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This Abandoned Island in Disney World Is a Playground for Urban Explorers

From Treasure Island to Exotic Bird Sanctuary Bay Lake is a natural lake about a mile in length, located in Orange County, Florida with two natural islands within it. The smaller of the pair is named “Shipwreck Island” located between the Contemporary and Wilderness Lodge resorts, while the larger island at the center of the lake is known as “Discovery ...

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A Fond Flashback to Past Disney World Attractions

Horizons

We’ve seen attractions come, and we’ve seen attractions go throughout the Walt Disney World Resort’s more than 50-years in operation. And while there have been some that guests have bid good riddance to without ever looking back, like Stitch’s Great Escape—often deemed one of Disney’s worst-ever attractions to date, others have met with more sorrowful departures that continue to be ...

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Photos: Mom & Baby Grey Kangaroos Arrive in Disney’s Animal Kingdom

We love spotting new animals around Disney’s Animal Kingdom! Grey kangaroos are among the newest animals to call this Disney Park home, and among the new group are a new mom and baby. Disney recently shared photos of the pair on Discovery Island on the Disney Animals, Science, and Environment Facebook page, and they are the cutest! Disney’s Animal Kingdom ...

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Disney For the Birds: How to Enjoy Birds at Disney World

Are you an avid lover of all things bird-related? Perhaps you’re even a birdwatching enthusiast about to embark on a vacation to Walt Disney World Resort — yet you’re not quite sure about what there is to do there in the way of fulfilling feathered follies. Well, the good news is that Disney offers up many unique ways to enjoy ...

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6 Things You Can’t Miss on Discovery Island in Animal Kingdom

Magic Kingdom has Cinderella Castle, Epcot has Spaceship Earth, and Animal Kingdom has Discovery Island. Serving as the hub of the park, Discovery Island offers more than a photo opportunity in front of the Tree of Life. With animals to see, trails to walk, food to eat, and characters to meet, it’s worth taking the time to explore the area. ...

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How To Tackle Animal Kingdom 101: Part 1: Rides and Attractions

Animal Kingdom

For guests who are less familiar with Animal Kingdom, here is a crash course in everything you need to know about what the park has to offer. First, we’ll take a look at the “meat” of the park- the rides and attractions, as well as a general touring strategy for the park. In part 2 of our article, we’ll conquer ...

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