17 Tips for Visiting the Disneyland Resort with Kids

Visiting the Disneyland Resort with your kids is truly a magical experience! Seeing Sleeping Beauty Castle the first time yourself is one thing, but watching your children see it for the first time is amazing. Viewing the parks through your children's eyes is one of the best ways to experience them. As a parent, we all know things don't always go as planned and good days can become terrible days real quick. Here are my tips for having the best Disneyland Resort visit with your kids:Purchase … [Read more...]

Celebrate the Lunar New Year at Disney California Adventure!

2016 is the Year of the Monkey and you can celebrate with all of your favorite friends at Disney California Adventure! From February 5th to the 8th the Happy Lunar New Year Celebration will be happening at Paradise Gardens in Disney California Adventure park. Enjoy the festivities and celebrate the time-honored traditions of the Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese cultures. It's customary during this celebration to take time to reflect on the past and step into a new life of hope, prosperity and … [Read more...]

Current Promotional Offers Available for Disney World and Disneyland

Planning a Disney vacation is always fun!  It's even better when you can take advantage of special promotions and costs savings.Both Walt Disney World and Disneyland have some awesome promotions going on right now for select travel through the early Summer.  Here is a round up of all the cost savings you can find.Walt Disney World:Save up to 25% on Rooms at Select Walt Disney World Resort Hotels this Spring: Save up to 25% on rooms at select Disney Resort hotels, valid for stays most … [Read more...]

Great Wolf Lodge Resort Coming to Southern California Spring 2016

Great Wolf Lodge is the largest family of indoor water parks with hotels and a new resort is opening in Garden Grove, California this Spring! This resort is more than just a water park. There is so much to do and experience!This 603-suite hotel has suites that can sleep up to 8 guests so your whole family can stay comfortably together in one room. Each room provides plenty of space to spread out and relax. There's also a microwave, mini-fridge and coffee maker in each room.Included in … [Read more...]

Sneak Peek at New Rivers of America Waterfront & Disneyland Railroad at Disneyland Park

Today the Rivers of America and the Disneyland Railroad at Disneyland have temporarily closed while construction begins on the new Star Wars Land. When these attractions reopen, the north bank of the Rivers of America will have a beautiful new waterfront. This new riverbank will also feature an elevated trestle for the Disneyland Railroad to travel over. Take a look at this amazing artist's rendering:Photo courtesy of Walt Disney ImagineeringWhat do you think of the changes coming to … [Read more...]

Fire at Disneyland’s Paradise Pier Hotel

It is being reported that a fire broke out at Disneyland's Paradise Pier Hotel on Sunday which had local firefighters racing to the scene. The Paradise Pier Hotel's pizza oven exhaust vent caught on fire causing a large amount of smoke according to the Sgt of the Anaheim Police Department.Some of the resort's guests were escorted out of the resort and the fire was extinguished in about 20 minutes thanks to the Garden Grove and Anaheim Fire and Rescue teams. The smoke was visible for a few … [Read more...]

Big Thunder Ranch Petting Zoo Animals Find New Home

January 10th was the last day guests were able to visit the animals at Big Thunder Ranch in Disneyland. I mentioned a few weeks ago that the animals at the ranch were being adopted by a Southern California family. Their new forever home is on a farm in Murrieta, California.The owner, Jenelle, already cares for four former Disneyland goats on her farm: Jane, Lilo, Medusa and Penny. Jenelle loves the goats and is looking forward to welcoming them (and the sheep and donkeys) to her … [Read more...]

Top 10 Quick Service Restaurants at the Disneyland Resort

There are so many Quick Service restaurant options at the Disneyland Resort that it can be hard to know where to eat. I like to eat at places that I know are good rather than picking the first spot I come to when I'm hungry. In my 10+ visits to the resort I've tried a lot of the Quick Service restaurants. This is my list top 10 best Quick Service Restaurants at the Disneyland Resort.10. Flo's V8 CaféLocated in Cars Land in Disney California Adventure, Flo's features rotisserie-style … [Read more...]

Disney is changing the look of their free buttons

We received word that Disney is changing the look of their free buttons they hand out at the parks. Twitter user @DLthings posted some of the new looks. Check them out below.Look out for these new guest button designs at Disneyland and Walt Disney World in the next few days.. pic.twitter.com/xonaJ2mdKI — Matthew Gottula (@DLthings) January 9, 2016The "Happily Ever After," "Happy Anniversary" and "Just Married" buttons get streamlined. RIP Cars Land buttons. … [Read more...]

Disney applying for drone use in Walt Disney World and Disneyland

According to the Orlando Sentinel Disney has filed for the use of drones for entertainment purposes at Walt Disney World. The application was filed on October 30th with references to safety precautions and planned operation for the drones. The form also states that Disney would not fly the drones in restricted areas such as within 100 feet of guests,  they will always be at least 150 feet above ground level. Disney would like to use the drones for a large part of the park entertainment as well … [Read more...]