Why you shouldn’t skip Animal Kingdom – PREP117

A lot of people underestimate Animal Kingdom, but I want to chat today about why you should strongly consider it for your trip.

I also have lots of recent news, and a quick tip of the day.

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Why you shouldn't skip Animal Kingdom

  • Fantastic theming, 2 great shows, good restaurants, and the headliner attractions are two of the best at WDW
  • New things coming, including Rivers of Light and Tiffins restaurant in spring 2016 and Pandora in 2017


  • Park hours for many days in December have been extended, and more FastPass+ have opened up as a result
  • Liberty Tree Tavern reservations for November and December available
  • Mission: Space becoming a tier 1 FP+ option at Epcot in January
  • Flower and Garden Festival will be 90 days in 2016, and take place March 2-May 30
  • Disney has today officially announced Tiffins, a new signature table service restaurant, opening at Disney's Animal Kingdom in Spring 2016
  • Flights of Wonder will offer FastPass+ beginning in late November

Quick tip of the day

Use the Low Power Mode on your iPhone to extend the amount of time your battery lasts on Disney World trips.

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