#DisneyMagicMoments: Adventures at Home–Ireland

From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Jonathan Frontado

Hello, Adventurers!

We hope you have been enjoying our collection of at-home virtual trips inspired by favorite Adventures by Disney destinations. Today, we are going to journey to the Emerald Isle, a land rich in culture and tradition. Now it’s time to gather your family and get ready to virtually discover the castles, countryside and magic of Ireland. Across the Emerald Isle we go!

1. Explore the landscapes, legends and lore of Ireland

In this video, you’ll see the beauty of the lush, green
countryside that gave Ireland its well-known moniker, the Emerald Isle. You’ll
also experience the sights, sounds and traditions of this magical destination with
a journey to ancient castles and a front-row seat to a game of hurling, Ireland’s 3,000-year-old
national sport.

TIP: Many
streaming devices and smart TVs allow you to mirror your smart device/computer
and play videos directly on the big screen.

2. Discover the luck of the Irish

On an Adventures by Disney Ireland vacation, junior adventurers can search for lucky shamrocks on the sacred grounds where Saint Patrick once stood. You may not be able to find shamrocks as easily at home, but you can make some Disney magic with a few garden rocks. This do-it-yourself painted rock art activity gives you the chance to turn ordinary rocks into treasures. Fill your own pot of gold with these magical creations and create your own luck!  

Painted rocks

Download the “Painted Rock Template” here.

3. Test your skills with our drawing challenge

On every Adventures by Disney trip, you can count on the Adventure Guides to host engaging games and activities. Now we’re bringing the fun to you at home. This family game tests your drawing and guessing abilities, with an Irish twist. Print this guide and get ready to draw the animals, places and things you may encounter while adventuring in Ireland!

4. Enjoy freshly made scones

No visit to Ireland would be complete without enjoying a sweet and savory scone. This mouth-watering recipe comes from the Garden View Tea Room at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. Download the recipe here to whip up a batch and let the aroma of these freshly baked treats fill your home.

Even more Adventures at Home

Don’t
forget to check out our collection of virtual trips and at-home activities
featured in the Adventures at Home series. Travel to Greece, the land of powerful gods and
extraordinary heroes; explore the majestic natural wonders of Iceland; discover
the wilderness and rich culture of Alaska; set
sail on a river cruise through the South of France;
join a safari to South Africa or experience
the beauty of Montana and
Yellowstone National Park
.

Stay
tuned to Disney Parks Blog for
even more #DisneyMagicMoments and experience the magic of Disney wherever you
may be.

Until we meet again!

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