Disney’s Animal Kingdom: The one ride I MUST ride

Expedition Everest: My MUST Ride

In previous posts, I took a look at the one ride that I must ride at the Magic Kingdom and at Epcot.  Today, we are going to take a look at Animal Kingdom, that Imagineer Haven where you can find a different aspect of the park to enjoy and appreciate at every turn!My initial thoughts when it comes to Animal Kingdom and my must ride was that it wasn’t a ride at all that I must see – it was a show.  However, as good as Festival of the Lion King and Finding Nemo - The Musical are, there really … [Read more...]


Disney’s Animal Kingdom gets a new resident

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Luna, the fifth elephant baby to be born at Disney's Animal Kingdom, is introduced to the park's savanna less than a month after her May 20, 2010 birth.Luna and her mom, Donna, spend part of the day with their elephant family group along the Kilimanjaro Safaris route.There are 12 members of the park's elephant herd -- four males and eight females.Disney's Animal Kingdom is part of a breeding program coordinated by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) that is focused on … [Read more...]


Disney’s 2011 Expedition Everest Challenge

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Experience the true meaning of "racing heartbeat."Expedition Everest™ Challenge, a race adventure with some bite, is coming Saturday, May 7, 2011 to Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park.Just after sunset, individuals and teams of two will brave the mysteries of a thrilling 5K trek held in the shadows of the Forbidden Mountain. Teams will have to overcome treacherous obstacles lying in their path and then scavenge for clues to aid in their journey. But beware of the Yeti, the … [Read more...]


My Fab Five Disney’s Animal Kingdom Attractions

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Disney's Animal Kingdom is the park we spend the least time in. In spite of that there are a number of attractions we try to visit on each trip so here are my Fab Five attractions. As I go through them you will notice a couple of the biggies are missing from my list and I'll explain why at the end of the article.5. It's Tough To Be A Bug - This park is the hottest of all the parks and as you tour you are always on the lookout for somewhere to cool off. This attraction is ideal because it not … [Read more...]


Crocs, Hippos and Rickety Footbridges Add Up To Wild Adventure at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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Navigating a rickety footbridge suspended over a river chasm can be a white-knuckle experience.  For explorers on an all-new Disney adventure launching Jan. 16, 2011, what lurks below their bridge may quicken their step to get to the other side: crocodiles!A ravine of menacing-looking crocs, pools of hippos, bushwalks along untracked terrain and other thrills await guests on Wild Africa Trek, a unique wildlife experience into the deepest, most-remote reaches of Disney’s Animal … [Read more...]