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See the species soar in Flights of Wonder

It’s such a joy when we cross off some rare attraction on the to-do list for the first time. In the case of a recent fall trip to Disney’s Animal Kingdom, we finally made it to the Flights of Wonder

10 spots to get splashed in the Disney Theme Parks

Visitors to the Walt Disney World theme parks generally know going into the game that they’re likely to encounter some heat. The index can range from toasty warm in the milder months to darn near sweltering in the summer. Much …

Dig It: The Boneyard Fossil Fun Site

Though we have scores of indoor and outdoor playground options in our hometown, I rarely mind spending chunks of touring time visiting Disney’s play areas. Spaces like The Boneyard Fossil Fun Site at Disney’s Animal Kingdom are a welcome relief

Make a catch of “Finding Nemo: The Musical”

“Finding Nemo: The Musical” does a pretty slick job of condensing the darling, full-length animated film into a 30-minute stage show. It has to move at brisk pace to accomplish this, but the show’s not tough to follow – especially

Spot It: Amazing creatures on Animal Kingdom’s Tree of Life

PicMonkey Collage - tree of life - CopyIf you can spare the extra time, it’s really rewarding to spend it studying the incredible work of art that is the Tree of Life at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Our family discovered this on a recent trip, that the Tree

Spot: Siamangs in the Asian temple ruins at Animal Kingdom

Pause for a few minutes to watch these playful siamangs – members of the gibbon family – deftly navigate the beautiful temple ruins that make up their habitat at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

As with all things Disney, the siamang exhibit

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.

Christmastime at the Walt Disney World Resort Theme Parks
Christmastime at the Walt Disney World Resort Theme Parks

Twice each night during the holiday season at the Magic Kingdom, Queen Elsa employs her powers to transform Cinderella Castle into her sparkling ice palace. A Frozen Holiday Wish was near the top of our own wishlist on a visit