Disney Purchases Carousel Inn Across the Street from Disneyland

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The Walt Disney Co. recently purchased the Carousel Inn which sits directly across Harbor Blvd. from the entrance to Disneyland and Disney California Adventure. According to public records, the purchase was made for $32 million.The Carousel Inn is a five-story hotel with 131 rooms and features a rooftop pool. It's located between the Tropicana Inn and Suites and the Pizza Press restaurant. As of right now Disney has no long-term plans for this hotel and current management will continue to … [Read more...]

Disneyland Cuts Park Hours as it Prepares for the 60th Anniversary Celebration


As Disney gets ready for the 60th anniversary celebration at Disneyland, the park will be closing early on some nights. Leading up to the 24-hour party on May 22nd, Disneyland will close at 7:30 pm on seven weekdays, with an eighth and last one being May 21st at 6 pm.To compensate for closing early on those days, the park will open earlier, at 8 or 9 am. Some guests might need to wake up a little earlier in order to maximize their visit.Disney did not give a specific reason for the early … [Read more...]

Top Disney’s California Adventure Attractions for First Timers

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The Disneyland Resort has a second theme park called Disney's California Adventure. This park is just as exciting and magical as the original theme park, Disneyland! I put together a list of the top attractions at Disney's California Adventure to help you make the most of your trip:Radiator Springs RacersThis is the most popular ride at California Adventure right now! Climb aboard a 6-person car and take a tour through Ornament Valley. Go tractor tipping with Mater and see other familiar … [Read more...]

Expanded World of Color Dining Packages for 24-Hour Party


The Disneyland Resort 60th anniversary celebration kicks off on May 22nd with a 24-hour party at both parks. The new World of Color show, "World of Color-Celebrate" will premiere at this party at California Adventure. The Disneyland Resort has announced expanded dining packages for the special event.Ariel’s Grotto and Wine Country Trattoria will feature special 2-course, prix fixe breakfast menus from 12 a.m. to 1:45 a.m. on May 23, with reserved viewing for a special 3 a.m. showing of … [Read more...]

“Live with Kelly and Michael” will Broadcast from the Disneyland Resort for the 60th Anniversary Celebration

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Recently, "LIVE with Kelly and Michael," hosts Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan announced that they will head to the Disneyland Resort. The 5 shows that will be take place there will air on May 18-22, 2015.They will have some great guests to join the party like, Mariah Carey, Dwayne Johnson, Christina Aguilera, Jimmy Kimmel, "Scandal" star Scott Foley, "The Middle" star Patricia Heaton and more.The hosts also will showcase all that's exciting and new at the resort, in addition to taking a … [Read more...]

Top 6 Disneyland Attractions For First Timers


Visiting the Happiest Place on Earth for the first time can be both exciting and overwhelming! There are so many wonderful things to do and see and you may not know where to start. I've put together a list of must-do Disneyland attractions to help you out:1. It's a Small WorldOriginally created for the 1964 New York World's Fair, this ride is now a classic at Disneyland. Take a boat ride through many different countries from around the world. Listen-or sing along-as adorable small … [Read more...]

Unique Dining, Shopping and Interactive Street Entertainment Add to the Fun of Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration


I know that what I am most looking forward to with the Disneyland Resort 60th celebration, in addition to the new fireworks show and parade, is the FOOD!  Disney always does it right when it comes to specialty treats for events, and the 60th celebration will be no exception.The Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration will touch every aspect of the guest experience, beginning May 22, 2015. As guests enjoy the spectacular, new shows highlighting the celebration, they’ll also encounter brilliant … [Read more...]

Disney Pictures Continues To Tease Fans


Walt Disney Studios continue to tease the fans with clips from their upcoming movie, Tomorrowland.  Coming to your favorite theatre on May 22, 2015,  Tomorrowland fans can enjoy a sneak peek at the latest trailer below.The new mystery adventures stars George Clooney as a former boy genius who teams up with teen Casey (Brit Robertson) on a danger filled mission to discover the secrets of an egigmatic place found somewhere in space known only as "Tomorrowland".   The adventures they … [Read more...]

Enter the Diamond Days Sweepstakes During the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration


Can you imagine winning a Disney Diamond or a Cinderella glass slipper, or enjoying a private excursion and dinner in Disneyland or Disney California Adventure park? Those are just a few of the awesome prizes that will be awarded to some lucky guests during the Disneyland Diamond Days sweepstakes, which is a part of the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration that begins May 22, 2015.Disneyland Diamond Days is an exciting sweepstakes in which daily prizes are awarded to some visitors, on the … [Read more...]