Disney Conservation Camps Encourage Kids to Explore Nature


Inspiring kids and families to connect with nature, Disney is sponsoring approximately 120 Central Florida children to attend a special Spring Conservation Day Camp at Walt Disney World Resort.During their week-long school vacations, students will be introduced to animals from five different continents, learn more about their unique behaviors and exotic habitats and make new friends in a fun and interactive environment.Highlights include daily animal encounters, field trips to Tri-Circle … [Read more...]

Top 10 Rides to Avoid After You Eat

Rock n Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith

So you just stuffed yourself on a scrumptious meal at your favorite Walt Disney World eatery. If you’re on the Disney Dining Plan, you likely enjoyed a four-square meal and beverage of choice, right? What you need is a nap, but what your family wants is a ride!Do NOT “walk this way” when you are stuffed to the gills:1)      Rock ‘n Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith—A tour of G-Force Record Studio is cut short when the band Aerosmith takes off for a show. They take Guests with them, … [Read more...]

Disney World Quick Tips – How to pick the least busiest park


In this digital age with Websites and Apps from Touring Plans to long articles like Easy WDW with their Extended Crowd Calendar. Everyone seems to know which park will have the least amount of people for that day. Let me say that after a little trial and error last week I have determined which park will be the least busiest at any given day at Walt Disney World!None of them!According to all the websites, apps, magic eight balls they all said last week was going to be completely dead at … [Read more...]

Take Five at Walt Disney World: Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Chester & Hester's Dino-Rama

Of all Walt Disney World theme parks, Disney’s Animal Kingdom perhaps offers my favorite “Take Five” moments – those little breaks in a touring plan that are opportunities to relax, enjoy some unscripted fun and appreciate details that make up the Disney Difference.I generally find Disney’s Animal Kingdom relaxing, particularly because of the wildlife and lush landscaping. But with E-ticket attractions as Expedition Everest and Kilimanjaro Safaris requiring some regimented touring, and the … [Read more...]

A Day in the Life of Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney's Animal Kingdom logo

Famously “NotAZoo,” at its 1998 opening, Disney’s Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort broke the theme park mold. Imagineers considered many factors when designing this property. They focused first and foremost on the comfort and well-being of the animals and the safety of Guests. However, their primary goal, as with other Disney Parks, was to place the Guests in the action. In this case, that meant providing opportunities for Guests not only to observe but also to interact with creatures … [Read more...]

Shop like a Diva – Animal Kingdom


Still shopping? Of course you are, this is Walt Disney World and buying stuff to prove you've been there is half the fun! At your time in Animal Kingdom you'll find some more goodies.Don't forget to check out my other articles below. Animal Kingdom For Adult clothing- Island Mercantile- Discovery Island: I’m trying to picture the name of the place that has the cool clothes I like and I THINK this is the one. Please forgive me if its not. I don’t shop in AK all that frequently, as I'm busy … [Read more...]

Top 5 Thrill Rides at Walt Disney World


For those of you who love amusement parks and roller coasters and the general feeling of going fast, try these WDW rides:1. Rock N Roller Coaster –This Aerosmith themed roller coaster is located in Disney’s Hollywood Studios, where you embark on a VIP limo ride to an Aerosmith concert. You travel up and down and even upside down as you race to get to the show on time. The best part? It goes 0 to 60 mph in just 2.8 seconds!2. Big Thunder Mountain Railroad – A part of Frontierland in the … [Read more...]

Top 10 Extreme Rides at Walt Disney World

With four theme parks and two water parks, thrill seekers are sure to find their happy place at Walt Disney World. Let’s take a look at 10 of the resort’s top extreme rides.MAGIC KINGDOM: Space Mountain—This classic Magic Kingdom coaster is an all-time fan favorite. Climb the 180-foot mountain then blast off into deep, dark space through twists and turns and past shooting stars and black holes. Two separate tracks, the Alpha and the Omega, mirror each other as they hurl rocket ships through … [Read more...]

The Top 5 Dad Friendly Rides at WDW


I'm not sure if any of you moms out there have noticed, but sometimes the Dads walking around the Disney Parks aren't that excited about going on It's A Small World or Prince Charming's Carousel.  Of course they go on them because their kids love it, but the excitement factor just isn't there.  They may be longing to ride Space Mountain or Expedition Everest over and over again, but it may be hard to enjoy without the kiddos by your side.  But never fear Disney Dads!  There are some awesome, … [Read more...]

Wednesday with Walt: Our Collective Tribute

Today is a different kind of “Wednesday with Walt” than my previous posts. Today is a day to acknowledge what an impact Walt Disney and his works have made in the lives of Disney fans like us. I can personally attest to the fact that I have experienced several important realizations about life while on my vacations to Walt Disney World. My life has been enriched in many ways because Walt was alive. Here are just a few of the things I've learned:There is no sweeter site than the look on a … [Read more...]