The Downtown Disney District in Disneyland is Full of Fun Beyond the Parks

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The Downtown Disney District is the ideal location for a shopping spree, a dining excursion or a walk through a different Disney environment. Downtown Disney, a public esplanade leading to the entrances of Disneyland and Disney California Adventure Parks, offers a lively, colorful array of innovative restaurants, interesting shops and dynamic entertainment venues.The 300,000-plus square-foot Downtown Disney District (no admission fee required) includes such distinctive locales as Starbucks, … [Read more...]


New Adventures by Disney Vacation to San Francisco This Fall

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Adventures by Disney is now offering an amazing San Francisco itinerary to give you a whole new look at the city that is home to the Golden Gate Bridge. You will get to see the city from local experts who will serve as your adventure guides during this three night, four day itinerary.Here are just some of the highlights included in this amazing itinerary:Walt Disney Family Museum Privately Guided Tour: Get a behind the scenes look on a privately guided tour of this amazing museum that … [Read more...]


SeaWorld’s 50th Celebration Includes a Sea of Surprises

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Since I grew up here in Orlando - I can remember visiting SeaWorld many times as a child. As an adult I was able to spend lots of summer days there with my boys while they were growing up, due to the fact that annual passes have always been pretty affordable.It was a great way to spend time together, have fun, and as a bonus we learned lots of interesting things we  may never have known about various forms of sea life. To this day my older son still has his collection of plush penguins, … [Read more...]


A Disney Year in Review 2013

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A new Disney president and Disney princesses. Expansion and new experiences. Monsters, a night of mayhem and MyMagic+.  All this and more was introduced this year at the Walt Disney World Resort, around Walt Disney Parks and Resorts and within The Walt Disney Company.  Although impossible to cover all of them, we thought it might be fun to present you with a Disney year in review for 2013! Stroll down memory lane and relive some of the magic. Afterwards, be sure and leave me a comment with all … [Read more...]


What is a Disney Pin Code and How do you get one?

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People ask me all the time what is a Disney Pin Code? The second question in that sequence is usually How do I get one? While the first question is pretty easy the 2nd one takes a little work, but here goes...A Disney Pin Code is a special discount Disney sends to you to entice you to book a Disney Vacation. Most Pin Code deals start rolling out when Disney is running a special promotion (like now). Usually the deals are better than the offers that are out there to make it hard not to want … [Read more...]


ABC’s The View will Broadcast Live from Disneyland

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"The View" will broadcast live from the Disneyland in Anaheim, California November 18-22. The announcement was made  this morning on "The View".  Mickey Mouse walked on stage to cheers from the audience.This is the first time "The View" will broadcast live from the Disneyland Resort."We're thrilled to welcome 'The View' and their fans to the Disneyland Resort, and we can't wait to see how they show off their 'Disney side,'" said Michael Colglazier, President, Disneyland Resort. "What … [Read more...]


2013 Dates for Dapper Day at Disney

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Just as a refresher, what is Dapper Day at Disney and where did it all begin? Organizer Justin Jorgensen is said to have been inspired by the original Imagineer Illustrations of Disney Park designs. These images often portray guests dressed as though they are going out for a very upscale event such as an opera or a maybe a high-end restaurant. Why shouldn't going to Disney still be on par with such grand affairs? Well, that is what Dapper Day is all about. It is a chance to realize those … [Read more...]


Disneyland’s Space Mountain has reopened

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Back last month, we broke the news to you that one of Disneyland's most popular attractions, Space Mountain, had closed as a precautionary measure due to OSHA citations. In case you missed it, you can read the whole article here.Well, today, we have some good news to share with you. Disneyland's Space Mountain has reopened! The popular attraction was able to reopen after the Walt Disney company decided not to appeal a workplace safety case.According to the Orange County Register, Space … [Read more...]


Choosing Your Disneyland Airport

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We at Chip and Co are your go to Walt Disney World Planning Tips, but we're more than just Walt Disney World. We are Disneyland, Disney Aulani, and beyond. Stop your searching the web and stick with us for all your Disney Needs. Here and now we're giving you our Disneyland Pre-Planning Tips.You may recall we went over some checklist items for a Disneyland Vacation earlier this year. Now we need to choose your Disneyland Airport.What Airports are there: Disneyland is serviced by many … [Read more...]


Disneyland May Be Fined $235,000 for Space Mountain Accident

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We've been keeping you up to date over the past few days regarding the closure of three major Disneyland attractions, with Space Mountain and Soarin' Over California still closed. You can catch up on that here. Now, California state regulators want to fine Disney almost $235,000 for violating safety regulations which led to a worker being injured at the Space Mountain ride last fall.The Orange County Register reported that fines have been proposed by the state Division of Occupational Safety … [Read more...]