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Animal Kingdom

Disney's Animal Kingdom (DAK) theme park celebrates one amazing adventure after another with wild animals, exciting attractions, lavish stage shows, and lovable characters!

Highlights include a flight on a banshee, a runaway train adventure, a journey through a bioluminescent rainforest, an authentic African safari, a whirling white-water raft ride, a thrilling race back in time to prehistoric worlds, and two Broadway-style musical stage shows based on hit Disney films.

Did you know that Disney's Animal Kingdom has about 2,000 animals? They represent over 300 species — most acquired from zoos accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums.

Disney's Animal Kingdom is divided up in the following "Lands":

  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Dinoland USA
  • Discovery Island
  • Pandora- World of Avatar

Disney World Holiday Fun 2020

The most magical time of year begins Nov. 6 with new entertainment experiences, special dining options, and more. A reimagined holiday celebration will begin on Nov. 6, 2020, at Walt Disney World Resort, with the four theme parks, Disney Springs, and Disney resort hotels decked for the season. Through Dec. 30, guests will discover seasonal …

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How to Become a Wilderness Explorer at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

If you have watched Disney/Pixar’s Up you know all about the Wilderness Explorers. You and/or your child can become Wilderness Explorers at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. I am going to share how to become one and why you should, plus answer some common questions about it. While Animal Kingdom is not my favorite park, I have …

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What to Expect: Animal Kingdom During the Holidays

In the past Disney’s Animal Kingdom is not the park you want to visit for Christmas time fun, that is changing this year! Disney’s Animal Kingdom will introduce the biggest holiday season in its two-decade history, with festive new entertainment and holiday décor in every land. Daytime and nighttime, guests will experience the majesty of …

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Disney World Park Freebies

Though Walt Disney World can be expensive, they offer a lot of Disney park freebies for you to grab while you are enjoying your vacation. Some of the freebies can seem insignificant but can be transformed into magical souvenirs. Grab these freebies to enjoy Disney on a Budget! Disney Park Freebies (all parks) Free Ice Water. All …

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Tree of Life Animal Scavenger Hunt + Free Printable

Disney’s Tree of Life is a work of art! Animals of all kinds are carved within the tree’s trunk and along the path around the tree. Here is a free printable Tree of Life Animal Scavenger Hunt that will encourage children and adults alike to spend some time exploring this magnificent tree. The pathway around …

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Disney’s Tree of Life Fun Facts & Tips

The icon of Disney’s Animal Kingdom is the Tree of Life. It is often overlooked and other than getting a photo in front of it it is ignored. The Tree is an amazing structure filled with art and heart. Here are some fun facts about Disney’s Tree of Life including information and tips for Awakenings …

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20 Must See Movies Before Going to Disney World 2020

Part of Walt’s vision for Disney World is that you feel like you are immersed in the movies. Here area 20 must-see movies to watch before you go to Disney World and which attractions match it. If you have never seen the movie, how can you fully appreciate the attraction? Disney puts so many details …

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Ultimate Guide to Meeting Princesses at Disney World

Other than Mickey Mouse the most popular characters at Walt Disney World are princesses. I have met every Disney princess there is at Disney World and have done all of their attractions too! Here is my Ultimate Guide to Meeting Princesses at Disney World.  How to Meet all the Princesses at Walt Disney World To …

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Disney World FastPass+ Tips and Strategies 2020

Part of the My Disney Experience is the FastPass Plus (referred as FastPass+) feature, in which you can pre-select times and even viewing areas for rides, character greetings, shows, and parades at Walt Disney World.  How great is that?  To be able to actually pick the day AND the time of day to ride on …

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