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The most anticipated Disney attraction of the decade – Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance – debuted at Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios in late 2019 and in Disneyland a few weeks later in January 2020. Headliner ride openings at Disney parks mean long lines, some times for years to follow. Several years have now …

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If you want to earn points towards free flights aboard Southwest Airlines, one of the easiest ways to do that is with a Southwest co-branded credit card. Chase currently offers three Southwest personal credit cards in addition to two business cards. These cards can be an excellent way to load up your Southwest Rapid Rewards …

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For sports-lovers, spring means one thing – baseball season! My family loves watching baseball games, so attending baseball spring training was high on our travel bucket list for quite awhile. Luckily, Arizona spring training games start a bit earlier than usual some years, which made it possible for us to spend the end of a …

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Yosemite National Park is one of the most popular national parks in the United States, but the vast majority of visitors visit only when the weather is warm. My family visits Yosemite National Park regularly from our home a few hours away in the San Francisco Bay Area, but until this year, we tended to …

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The Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California has now been reopened for nearly three years, and operations have returned to normal for quite some time. But things are still, practically speaking, quite a bit different in 2024 at the Happiest Place on Earth – some of them permanently so. If you haven’t been to the parks …

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Since my family lives just three hours away from Lake Tahoe, we head up to the mountains fairly often to ski in the winter. While we have always carefully considered cost with a hobby as expensive as skiing, price is all the more important now that we have two skiing kids. We also love to …

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Disney California Adventure park at the Disneyland Resort hosts several festivals year round. One of the lesser known but growing events is the Disneyland Lunar New Year celebration. This yearly multi-day festival of Asian culture features food, entertainment, and merchandise fused with an authentic spirit of prosperity and hope for the new year. Disneyland Lunar …

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Looking for an upscale kid-friendly cruise line for a family vacation? Two of the most common cruise lines that many families consider are Celebrity Cruises and Disney Cruise Line. In 2023, my family sailed aboard both and got a lot of questions about how the two experiences stacked up against each other. While both cruise …

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The city of San Francisco, California is one of the most transit-friendly in the United States, if you know how to use the variety of transportation options available to navigate the famous hills. I’ve lived in the Bay Area for nearly two decades, so it’s fair to say I’ve taken pretty much every option, from …

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A new year is just around the corner, and that usually means change. In the travel world, the airline my family flies most – Southwest Airlines – has already announced a number of changes, differences, and new rules coming in 2024. If you plan to fly Southwest Airlines in the the coming months, what differences …

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