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Kaylee Stillman, Features Editor

It’s March, 2022 which means it’s been two years since everything shut down to COVID-19 in 2020. Since then states in the USA have made their own rules when it comes to COVID. One of the states that has almost gone completely back to normal is Florida. Because things are getting back to normal everyday, people are traveling more, especially to Orlando, Florida  where Universal Hollywood Studios and Disney World are!  With these two popular parks in Florida and many more people coming back to visit, it is important for all those intending to travel to plan their visits accordingly.  And if you are planning to go to either of these theme parks in Florida, you may be wondering, what rules do I need to follow?  What are some things I should do to prepare for my trip?

 

COVID Rules to follow in Florida  theme parks 

 

If you’re going to any of the theme parks in Florida,  you will need to know the updated health and safety rules, especially since they keep changing them because of COVID-19. As of publication, here are the rules: Fully vaccinated individuals don’t have to wear a face mask, but for people who are not vaccinated, the parks want guests to keep wearing masks indoors, however, outside is optional. Face coverings are still required by all Guests (ages 2 and up) on Disney buses and monorails.  Guests who are experiencing any cold symptoms or fevers, or who have come in contact with those who are ill or who have tested positive for COVID are not allowed to enter the parks at this time. 

 

 That is pretty much it at this time.  At one point the overall number of guests/capacity was limited and reservations were required, but these are no longer in play as people have had to learn to live with COVID. As per the Disney World disneyworld.disney.go website, there may still be individual capacity restrictions for certain rides and Disney Resort hotels, restaurants, attractions, experiences and other offerings may be modified, limited in capacity and subject to limited availability or closure.  Additionally, attractions, experiences (such as shows and parades), services and amenities may have limited availability or may remain closed. We will provide more information as it becomes available. We reserve the right to cancel any reservations, admission media or purchases and provide applicable refunds.

 

Top rides and attractions in Florida theme parks.

 

While you are in Florida’s theme parks, you may be wondering which rides or attractions you should hit first.  The top thrill seeker ride in all the parks is the Rock’n Roller Coaster in Disney’s Hollywood Studios featuring an Aerosmith theme and crazy twists and turns.  

 

Here are the Top 10 rides and attractions in Orlando Florida according to “Theme Park insider”, counting down to number one:

#10 “ The Lego Movie Masters of Flight” Legoland Florida 

#9 “Haunted Mansion”  Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom

#8  “Expedition Everest” Disney’s Animal Kingdom  

#7 “ Manta” SeaWorld Orlando

#6  “The Amazing Adventures of Spinder-Man”  Universal’s Islands of Adventure

# 5 “Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey” Universal’s Islands of Adventure 

#4  “Hagrid’s  Magical  Creatures Motorbike Adventure”  Universal’s Islands of  Adventure

#3 “ Twilight Zone Tower of Terror,”  Disney’s Hollywood Studieos

#2 “Splash Mountain”  Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom 

#1  “Flight of Passage” Disney’s Animal  Kingdom

 

According to an anonymous source  in Disney, if you get the new fast pass you can only go  on rides before the pass expires and you have to make a reservation for all your rides.

 

All in all,  from this article you can probably see that Disney World has been flexible with the ongoing pandemic issues, but also has kept its park going strong through COVID- 19 and is now ready for more visitors than ever!  If you are headed down to Florida anytime soon, enjoy your trip!