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10 Ways To Have a Safe And Disaster-Free Disney Vacation

Dumbo Ride

1. Photos Of course you’re going to want to take lots of photos while you’re on vacation. But the most important photos may end up being the ones you take before you ever begin having fun. Snap a quick photo of all the members of your party in their park clothing first thing in the morning, especially children. If worse ...

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Walt Disney World Ticket Prices Going Up!

Disney Tickets

Multiple sources are reporting that the price of a Walt Disney World Vacation is about to go up. Effective this Sunday, not only will ticket prices change, but some policies as well. From the Orlando Sentinel: Disney last year introduced seasonal one-day ticket pricing, with three tiers based on time of year. For most Disney theme parks, mid-tier tickets will ...

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10 Things You’ll Love About Animal Kingdom Resort Hotels

View out the window from Animal Kingdom Lodge

10. Kid Friendliness Though Animal Kingdom Resorts are considered deluxe and are definitely posh in every way, there’s still a wonderful air of kid-friendliness throughout. I mean, you’re basically vacationing in a luxury zoo, right? That’s every kids dream! Besides playgrounds, waterslides, arcades, and just plain awesome animal sightings, there are activities for kids throughout the day as well. For ...

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10 Things You’ll Love About Animal Kingdom Resort Hotels

9. Nighttime Activities Things get wild when the sun goes down! Not only are some animals more active at dusk, there are fun activities for people to enjoy too. The fire pit just outside the main Lodge will allow you to gather and roast s’mores in view of the savanna. Or try a movie under the stars on most nights ...

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10 Things You’ll Love About Animal Kingdom Resort Hotels

Animal Kingdom Lodge

8. Resort Tour Multiple times each day in the Lodge lobby, you are invited to take a tour of the grounds with an expert guide. You’ll hear about the architecture and imagineering, and also get a firsthand look at animal care with a live demonstration. Call the front desk for up-to-date tour times on your visit. The tour is absolutely ...

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10 Things You’ll Love About Animal Kingdom Resort Hotels

Boma

6. Restaurant Tours The Animal Kingdom Lodge offers free tours of two of its unique restaurants: Boma and Jiko. No reservations are necessary; simply arrive at the Boma entrance a little before 4:00. A guide will walk you through the restaurants and explain the heritage and flavors that go into the dishes and the ambiance. The tour is about 30 ...

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10 Things You’ll Love About Animal Kingdom Resort Hotels

Zahanati

6. Zahanati The on-campus Zahanati health club and spa is your go-to place for workouts, massages and facials. Though the spa has limited services it’s nice to have the convenience of not having to travel to a different resort if you’re looking for a basic massage or facial. Massages are available in-room as well.  Photo Credit: Disney

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10 Things You’ll Love About Animal Kingdom Resort Hotels

Sanaa Bread Service

5. Dining There are plenty of authentic dining experiences available around the Animal Kingdom resort grounds. For table service, try Jiko, Boma, or Sanaa. Or for quick fare, try Mara (we loved the African Stew!). For the ultimate experience, you can reserve the Wanyama Safari, which includes a personalized safari along with VIP dining.

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