Tag: Disney’s Animal Kingdom

5 Reasons to Love AVATAR Land at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

5 Reasons to Love AVATAR Land at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

| October 28, 2013 | 15 Replies

Whether you agree or disagree about the implementation of AVATAR Land at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, there are advantages for theme park fans.  Anytime Disney puts a little TLC into its theme parks we reap the benefits.   I’ve seen the movie AVATAR and I’m just as shocked as most to see Disney implement this world into [...]

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runDisney Offers Challenges and a Progression Style Program

runDisney Offers Challenges and a Progression Style Program

| October 19, 2013 | Reply

The runDisney brand has added several races over the past 3 years for runners of all different levels.   Like a puzzle, runDisney has filled in the gaps of the various distances runners enjoy to tackle.   What used to be just 5ks, half, and full marathons runDisney now offers up a portfolio of 10 milers, 10ks, and several [...]

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First Thoughts: Disney’s Animal Kingdom Expansion

First Thoughts: Disney’s Animal Kingdom Expansion

| October 13, 2013 | 25 Replies

Last night, news broke online regarding the latest in plans for Disney’s Animal Kingdom park. Tom Staggs, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, announced details at the first ever D23 Expo in Japan of both an AVATAR Land and nighttime entertainment for the park. Although the creative partnership between AVATAR’s director, James Cameron, and [...]

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Are You Ready for runDisney’s Tower of Terror 10-Miler Weekend?

Are You Ready for runDisney’s Tower of Terror 10-Miler Weekend?

| September 24, 2013 | 2 Replies

Ahhh…..October at Walt Disney World!  Cooler temperatures, lower humidity, the Food & Wine Festival, special parties, fall colors, and Halloween.  Let’s not forget the spooky side.  Not only does the Magic Kingdom convert to one of the nation’s best Halloween parties, but runDisney takes over part of the resort for their annual Tower of Terror [...]

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The 6th Annual Indianapolis DIS Meet for Give Kids the World

The 6th Annual Indianapolis DIS Meet for Give Kids the World

| September 12, 2013 | 1 Reply

From the Northeast, to Canada, and now to the Midwest the DIS Unplugged podcast team has been sweeping the nation to attend DIS fundraising meets in an effort to raise money for Give Kids the World Village in Central Florida.  Every dollar raised at these Disney meets goes to help send children and their families [...]

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A Brit’s Perspective – Only 4337 Miles Away from Walt Disney World

A Brit’s Perspective – Only 4337 Miles Away from Walt Disney World

| September 11, 2013 | 10 Replies

Hi, I’m Rory, a new blogger at the DIS and currently, give or take a mile, I’m about 4337 miles away from Walt Disney World. This is important as it means I’m residing in the United Kingdom and is the reason I’ve been invited to write for the DIS. I’m here to offer up a [...]

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Teeing it Up at Walt Disney World

Teeing it Up at Walt Disney World

| August 28, 2013 | 2 Replies

With so many activities available to guests, Walt Disney World is without a doubt one of the most comprehensive vacation destinations in the world.  In a lot of ways it’s what drives us to visit so often.  In our quest to try everything the resort has to offer, we sometimes go to the path less [...]

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Wild Designs: New Animal Kingdom Merchandise for Safari Adventures

Wild Designs: New Animal Kingdom Merchandise for Safari Adventures

| August 27, 2013 | 3 Replies

This may come as a surprise to some, but Disney’s Animal Kingdom (DAK) happens to be my favorite park in all of Walt Disney World. The amount of attention paid to detail is astonishing and themeing exists at every corner. DAK touts itself as “not a zoo” but a wildlife preserve filled with areas for [...]

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Opening Two Disney Parks in One Day

Opening Two Disney Parks in One Day

| August 14, 2013 | 6 Replies

We’ve heard and read some of the wild antics around visiting Disney theme parks; 4 parks in one day, 6 parks in one day (Disney World to Disneyland), etc, etc.  Well, meet the newest accomplishment – opening two Disney parks in one morning.

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The Highs and Lows of a Disney Vacation

The Highs and Lows of a Disney Vacation

| July 9, 2013 | 3 Replies

No matter the length of your Disney vacation there will be moments throughout where your emotions will swing.  There will be euphoric high moments and moments when you wish you could have a “do over” or moments you would just soon forget or leave behind.  In most cases our Disney vacations are like sound waves with occasional ups [...]

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