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Walt Disney World Resort Has Fun Options for Dads on Father’s Day

If you're thinking about spending Father's Day at the Walt Disney World Resort with your dad, you'll find more than just four theme parks for fun and adventure. From fishing to golfing to dining and yes, even a spa day for dad, there's something for every dad.

Best Cool Treats for the ‘Coolest Summer Ever’ at Walt Disney World

After a very long and very cold winter (for most of us) it seems that summer might finally be just around the corner and if you're traveling to Walt Disney World this summer that means it's going to be hot. We're talking H-O-T kind of hot. Melting while you're standing still hot. Sweating in places you didn't think was possible hot. And this means you need to keep your cool.

Get a Behind-the-Scenes Glimpse of the Animal Kingdom Through the Backstage Tales

If you've ever wondered what happens backstage at Disney's Animal Kingdom you can find out thanks to the Backstage Tales tour. This tour gives guests the chance to see how Disney studies, cares for, and helps educate guests about the animals who call the theme park home.

Harambe Marketplace Opening Later this Month at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney's Animal Kingdom is getting ready to celebrate the opening of the all-new Harambe Marketplace later this month. The new marketplace will feature merchandise shops and new food choices from four walk-up windows.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Celebrates Earth Day with the Party for the Planet

Earth Day is tomorrow and Disney's Animal Kingdom is ready to celebrate with the annual Party for the Planet with interactive activities, special merchandise, and more. The celebration also includes two special research stations at Rafiki's Planet Watch and at the main entrance to the theme park.

New Alex and Ani Designs Coming to Disney Parks this Spring

A couple new collections from Alex and Ani are coming to the Walt Disney World Resort this spring, and one special collection is debuting at Disneyland Resort for the 60th anniversary celebration. If you're looking to add to your Alex and Ani collection or if you're thinking of buying your first Disney Alex and Ani bangle, read on!

Walt Disney World Resort Announces April Merchandise Events

Spring has sprung at the Walt Disney World Resort and to celebrate there's a brand new slate of special merchandise events planned for April. The events include artist meet-and-greets, new Disney pins, a Trading Night, and special Earth Day events at Disney's Animal Kingdom.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Celebrating Earth Month

April is Earth Month and April 17 is Earth Day, and Disney's Animal Kingdom is celebrating with sand sculptures, special merchandise events, and more. The theme park kicked off the month with the unveiling of a giant sand sculpture that celebrates the upcoming release of Disneynature's Monkey Kingdom.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Granted Accreditation by Association of Zoos and Aquariums

Disney's Animal Kingdom and Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge were recently granted re-accreditation by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Only those zoos and aquariums that meet the highest standards of animal care and management will be accredited.

Disney Provides Update on Avatar Project at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

As construction continues on the Avatar-themed land at Disney's Animal Kingdom, The Walt Disney Company recently provided an update on the project, complete with a brief video featuring James Cameron and project team members getting a glimpse into the world of Pandora.

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Pizzafari: A Quick Service Spot for Lunch or Dinner at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

If there is one thing Pizzafari at Disney's Animal Kingdom is known for it has to be the gorgeous decor. You thought I'd say pizza, right? Nope. This spot serves your standard Walt Disney World theme park pizza, but the design of the restaurant's murals and overall themeing is what keeps us coming back for more.

Top 10 "Coolest" Attractions at the Walt Disney World Resort

As the temperatures continue to soar during the Coolest Summer Ever at the Walt Disney World Resort it seemed like a good time to talk about the "coolest attractions" in the theme parks. And we're not talking about 'Oh man, Space Mountain is so cool!' but rather we're talking about the attractions that are "cool" and where you won't melt into a puddle on the sidewalk.

Meeting the Characters at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

You can see an array of wild animals at Disney's Animal Kingdom from the wild animals of Africa on Kilimanjaro Safaris to the tigers and giant bats on the Maharajah Jungle Trek. But the Animal Kingdom is also home to a cast of Disney characters including Mickey, Minnie, Baloo, Donald Duck, and more.

Touring Tips for Disney's Animal Kingdom

We've updated our previous tips for Disney's Animal Kingdom bringing you more expert advice on this Park than ever. By far is one of the most unique theme parks that Disney offers, Disney's Animal Kingdom themed entirely around animal conservation, it showcases the love and dedication that Walt Disney himself had to conservation of our natural world.

Enjoy a Delicious Meal with Character at Tusker House in Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Character meals are a fun way to dine when you're at the Walt Disney World Resort and one of our favorites is the Tusker House at Disney's Animal Kingdom. This character meal buffet is often thought of as "off the radar" for some folks, but with its delicious food and incredible themeing, this spot rivals any of the more "popular" character meals in our book.

Zuri’s Sweets Shops Now Open at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

If you're looking for a place to satisfy your sweet tooth when you're visiting Disney's Animal Kingdom you can now stop by Zuri's Sweets Shop in the Harambe Market. You'll find candies, cupcakes, popcorn, and even the now infamous "poop candy." And everything is inspired by the flavors of Africa.

Creature Comforts Starbucks Opens in Disney's Animal Kingdom

Starbucks has finally opened its doors at Disney's Animal Kingdom, giving the coffee giant a presence now in all four of the Walt Disney World Theme Parks and at Disney Springs. Now guests will be able to get their fix of premium coffee, lattes, and those scrumptious Frappuccinos no matter where they are during their Disney vacation.

Where To Find Donald Duck at Walt Disney World

Happy Birthday Donald Duck! Today we celebrate 81 years of the playful spirit, dedicated rivalry friendship, and shockingly short temper that has struck a cord with Disney fans since the earliest years of the company. Donald was created in 1934 with his debut appearance in The Wise Little Hen, and has been a working character ever since. Donald is not just known as Mickey's feisty friend but as one of the Disney Characters with a most diverse resume.

Five Must Try Sweet Snacks at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Looking for something to feed your sweet tooth at Disney's Animal Kingdom this summer? While we know that this Park is one of the very best savoring snacking destinations in Disney, that doesn't mean that lovers of all things sweet will be left out. We've gathered together a list of five of our favorite sweet treats to sip, nibble, and nosh your way through Disney's Animal Kingdom.

Can’t-Miss Attractions and More at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney's Animal Kingdom is a theme park that you grow to love. It's always hot, sometimes hard to navigate, and if you don't give it a chance you might not appreciate it for what it is: an absolutely gorgeous theme park. There are quite a few incredible, must-do attractions (and more) at the Animal Kingdom and it's time to show them some well-deserved love.