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10 Secrets Most People Don’t Know About Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas – Jambo House

On the far western edge of Walt Disney World, sits Animal Kingdom Lodge, a Deluxe resort hotel themed after the African savannah. The animals roaming the four savannahs around the resort property are hardly a secret. Neither are the savannah view rooms that allow guests to watch the animals from their own deck. But here some aspects about Disney’s Animal ...

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8 Things They Won’t Tell You About Snacks At Walt Disney World… But We Will!

1. Disney Springs Don’t forget about the amazing snacks at Disney Springs! The newly reimagined shopping and dining areas are teeming with delicious things to try. My new favorites snack locations are The Ganachery, a high-end chocolate store, and The Aristocrepes, a booth selling sweet and savory crepes. Then there’s longtime guest favorite, Ghirardelli, where you can score free samples! ...

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8 Things They Won’t Tell You About Snacks At Walt Disney World… But We Will!

2. Skip Fancy Desserts, Get Snacks Instead Table service restaurants have some amazing desserts, don’t get me wrong. I go to Sanaa (almost) entirely for the Tanzanian Chocolate Mousse. But sometimes you don’t want dessert immediately after eating a big entree. In that case, skip dessert at the table, and instead grab a Mickey bar or giant cookie later in ...

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8 Things They Won’t Tell You About Snacks At Walt Disney World… But We Will!

3. Get the Seasonal Snacks The snack options change throughout the year, reflecting the seasons and holidays. Decorations on cupcakes, cookies, and candy apples change consistently. And be on the lookout for seasonal flavors, like pumpkin in the fall. Then there’s the myriad of new choices during the Flower and Garden, and Food and Wine Festivals at Epcot. And don’t ...

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8 Things They Won’t Tell You About Snacks At Walt Disney World… But We Will!

5. You Won’t Look Crazy Taking Pictures The internet is rife with pictures of (insert iconic Disney snack here) with Cinderella Castle in the background. Trust me, you won’t be alone snapping away at your partly-eaten Mickey bar. Or Instagramming your Starbucks cup with your favorite character written on the cup, #coffeewithcharacter. These are your vacation memories. Take plenty of ...

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