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10 Reasons Why You’ll Love Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

Landscape of Flavors

4. Fabulous Food Color your palette with a profuse array of delicious delights at the hotel’s Landscape of Flavors. This superb and spacious food court offers a wide range of selections, from traditional American favorites to international cuisine. Many guests enjoy the custom creating options found at the build-your-own-burger, build-you-own-salad, build-you-own-pasta, and the make-you-own-smoothie stations. Another delight is eating (and ...

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10 Reasons Why You’ll Love Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

Art of Animation

5. Making a Splash With two of its four animated themes diving deep into aquatic adventure, it should come as no surprise that one of the resort’s most notable highlights surrounds swimming. Take the plunge in three different onsite pools—the Cozy Cone, Flippin’ Fins, and the Big Blue Pool. The Cozy Cone follows the Cars theme, with cone-shaped cabanas and ...

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10 Reasons Why You’ll Love Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

Art of Animation

6. Popular Playtime Picks You can enjoy dryer playtime options at two onsite playground areas—Squirt’s Righteous Reef and the Elephant Graveyard. The first one follows the Finding Nemo theme, providing interactive climbing and sliding playground features fashioned after an underwater reef. The second is a Lion King-themed soft play area with an elephant head and giant bones for kids to ...

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10 Reasons Why You’ll Love Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

Surrey Bikes

7. Awesome Activities Of course going to the parks is a lot of fun, but you should know there’s always something exciting happening right here at the resort too. Every day hotel cast members present special kid-friendly activities to take part in. These activities range from poolside events, races, fun trivia, arts and crafts opportunities, scavenger hunts, and much, much ...

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10 Reasons We’re Crazy About Rafiki’s Planet Watch

Rafiki's Planet Watch

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park presents several unique opportunities for getting up close and personal with real-life wild animals. Among the many exotic encounters to be had here, Rafiki’s Planet Watch stands out as an awesome area dedicated to the care and conservation of resident animals while also serving to provide educational explorations to visiting guests. While there are many reasons ...

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20 Tips and Secrets for Magic Kingdom

Disney Castle

There are tons of exciting secrets about the Magic Kingdom that many folks just don’t know about. Such fascinating facts offer valuable tips for unlocking even more magic during your park experience. From interesting points of reference to somewhat hidden experiences to behold, here are 20 tips and secrets for Disney’s Magic Kingdom. 20. Listen Up! Listen closely as you ...

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7 Fun Facts About Animal Kingdom’s Expedition Everest At Disney World

3. Mountainous Proportions Whereas the real Mount Everest towers all other peaks in the world, Expedition Everest’s fictional Forbidden Mountain towers all the other mountains created in the “Disney World” (Disney Parks all over the world). Imagineers constructed it so that its highest point falls just under 200 feet, keeping with the legal adherence that any structure 200 feet or ...

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7 Fun Facts About Animal Kingdom’s Expedition Everest At Disney World

Yeti

4. The Yeti Though Disney Imagineers had already created missing link creatures before (the Abominable Snowman at Disneyland’s Matterhorn Bobsleds, for example) constructing a yeti for this attraction was a first and required extensive research. Because they knew they weren’t dealing with another fantasy creature but rather a manifestation of “real” local lore and legend, the team knew they had ...

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7 Fun Facts About Animal Kingdom’s Expedition Everest At Disney World

5. Attention to Detail When Disney sets out to do something, they do it thoroughly and accurately. Just as careful planning and research went into creating the elusive Yeti, all aspects of the attraction—even down to the tiniest details—were done with careful precision and meticulous attention in mind. Throughout all the stages of planning and designing, the team traveled back ...

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7 Fun Facts About Animal Kingdom’s Expedition Everest At Disney World

6. Realness of the Relics More than just a rollercoaster, Expedition Everest is an overall encompassing experience with so many sights to take in. Even as you wait in line, the ride Queue takes you through a museum packed with unique artifacts and relics. And the best part is they’re real! Disney Imagineers purchased more than 8,000 authentic props of ...

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