Disney's Art of Animation Resort is a resort in the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. It is located where construction on the second half of Disney's Pop Century Resort was started, but was abandoned after the September 11 attacks.
The resort is the first resort to be built in the complex in over seven years and the fifth to be in a value-priced category.
Family suites opened on May 31, 2012, and standard rooms opened on September 15, 2012.
The resort features four of Disney's popular character themes, two of which are Pixar.
The Finding Nemo section of the resort will be themed with the ocean setting from the film, with underwater plants and animal decorations throughout the buildings. It's the first area of the resort. It opened on May 31, 2012.
The Cars section of the resort is themed to Radiator Springs overall with the Cozy Cone Motel serving as the pool area. Resort buildings will be themed with locations from throughout the town with full-scale figures of characters, like Lightning McQueen, Mater, and the others displayed on the outside. This section of the resort has opened on June 18, 2012.