Disneyland Refurbishment update for March 2013

Please be advised that refurbishment information is subject to change without notice and should be confirmed just prior to visiting. Disneyland ParkNow – Feb. 14, 2013: Splash Mountain will be closed for refurbishment. Now – Feb. 14, 2013: Mad Tea Party will be closed for refurbishment. Now – Feb. 14, 2013: Fantasmic! will not be presented. Now – Feb. 14, 18-21, 25-28, 2013: Big Thunder Trail will be closed for refurbishment. Big Thunder Ranch Complex will be closed as well. Now – … [Read more...]





Tower of Terror 10-Miler Registration is Now Open

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Runners take your mark! The "Tower of Terror 10-Miler Weekend" is ready to sign you up! If you want to join other runners and Disney fans for a weekend of running and fun, then this event may be for you. Take a look at runDisney's website for more information and for registration. There are a few categories and different events for you to find out more about. Here are the deadlines and fees for them. Let me know if you are running this year! Maybe you will see me there...cheering you on that … [Read more...]





Traveling with a toddler to Disney…lets get real!

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Envision this:  A "magical" trip to Disney with your toddler.  Nothing but smiles and tears of joy.  The outbursts are non-existent, your child's patience are at an all time high, and waiting doesn't evoke a concern in the world.  These are the trips that I envisioned, strives for, and dreamed of.  Now don't get me wrong; our trips have been incredibly magical and filled with amazing memories that are sure to last more than a lifetime.  However reality reared it's ugly head early on in our … [Read more...]





Top Imagineer at Disneyland Retires

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Tony Baxter, Senior VP of Creative Development for Walt Disney Imagineering, is stepping down from leading up the team that comes up with all of our favorite rides and attractions. Baxter has had a rich 47 year history with Disneyland from scooping ice cream to creating some of the park’s most famous rides like Big Thunder Mountain. "It has been a wondrous 47 years," Baxter said in a statement. "The Imagineers I have known and shared these times with have provided invaluable experiences not to … [Read more...]





Why I Love the Touring Plans Website and Apps!

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Touring plans, which comes from the people who bring your The Unofficial Guide each year, is perhaps one of the best tools out there for planning your Disney Vacation.  If you are planning your first or hundredth trip to the Disney World or Disneyland you need to check out www.touringplans.com.To subscribe it is $11.95 for the year, but there are always coupon codes available it seems. I happen to think this is the best use of your vacation money and here is why.When you are touring … [Read more...]