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Five Mistakes to Avoid at Animal Kingdom

By Tom I’ve come to believe that Animal Kingdom is one of those parks that’s a little misunderstood at Walt Disney World. Often labeled as a “half day park”, mostly due to it’s typically earlier closing time (than other parks) but also sometimes due to the perception that it lacks enough rides to keep you entertained for a full day. ...

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Festival of the Lion King – Information

Festival of the Lion King – Information

By Tabitha Dawa Bar was a freestanding bar in the middle of a patio between Discovery River and Tusker House restaurant. The bar was torn down to make a path along the river while a new bar was attached to the front of Tusker House. On the patio you can see a sign for Harambe Theatre and the hours for ...

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How to become a Senior Wilderness Explorer in One Day!

How to become a Senior Wilderness Explorer in One Day!

Last month we went to Animal Kingdom for the first time since the beginning of the year. We got there soon after the park opened and we stopped at the Wilderness Explorers booth at the end of the bridge leading to the Tree of Life. The new Wilderness Explorers program replaced the Kid’s Discovery Club at Animal Kingdom. Kids take ...

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Top Five Quick Service Restaurants at Animal Kingdom

Top Five Quick Service Restaurants at Animal Kingdom

Here are the Top Five Quick Service Restaurants at Animal Kingdom. . . #1 – Flame Tree Barbeque Flame Tree Barbeque won the vote – hands down! Funny, because this is the very place that I’ve been wanting to eat on each trip, but we just never seem to be hungry enough. Just walking by though . . . .mmmmm! ...

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Hidden Magic 2: Animal Kingdom

Hidden Magic 2: Animal Kingdom

Last time we ventured into Animal Kingdom in search of hidden magic we found the beautiful and elusive DiVine. This time I want you to meet someone just as elusive as DiVine, but far more hilarious. Wes Palm is a talking palm tree that like to frequent the Oasis at the entrance of Animal Kingdom. He wheels around in his ...

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A Day in the WILD!

A Day in the WILD!

Join me as I explore Disney’s Animal Kingdom! I’ll share with you all the things there are to do to fill an entire day at Animal Kingdom. I tackle the misnomer that Animal Kingdom is only a half day park. Take a look at all the things this park has to offer and learn to explore it the way it ...

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“Do Not Miss” Attractions in Animal Kingdom

“Do Not Miss” Attractions in Animal Kingdom

Time for the last stop in our “Do Not Miss” Attractions series! Animal Kingdom is home to a great many, well… animals! That means that while there are rides and moving attractions to keep you entertained, there are also a good deal more stationary attractions and animal viewing opportunities than are available at any of the other parks. Enjoy the ...

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Animal Kingdom One Day Plan

Animal Kingdom One Day Plan

Lots of people use travel agents, like the MMPs from Magical Memory Planners, to help plan their Disney vacation. Many agents also help you plan your itinerary. What do travel agents do for fun at the parks? Have you ever wondered what a day in the parks with a travel agent looks like? Well, I spent the day with my ...

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“Do Not Miss” Rides in Animal Kingdom

“Do Not Miss” Rides in Animal Kingdom

Final stop in our “Do Not Miss” rides is a trek through Animal Kingdom, which is separated into seven exquisitely themed areas, three of which contain rides. All of Animal Kingdom is themed beautifully, so even if you don’t enjoy rides, just the stroll through the park is worth doing to see all the animals the the scenery. Also, the ...

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Hidden Magic: Animal Kingdom

Hidden Magic: Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom is the perfect place to go for a stroll. The overhanging canopy of foliage, the flowers and bushes, the animals and knowledgeable Cast Members scattered throughout, just waiting your questions. But, along the route in between Asia and Africa, you might want to walk a little slower and look a little harder for a Disney character that has ...

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