2014 – Walt Disney World April/May Trip Summary

Festival of Fantasy - Round 2 from Main Street - Maleficent
Festival of Fantasy – Round 2 from Main Street – Maleficent

This page contains a summary of links related to my April/May 2014 Walt Disney World Trip.

Some Stats:

  • Spent 6 nights, 7 days at Animal Kingdom Lodge – Kidani Village
  • Logged 166,063 steps, 62.5 miles walking
  • Snapped 6,400 SLR pictures
  • Took just over 900 cell phone pictures
  • 300 Live tweets from the parks
  • 22 Instagram Video clips

Daily Recaps:
(Featuring a trip log and cell phone pictures from the day)

Full Trip Report: (Featuring my full set of SLR pictures, videos, trip log, thoughts & observations)
I will be adding the days as I finish writing the report and going through the pictures over the coming days/weeks so check back frequently.

  • Day 1 – April 29, 2014– A look around Kidani Village Two Bedroom Villa then off to the Magic Kingdom checking in on the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train and Hub Projects. Part II features an extended look at the Festival of Fantasy Parade then the Polynesian DVC construction from the Seven Seas Lagoon.
  • Day 2 – April 30,2014 – Today started off before sunrise heading to Disney’s Oak Trail for a round of golf. Then the rest of the morning and afternoon at the Animal Kingdom followed by a rain filled trip to Epcot before closing out the evening at a quiet Magic Kingdom.
  • Day 3 – May 1, 2014 – Disney’s Hollywood Studios 25th Anniversary and a check of the Disney Springs construction at Downtown Disney.
  • Day 4 – May 2, 2014Started the morning off at Disney’s Oak Trail course then a rainy morning at the Magic Kingdom. Visited the Contemporary, Polynesian, Fort Wilderness and Wilderness Lodge in the afternoon and wrapped the day up at Epcot.
  • Day 5 – May 3, 2014
    A rain filled day starting off at Epcot for the morning. A visit to the Magic Kingdom in the afternoon followed by a quick stop at the Animal Kingdom for a Safari then back to Epcot for a couple of concerts before wrapping up with the evening entertainment at the Magic Kingdom.
  • Day 6 – May 4, 2014
    A picture perfect weather day starts off at Epcot to check out the Flower and Garden Festival. Then over to the Magic Kingdom for the Festival of Fantasy Parade. Dinner at Yachtsman Steakhouse and the evening was spent back at Epcot enjoying the entertainment offerings and walking around.
  • Day 7 – May 5, 2014
    My final morning was spent packing up then set off for the Animal Kingdom and a last Safari before making my way to the Magic Kingdom for lunch then back to Kidani Village to wait for the Magical Express bus to end my trip.

Related Posts:

Videos playlist on YouTube (note the wifi at the resort was taking forever.. so not many videos until I get home):

One thought on “2014 – Walt Disney World April/May Trip Summary

  • I am so envious! You saw my favorite Bad Girl in Dragon Form in WDW and I have not!
    Way to go DG !!!


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