VIDEO: Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa Tour | Disneyland Resort

VIDEO: Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa Tour | Disneyland Resort

Cast members at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa at the Disneyland Resort celebrated the completion of the hotel-wide renovation. Guests can now enjoy completely redesigned guest rooms plus a refreshed lobby, pool area and concierge-level lounge! To commemorate the occasion, an emblematic orange tree was presented to the hotel’s cast. The orange tree motif can be found throughout the hotel’s new...

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Cool Facts About Cool Places: Pirates of the Caribbean at Disneyland Park

Cool Facts About Cool Places: Pirates of the Caribbean at Disneyland Park

by Michael Ramirez, Editorial Content Director, Disneyland Resort Ahoy Mateys! This summer, we are sharing some of our favorite places to cool off at the Disneyland Resort, along with cool facts you may not have known! Since its debut in 1967, Pirates of the Caribbean at Disneyland park has transported millions of guests on a thrilling, immersive adventure. The engaging experience debuted as a technological marvel and storytelling...

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River Belle Terrace at Disneyland

River Belle Terrace at Disneyland

Sarah McClure March 28, 2017 Looking for a bit of Southern hospitality and fantastic BBQ fare?  Take a closer look at River Belle Terrace in Disneyland’s Frontierland.  Located next to Pirates of the Caribbean and across from Rivers of America in a quaint white building with tall columns, green shutters and intricate wrought-iron railings, you can’t miss this table service restaurant. River Belle Terrace is open for lunch and dinner and...

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Fine Dining at Disneyland’s Steakhouse 55

Fine Dining at Disneyland’s Steakhouse 55

Sarah McClure January 19, 2017 Steakhouse 55 at the Disneyland Hotel is a must for your next Disneyland vacation! This fine dining experience will surround you with elegance and offer tantalizing dishes and excellent service. Upon entering Steakhouse 55, you will notice many large photos of Walt Disney, Hollywood bigwigs and classic actors. The décor has a modern feel in black and white with rich, purple velvet chairs and dark wood...

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Visitors with Special Mobility Needs Can Enjoy Disney Too!

Visitors with Special Mobility Needs Can Enjoy Disney Too!

Kristal Marcum January 5, 2017 Do you ever travel with a family member who needs assistance walking? I do on every trip. My mom has had two hip replacements and walks with a cane on a good day. Walking all over Disney parks or even a grocery store is out of the question so we rent an ECV (electronic conveyance vehicle). We use companies that Disney recommends and have always been completely satisfied. They deliver the ECV to the resort and pick...

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A Land Full of Snacks

A Land Full of Snacks

Missy Ryan October 4, 2016 Yes, it is true. I am a diehard Walt Disney World fan. There is not much I have to say that is negative about WDW, other than the fact that it is too far from me to visit weekly. I have always been a big of the food and snacks while traveling there. Food and Wine Festival being one of my favorite times to go! Last Fall I was lucky enough to travel across country and get to experience where it all started; Disneyland....

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Yo ho ho and a Monte Cristo… Sandwich

Yo ho ho and a Monte Cristo… Sandwich

Tiffini Hensley September 1, 2016 So you’ve ridden Pirates of the Caribbean 10,000 times……at both Disneyland and Walt Disney World, but do you consider yourself a true Pirates of the Caribbean fan?  If so, did you know that nestled in New Orleans Square in Disneyland Park, the Blue Bayou Restaurant offers moonlit views (day and night) of the beginning of the Pirates of the Caribbean ride?! Although you enter the Blue Bayou Restaurant...

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Neverland 5k at Disneyland

Neverland 5k at Disneyland

Sarah McClure July 21, 2016 I have been a runner for several years, and when I first heard of the Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend at Disneyland, I squealed like a little girl! I couldn’t believe there was a race at Disneyland where you could actually run in the parks, meet characters and get a really cool medal. Thus began my Tinker Bell race journey in 2013. I had full intentions of signing up for the 2014 race, but due to knee and ankle...

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Disneyland: A Smaller Park with Just as Much Magic

Disneyland: A Smaller Park with Just as Much Magic

Missy Ryan June 9, 2016 It is a known fact that the Disneyland Resort in California is a lot smaller than what we are accustomed to at Walt Disney World in Florida. If you have been to both parks you know first hand how the parks differ. Several people think because there is a size difference that the fun factor must be different as well. Snacks, rides and experiences must be on a smaller scale, right? Those assumptions cannot be further from...

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Getting Goofy at Goofy’s Kitchen

Missy Ryan February 11, 2016 Tucked back in a corner of the well-known Disneyland Hotel you will discover one of the most fun character experiences on property, Goofy’s Kitchen. Get ready for an absolutely fun experience with some delicious food. Upon entering the restaurant you are greeted by the one and only Goofy himself as the host with the most. Stop and say cheese because he is always up for a photo opportunity. He will be decked out in...

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