A Weekend of ‘Firsts’ at Walt Disney World Resort

By Vanessa Prince
Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 Comments Off on A Weekend of ‘Firsts’ at Walt Disney World Resort

When visiting Walt Disney World Resort, I am usually with my family, and being the “good” mom that I am, I’m always making sure that everyone is happy and getting […]

“UP! A Great Bird Adventure” Debuts at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

By K.S. Wicks
Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 Comments Off on “UP! A Great Bird Adventure” Debuts at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Now you can join your Pixar Pals Russell and Dug as they go on an adventure to connect with the variety of bird species that can be found […]

Introducing the Pandora Utility Suit Encounter at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

By K.S. Wicks
Monday, May 7th, 2018 Comments Off on Introducing the Pandora Utility Suit Encounter at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

What weighs 4.2 tons (8,400 pounds), is 10-foot-tall, is operated by a pilot, and is now at Disney’s Animal Kingdom? It’s the Pandora Utility Suit, and it’s […]

20 Facts About Disney’s Animal Kingdom For Its 20th Anniversary

By Blake Taylor
Sunday, April 22nd, 2018 Comments Off on 20 Facts About Disney’s Animal Kingdom For Its 20th Anniversary

April 22, 2018, marks the twentieth anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom. It’s such a special park, as I came to find personally while working there as part of the Disney […]

WDW Tip of the Week: Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Animal Kingdom

By K.S. Wicks
Sunday, April 15th, 2018 Comments Off on WDW Tip of the Week: Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Animal Kingdom

Have you heard the news?  This year, Disney’s Animal Kingdom will celebrate its 20th anniversary! To commemorate this benchmark and Earth Day on April 22, Walt Disney World has […]

A Hidden Story in DinoLand U.S.A.

By Blake Taylor
Tuesday, February 27th, 2018 Comments Off on A Hidden Story in DinoLand U.S.A.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom has enjoyed a significant resurgence of attention the past several years, and deservingly so. 2016 saw the park extend its operating hours into nighttime for the […]

Caring for Giants – A Disney’s Animal Kingdom Tour

By Erin Stough
Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 Comments Off on Caring for Giants – A Disney’s Animal Kingdom Tour

Walt Disney World is so much more than four world-class theme parks. New adventures and experiences can be found almost anywhere, and best of all, they cater to a […]

“The Jungle Book: Alive with Magic,” The Show Disney History Will Forget

By Blake Taylor
Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 Comments Off on “The Jungle Book: Alive with Magic,” The Show Disney History Will Forget

Recent additions make Disney’s Animal Kingdom an all-day experience, but one important step in its transformation will be an overlooked footnote in the epic tale of this park. It all ends happily, […]

Defining Disney’s Animal Kingdom in its Most Pivotal Moment Ever

By Blake Taylor
Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 Comments Off on Defining Disney’s Animal Kingdom in its Most Pivotal Moment Ever

I worked at Disney’s Animal Kingdom when it was open at night for the first time in its history. Gone were the days of 5pm closings. Here was the dawn of […]