Why You Should Go To Disneyland This Year

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Another year, another family vacation to plan! There are plenty of places to go on vacation, and all of them are great for their own reasons – but as a new year is upon us, maybe you should consider a new place to vacation? Maybe you’re a Walt Disney World pro who has never been to the Mouse on the other side – Disneyland in California that is! Disneyland is amazing for so many reasons – it’s the place where the Magic truly began – and it’s changed a lot over the years, expanding and re-vamping … [Read more...]


Disney California Adventure Park Adds More Fun and Attractions

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Cars Land and Buena Vista Street made their  debuts in 2012 at the newly expanded Disney California Adventure Park, adding more fun and attractions such as Radiator Springs Racers and the Carthay Circle Theatre. These new lands capped a 5 year expansion at the Disneyland Resort.“From the thrills of Cars Land to the romance of Buena Vista Street, the work that’s been done throughout this entire expansion is extraordinary,” said Tom Staggs, chairman of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts. “Disney … [Read more...]


My Disneyland Photo Pass Plus Experience

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Recently my family traveled to Disneyland and for the first time ever, we ventured there having pre-bought the Photo Pass Plus card. I was hesitant as I take a lot of my own pictures and to be fair I didn't know if I'd get nearly enough pictures to make it worth the $70 price tag. Plus I wasn't sure I wanted to be in the pictures so often. That may be why I take the role of photographer in our own trips. But I said, what the heck, let's try it out.My favorite part of the whole Photo Pass … [Read more...]


I’m Going to California Adventure. Now what do I do?

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I always save California Adventure for Day 2. I mean, who doesn't? Disneyland is the original and still the best place to start, and end...  Yeah okay, you caught me. I always do a 3 (or more) day park hopper for Disneyland. This way I do a full day at each park and split the 3rd day between the two.So you've gone to Disneyland, you've listened to my sage advice and riden all the best rides, seen the best shows, and all that Disneyland has to offer. And of course you ate at Blue Bayou, … [Read more...]


Disney Attractions+ now available at Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts.

New Disney Photopass Service  - Disney Attractions+ now available at Walt Disney World® and Disneyland® Resorts. With Attractions+ you can take home all your Attraction images, taken within a 14 day visit to the parks, for $44.95.How does it work?RIDE: Ride one of the participating Attractions ASSOCIATE: Present your Attractions+ card at the Attraction Imaging Sales Center within 24 hours of riding to associate your photo. CLAIM: Visit DisneyPhotoPass.com and enter the ID on the … [Read more...]


From Cars Land to Cruise Ships: Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Recognized with Prestigious Awards

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Several recent honors have capped an incredible year for us on land and at sea at Disney Parks. Disney takes pride in exceeding our guests’ expectations, and it’s always rewarding to see their peers, the industry and even consumers acknowledge of their reputation as a constant innovator through these awards.Here’s a run-down:THEA Awards — The Themed Entertainment Association is an international non-profit, and their annual awards are considered among the most prestigious industry honors, … [Read more...]


NEW! Disney Attractions+ now available at Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts.

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NEW! Disney Attractions+ now available at Walt Disney World® and Disneyland® Resorts. With Attractions+ you can take home all your Attraction images, taken within a 14 day visit to the parks, for $44.95.How does it work?RIDE: Ride one of the participating Attractions ASSOCIATE: Present your Attractions+ card at the Attraction Imaging Sales Center within 24 hours of riding to associate your photo. CLAIM: Visit DisneyPhotoPass.com and enter the ID on the back of the card. DOWNLOAD: … [Read more...]


Disneyland Resort to Feature Cars Land-Inspired Float in the 124th Rose Parade

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Disney is bringing the excitement of the newly expanded Disney California Adventure park to Pasadena, Calif., with a Cars Land-inspired float in the 124th Rose Parade on January 1, 2013! This year’s parade theme is “Oh, the Places You’ll Go” – which is perfect for a story like “Cars,” in which the journey is as much a part of the experience as the destination.The float will feature floral representations of the stars of “Cars” – like Lightning McQueen, Sally, Luigi and Guido – along with … [Read more...]


Cars Take Flight Best Impression Contest

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Disney wants you to show them your "KA-CHOW" and upload your best impression to win  the grand prize of a vacation to Disneyland to see the new Cars Land for yourself and maybe a chance to meet Lightning McQueen while your there!  Enter Disney's Cars Take Flight Best Impression Contest by noon on October 7, 2012 and show them your best impression!So, start your engines — for a chance to win a family vacation for four to experience Cars Land, a brand-new land now open at Disney California … [Read more...]


Disney California Adventure’s Grand Reopening Nothing Short of Magical

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I was lucky enough to be invited to attend California Adventure's grand reopening this past weekend. If you're planning a visit sometime in the future, you're definitely in for a treat.Hundreds of people filled up the esplanade area, lined up to get into DCA for a chance to see the opening ceremony. The lines zig-zagged for what seemed like forever! Before the ceremony began, I was lucky enough to be standing right next to the new "Storytellers" statue. Someone very special came over to … [Read more...]