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Why It’s Time For a Third Park at Disneyland

I don’t usually editorialize much here at Trips With Tykes, but there is no better time to start than when it comes to my favorite place on earth – Disneyland!  Since I’m certain Disney executives read this blog regularly and desperately desire to know my opinions on all things in Anaheim, here goes. It’s time …

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Should You Fly or Drive From San Francisco to Disneyland?

When Northern California families are planning vacations down to Anaheim to see Mickey Mouse, the first big trip planning question many face is how to get there. To drive or to fly? That is the question! Los Angeles and San Francisco are approximately 380 miles apart. It’s a 6 hour drive (without traffic) from the …

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Holidays at Disneyland: Top Picks for Families With Young Kids

No theme park celebrates the holidays quite like Disneyland.  Take a place that many people already find quite magical, decorate it with hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights, and the holiday magic is sure to touch even the most Scrooge-like among us. I recently had the opportunity to visit Disneyland as part of a hosted family blogger …

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10 Things To Do at Disneyland on A Crowded Day

I love Disneyland, but I hate standing in line for attractions. I’ve made it my mission over the past decade to find all sorts of secret methods and tricks to avoid the Disneyland crowds. On a standard Disneyland day, my family easily fits in 20-30 rides and still has time to get the kids an …

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Top 10 Disneyland Attractions for Toddlers & Preschoolers

Little V has been to Disneyland three times in her four short years, and considers herself quite the Disneyland connoisseur by now.  Below, she offers her analysis on her favorite rides within Disneyland park, and explains why these are the best rides for other toddlers & preschoolers too.  (Mom offers her thoughts as well).  Don’t …

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Choosing a Disneyland Hotel with a Baby, Toddler, or Young Child

If you grew up going to Disney World like I did, you might be surprised to know that the hotel situation in Disneyland is very different.  Disneyland was built first, and Walt Disney only purchased a relatively small amount of land for the park.  As it became clear that Disneyland would be a hit destination, …

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Time-Saving Tips to Skip Long Lines at Disneyland

My husband and I have been big Disney fans for a long time, so we definitely looked forward to taking our little one down to Anaheim as soon as possible. What we did not look forward to was standing in Disneyland lines for hours and finding ourselves with a cranky toddler. Luckily, there are ways you …

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