Monday, March 15, 2010

Our Magical Disney Vacation - Animal Kingdom

On Saturday, we spent the day at Disney's Animal Kingdom - which was our family's favorite theme park. A few highlights - the Festival of the Lion King (a Broadway style production), the Safari ride (where we saw tons and tons of wonderful animals), the Everest Expedition (a crazy roller coaster) and the Jungle Parade. The kids right before the safari.. A rare Black Rhino... apparently, very few are in captivity From this picture, you can see how close we were to the animals... that's a wildebeest on the ground by our jeep. Conner Beth was our wonderful I know you all can't WAIT to watch the fabulous video footage of our trip! Just a few pictures of the Lion King... Meeting Goofy...they had SO MUCH FUN with Goofy. This park wasn't very crowded and the kids had a great time. Hugging Donald... While we were with Goofy, Daddy stood in line to meet Donald. William had said that he only wanted to see Goofy and Donald, and we didn't get to see them at Magic Kingdom - so he was so very happy to meet them at AK. Everest... in the background, you can see the incredible roller coaster ride. Conner Beth and I rode it and loved it. We were so glad to meet Cast Member Kim, who kindly volunteered to walk us through the Fast Pass line (since it was a 90 minute wait) and it only took us 8 minutes to wait in line for the ride! She was SO nice..and Conner Beth learned it sometimes pays to talk to Cast Members. :) (Thanks, Uncle Tom for that tip!) The Jungle Parade... Because we said at the front of where the parade route started, we were able to get in line ride after it and follow the parade through the park. We were "part of the parade" according to the kids. It was so fun!

No comments: