Let’s do something NEW!!!  During a late afternoon nap session, I decided to take a quick walk around Disney’s Art of Animation Resort.  Here are some of my photos from that walk 🙂

These show the mainly the theme of the resort, I should of gone through the main building and snapped some but sadly, I did not.  If I would of known at that time I was going to start up a blog, I would have!

Here’s a couple shots of the awesome chandelier that is hanging in the lobby.  It’s even been signed by those who have created or voices these beloved characters that we have grown to love!

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Away we go!!!

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This resort is divided into four sections: Cars, Lion King, The Little Mermaid and Finding Nemo

Hourglass Lake!!

The great thing about having another resort within walking distance, more dining choices!!  We love the tie-dyed cheesecake!!!

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You can see Disney’s Pop Century Resort is right across the lake
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The bridge between Art of Animation and Pop Century

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Here is a view of Art of Animation Resort from Hourglass Lake. These are the "fake" clouds (as Bonnie likes to call them) reflecting off the water
Here is a view of Art of Animation Resort from Hourglass Lake. These are the “fake” clouds (as Bonnie likes to call them) reflecting off the water

Cars Area!!!

We stayed in a Nemo suite but overall, I loved the outside of the Cars building the most.  You felt like you were in the movie itself with the life-size replicas of the characters.  Great for photo ops!

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I love how you can relax in a “cone” to keep in the shade , while keeping an eye on the little ones!
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The Cozy Cone Pool
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Even the lighting is themed

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Now onto Lion King!

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There is no pool within the Lion King section, however, they do have a play area “The Elephant Graveyard”

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The Little Mermaid

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There is a walking trail around the resort. All along it you will find interesting and fun facts about the movies!
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Flippin’ Fins Pool

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Finally, Finding Nemo

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More fun facts
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The Big Blue (did you know you can hear music underwater????)
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The Big Blue Pool is the largest Disney resort pool
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Drinks and Snacks at The Drop Off
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Mine, Mine, Mine
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Hello Crush
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He was always happy to see us come “home”
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Righteous Reef Playground
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Righteous Reef Playground
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Right as we got off of our elevator

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It was nice to explore around the resort some on my own but dinner reservations were fast approaching. I then headed back to the room to get this little one up (and everyone else)!!

She wasn't quite ready yet!
She wasn’t quite ready yet!