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Disney's Art of Animation resort to open early

Leah Zanolla | Posted: Mar 23, 2012 | Updated: Oct 19, 2014 - 9:25:27 AM
Construction is ahead of schedule for Walt Disney World's newest resort, the Art of Animation. Originally scheduled to be completed late this year, the final wing will now open September 15. Bookings begin March 23 for the new value resort, which consists mainly of family suites themed around the animation in classic Disney and Pixar films. The first section of the resort, the "Finding Nemo" building, will open May 31. Following close behind is "Cars" on June 18, "Lion King" on August 10, and "Little Mermaid" on September 15.

The Art of Animation is located next to Pop Century.