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The Best Attraction in Harambe Part 1: The History of Kilimanjaro Safaris

2018-01-31T08:12:35-05:00

Walt Disney was an animal lover and it was always his dream to have live animals in the parks. In fact, the original concepts of the Jungle Cruise and the Enchanted Tiki Room had live animals instead of the audio-animatronics that you see today. Unfortunately, Imagineers at that time couldn’t find a safe way to use live animals in an attraction. In April 1998, Walt’s dream was finally brought to life when Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Florida opened its gates. [...]

The Best Attraction in Harambe Part 1: The History of Kilimanjaro Safaris2018-01-31T08:12:35-05:00

Flight of Passage at Animal Kingdom- A Review

2018-01-01T22:08:09-05:00

  You may have heard that there is an exciting new land in Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World. It’s called Pandora- the World of Avatar. If you liked the movie, Avatar, that came out in 2009, you really must go and see this amazing place. And even if you never saw the movie, it’s a really interesting place. When Pandora opened in Animal Kingdom in May 2017, it was an instant success. People have flocked to Animal Kingdom like [...]

Flight of Passage at Animal Kingdom- A Review2018-01-01T22:08:09-05:00

Don’t Miss These 10 Things at Pandora!

2017-06-15T21:51:25-05:00

  The World of Pandora is truly larger than life! And many of the beautiful attractions are obvious such as the Floating Mountains, the Na'Vi River Journey and the Flights of Passage. However, there is so much more to see – and you don't want to miss these 10 things! Flaska Reclinata The Valley of Mo'Ara has many unique plants and animals! Your first encounter will be with the Flaska Reclinata. It will be on your right as you enter [...]

Don’t Miss These 10 Things at Pandora!2017-06-15T21:51:25-05:00

The Rivers of Light Dining Package: A Review

2017-05-07T11:50:33-05:00

There has been much excitement over Rivers of Light: not only the show itself, but the Dining Package as well! Similar to Hollywood Studios’ popular Fantasmic, Animal Kingdom is offering a Dining Package with Preferred Viewing Seats. I scheduled the Dining Package on my recent trip to Disney and wanted to share my experience! You currently have 2 choices for the Dining Package:   Tusker House and Tiffins. Tusker House is a family friendly buffet with Donald and his friends, and [...]

The Rivers of Light Dining Package: A Review2017-05-07T11:50:33-05:00

Night Safari at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

2016-01-14T07:09:49-05:00

    When I started planning our itinerary for our last Disney World trip I set out to find something new for my husband and I to experience. It just so happened it was going to be our first trip where we were going to call Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge our home away from home. When I started researching the resort I discovered that they offer exclusive tours to guests who stay at the resort! Jackpot! The night safari caught [...]

Night Safari at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge2016-01-14T07:09:49-05:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2015-04-26T11:11:43-05:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of April 18, 2015 Magic Kingdom® Park Jungle Cruise Big Thunder MountainCasey Jr Splash 'N' Soak Station Pirates of the Caribbean Liberty Tree Tavern Dream Along with Mickey Liberty Square Riverboat Monorail The Walt Disney World® Resort Monorail System is undergoing refurbishment and may be on modified service and/or routes. If Guests plan to use this form of transportation during their visit they should check to be sure of the best option available on [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule2015-04-26T11:11:43-05:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2015-02-15T15:23:33-05:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of February 13, 2015 Magic Kingdom® Park Cinderella's Royal Table Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid Harmony Barber Shop Dream Along with Mickey Jungle Cruise it's a small world Big Thunder Mountain Liberty Tree Tavern Liberty Square Riverboat Monorail The Walt Disney World® Resort Monorail System will undergo refurbishment that will impact the Resort and Express monorail beams on select days in February and March. During these times, Monorails on the Resort [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule2015-02-15T15:23:33-05:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2015-01-09T08:24:13-05:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of January 7, 2015 Magic Kingdom® Park Splash Mountain Cinderella's Royal Table Liberty Square Riverboat Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid Harmony Barber Shop Big Thunder Mountain Railroad "it's a small world" Dream Along with Mickey Jungle Cruise Liberty Tree Tavern Jan. 5 - 31, 2015 Jan. 5 - Mar. 6, 2015 Jan. 23 - 27, 2015 & Aug. 4 - 10, 2015 Feb. 2 - Mar. 6, 2015 Feb. 2 - [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule2015-01-09T08:24:13-05:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2014-11-04T20:45:21-05:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of October 31, 2014 Magic Kingdom® Park Walt Disney World RailroadThe Magic Behind Our Steam Trains TourIsland Supply - Location ClosingThe Magic Carpets of AladdinHaunted MansionSplash MountainCinderella's Royal TableLiberty Square RiverboatUnder the Sea ~ Journey of the Little MermaidHarmony Barber Shop Sep. 29 - Nov. 7, 2014Sep. 29 - Nov. 7, 2014Oct. 23, 2014Nov. 10 - 21, 2014Dec. 1 - 19, 2014Jan. 4 - 30, 2015Jan. 5 - Mar. 6, 2015Jan. 23 - 27, [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule2014-11-04T20:45:21-05:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2014-10-20T11:26:35-05:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of October 17, 2014 Magic Kingdom® Park Walt Disney World RailroadThe Magic Behind Our Steam Trains TourIsland Supply - Location ClosingThe Magic Carpets of AladdinHaunted MansionSplash MountainCinderella's Royal TableLiberty Square RiverboatUnder the Sea ~ Journey of the Little MermaidHarmony Barber Shop Sep. 29 - Nov. 7, 2014Sep. 29 - Nov. 7, 2014Oct. 23, 2014Nov. 10 - 21, 2014Dec. 1 - 19, 2014Jan. 4 - 30, 2015Jan. 5 - Mar. 6, 2015Jan. 23 - 27, [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule2014-10-20T11:26:35-05:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2014-10-03T14:35:40-05:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule Magic Kingdom® Park Enchanted Tiki RoomWalt Disney World RailroadThe Magic Behind Our Steam Trains TourThe Magic Carpets of AladdinHaunted MansionSplash MountainCinderella's Royal TableHarmony Barber Shop Sep. 27 - Oct. 3, 2014Sep. 29 - Nov. 7, 2014Sep. 29 - Nov. 7, 2014Nov. 10 - 21, 2014Dec. 1 - 19, 2014Jan. 4 - 30, 2015Jan. 5 - Mar. 6, 2015Feb. 2 - Mar. 30, 2015 Epcot Maelstrom - Location ClosingThe Spirit of Norway - Location Closing Oct. 6, [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule2014-10-03T14:35:40-05:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2014-07-16T18:12:45-05:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule Magic Kingdom® Park Tomorrowland Transit Authority - People Mover Astro Orbiter The Yankee Trader Liberty Square Riverboat Mickey's PhilharMagic Carousel of Progress Cinderella's Royal Table Walt Disney World Railroad Monorail - Monorail service will be adjusted on the Magic Kingdom Park and Epcot beams in order to accommodate the installation of a new state-of-the art train control system. As a result, monorail service will run from: 8:30 a.m.- midnight on the Magic Kingdom Resort beam 9:30 a.m.- 11:30 p.m. on [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule2014-07-16T18:12:45-05:00

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Presidential Suite

2014-07-07T12:29:50-05:00

A year or so ago, I was invited to a runDisney event as a VIP, and the host hotel was the Animal Kingdom Lodge. The hospitality suite for all of us happened to be inside the Presidential suite, so I had the chance to hang out in this gorgeous setting for a few days. This suite has two bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms, and around 2,115 sq. feet, This suite is located on the fifth floor close to the [...]

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Presidential Suite2014-07-07T12:29:50-05:00

Conservation Station at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park

2014-06-04T22:00:09-05:00

If you’ve visited Disney’s Animal Kingdom and bypassed Rafiki’s Planet Watch you’ve missed on out one of the most enriching parts of the park. Here you will find Conservation Station, a real live working conservation, education and rehabilitation center for animals. Guests arrive at Conservation Station via the Wildlife Express Train located in the Africa section of Animal Kingdom. Along the one mile train ride you will see some of the backstage area of Animal Kingdom including where some of [...]

Conservation Station at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park2014-06-04T22:00:09-05:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

2014-05-03T13:17:49-05:00

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule Magic Kingdom® Park Carousel of Progress Tomorrowland Transit Authority - Astro Orbiter Liberty Belle Riverboat May 16 - May 22, 2014 Jun. 2 - Aug. 4, 2014 Jun. 2 - Sep. 19, 2014 Aug. 4 - 8, 2014 Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park Festival of the Lion King Mr. Kamal's It's Tough to be a Bug Jan. 6, 2014 - June 2014 Apr. 28 - May 10, 2014 Jul. 7 - Aug. 11, 2014 [...]

Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule2014-05-03T13:17:49-05:00

Magical Memories – Dinoland USA

2013-11-15T18:20:15-05:00

Magical Memories - Dinoland USA One of our favorite areas of Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World is Dinoland USA. There is so much to do there! Our 1st stop is always the Boneyard. Robert has so much fun digging for bones in the giant dig site. Then he spends so much time running off his extra energy through the catwalks and tunnels. After spending some time in the Boneyard, we make our way into Chester & Hester’s Dino-Rama. Here [...]

Magical Memories – Dinoland USA2013-11-15T18:20:15-05:00