Animal Kingdom

Expedition Everest Closing for Refurb

Expedition Everest in Disney’s animal Kingdom is getting ready to close for refurbish. This refurbishment is reported to last into the summer of 2022.

Disney Trams Return to Magic Kingdom

The long awaited return of tram service in the Magic Kingdom Parking Lots has finally returned.  Tram service returned to the Magic Kingdom parking lots on December 19, 2021 after being suspended since March of 2020 due to the Corona Viris pandemic. Magic Kingdom is currently the only park to offer tram service to its

Why Are Crowds So Low Right Now?

In case you haven’t noticed, the parks do not seem that crowded right now.  I know that kids are back in school and most vacations have already been taken, but even with that, there are not as many people in the parks as there were two years ago. There are also a HUGE amount less

Dates and Time Released for “Disney KiteTails” at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney has announced that “KiteTails” will be debuting on October 1st at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. KiteTales will use the same amphitheater that the previous “Rivers of Light” show was performed in the Asia section of the park. The new show will used kites shaped like “The Little Mermaid”, “Finding Nemo” and other Disney Characters propelled

Disney World Has Updated Its Mask Policy

Starting May 15, masks are no longer required in common areas and pool decks

Animal Kingdom Welcomes Baby Mandrill

It’s a girl! Disney’s Animal Kingdom has announced that a female mandrill was born Saturday, April 10 to mom Hazel and dad Linus.  This is Hazel’s first baby and Animal Kingdom cast members have named her Ivy. Both mom and Ivy are healthy and have been spotted by guests roaming Kilimanjaro Safaris.  Ivy is still

BREAKING NEWS!!!

Starting on Thursday, April 8th, guests will be allowed to take socially distanced photo pass photos without a mask on… more info to come

New Hours for Theme Parks in December

Disney has extended hours for all four theme parks for the month of December as well as extending closing times for New Year’s Eve: Magic Kingdom December 6, 11-13, 18-19 Now 8am to 9pm, was 9am to 9pm December 7-10, 14-17 Now 8am to 8pm was 9am to 8pm December 31 Now 8am to 11pm

Disney World Park Hopping’s Return Announced

As Disney slowly reopens parks during this pandemic another park feature has been announced to return.  Park Hopping has been suspended since March due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but Disney has announced that it will return on January 1, 2021.  Although it will be a little different at this point. With the Park Hopper Option

What Attractions are Open in Magic Kingdom?

With Magic Kingdom opening this morning for a Cast Member preview, below is a list of what attractions are currently open and those that are not. Astro Orbiter – OPEN The Barnstormer – OPEN Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique – CLOSED Big Thunder Mountain Railroad – OPEN Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin – OPEN Casey Jr. Splash

Disney World Opens for Annual Passholder Preview

Some crowds were gathered as they wait for the opportunity to enter the gates of Magic Kingdom for the first time since March.  Disney is opening the gates to the Magic Kingdom today to welcome home Annual Passholders for a preview of what it will be like to visit the”House of Mouse” for the foreseeable

Disney Vacation Cancelled… AGAIN

In the fifteen plus years that my family has been going to Disney World we have never had such a heart-wrenching year as this year.  For the second time this year, we have cancelled reservations to Disney World. Our first trip was planed for the week of April 15th and Covid-19 obliterated those plans, not

Disney Magic Cancels Cruises Though Early October

Another postponement due to the Covid-19 pandemic is that Disney Cruise Line has suspended all Disney Magic trips through October 2, 2020. Below is the release from Disney Cruise Lines:   All of us at Disney Cruise Line hope you are staying well. While COVID-19 continues to impact all our lives, we are inspired daily by the

Will It Be Disney World or a VERY Expensive Six Flags?

Each day we are receiving new information from Disney that is making us cringe. If you’ve been following this Blog, you know that we originally had a vacation planned for April, 2020 that Covid-19 totally obliterated.  Those plans were to celebrate the 20th Wedding Anniversary of my wife and I.  It was to also celebrate

Disney Sends Email to Guests with Resort Reservations

Below is a copy of the email that was sent to customers that have active reservations at Disney Resorts.

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