Disneyland Height Requirements & Rider Switch Pass (S2 Ep 14)

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Heading to Disneyland with Kids and wondering how the ride situation will work out? What are the Disneyland ride height requirements? How accurate are the markers? What to do if you have kids that are too short? We have all the answers for you on today’s episode of the Disneyland with Kids podcast.

Disneyland height requirement marker showing 40 inches with a tape measure to check accuracy
Photo: Becca Robins

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In this Episode

In this episode, Becca, from This Crazy Adventure Called Life, and Julie, from Mom Rewritten, are talking about Disneyland Height Requirements and rides with kids. Covering everything parents need to know about the height requirements, letting kids ride alone, and more.

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Disneyland Ride Height Requirements, Rider Switch Pass, and More

In This Episode:

Going to Disneyland with Kids, especially younger kids, will have a lot of parents wondering what their kids will be able to ride. Are the height requirement markers accurate? What to do if one child isn’t tall enough? 

We are here to walk you through all of the info you need to know.

We also have a brief Disneyland Resort update.

Boy Excited that he hit height requirement, hands up in air celebrating in front of measuring marker at Disneyland.
Photo: Becca Robins

Here is what we will cover in this episode: 

  • A brief update on Disneyland Resort (note: this was recorded before the new food event was announced)
  • Things that will be different when we return to Disneyland with Kids
  • Disneyland Height Requirements
  • The surprise reason Becca’s mother-in-law cannot do a specific ride alone
  • How accurate are the height requirement markers
  • What to do if one or more of your kids are not tall enough
  • Letting kids ride alone – what you need to know
  • Rider Switch Pass
  • Plus, Becca shares the bitter sweet milestone her kids are hitting and Julie kills the magic during Would You Rather

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Meet the co-hosts and founders of Disneyland with Kids

February 2020 Photo by A&C Photography, From left to right: Jessica Sanders, Becca Robins, Leslie Harvey, Julie Bigboy

Disneyland with Kids is an online community of parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and more… who help each other plan trips to Disneyland with the littlest Mouseketeers. Disneyland with Kids was founded by four Disneyland experts and travel writers, who all happen to be moms. Each of them gives expert advice on their own sites, this podcast, and in the Disneyland with Kids Facebook Group.

Be sure to check out each of our co-founders sites and social media channels:

Leslie- Trips with Tykes

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Becca – This Crazy Adventure Called Life

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Jessica – The Happiest Blog On Earth

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Julie – Mom Rewritten

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