Disneyland is always amazing, even with a baby! We can help you make the most of your trip with these tips on how to do Disneyland with a baby under the age of 12 months.

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All children under three years old get into the parks for free. So now is the perfect time to take advantage!

What Rides Can Baby Ride?

Any attraction without a height requirement allows babies to ride with their parents/responsible guardians. These rides and attractions include:

Disneyland Park:

  • Alice in Wonderland (Fantasyland)
  • Astro Orbitor (Tomorrowland)
  • Astro Blasters (Tomorrowland)
  • Casey Jr. Circus Train (Fantasyland)
  • Chip ‘n’ Dale Treehouse (Mickey’s Toontown)
  • Disneyland Monorail (Downtown Disney Station, Tomorrowland Station)
  • Disneyland Railroad (Main Street, New Orleans Square, Mickey’s Toontown, Tomorrowland)
  • Donald’s Boat (Mickey’s Toontown)
  • Dumbo the Flying Elephant (Fantasyland)
  • Enchanted Tiki Room (Adventureland)
  • Finding Nemo Submarines (Tomorrowland)
  • Goofy’s Playhouse (Mickey’s Toontown)
  • Haunted Mansion (New Orleans Square)
  • It’s a Small World (Fantasyland)
  • Jungle Cruise (Adventureland)
  • King Arthur Carrousel (Fantasyland)
  • Mad Tea Party–Teacups (Fantasyland)
  • Main Street Cinema (Main Street, duh)
  • Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (Critter Country)
  • Mark Twain Riverboat (Frontierland)
  • Mickey’s House (Toontown)
  • Minnie’s House (Toontown)
  • Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride (Fantasyland)
  • Peter Pan’s Flight (Fantasyland)
  • Pinocchio’s Daring Journey (Fantasyland)
  • Pirate’s Lair on Tom Sawyer Island
  • Pirates of the Caribbean (New Orleans Square)
  • Roger Rabbit’s Car Toon Spin Ride (Toontown)
  • Sleeping Beauty Castle Walkthrough and/or accessible experience (Fantasyland)
  • Snow White’s Scary Adventures (Fantasyland)
  • Star Wars Launch Bay (Tomorrowland)
  • Storybook Land Canal Boats (Fantasyland)
  • Tarzan’s Treehouse (Adventureland)
  • Tomorrowland Theatre

Disney’s California Adventure:

  • Animation Academy (Hollywoodland)
  • Ariel’s Undersea Adventure (Paradise Gardens)
  • Bakery Tour (Pacific Wharf)
  • Golden Zephyr (Paradise Gardens)
  • Inside Out Emotional Whirlwind (Pixar Pier)
  • Jessie’s Critter Carousel (Pixar Pier)
  • Mickey’s Philharmagic show (Hollywoodland)
  • Monster’s Inc. Mike and Sully to the Rescue (Hollywoodland)
  • Pixar Pal-A-Round Swinging and Non-Swinging (Pixar Pier)
  • Redwood Creek Challenge Trail (Grizzly Peak)
  • Sorcerors's Workshop (Hollywoodland)
  • Toy Story Midway Mania (Pixar Pier)
  • Turtle Talk with Crush (Hollywoodland)
  • Walt Disney Imagineering at Blue Sky Cellar (Pacific Wharf)


Breastfeeding and public breastfeeding are allowed at the Disneyland Resort, as per the laws of the state of California. However, there are baby care centres that offer quiet, private nursing stations and even some secluded spots around the resort for you to feed your baby.


Apparently, babies under 6 months old cannot wear sunscreen. They are at risk for skin irritation and burning their skin off! On the other hand, sunburns on a child that young can also be pretty serious (I know right!) So instead, try to keep them out of direct sunlight as much as possible (like tiny little vampires) with the stroller cover, light but long-sleeved clothing, hats, etc.

Disneyland with a Baby Tips:

  1. Nap Schedule: Stick to your normal routine and nap schedule as much as possible. The good news is the younger your baby, the more likely it is that they will sleep in their carrier/stroller/your arms at the park. If not, you may need to schedule a return to the hotel/”nap spot” for a few hours or so. Trying to make them stay awake for a full day at Disneyland will likely just backfire.
  2. Best “Nap Spots: Disneyland–Star Wars Launch Bay in Tomorrowland. California Adventure–Art of Animation in Hollywoodland. The only inconvenience is that strollers are not allowed in these spots, so you will have to hold them.
  3. Bring/Rent a Stroller: Trust me, you do not want to try carrying your child around the parks all day. Stroller rentals are only $15/day for a single stroller or $35/day for a double stroller. Or, you can bring your own for free, as long as it fits the size requirements of under 36×52 inches and is not a push/pull wagon.
  4. Bring/Share your food: If your baby can enjoy solid foods, bring the snacks you know they can eat/aren’t allergic to. You can also pick up applesauce to-go packets from certain restaurants like Rancho de Zocalo in Frontierland for a quick and cheap snack, or order a kid's meal for yourself or an older child and the applesauce will come with it.
  5. Rider Switch: One person/part of the party waits with the baby/child not tall enough for a ride while the other(s) wait in line and ask a cast member for a rider switch pass. After they are finished with the ride, they give the pass to the other part of the party and take over watching the baby/child while the original babysitters hop in the Fastpass line for that attraction.
  6. Stay nearby: We recommend staying either on the property or at any of the Disney Good Neighbor Hotels nearby. This way, you can avoid the added stress of transportation issues or long walks to/from the parks.
  7. Scary Rides? Babies are not old enough to realize that rides like the Haunted Mansion are supposed to be “scary.” So, don’t stress about taking them on any of them. Haunted Mansion is actually my baby’s favourite ride to nap on.