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Resort Updates - March 2016

Resort Updates – March 2016

Spring is both a positive and a negative change at the Disneyland Resort. The rain subsides, flowers bloom, characters come out of hibernation…but so do the crowds. Spring break time is one of the busiest times of year to visit the parks, and this month was no exception. Just look at the crowds to get […] Read more…

Hidden Gem Hunt

If you’re a frequent park visitor or someone who doesn’t like roller coasters, you may be in search of a new way to tour the park. How do you get the most out of your trip to the Disneyland Resort without racing from one attraction to another? During your next visit to the resort, try […] Read more…

Resort Updates – February 2016

February was one of the busiest months at the Disneyland Resort in recent memory. Tons of refurbishments are underway, Star Wars Land is officially under construction, and the resort hosted a number of holiday events and celebrations. With the weather dramatically swinging from heavy downpours to 80 degrees and sunshine, February was as busy as […] Read more…

Scavenger Hunt – Weather Vanes

Whether you’re a frequent park visitor or just completely obsessed with all things Disney, there are always tons of things to discover inside the Disneyland Resort. Check out the Scavenger Hunt series to find lists of hidden details within both parks. You can make it a competition within your group to see who finds the […] Read more…

Resort Updates - January 2016

Resort Updates – January 2016

Happy 2016! This month, the Disneyland Resort was still recovering from holiday mayhem. There are a few decorations still scattered throughout the park, like the wreath on the castle: But the biggest January news from Disneyland is the official start of Star Wars Land construction. This highly anticipated land will debut in 2017, and until […] Read more…

Resort Updates - December 2015

Resort Updates – December 2015

A DAZZLING DECEMBER Disneyland’s holiday décor joined forces with the existing Diamond Jubilee décor this month, making for an extra sparkly holiday season. The lands in both parks were inundated with wreaths, ornaments, and tons of diamond details, and the tree on Main Street USA was bigger and brighter than ever. I absolutely love this […] Read more…

Scavenger Hunt – Chasing Waterfalls

Whether you’re a frequent park visitor or just completely obsessed with all things Disney, there are always tons of things to discover inside the Disneyland Resort. Check out the Scavenger Hunt series to find lists of hidden details within both parks. You can make it a competition within your group to see who finds the most, race to […] Read more…

Resort Updates - November 2015

Resort Updates – November 2015

November marks a dramatic shift at the Disneyland Resort; the spooky cobwebs and pumpkins slowly vanish in favor of holiday displays, tinsel, and snowflakes. Despite being a crowded day at the resort, Thanksgiving is largely a non-event for Disneyland. Sure, there are some turkeys and cornucopias around, but the parks tend to jump from Halloween […] Read more…

Fast Pass vs. Single Rider: Which Is Better?

If your favorite part of a Disney trip is visiting the thrilling coasters, odds are you’re a pro at using fast passes or hopping in the single rider lines. Both are great ways to avoid big wait times, and each opens up time in your day to visit more rides! Some attractions at the Disneyland […] Read more…

Annual Passes

Annual passes are tools of the trade for Disneyland veterans, but for those new to the system, choosing a pass can be tricky. Each pass has its own pros and cons, and all of them are a big investment. If you’re thinking about buying a pass, renewing an existing pass, or changing passes, the table […] Read more…

Resort Updates - October 2015

Resort Updates – October 2015

October is one of the best months to visit the Disneyland Resort; the weather is beautiful, the parks are covered in Halloween décor, and my favorite resort event goes on all month long: Mickey’s Halloween Party! HAPPY HALLOWEEN I attended the Halloween party on October 9th. It definitely felt like they upped the number of […] Read more…

Resort Updates - September 2015

Resort Updates – September 2015

Fall has finally arrived in Disneyland, and though there’s been little relief from the heat, beautiful shades of orange and red in the parks at least give the illusion that the seasons are changing. Main Street USA and Buena Vista Street now display an eclectic mix of Diamond décor and fall accents. CLOSURES AHOY! As […] Read more…

Resort Updates - August 2015

Resort Updates – August 2015

August marks the fourth month of the Diamond Jubilee, and the party shows no signs of slowing down. The castle is still covered in its sparkly diamond overlay, which looks especially beautiful at night (but it’s hard to fully capture in a picture!). Though there was little in the way of refurbishments in August, the […] Read more…

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