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10 Reasons You Why You Should Stay At Disneyland’s Grand Californian Resort & Spa


Napa Rose. This beautiful restaurant has a Napa Valley theme and specializes in California cuisine. It's 16,000-bottle wine cellar offers a selection of 80 wines by the glass and an award winning list of over 450 international wines. You can even dine in the patio with a view of California Adventure! Storytellers Café is another delicious option at The Grand Californian Resort & Spa. The walls feature murals that depict scenes from classic California stories. Enjoy a breakfast buffet with [...]

10 Reasons You Why You Should Stay At Disneyland’s Grand Californian Resort & Spa2016-04-01T16:08:14-04:00

Enjoy Disneyland’s Diamond Celebration on a Budget!


Disneyland is celebrating 60 years of Magic with its Diamond Celebration! Disneyland is where all the Magic began: the dreams of Walt Disney became the reality that we all know and love right on the streets of Disneyland Park. From the Diamond–studded castle, to the Paint the Night Parade, to the Disneyland Forever fireworks and the World of Color show in California Adventure, everything has an extra sprinkle of pixie dust just for you as Disney celebrates 60 years of [...]

Enjoy Disneyland’s Diamond Celebration on a Budget!2015-06-01T08:39:37-04:00

Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend Recap


My husband and I ran the Walt Disney World Half Marathon in January, and when we finished, we swore we'd never do another half marathon. But a few weeks later, we started thinking of ways that we could have had a better run... Things we could improve... And before we knew it, we were contemplating a Half Marathon at Disneyland, so we could earn a "Coast to Coast" medal in addition to the one for our run. And then, in [...]

Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend Recap2014-11-23T23:32:08-05:00

Disneyland Hotel


The Disneyland Hotel is the classic hotel of the Disneyland Resort. It was originally opened as a motor inn and was the first to operate under the Disney name. The main lobby is filled with Disney nostalgia including Alice in Wonderland, Dumbo, and it’s a small world. The hotel has 990 rooms divided into 3 Towers - Adventure, Fantasy and Frontier. The “lobby” in each tower includes nods to attractions in that land at the Disneyland park. The hotel has [...]

Disneyland Hotel2014-07-29T19:00:20-04:00

My Top 10 Reasons to Stay at a Disneyland Resort Hotel


You know, any trip to Disneyland is a good trip! You just can’t go wrong at Walt Disney’s original theme park! My very first trip to Disneyland was when I was 40 years old. My husband finally got up the nerve to take the whole family and we planned the trip to fit our minimal budget. Since I’d never been to either Disneyland or Walt Disney World, I had no idea what I was in for. We stayed at a [...]

My Top 10 Reasons to Stay at a Disneyland Resort Hotel2014-06-30T18:05:33-04:00

Death Match 2014 – Day 10 trip report


Disney California Adventure Background: About a year ago, I got a great idea for a road trip. I'd take my kids, fly from my hometown of Houston TX , to San Diego CA, and then drive from San Diego to Oakland. We'd stop and see all the sights along the way, and then fly home from Oakland. Then I asked my friend Gina, who lives in California, if she'd like to come along. With her kids. She agreed, and Death [...]

Death Match 2014 – Day 10 trip report2014-06-25T21:34:34-04:00