Staying off-site – the Best Western Park Place Inn & Suites

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Earlier this summer I wrote a blog entry about staying on-site vs. off-site at Disneyland, and how there were certain advantages in proximity to staying off-site. I had the chance to experience this for myself on a recent overnight trip when I stayed at the Best Western Park Place Inn & Suites, which is as … Continue reading "Staying off-site – the Best Western Park Place Inn & Suites"
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Quick weekend trip to Disneyland

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I made a quick weekend trip to Disneyland and actually spent the night up there for a change – mainly because I was doing the Segway tour which started at 7:15 a.m., and would have meant getting up *really* early if I left from San Diego! I met my friend Patty at my hotel on … Continue reading "Quick weekend trip to Disneyland"
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Dinner at Hook’s Pointe

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Hook’s Pointe is a “casual” table service restaurant at the Disneyland Hotel – as you can tell from the name it has a slight “Peter Pan” theme to it – there’s a map of Never Land painted on the ceiling and some of the tables have views of the Never Land Pool area. It specializes … Continue reading "Dinner at Hook’s Pointe"
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Is it Possible to See Both the Disneyland Electrical Parade and the Remember Fireworks on the Same Night?

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That seems to be a fairly commonly asked question…and the short answer is yes, if you’re willing to accept a less-than-optimal fireworks view. For those of you who aren’t as familiar with the Disneyland parks…at Disney’s California Adventure (DCA) Disney’s Electrical Parade (DEP) begins at 8:45, and the Remember fireworks at Disneyland (DL) start at … Continue reading "Is it Possible to See Both the Disneyland Electrical Parade and the Remember Fireworks on the Same Night?"
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The Main Street Electrical Parade!

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Well, ok…make that Disney’s Electrical Parade, now that it’s at Disney’s California Adventure and not Disneyland. But it’s still a “spectacular festival pageant of nighttime magic and imagination in thousands of sparkling lights and electrosynthomagnetic musical sounds!” These days it runs at DCA during peak seasons, which generally means the two weeks around Easter, mid-June … Continue reading "The Main Street Electrical Parade!"
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Disneyland Bits and Bites

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We made another trip to Disneyland on the afternoon/evening of Friday, August 17…thought I’d share a few observations… With the “Year of a Million Dreams” extended through 2008 (doesn’t that make it “Years of a Million Dreams?” the banners in the main entry plaza have changed…and the letters in front of DCA that spell out … Continue reading "Disneyland Bits and Bites"
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Cooking with Disney

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I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but AllEarsNet has an extensive collection of recipes from many of the WDW restaurants – you can find the list HERE. I don’t care much for cooking but I love to bake, and I love desserts (especially chocolate) so I’ve tried a few of these. I thought I would … Continue reading "Cooking with Disney"
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Dinner at the Vineyard Room

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The Vineyard Room is the “fine dining” table service restaurant at Disney’s California Adventure. It’s located on the second floor of the Golden Vine Winery and is an open-air/patio restaurant – most of the tables are under a roofed area, but there are no walls. (There’s also an uncovered patio area.) There are views of … Continue reading "Dinner at the Vineyard Room"
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A Summer Night at Disneyland

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Last Friday Lee and I drove to Disneyland in the afternoon (took us about two hours from San Diego, which wasn’t nearly as horrible as it can be at that time of day) and spent the evening at DCA and Disneyland. I was pleasantly surprised at how *un*crowded it was – on a Friday night … Continue reading "A Summer Night at Disneyland"
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Attraction Comparison: Splash Mountain

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Continuing my series of attraction comparisons…I decided to stick with the mountains, and compare the Splash Mountain attractions at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom (MK) and Disneyland (DL). Both are located in about the same area of the park – though at MK this area is in Frontierland, and at DL it’s in Critter Country. … Continue reading "Attraction Comparison: Splash Mountain"
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