Wilderness Explorers

Wilderness Explorers

By: April Sanders May 24, 2018 You know what I love about Disney World? There are always free things to do! One of my favorites, is at Animal Kingdom, called the “Wilderness Explorers”. It’s a fun scavenger hunt based upon Russell’s boy scoutism from the movie “UP” and teaches all ages about animals and the wilderness. Once you enter Animal Kingdom and cross the bridge, look to your right and you’ll catch the first station where...

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My Grand Adventure

My Grand Adventure

By: Becky Mullinax April 17, 2018 My grandson was eight months old when he went on his first trip to Walt Disney World with me. I had booked a 3-night, 4-day trip. The road trip was an adventure with many stops, diaper changes and his bottles. It has been 20+ years since I traveled that distance with a child. Our grand adventure began a week before we even started our trip. My daughter had the fun part of trying to pack everything that she would...

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Caring for Giants

Caring for Giants

By: Audrey Willis March 8, 2018 My favorite part of visiting the Kilimanjaro Safari ride at Disney’s Animal Kingdom is seeing the giraffes and the elephants. When I heard about the new Caring for Giants tour, I was excited to be able to spend more time viewing the elephants. My husband and I were able to get a reservation the day before the tour; however, it is highly recommended to reserve a tour in advance. We checked into our tour at...

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Satu’li Canteen in Pandora – World of Avatar

Satu’li Canteen in Pandora – World of Avatar

By: Sarah McClure March 6, 2018 When you think of a Walt Disney World quick service meal, does your mind automatically go to burgers, nuggets and mac and cheese? I believe Disney has really raised the bar when it comes to their quick service options with Satu’li Canteen. This restaurant is in the new Animal Kingdom land of Pandora – The World of Avatar and offers healthy dishes with well-known ingredients. The story behind Satu’li Canteen...

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The Maharajah Jungle Trek

The Maharajah Jungle Trek

By: April Sanders January 11, 2018 There is a hidden gem at Animal Kingdom where I love to go and experience tranquility and nature. It is away from the hustle and bustle of the park. It’s a beautiful walking tour of Southeast Asia located in the Royal Forest and is called the Maharajah Jungle Trek. This magnificent trek is located just beyond Kali River Rapids. If you are doing the Wilderness Explorer hunt, this is one of your stops. Also,...

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Yak & Yeti: A Beast of a Meal!

Yak & Yeti: A Beast of a Meal!

Caralee Wirges November 22, 2016 Yak and yeti. Those two words alone conjure up thoughts of adventure and mystery like hiking in the foothills of the Western Himalayas. Fortunately for us, we will not be working up a sweat today but instead going on a culinary excursion for our taste buds. I am speaking of the quaint restaurant, Yak & Yeti, tucked away in Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park. As you are walking through Asia in Animal Kingdom, you...

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Disney World Tips – Rides for Toddlers and Babies

Anna Trosper September 6, 2016 A Walt Disney World vacation with a baby or a toddler can be more fun than you think. My fondest memories are of the kids’ first time going to Disney and seeing everything for the first time. The smile on that little face when they see Mickey or the laughter when they ride Dumbo … it is priceless!!! Taking a small child is, well, magical. You see things through their eyes. It’s a whole new adventure...

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Walt Disney World and Traveling with Young Children

Walt Disney World and Traveling with Young Children

Anna Trosper May 12, 2016 Traveling with small children can be a tough task, but the Walt Disney World Resort has families in mind at all four theme parks. Baby Care Centers – which offer a place for parents to feed, change and nurse little ones – are fully staffed and feature helpful amenities for those with infants and toddlers. Open during regular park hours, these wonderful facilities are complimentary to use and...

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Wild Africa Trek

Wild Africa Trek

Guest Blogger: Leigh Jenkins February 16, 2016 Those traveling to Disney for the second, third, or even tenth time, may be looking for something different to try.  A new look at an Animal Kingdom favorite might be just the thing!  The Wild Africa Trek at Disney’s Animal Kingdom is a tour that takes guests behind the scenes of Kilimanjaro Safaris, giving a closer look at the animals and their beautiful landscape. Two guides will lead you on...

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Walt Disney World – Changes are Coming!

Walt Disney World – Changes are Coming!

Anna Trosper December 10, 2015 This year at the D23 Expo, held Aug. 14-16 in Anaheim, Calif., Disney lovers were treated to exhibits, meet and greets and exclusive glimpses of upcoming and exciting changes coming to Disney Parks. Thousands of Disney fans had an opportunity to purchase exclusive merchandise, mingle with Disney Imagineers and view memorabilia. Here are some of the top announcements of the upcoming changes to the Walt Disney World...

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