Animal Kingdom Lodge
A unique deluxe resort, Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge is built around a private animal reserve. Three separate savannas encompass 33 acres and are home to over 200 mammals and birds (three dozen species). The savannas are lit up each night with a simulated hull moon. Inside the lobby, look for artifacts collected from or inspired by African tribes. African cast members are happy to share about their home countries.
Reasons to Love California, Including the Requisite Paean to Alice Waters and Gushing Account of the Ferry Plaza Market
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Disney's Wilderness Lodge
Set in Yosemite at the turn of the century, Disney's Wilderness Lodge uses trees, carvings and even a geyser to transport you from the middle of Florida to the Northwest. This Deluxe resort is a boat ride from the Magic Kingdom, and has a swimming pool with a short water slide, plus a small beach on Bay Lake.
A colorful and whimsical castle at the south end of the Strip. At night, this castle is like a fairy tale come true, lit up in pinks, purples and greens. Across the drawbridge, the King Arthur theme will delight kids and anyone who grew up loving tales of knights in shining armor.
Best Backpacker Destinations 2009
Lots o' fun best backpacker destinations lists get tailor-made early each year for various traveler types, and we've come across a few for 2009 that are great for every breed...