney and Orlando Parks.

During these six years of existence, we have continued to offer quality and updated content, being the reliable source for all those looking for essential information to plan their trip to Disney and Orlando. With my vast experience and passion for this magical destination, I am here to guide you every step of the way towards the most incredible Orlando and Disney experience!

I hope again that this post helped you in your research for your trip to Disney or Orlando.

As a way to help us keep the blog going, we just ask you to help us by sharing this publication and subscribing to our social networks as Facebook, Instagram or Youtube channel.

In addition to helping us, we are sure that there you will find hundreds of useful posts for your trip!

About the Author Carlos Braga:

Unparalleled experience in Orlando and Disney! As a former Universal Orlando team member and a passionate devotee of the magic of Disney, I have become a true Orlando travel expert. Before becoming a renowned travel consultant dedicated to Orlando, I had already made hundreds of visits to the parks, cultivating my knowledge and passion mainly over the last 7 years as a consultant and specialist in Disney travel.

My journey into this enchanted world began in 1995, when I took my first trip to Orlando. Since then, my love for Disney and the city has only grown. In 2023, we celebrate the sixth anniversary of 'Partiu Disney Parks', consolidating our role as one of the main sources of information about Disney and Orlando Parks.

During these six years of existence, we have continued to offer quality and updated content, being the reliable source for all those looking for essential information to plan their trip to Disney and Orlando. With my vast experience and passion for this magical destination, I am here to guide you every step of the way towards the most incredible Orlando and Disney experience!

Leave a Comment