Vacation Planning Tips for the Disneyland Resort, a World-Class Family Vacation Destination

 How to Plan, Stay and Play at the Disneyland Resort Guests visiting the Disneyland Resort will enjoy special moments and create unforgettable memories with their friends and families in 2018, including experiencing the first-ever Pixar Fest celebration and opening of a new land, Pixar Pier. Beloved nighttime spectaculars, immersive attractions and entertainment offer countless ways […]

Disneyland Resort Celebrates Lunar New Year with God of Good Fortune Goofy and Pluto, Jan. 26 to Feb. 18, 2018

Disney California Adventure Park Expands Lunar New Year Festivities to  24 Days, Featuring ‘Hurry Home – Lunar New Year Celebration,’ ‘Mulan’s Lunar New Year Procession’ and More Disneyland Resort will bring its biggest Lunar New Year celebration yet to Disney California Adventure Park, Friday, Jan. 26 to Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. To commemorate the Year of […]

Six Reasons to Stay at the Hotels of the Disneyland Resort During the Holidays

Holidays at the Disneyland Resort is one of the most enchanting times to visit the theme parks, and also stay at one of the three on-property hotels. Here are six reasons to enjoy the holidays at the Hotels of the Disneyland Resort: Christmas Trees, Décor and More:The Craftsman-inspired décor at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa […]

enchanted tiki room

Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room

Visit Disney’s Enchanted Tiki room and get pulled into a tropical paradise. Facts and Important Information: Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room first opened on June 23, 1963. No height requirement The show lasts 15 minutes and 36 seconds There are over 150 animatronics The macaws are Jose, Pierre, Michael and Fritz The “girls” are: Collette, Suzette, […]

jungle cruise

Jungle Cruise

Lions and tigers and .. ok no bears!  But float down the exotic rivers of the world.  Don’t forget to wave to trader Sam at the end. Important Facts Height Restriction:  None It is about 7 minutes During the Christmas season, the ride turns in the “The Jingle Boat”  

Adventureland - Disneyland - California

Adventureland – Disneyland – California

Enter Adventureland and visit the remote jungles of Asia, Africa, South America, and the South Pacific, sing a long with tropical birds, hang out with Indiana Jones. Adventureland’s Rides & Attractions: Indiana Jones Adventure and the Temple of the Forbidden Eye Jungle Cruise (or Jingle Cruise during the holidays!) Tarzan’s Treehouse Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki […]

HAUNTED MANSION -Ð This New Orleans Square

Haunted Mansion

999 happy haunts await you in the Haunted Mansion!  Located in New Orleans Square.   Dare to enter and see rooms that actually stretch!  Stare at spooks that spook back!  The Haunted Mansion opened on October 1, 1969.  Have your ghost host guide you while in your Doom Buggy! Fast Pass Ride No height requirement It […]

Main Street - Disneyland

Main Street USA

Main Street USA – Disneyland   Attractions and Rides: Disneyland Railroad The Disneyland Story presenting Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln Main Street Cinema Main Street Vehicles Restaurants and Dining Carnation Cafe Gibson Girl Ice Cream Parlor Jolly Holiday Bakery Main Street Market House Plaza Inn Refreshment Corner

Pirate’s Lair on Tom Sawyer Island

Pirate’s Lair on Tom Sawyer Island Home of the Cowboys and Indians Tom Sawyer’s Island is in the middle of the Rivers of America.  One must take raft over to visit.  Once there you can explore caves, cross rope bridges and possibly see Jack Sparrow and his treasure!            

New Orleans Square – Disneyland

New Orleans Square – Disneyland New Orleans Square was not a land on opening day, but was the first land to be added at Disneyland.   New Orleans Square opened to the public on July 24, 1966.  It is a popular location within Disneyland yet it only has three rides. New Orleans Square Rides: Haunted Mansion […]

The Sailing Ship Columbia

Sailing Ship Columbia – Disneyland’s Frontierland Guests will journey back in time to the golden age of pioneering and exploration on the Sailing Ship Columbia. The Columbia made its first voyage through the Rivers of America on June 14, 1958. This three-masted ship pays homage to the merchant ship that discovered the Columbia River. It […]

The Mark Twain

The Mark Twain is Disneyland’s Riverboat that floats along the Rivers of America.    Located in Frontierland, this ride takes you back to a time of the Indians.  Sound off below on what this ride means to you.  Rate the ride, share some memories, and if you have a photo to share, there is a place […]

Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort Adds More Spooky Fun than Ever Before

Cars Land Transforms for ‘Haul-O-Ween,’ Oogie Boogie Takes Over Disney California Adventure, and Guests Now Get to ‘Mix-In’ at Both Parks Prior to Mickey’s Halloween Party Ticket Sales for Popular Mickey’s Halloween Party Begin July 17 for Annual Passholders; July 24 for the General Public A spell is cast during Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort as […]

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Disneyland Refurbishments

Here is a Disneyland Refurbishment Schedule.  I do my best to keep it up and accurate.  If you know of anything I missed, please message me!   Do you plan your trips around the refurbishments?  If you do, let us know in the comments below.  If you are sad to hear about any of the […]

Frontierland Disneyland


Frontierland in Disneyland takes you back to the old west!  Entering this land will take you to cowboys, a shooting gallary, ride on a mine train, visit a saloon and at night, come back to the new west (is that a term?) and see Fantasmic!. Rides: Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Frontierland Shootin’ Arcade Mark Twain […]

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