Walt Disney World is known for bringing the magic of its films and movies to life throughout its theme parks, while adding some educational aspects along the way. When walking around Animal Kingdom, visitors can explore Asia and Africa in one day and learn about different cultures, history and wildlife.
Animal Kingdom is big on teaching kids and families about conservation, protecting the environment and animal species. The Wilderness Explorer attraction is the perfect way for guests to have fun while learning about these important topics.
Follow in the footsteps of Russell from the Disney Pixar film Up, and become a Wilderness Explorer while walking around Animal Kingdom. As Russell said multiple times throughout the movie, “The wilderness must be explored.”
To start your Wilderness Explorer journey, pick up a handbook from the headquarters located on the bridge between the Oasis and Discovery Island, or stop by Wilderness Explorer Troop Leader locations in Africa, Asia, Dinoland U.S.A and Pandora – The World of Avatar.
Wander around Animal Kingdom and set out on a series of fun, nature-themed adventures and challenges on your way to becoming an official Wilderness Explorer.
Collect more than 25 badges while taking part in self-guided activities ranging from learning important wilderness skills to animal observation and more. Once you collect more than 25 badges, you’ll earn the right to chant the Wilderness Explorer call – “Caw! Caw! Roar!”
Step right up to the greatest show on Earth as FXExpress Publications, Global Traveler, trazeetravel.com and whereverfamily.com celebrate their 2020 award winners! Join the big top on Dec. 14 as we virtually award the winners of the 17th annual GT Tested Reader Survey awards, including the Airline and Hotel of the Year; the 17th annual Wines on the Wing Airline Wine Survey; the eighth annual Leisure Lifestyle Awards; the sixth annual The Trazees; and the third annual Wherever Awards.
With technology advancing faster than ever, children globally are becoming attached to devices. Adults too. Our Netflix queue and ever-expanding inbox call our names even when we’re on vacation. We carry distractions with us everywhere, and it’s becoming increasingly difficult to truly connect with your loved ones.
The holiday season is a time for family and spreading cheer. With everything going on this year, some of your normal holiday traditions may be put on hold, but that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate the holidays with family.
At Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa and Pebble Beach Resorts, life-sized gingerbread house displays will be front and center this holiday season. Stop by with your family to take in the amazing creations in person.
This summer, family travel at The Peninsula receives an upgrade with the debut of Camp Peninsula, a children’s experience that recreates the spirit of camping right in the heart of Beverly Hills. The journey begins with a special welcome from Peter Bear, the hotel’s lovable mascot, at check-in. After taking a picture with the life-sized teddy bear, kids will be whisked away by a Peninsula Camp Counselor to a luxurious guestroom where a charming teepee awaits. An afternoon of camp-themed games and activities, including a hotel-wide scavenger hunt, rounds off the family-friendly experience, fun for children of all ages. Whether it’s a luxe staycation or an extended holiday, Camp Peninsula is an ideal way to ensure the little ones are happy campers.