Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Walt Disney World Schedule for December 30 Through January 2

It’s hard to believe that we’re almost at the end of 2021! If you plan to ring in the New Year at Walt Disney World, here are the schedules for the Theme Parks. Magic Kingdom At the Magic Kingdom, the entertainment schedule is the same for Thursday, December 30, and Friday, December 31. Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade will ...

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The Return of the Monkeys?

Are there plans for the monkeys to return to ‘Festival of the Lion King’ at Disney’s Animal Kingdom? Nothing has been announced, but there is an interesting item on the Disney Auditions page of the Disney Careers website. Here’s the posting: ONLINE SUBMISSIONS for Stunt Actors with Tramp Wall Experience For: Walt Disney World Location: Online Submissions Looking For: Actors and Stunts Disney ...

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Guest Entertains Those Waiting in Long Line

Flight of Passage

If you have ever been to Walt Disney World, you know that waiting in line is a normal part of going to the Theme Parks. Some people play on their phones, some bring games, or others use that time to talk to their friends. One Guest had something else in mind. He decided to sing and entertain his party and other Guests around him. He was ...

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Walt Disney World Hours For Christmas Weekend

With Christmas Weekend right around the corner, we thought that it might be helpful to compile a list of the hours at the Walt Disney World Theme Parks. The information here is for December 24, 25, and 26. Remember, hours can change, so double check in the My Disney Experience App. Magic Kingdom The Magic Kingdom will open at 9:00 ...

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It’s Almost Gino’s Birthday!

Who doesn’t love seeing the gorillas on the Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail at Disney’s Animal Kingdom? While there, you can learn about these magnificent animals as well as Disney Conservation Fund. One of the most popular gorillas is Gino, who has been at Disney’s Animal Kingdom since the Theme Park opened. Gino is about to turn 41! Scott Terrell shared ...

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Did Someone Say Tours?

With things reopening after the COVID-19 pandemic closure, it seemed like it took forever for some of our favorites to return. If you’ve been waiting for tours to make their appearance again, you will be excited about this news. Aaron Wockenfuss shared more with Disney Parks Blog.   With The Walt Disney World Resort 50th Anniversary celebration well underway and the holidays just around the corner, it’s ...

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Baby Care Are Centers Making Trips for Families Easier

If you have ever traveled to Walt Disney World with little ones, it can be a bit overwhelming. Walt Disney World has Baby Care Centers to make it a little easier for families. Lisa Mendillo shared more with Disney Parks Blog.   If you have ever vacationed with a young child, you know finding accommodations to care for your little one, feeding or changing, ...

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Skip That Quick Service Restaurant, Eat Here Instead at Disney’s Animal Kingdom


With lands like DinoLand U.S.A., Pandora – The World of Avatar, Discovery Island, Africa, and Asia, Disney’s Animal Kingdom is a great Park for adventure!  And thankfully, this goes for your taste buds, too.   Imaginative restaurant theming and creative, delicious dishes abound throughout the Park, whether a Guest chooses a table service restaurant or a quick service restaurant.  Here are a few ...

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Opinion: Is It Time to Update DinoLand U.S.A.?

Disney’s Animal Kingdom is an incredible Theme Park. Avatar Flight of Passage is one of the most advanced rides at Walt Disney World, and Expedition Everest provides one of the biggest thrills. The Park is beautiful all around; except in DinoLand U.S.A. If you’re looking for a quiet place in any of the Theme Parks, DinoLand is about as quiet ...

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