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Everything You Need to Know About Flying to Disneyland

Planning to fly to Mickey’s home in Southern California for a vacation? Even though my family lives in Northern California, we fly to Anaheim much more often than we drive. Flying to Disneyland is a totally different ballgame than flying to Walt Disney World in Orlando. Air travel to the Los Angeles area may seem …

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How to Ride Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance Without the Wait

The most anticipated Disney attraction of the decade opened nearly a year ago. Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance debuted at Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios on December 5, 2019 and in Disneyland on January 17, 2020. Headliner ride openings at Disney parks mean long lines, some times for years to follow. What we didn’t …

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Best Hotels within Walking Distance of Disneyland for Families (with Map!)

Visiting Disneyland with kids? One of the biggest planning decisions is finding a hotel near Disneyland that works for your family’s travel style and needs. I’ve been to Disneyland dozens and dozens of times and have stayed in so many hotels in the Anaheim, California area. On nearly every trip, my family chooses to stay …

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How You Need to Do Disneyland Differently in 2021: Tips from the Reopened Parks

The Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California has finally reopened! To say it has been a long time coming is probably an understatement. The resort had one of the longest closures of any business in the state. I was able to visit both parks at the Disneyland Resort on the first two days of operation, April …

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How to Make Disneyland Park Reservations in 2021

After more than a full year of closures, the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California has finally reopened. When the gates swung open on April 30, 2021, however, guests weren’t just able to walk right in with nothing but a ticket in hand. Disneyland now also requires park reservations for all guests. So how does the …

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Disneyland Reopening is Coming April 30, 2021!

Nearly a year ago, the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California closed its gates. What we all hoped would be a temporary closure of a few weeks was extended into an indefinite shuttering. After a lot of false starts, rumors, and contentious political wrangling, there is light at the end of the tunnel for a Disneyland …

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California Theme Parks in 2021: What’s Open, What’s Not, & What’s Coming Soon

The year 2020 was pretty bleak for all types of businesses in the travel sector. But few were hit quite as hard as theme parks. From Singapore to Paris to Anaheim, amusement parks were universally shuttered around the world for many months. While many reopened last year and more are reopening just now, theme parks …

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Special Events at Disneyland: The Complete Guide for Every Season

While a Disneyland vacation is special any time, the resort is known for multiple special events, festivals, and holiday celebrations that happen at different times every year. These celebrations often feature unique decorations, special foods, and one-time only entertainment. Naturally, many Disneyland guests want to time their vacation for when one of these special offerings …

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Disneyland is Closed (Indefinitely): Your Frequently Asked Questions Answered

A few weeks ago, Disneyland Resort announced a closure starting March 14 through the end of the month of March 2020. On March 27, that closure was extended indefinitely in light of the changing public health situation. There is currently no definite date for Disneyland to reopen. Disneyland continues to update its policies and procedures …

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Disney Lovers Get Creative Replicating the Theme Parks at Home

  With both Disney World and Disneyland current closed, what’s a Disney parks lover to do? I’m always amazed at the creativity of fellow Disney fans, and people have really risen to the latest challenge we are all facing – and then some. If you need a little joy in your life right now, I’ve …

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