Photo Friday: Up Close and Personal at the Fantasy Faire

My niece gets a chance to get close to a *real* princess

There's no doubt that Disneyland can be magical for its youngest visitors, but the large scale can sometimes be overwhelming too. That's why we always try to seek out a few spots where the kids can feel like they're having an experience that's all their own ...

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Contrarian Advice for Visiting Disneyland

Balloon seller at Disneyland

We've all heard the "expert" advice for Disneyland, arrive early, bring a stroller, plan to wait in line. I thought it would be fun to ask travel bloggers who've visited with their own kids for advice that goes against the conventional wisdom.

End the Summer at Disneyland

Summer ...

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Giveaway: Four tickets to Disney's California Adventure or Disneyland

Disney's California Adventure

Our family had a wonderful time exploring Cars Land and the Re-Vamped California Adventure Park, and now I'd like to share that experience with you! I have four park passes that can be used at either Disney's California Adventure or Disneyland courtesy of Tours4fun. Tours4fun sells these tickets ...

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Disneyland by Memory

Minnie Mouse Wallpaper at the Disneyland Hotel

On this trip, we were invited guests of Disneyland. The Disneyland Resort paid for the cost of our air tickets, hotel, activities, and some meals. They did not require that I express a particular point of view.

When we visit Disneyland, I spend as much time reliving the past as ...

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Disneyland in December: The Second Time is a Charm

We approached Disneyland a bit more prepared today than on our last visit. Armed with tips from my readers a few healthy snacks, and two tired but excited kids we entered the park via the Monorail that runs from the hotel area to Tomorrowland.

Tomorrowland was the perfect first stop ...

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10 Activities Near Disneyland that Kids and Adults Will Both Enjoy

Because my in-laws live in Orange County, we spend a lot of time each year entertaining the kids in the area that surrounds Disneyland. Here are some of our favorite outings:
  1. Crystal Cove State Beach There's no lack of lovely beaches along the Southern California Coast, but I'm ...

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Disneyland on the Spur of the Moment

There must be thousands of articles about how to get the most out of your visit to Disneyland. The Internet is littered with them. So how many do you think I read before visiting? Me, the person who usually plans our trips down to meals and snacks? The person who ...

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