At just 40", outside of Orlando parks, you're not going to find THAT much in the Southeast that isn't your basic "dragon wagon/Miler kiddie coaster." There's Firechaser Express at Dollywood, Woodstock Express which is the Jr Woodie at Carowinds, Canyon Blaster at Six Flags Over Georgia, and aside from that I can't think of any others outside of Orlando.
At 40" at WDW you've at least got: Big Thunder Mountain, Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Tower of Terror, Splash Mountain, etc. He's still too short for Space Mountain or Everest (both 44") but there are other rides like Star Tours that he can do.
At Universal he could do Spider-Man, Transformers, and Simpsons, Pteranodon Flyers, Woody Woodpecker, and Flight of the Hippogriff.
Last edited by robbalvey on Mon May 04, 2015 12:39 pm.
42" is still the magic number for Texas with rides like Shock Wave, Judge Roy Scream, La Vibora, Road Runner Express, Pandemonia, etc, etc... at 40" there, like Elissa said, a few flats, water rides, and kiddie coasters, but nothing major.
Your big milestones really are: 36", 42", 48", 54"
Outside of Orlando parks and Disney in SoCal, you're really not going to find that much more that hits 40" for big rides specifically.
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