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    Animal Kingdom Nighttime Entertainment

    A Look at the NEW Animal Kingdom Nighttime Entertainment The park—with its lush flora, winding streams, meandering paths, and a population of more than 1,000 animals—has always been an attractive family destination. With the new Animal  Kingdom nighttime entertainment, Disney hopes that guests will stay longer in the park. While waiting for the debut of Rivers of Light, guests can enjoy The

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    Meeting Nickelodeon Universe Characters

    Nickelodeon Universe at Mall of America Offers Character Meet-and-Greets Nickelodeon Universe has two colored “spots” offering meet-and-greets with Nickelodeon characters. The Blue Spot is located across from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Shell Shock and adjacent to Crazy Cars and Pineapple Poppers. The Green Spot is found directly across from the Log Chute exit. Signs at both spots provide the daily character appearance schedule. Guest Services

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    New Frozen Ever After Ride

    Frozen Ever After—Anna and Elsa Take Epcot by Storm The long-awaited Frozen Ever After ride and the Royal Sommerhus meet-and-greet with Anna and Elsa draws Frozen fans like a magnet to Epcot’s Norway pavilion. The lines are long for those who aren’t able to snatch a coveted Fastpass+ for the ride. The meet-and-greet is also very popular, draws long lines by

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    Disneyland Magic Morning Tips

    Disneyland Magic Morning: How to Get the Most out of this Perk Today Guy Selga, Jr., coauthor of The Unofficial Guide to Disneyland, shares his tips about Disneyland’s Magic Mornings with us. Disneyland Magic Morning is a perk for Disneyland guests who purchase tickets in advance at disneyland.com. These tickets allow you to enter Disneyland Park on select days 1 hour

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    Adventureland

    A Quick Romp Around Adventureland Adventureland is really a great land for families with young kids, and it is possible for the entire family to enjoy all attractions that are offered. None of the rides are too scary or wild—and who doesn’t like Captain Jack Sparrow? The Swiss Family Treehouse is perfect for children to let off some steam, and I really