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Monet is a senior majoring in journalism at Florida Gulf Coast University. She is a Disney AP holder and a Disney College Program alum. You can find her covered in pixie dust singing along to the Festival of Fantasy parade soundtrack while dreaming about dole whips and blogging her life away.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Touring Plan for a 1 Day Visit

Tusker House

1. Make a dining reservation or pick times for meals and stick to them Meals are the most time consuming part of your day, next to waiting in line for attractions, but they’re also the most crucial. If you don’t make time to eat, you will run out of energy quickly and not be able to make it the whole day. ...

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Touring Plan for a 1 Day Visit

Nemo Show

2. Decide if you want to see a show at the park Disney’s Animal Kingdom puts on two incredible productions daily that are, honestly, both worth seeing. Finding Nemo: The Musical and Festival of the Lion King both play a few times every day and are fun for the whole family. However, these experiences are lengthy, meaning you will have ...

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Touring Plan for a 1 Day Visit

Rainy Disney

3. Check the weather This may sound silly, but it’s an important factor! Checking the weather before making plans to go to the park will greatly impact your plan for the day. If it’s going to be chilly or rainy, you’re going to want to skip some of the outdoor attractions, like Kali River Rapids. However, if it’s really hot ...

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Touring Plan for a 1 Day Visit

expedition everest

4. Make a FastPass for Expedition Everest If you and your party are tall enough for this attraction and you like it, you need to make a fastpass. This is one of the most popular, if not the most popular, attraction in the park. The wait time can climb to 140 minutes or higher on a busy day and if ...

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Touring Plan for a 1 Day Visit

Kilimanjaro Safari

5. Make a FastPass for Kilimanjaro Safari This is another attraction that is incredibly popular and can have a long wait time during busy days and during the afternoon hours. If this is something you want to do, and you should because it’s awesome, I highly suggest snagging a fastpass for it. Or, if you plan on being at the ...

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Touring Plan for a 1 Day Visit

Rivers of Light

6. See Rivers of Light and plan for extra time This is Animal Kingdom’s newest nighttime show and it’s definitely worth seeing. However, due to its popularity, it’s suggested that you arrive with plenty of time to find a seat, especially if you’re doing stand-by. There are fastpasses and dinner packages available for this show, which means that seats will ...

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7 Experiences at Walt Disney World That Have Closed Over the Years

Pleasure Island

Walt Disney once said that, “Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.” Though he didn’t get to see Walt Disney World officially open, the same could be said about it. Because Walt Disney World is constantly enhancing its offerings and trying to bring in new, innovative ones, ...

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7 Experiences at Walt Disney World That Have Closed Over the Years

1) ExtraTERRORestial Alien Encounter Before Stitch’s Great Escape! lived in Tomorrowland, this similar, but more terrifying, attraction lived in its space. This was one of the few attractions at Walt Disney World, if not the only one, that had a warning outside of the attraction’s entrance which let guests know that the experience was intense and may not be suitable ...

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7 Experiences at Walt Disney World That Have Closed Over the Years

American Idol Experience

2) The American Idol Experience Located at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, this immersive experience gave guests 14 and older the opportunity to audition to be in one of the live shows at the park, complete with judges and a studio audience. At the end of the day, the winners from each of the preliminary shows would perform one last time and ...

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7 Experiences at Walt Disney World That Have Closed Over the Years

Pleasure Island

3) Pleasure Island This section of Downtown Disney, now Disney Springs, was a hot spot for adults to party into the wee hours of the morning. Similar to Church Street Station in Downtown Orlando, Pleasure Island had night clubs, the Comedy Warehouse, Adventurer’s Club and various shops and restaurants. For quite some time, there was even a fireworks display that ...

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