Category: Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Jeep into the wilds on Kilimanjaro Safaris

“But where’s the lion? Have we seen it yet? Is there a lion on this ride? Can he get us? When do we see the lion?” My son, then not quite five, was obsessed the first time he rode Kilimanjaro

Relax to the Song of the Rainforest with Grandmother Willow

This quiet little respite from the crowds and sun at Disney’s Animal Kingdom can be found tucked away in the Conservation Station at the area of the park known as Rafiki’s Planet Watch. It takes a touch of patience to

Wishful Thinking: Camp Minnie-Mickey

“Taps” has sounded for Camp Minnie-Mickey at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. The summer fishing camp-themed piece of the park hosted its last guests on January 5, 2014. The space had been on Animal Kingdom’s map since the park opened in 1998.

Risking It’s Tough to Be a Bug!

I was truly conflicted about this one. As a Disney guidebook connoisseur, I had read plenty of feedback about this “4-D” theater show. And what I’d read had me pretty wary. Our kids were familiar with – and not scared

Last Chance: Mickey’s Jammin’ Jungle Parade

Mickey’s Jammin’ Jungle Parade is set to march into history this summer at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Reports are hinting that its final run will be sometime in the month of June. This colorful cavalcade of animal floats and Disney characters

Wishful Thinking: Kids Discovery Club at Animal Kingdom
Wishful Thinking: Kids Discovery Club at Animal Kingdom

MH kids discovery club animal kingdomThe days have come and gone when you could become a member of the Kids Discovery Club at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. The interactive experience sent kids to an activity station tucked into each of the six “lands” in the park.

Wish #87 – Kid Wish: TriceraTop Spin
Wish #87 – Kid Wish: TriceraTop Spin

MH triceratop spin ThereÔÇÖs not a whole lot else to say about this spinner except to call it the Dumbo of the Animal Kingdom. ItÔÇÖs a very simple hub-and-spoke style carnival ride without much of a theme or a Disney film tie-in. ItÔÇÖs