Here we list the basic descriptions -- or "what is is" -- each attraction at Magic Kingdom:

Magic Kingdom What it is
Attraction What It Is
Astro Orbiter Buck Rogers-style rockets revolving around a central axis
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Tame, western-mining-themed roller coaster
Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin Whimsical space travel-themed indoor ride
Captain Jack Sparrow's Pirate Tutorial Pirate Show with Guest Participation
Casey Jr. Splash 'N' Soak Station Opportunity to get wet
Casey's Corner Pianist Ragtime Piano Player
Country Bear Jamboree Audioanimatronic country-hoedown theater show
Dapper Dans Barbershop Quartet
Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade Daytime Parade
Dumbo the Flying Elephant Disneyfied midway ride
Enchanted Tales with Belle Interactive character show
Flag Retreat Flag ceremony honoring Veterans
Frontierland Shootin' Arcade Electronic shooting gallery
Happily Ever After Fireworks and Projection Show
Incredible Tomorrowland Expo Dance Party
it's a small world World-brotherhood-themed indoor boat ride
Jungle Cruise Outdoor safari-themed boat-ride adventure
Let the Magic Begin Characters and Dancing intro to the Magic Kingdom
Liberty Square Riverboat Outdoor scenic boat ride
Mad Tea Party Midway-type spinning ride
Main Street Philharmonic Magic Kingdom's very own band
Main Street Trolley Show Singing and Dancing Show
Meet Ariel at Her Grotto Character greeting venue
Meet Cinderella & Elena at Princess Fairytale Hall Princess Meet-and-Greet
Meet Daring Disney Pals as Circus Stars at Pete's Silly Sideshow Character greeting area
Meet Magnifique Disney Friends as Circus Stars at Pete’s Silly Sideshow Character greeting area
Meet Mickey Mouse at Town Square Theater Mickey Meet-and-Greet
Meet Rapunzel and Tiana at Princess Fairytale Hall Princess Meet-and-Greet
Meet Tinker Bell at Town Square Theater Tinker Bell Meet-and-Greet
Mickey's PhilharMagic 3-D movie
Mickey's Royal Friendship Faire Stage Show
Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor Interactive animated comedy routines
Move It! Shake It! Dance & Play It! Street Party Jumpin' Street Party
Once Upon a Time Castle Projection Show
Peter Pan's Flight Indoor track ride
Pirates of the Caribbean Indoor pirate-themed boat ride
Prince Charming Regal Carrousel Merry-go-round
Royal Majesty Makers Interactive children's show
Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Indoor/outdoor roller coaster
Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom Interactive video game in which players must defeat villains spread around different lands
Space Mountain Roller coaster in the dark
Splash Mountain Indoor/outdoor water-flume adventure ride
Stitch's Great Escape! Theater-in-the-round sci-fi adventure show
Swiss Family Treehouse Outdoor walk-through treehouse
The Barnstormer Small roller coaster
The Hall of Presidents Audioanimatronic historical theater presentation
The Haunted Mansion Haunted-house dark ride
The Magic Carpets of Aladdin Elaborate midway ride
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh Indoor track ride
The Muppets Present...Great Moments in American History Historical Puppet Comedy
Tom Sawyer Island Outdoor walk-through exhibit and rustic playground
Tomorrowland Speedway Drive-'em yourself miniature cars
Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover Scenic tour of Tomorrowland
Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid Track ride in the dark
Walt Disney World Railroad Fantasyland Station Scenic railroad ride to Main Street U.S.A. and Frontierland.
Walt Disney World Railroad Frontierland Station Scenic railroad ride to Fantasyland or Main Street
Walt Disney World Railroad Main Street U.S.A. Station Scenic railroad ride around the perimeter of the Magic Kingdom, and transportation to Frontierland and Fantasyland.
Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress Audioanimatronic theater production
Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room Audioanimatronic Pacific- island musical-theater show.

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