Inaugural Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend Blasts Off at Disneyland Resort this weekend!

More than 23,000 runners from across the United States and 17 different countries are trekking to a galaxy far, far away for the debut of the Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend presented by Sierra Nevada Corporation at the Disneyland Resort this weekend. The new Star Wars-themed runDisney event will involve kids’ races, a 5K, a 10K and half marathon, plus several family-friendly events such as the Health & Fitness Expo and the Star Wars Wookiee Welcome Party.Among the runners are LA-area … [Read more...]


Top 10 Reasons to Book Your Disney Vacation with World of Magic Travel Services

I remember the first time my family decided to go to Walt Disney World. There were 9 of us and I didn't even know where to begin. There was so much to think about...resorts, tickets, type of tickets, water parks, transportation, time of year, FastPasses, places to eat, dining reservations...the list went on and on.  I was so overwhelmed! I cried.  A lot. But I lived.  And I learned.  I just wish I had known way back then that there were people out there, like those of us at World of Magic Travel … [Read more...]


Welcome to the Magic of Disneyland (Video)

Check out this Disneyland Timelapse by Matt Givot and Dan Douglas. They used over 20,000 images to show the one and only Disneyland Anaheim.Welcome to The Magic - A Disneyland Timelapse from Givot on Vimeo. … [Read more...]


Enjoy the Disneyland Resort with Return of Special Ticket Offer for Southern California Residents

Have you visited Disneyland Resort lately?  If the answer is no, it's time - especially if you live in the SoCal area!  The following exciting information was released through Disney Parks Blog and there are some amazing deals for residents that you should take advantage of today!For a limited time – beginning today – SoCal residents may purchase the special park tickets with options for two or three days of magic and adventure at special prices. It’s the best way to experience the new … [Read more...]


Disneyland Hong Kong Breaks Ground on Disney Explorers Lodge

Disneyland Resort Hong Kong broke ground on its third hotel, marking another milestone in the continued development of Hong Kong Disneyland Resort as a world-class travel and entertainment destination. Named Disney Explorers Lodge, the new 750-room hotel is slated to open in early 2017.See below for concept art of the resort.Dedicated to the spirit of exploration, Disney Explorers Lodge will invite guests to leave the everyday world behind and enter into a new world full of discovery, … [Read more...]


Disneyland Park Attraction Height Requirements

I can only imagine a few things more disappointing to a young Disney fan than getting to the front of the line for an attraction they were dying to ride and finding out they don't meet the height requirements.  Use this list to make sure your little Disney fans know exactly what they can and can't ride before hitting the parks.  Please note that all riders will be measured prior to entering the ride queue and it is up to the Cast Member to determine if they meet height requirements at the time … [Read more...]


MyMagic+ is on it’s Way to Other Disney Parks

MyMagic+ is making its way to other Disney parks, slowly but surely. I know what you are thinking, finally! I know I agree.Tom Staggs recently said that the system will undergo some changes as elements of it makes its way to Disneyland. Disneyland has a higher number of Passholders who are more likely to make last-minute decisions to visit the park for a day. So they may change how far in advance they can get their Fastpasses. They have learned a lot from the Disney World rollout, so … [Read more...]


Disneyland Welcomes Rose Bowl Game-Bound Oregon and Florida State Football Teams

Now that Oregon and Florida State have won berths in the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual in Pasadena, what are they going to do next? They’re going to Disneyland Resort!The teams will play in the 101st Rose Bowl Game on January 1, 2015.  But first they will meet off the field for their first official pre-game appearance, at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 27, in a ceremony at Disney California Adventure Park, in Anaheim, Calif. The No. 2 CFP-ranked Oregon Ducks are champions of the … [Read more...]


Apple Pay Coming to Disney World This Week

Apple Pay will soon be a reality this week at Disney World. Apple Pay will work with the iPhone 6, 6+, and the upcoming Apple Watch. They say the payments will be highly secure.Apple Pay will not be the only electronic type of payment they will accept. They will take Google Wallet and and RIFD credit cards.Most shops, quick service restaurants, bars and Ticket Booths will be included. Locations that use portable payment terminals, like table service restaurants will be added at a later … [Read more...]


“For the First Time in Forever – A Frozen Sing-Along Celebration” Now Open at Disney California Adventure Park

“For the First Time in Forever – A Frozen Sing-Along Celebration” transforms the Muppet*Vision 3D Theatre in Disney California Adventure park into the welcoming Crown Jewel Theatre of Arendelle, where Anna, Elsa and Kristoff take part in a comedic retelling of their story that features popular songs from the film. The Lobby and theater itself has been transformed into a royal type theater with paintings and posters on the wall that look like they came out of a museum. The new colors and paint … [Read more...]