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Best Day Trips in Southern California near Disneyland

Many west coaster childhoods include a visit to Disneyland. Sleeping Beauty’s Castle, Mickey’s Fun Wheel, and Dole Whips delight adults and kids alike at the resort. Our own family has spent many vacations hopping back and forth from Disneyland and the Disney California Adventure Park. One of the reasons I love Disneyland is because you …

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Disney Scavenger Hunt – Awesome Vacation Surprise for Kids [Printable Clues]

Our family is planning a trip to Disney World and I’ve considered surprising them with the trip! I’ve heard of families doing this, so I decided to put together another one of my fun scavenger hunts. This Disney scavenger hunt has clues that will lead kids around to a final announcement of a Disney vacation! …

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Sunny Fun One Week Southern California Itinerary + Disneyland

I admit that I love the west coast. From Washington to California, it’s full of fun. One of my favorite things about Disneyland is it’s close proximity to so many other activities. When you head to Southern California for vacation, you can do more than just theme parks! Here are my thoughts on how to …

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Ultimate Disneyland Guide – My Best Disneyland Tips

Since I’m a west coaster, Disneyland has been our family’s theme park of choice when planning a Disney vacation. Between trips with the kids, and a couple of runDisney races, I’ve been in the parks about ten times now. Recently I had a friend ask for some tips and I realized that I needed to share …

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5 Most Interactive Disney Characters for Kids & Where to Find Them at Disneyland

Our family has visited Disneyland quite a few times and those trips gave us so many wonderful memories. I especially like to look back on our vacation photos and remember when our girls were young. We’ve met our fair share of characters while in the parks, which is why I’m excited to welcome Danielle, who …

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Best Seattle – California Road Trip From Redwoods to Teacups

You could say our Seattle – California road trip adventure began at the end of a weekly workday when we set out from north Seattle to head to Portland for the night, but that wouldn’t be totally true. When you head out on a trip, the adventure should begin on the first day but ours had …

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Disneyland Checklist for Planning your Disney Vacation Days

While visiting Disneyland can be a magical experience, it also requires some unique additional planning. Dining reservations, ticket options, hotels by Disneyland, fastpass tickets, and show times can all add to your vacation planning tasks. To help you keep it all together, I’ve created this Disneyland checklist for you to record and note your disney …

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Hotels by Disneyland: How to Choose Where to Stay

Perhaps you have a huge Disney fan in the family, or maybe you feel it’s a childhood right of passage, whatever your reasoning there is a chance you’re planning to visit Disneyland. Especially if you’re reading this! My Disneyland story began in the summer of 1989 with my first visit to Disneyland. My mother took …

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