Happy 20th Birthday Animal Kingdom!!

It’s hard to believe that you are turning 20 today Animal Kingdom.   Happy Birthday!! On opening day April 22, 1998 you greeted us with the following set of opening attractions (which are all still open today): Affection Section The Boneyard Conservation Station DINOSAUR Festival of the Lion King (moved to new location June 2014) Gorilla […]

Mickey’s Jammin’ Jungle Parade to end in June

      Mickey’s Jammin’ Jungle Parade to end in June Say it’s not so, one of our all time favorite parades at Walt Disney World will be coming to an end this June 2014.  Mickey’s Jammin’ Jungle Parade has been a feature of the Animal Kingdom since 2001.   As the Animal Kingdom welcomes […]

Fastpass to History: Theater in the Wild

We all love Finding Nemo the Musical in Animal Kingdom’s Theater in the Wild, but do you remember what was in this theater before Nemo? Originally an open-air amphitheater, that means no AC folks, the Theater in the Wild has been home to 3 fun filled shows. From opening day of Animal Kingdom until July […]

Avatar 2017 – take a look at what’s coming

At the first ever D23 Expo to be held in Japan, Disney announced and shared a few details about the upcoming Avatar area of Animal Kingdom.   This area will be opened in 2017 in the former area of Camp Minnie Mickey.   During the announcement not only did they share information about the Avatar […]

Favorite Food Friday: Shaoxing Steak and Shrimp

  Our Favorite Food This Week: Shaoxing Steak and Shrimp Location: Yak and Yeti (Animal Kingdom) Price: $26.99 As you run from Kilimanjaro Safaris to Expedition Everest you may spot the Yak and Yeti restaurant.  Stop in and give it a try.   On our last visit I ordered the Shaoxing Steak and Shrimp which […]

Tiggerific Tuesday Trivia: Festival of the Lion King

Did You Know Today’s TIGGERIFIC TUESDAY TRIVIA on the Festival of the Lion King? The Festival of the Lion King is moving!   We have a few construction pictures here.   With the news we thought we would give you some trivia on the attraction. The Festival of the Lion King opened with the park on day […]

New home for Festival of the Lion King

Today our friends at Disney Parks Blog announced that the Festival of the Lion King at Disney’s Animal Kingdom would be moving to a new location.    Not mentioned in the announcement but we can take from this that Avatar Land continues to move forward.   The new home for Festival of the Lion King will be […]

Hidden Mickey Monday: Kilimanjaro Safaris

Today’s Hidden Mickey Monday is from Animal Kingdom’s Kilimanjaro Safaris.   As your safari reaches deeper into the animal kingdom, many people are on the lookout for animals.   But have you spotted this giant Hidden Mickey? As you enter Elephant Country and spot Flamingo Island, be sure to take a close look at the shape of […]

Favorite Food Friday: Macaroni & Cheese Hot Dog

Our Favorite Food This Week: Macaroni & Cheese Hot Dog Location: Restaurantosaurus (Animal Kingdom / Counter Service) Price: $8.79 (includes fries or apple slices) I know you clicked to read this thinking that it was a Hot Dog with a side of Mac and Cheese, wrongooo.   This is a hot dog covered in Mac and Cheese […]