‘Offbeat & Unexpected’ Category

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Off the Beaten Path – Discover the Undiscovered at Walt Disney World Resort – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – High-flying elephants and spinning teacups usually take center stage when a guest is thinking of Walt Disney World Resort.  But did you know that 9-pound lemons flourish at The Land pavilion at Epcot, or that safaris explore Africa-inspired savannas in the middle of Florida?  Guests who take a second – ...
Premium Experiences – RACING THRILLS — For fans of stock car racing, dreams come true behind the wheel of a high-revving road machine at Walt Disney World Resort. The Richard Petty Driving Experience offers racing wannabes their choice of whipping around the Walt Disney World Speedway as a passenger with a professional driver or an instruction course allowing ...
From Safaris to Learn to Surf, Lunch with an Imagineer or Animal Expert, Premium Experiences Deliver Fun Options for Walt Disney World Resort Guests – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Been there, done that? Maybe, but did you know that inside Walt Disney World Resort lies a whole other Walt Disney World Resort?  One in which you can… “Hang 10″ and learn to surf Set sail on a pirate adventure for buried treasure Get nose to, well, bottlenose with Bottlenose ...
Offbeat and Unexpected – Sour Power — Disney’s lovable “sourpuss” — Donald Duck — poses with largest sour fruit grown at The Land pavilion at Epcot, the “Nine Pound Lemon.” With their descriptive name, the fruits from these trees weigh approximately nine pounds and preserve all of the taste of the smaller variety. Guests to The Land see the ...
Harmony Barber Shop, a Cut Above the Rest for Walt Disney World Resort Guests – Sit back in the good ol' barber's chair and get ready for a good old-fashioned haircut at Harmony Barber Shop on Main Street, U.S.A. in Magic Kingdom. Located near the Emporium gift shop with a signature candy-striped pole outside, Harmony Barber Shop transports Walt Disney World guests to a simpler time ... a time when barbershop quartets entertained with harmonic tunes and when getting a haircut (or two) was a real treat.
Hidden Mickeys: Inside Joke Has Become a ‘Guest Quest’ at WaltDisney World Resort – As millions of guests scurry throughout Walt Disney World Resort to see Mickey Mouse, little do they realize they may be passing him right by. And though the Mickeys they miss are not the life-sized, two-legged and three-fingered variety, they are "Hidden Mickeys" -- silhouettes and abstract images of Mickey Mouse cleverly hidden by Disney Imagineers across the 47-square-mile Vacation Kingdom.
Hidden Mickeys: Inside Joke Has Become a ‘Guest Quest’ at Walt Disney World Resort – HIDDEN TREASURE — Can you spot Mickey? Walt Disney World Resort is filled with “hidden” Mickeys — silhouettes and abstract images of Mickey Mouse cleverly hidden by Walt Disney Imagineers across the Vacation Kingdom — including a Mickey-shaped pattern on a giraffe carved into Arusha Rock at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge. HIDDEN TREASURE — Can ...
Wanyama Sunset Safari at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Offers Up-Close Encounters With Exotic Creatures – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Whispering winds sweep across the balmy, Africa-like plain, a peaceful sanctuary at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge. From balconies overlooking the savannas, hotel guests marvel as creatures large and small roam the grasses, forage for food and play in harmony. Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge guests can actually enter this serene animal reserve ...
Sunset Safari at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Offers Up-Close Encounters With Exotic Creatures – ON SAFARI AT DISNEY WORLD — Walt Disney World Resort guests enjoy a bird’s eye view of an African savannah with the newly introduced Wanyama Safari at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge. Several nights weekly, adult concierge-level guests of the hotel can get up-close and personal with the more than 200 exotic birds and animals who ...
Character-Shaped Plants “Grow” at Walt Disney World Resort – MICKEY MELONS: A traditional summer treat — the watermelon — is taking an entirely different look at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., as The Land pavilion at Epcot has developed a process to grow Mickey Mouse-shaped watermelons. The Epcot Science team shapes the young watermelons in special molds (pictured, foreground) until ...

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