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

Disney's Animal Kingdom is ready to celebrate Earth Day, April 22, with its Party for the Planet presented by Disneynature. The party is a way to encourage guests to connect with nature and enjoy fun activities throughout the theme park.

Writer’s Stop to Remain Open for a Little Longer at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

The popular Writer's Stop at Disney's Hollywood Studios is reportedly not closing on April 2 with the majority of the Streets of America. According to several reports, the coffee shop will become the Sci-Fi Dine-In Lounge on April 3.

Registration Opens March 29 for Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend

Registration for this year's Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend opens in one week and this year there are a couple new events on the list. runDisney has added a 10K race and a brand new challenge to the menu for the race weekend.

‘Rivers of Light’ to Debut at Disney’s Animal Kingdom on Earth Day, April 22

Rivers of Light, the new nighttime show at Disney's Animal Kingdom will make its debut on Earth Day, April 22. The show is set on the Discovery River in the park's Asia section. It marks the first nighttime show at the Animal Kingdom.

Lion Guard Adventure Coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom in February

A new adventure for young guests is coming to Disney's Animal Kingdom in February. The Lion Guard Adventure is based on the new Disney Channel series The Lion Guard which premiered earlier this month.

Bob Weis Named President of Walt Disney Imagineering

The Walt Disney Company announced late last week that Bob Weis would be taking over as president of Walt Disney Imagineering, replacing Bruce Vaughn. Weis was instrumental in the makeover of Disney California Adventure and was in charge of the Shanghai Disney project.

New 360 Video Experience Takes Guests Into all Walt Disney World Resort Theme Parks

If you're missing the theme parks of the Walt Disney World Resort and you're wishing you could be part of the magic right now, Disney has a solution. They've recently introduced a new video experience that will take guests right to the four theme parks from their mobile device.

Disney Releases New Image of the Na’vi River Journey Attraction from PANDORA: The World of AVATAR

As construction continues on Pandora: The World of AVATAR at Disney's Animal Kingdom, Disney recently released a new artist rendering of the family-friendly attraction Na'vi River Journey. This is just one of the attractions planned for the new land based on the Oscar-winning film AVATAR.

Walt Disney World Resort Seeks Permission to Develop More Wetland Areas

The Walt Disney World Resort is seeking permission to develop 575 acres of wetland area, an increase from the original 350 acres it had planned to develop on the resort property over the next 30 years. The development plan has been filed with the South Florida Water Management District.

Star Wars Half Marathon Announced for Walt Disney World Resort

The Walt Disney World Resort is turning to the Dark Side. runDisney has announced an all-new half marathon weekend, the Star Wars Half Marathon: the Dark Side. The race pays homage to the dark side of the Force, and now the Disneyland Star Wars Half Marathon will be called "The Light Side."

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The Best Healthy Snacks at Walt Disney World

When visiting the Walt Disney World Resort it is very easy to over-indulge in all the delicious snacks and meals, even if you start out with good intentions and plans to "eat healthy." But sometimes you hit that no-more-french-fries wall and you really want something healthy to eat (and no, Dole Whip doesn't count).

Top Five Walt Disney World Character Meals for All Ages

When my kids were younger (think: toddlers) we enjoyed a lot of character meals at Walt Disney World. Some were good, some were not-so-good, and one we did because we felt like it was our duty as parents to take the kids to breakfast inside Cinderella Castle. Three times on three different vacations. Thanks, Cinderella.

Best All-American Treats to Celebrate the Fourth of July at Disney World

Happy July 4th! We hope you're having a great day filled with fun, family, friends, and fireworks! Of course no Fourth of July celebration is complete without food and if you are lucky enough to be visiting Disney World today (or really any other day of the year) we have some suggestions for All-American treats you just can't miss!

10 Tips for Surviving July 4th at Walt Disney World

Something that Disney fans know and all Walt Disney World Guests can count year after year is that the Fourth of July at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom is an experience to be reckoned with. It will be hot, it will be humid, and the Park will become so crowded that it reaches capacity and will go through different phases of closures. But what does that mean for travelers that have vacations falling around this dates, and how can they ensure a fun and happy vacation amongst the masses?

Animal Kingdom Lodge's Wanyama Safari

Walt Disney World Resort looking to add a little something special to their vacation experience have a wide range of special tour options that allow a deeper look behind the magic of the vacation kingdom. I am back from my incredible trip to Animal Kingdom lodge and we loved the Wanyama Safari! If you love animals and you are staying at the lodge this tour is a must.

The Top 5 Things at Walt Disney World this Summer

Summer has officially awakened at the Walt Disney World Resort and this summer is going to be pretty amazing if you're lucky enough to have plans to visit the theme parks. In just the last few weeks so many new restaurants, shops, and attractions have opened that it is hard to keep track of it all. But lucky for you, we have our list of the top five things we're excited about this summer at Disney World!

Five Favorite Frozen Drinks at the Walt Disney World Resort

We're quickly approaching the dog days of summer and at the Walt Disney World Resort that means heat, humidity, and more heat. When visiting Disney World during those relentless summer days it's important to keep your cool. And we have the perfect way to do just that: Frozen Drinks!

Eat What You Want Day Goes To Walt Disney World

Did you know that May 11th,2016 is National Eat What You Want Day? Well it is! I know I'll be celebrating from home, but I couldn't help but wonder what I would be eating on this most auspicious day if I were in Walt Disney World. So here you have it, my top 6, no rules, eat what I want picks for Disney Dining. At least what I'd eat today. There are so many great choices tomorrow's list might be completely different!

My Can't Miss Cocktail List At Disney's Animal Kingdom

Disney's Animal Kingdom is one of my favorite Parks to spend the day just strolling around and relaxing in. My family often moves from show to show, stopping at the many food kiosks along the ways. It's a phenomenal Park to photograph and just sort of chill out in between thrilling rides on Expedition Everest. Disney's Animal Kingdom beverage program includes some truly fantastic cocktails, so read on for my DAK can't miss cocktail list!