A Modern Day Look at Walt Disney World’s (Abandoned) Discovery Island

Between 1974 and 1999, Discovery Island was an island (duh!) that was open as a hard ticket attraction in Walt Disney World’s Bay Lake, located roughly between the Contemporary Resort Hotel and the Hoop Dee Doo Musical Revue at Fort Wilderness. The highlight of the island was that guests could observe its many species of animals and birds.  After 25 years of success, it closed to guests shortly after Disney’s Animal Kingdom opened and, a few months later, was virtually abandoned after all the resident animals has been transferred to Animal Kingdom.

I visited Discovery Island as a kid in the 1970s. My memories of it are pretty vague,
partially because it was more years ago than I care to think about, but also because, well,

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Getting Into the Halloween Spirit: A Walk-Through Exhibit That May Be the Stuff of Nightmares!

Perfect for those who want to get a little more Halloween into their lives, or possibly for those who have nightmares of the arachnophobic nature and want to conquer their fears, a zoo has opened an immersive spider exhibit they hope is helping to increase peoples’ understanding of the 8-legged creatures.
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Know Where You’re Going But Need Help With An Itinerary? Try Visitacity!

Everyone has a bucket list of where the want to go. New York! Paris! London! But once you start planning that once-in-a-lifetime trip, you discover there’s so much to do that you can’t decide your schedule. Or maybe you’re really good at saving up miles or cash for a flight, but aren’t the best at the details and logistics of what to do every day of your travel. Well, apparently there’s a website to help you with that.

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Road Tripping? Here’s Some REAL Highway Music

If you’re ever traveling near or through Tijeras, New Mexico, you may want to make a pit stop (or, more appropriately, a drive by) for this, just because it’s different…and, dare I say, music to your ears.

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This Might Be The Best Travel Food Item Since Sliced Bread

I was browsing the internet recently, looking for things that might make travel easier, and came across an item I had never seen or heard of before. I thought it sounded fantastic.

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Our Weekly Recap: 10/8/17 – 10/14/17

Hi there and woo HOO, it’s finally the weekend! Here’s a quick recap of what we posted this past week:

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Book Your Flight To Europe & Learn Where You’re Going Afterwards?!?!?!

Imagine booking a flight (granted, a discounted flight) and you don’t know what your final destination will be until you’ve paid for the flight. Does the spontaneity make you feel excited? Or does it make you cower at the loss of control? Either way, it’s exactly what German airline Lufthansa is doing, and despite the preferences of control freaks like me where everything has to be planned ahead of time, it seems to be doing quite well!
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