Disney’s Art of Animation

After our 4 nights staying on site at Universal Orlando at the Hard Rock Hotel, it was time to check out and head to our hotel for the second part of our time in Orlando – Disney’s Art of Animation Resort.

The Art of Animation resort was Disney’s newest resort and falls under their ‘value’ resort category (although, more expensive than the other value resorts).

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Day 12 – New York City

Today our tour was going to see two of the most iconic things in New York City – the Statue of Liberty and the 9/11 Memorial.

Seeing the Statue of Liberty was something that was included in our Contiki tour which is pretty cool. We caught the subway down to the ferry across to Liberty Island. Getting on to the ferry was kind of crazy – you go through security checkpoints like at the airport.. they scan your bags and you go through a metal detector. It’s quite intense!

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