things to do at disney world for Friends & adults

Looking for the best things to do at the Disney World Parks for adults?

While families have flocked to the magical kingdom for ages, it’s not just for kids, as there are plenty of things to do for fun-loving adults!

From delicious restaurants and bars, to live entertainment, and classic Disney rides, you’ll never run out of things to do.So pack your bags and get ready to experience an Orlando trip of a lifetime with our top 10 magical activities and attractions. If you’re seeking accommodations, Grove Resort & Water Park offers comfortable rooms, on-site dining, a spa, and complimentary transportation to the theme parks.
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Take a Behind The Scenes Tour

If you’re looking for one of the best adult things to do at Disney, a special behind-the-scenes tour is a must!

The Keys to the Kingdom Tour at Magic Kingdom is a popular option, offering a secret look at the underground tunnel system and a glimpse at how the park is operated. For fans of animals, the Wild Africa Trek at Animal Kingdom offers an up-close look at the park's animals, including a trek across a rope bridge over crocodiles. And for fans of the Haunted Mansion, the Ultimate Daytime VIP Tour at Magic Kingdom includes a private ride on the attraction and a private look at how it's operated. 

Dine at a Signature Restaurant

Disney World has an incredible array of restaurants, from classic American fare to international cuisine that will blow your taste buds away. For a special evening, make a reservation at one of the signature restaurants like Victoria and Albert's or California Grill

Salad from Disney Signature Restaurant

Sip a Cocktail at EPCOT®
19 Minutes from The Grove

Epcot's World Showcase is a must-visit for any adult Disney fan. With 11 different pavilions, each representing a different country, you can sample drinks and food from around the world. Sip a margarita in Mexico, a beer in Germany, or a glass of wine in France.

Visit Disney Springs

Disney Springs is a lively shopping, dining, and entertainment district located at Walt Disney World Resort. It's a great place for adults to relax, unwind and experience a different side of the Diney magic.

The area boasts a wide variety of dining options, from upscale restaurants to quick-service spots, as well as bars and lounges perfect for a night out with friends. Shoppers will love browsing the many stores, which offer everything from Disney-themed souvenirs to luxury brands. 

Coca-Cola Disney Springs

Hop on a Thrill Ride

For those seeking an adrenaline rush, the thrill rides at Disney are your ticket to fun. Expedition Everest at Animal Kingdom and Rock 'n' Roller Coaster at Hollywood Studios are must-rides. Space Mountain at Magic Kingdom and Test Track at Epcot are also popular among thrill-seekers. 

Expedition Everest ride at Disney World

Attend a Night Show

Nighttime shows at Disney World are not just for kids - they are a must-see for adults too! These spectacular shows feature stunning fireworks displays, music, and stunning visuals that are sure to leave you in awe.

The Happily Ever After show at Magic Kingdom is a fan favorite, featuring classic Disney characters and an inspiring message of hope and perseverance. Epcot's IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth offers a stunning display of fireworks and light effects, accompanied by a moving musical score.

Disney night show

Explore Animal Kingdom®

If you’re looking for the best Disney theme parks for adults, Animal Kingdom is a top choice.

Offering immersive nature experiences, up-close animal sightings, and great food, adults will love letting their imagination and curiousity run free at the Kilimanjaro Safari or the iconic Tree of Life.

Disney Animal kingdom

For adults visiting Disney theme parks, there’s no better place to stay than The Grove Resort & Water Park. Offering comfortable rooms, delicious restaurants and bars, an award-winning spa, and a complimentary shuttle to theme parks, it's the best choice for magic-loving adults.