Warm Thoughts – Why Southern California is the Perfect Family Vacation

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May 10, 2018

Southern California is a true paradise, and it makes a wonderful vacation spot at any time of year. Whether you’re traveling with a partner, friends, or children, there is lots to see and do.

Here are some of the best spots to visit for your next vacation to sunny SoCal.


Even if you don’t love Lego, you’ll want to bring the kids to Legoland California. Though there’s certainly something here for “kids” of all ages, their target demographic is 2 to 12-year-olds.

Legoland®  California is split up into... Read more

Top 10 House of Blues Summer Concerts

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Apr 12, 2018

If you’re heading to Disneyland® this summer and you’re looking for things to do outside of the park, why not check out one of the Anaheim House of Blues summer concerts? Whether you’re bringing the family or going out for date night, there’s something here for every music fan.


Take a look at the top 10 House of Blues summer concerts to check out:

1. School of Rock Tustin

Bring the whole family to this all ages event and watch fantastic young musicians rock their socks off while supporting... Read more

Everything You Need To Know About Pixar Fest 2018 at the Disneyland Resort

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Mar 7, 2018

Coming to Disneyland and California Adventure Parks on April 13, 2018, Pixar Fest blends adventure, fantasy and imagination as Disneyland® brings many of Pixar Animation Studio’s most popular stories to life. Here are some notable activities to look out for at Pixar Fest.

Pixar Parades

Pixar Fest will feature the Pixar Play Parade, which includes an appearance from the memorable Pixar lamp from the beginning of many signature Pixar films. You will also see a plethora of characters from notable films including Up and Inside Out. Furthermore, California Adventure Park... Read more

Perfect Spring Break Itinerary for Southern California

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Feb 1, 2018

If you’re looking for an ideal hot spot (both in a literal and figurative sense) to make your perfect spring break getaway dreams come true, Southern California checks all the boxes. From splashing around at the beach to dancing the night away, Southern California is a great place to escape the cold and stress. Here are some suggested local activities outside of Disneyland to ensure you make the most of your week-long vacation in Anaheim.

Beaches Galore

Hang ten or just hang out at some of the finest spring... Read more

The Annual NAMM Show Returns to Anaheim

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Jan 15, 2018
For professionals in the music industry, the annual NAMM show is an event you don’t want to miss. This yearly gathering takes place in Anaheim, California each January and is one of the largest trade-only events in the world.

At this six-day, one-of-a-kind spectacle, professionals from music, sound, and event technology communities come together to help strengthen their commitment to the music industry while sharing their passion for a livelihood in music. This year’s NAMM show will be held January 25th – 28th at the Anaheim Convention Center.

What NAMM... Read more

Why Disneyland® is Not Just for Kids

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Jan 2, 2018
You may be surprised to learn that roughly one-third of Disney’s guests visit the park without children. Disneyland® attractions include plenty of fun options for adults, whether you’re looking to reconnect with your childhood favorites or try something new. From thrilling rides to delicious dining, your time at “The Happiest Place on Earth” will certainly be memorable.    

Experience a Different Side of Disney® as an Adult

Disneyland® provides unforgettable experiences for guests of any age – even grown-ups. It’s a place where you can let go of the stress of everyday life... Read more

How to Save On Your Next Trip to Disneyland®

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Oct 13, 2017

Every child dreams of visiting Disneyland® to experience the magic of meeting their favorite characters and world famous rides and attractions. However, with the cost of travel, accommodations, food, and theme park entrance tickets, a trip to Disneyland® comes with a pretty hefty price tag. Luckily, with the right planning, there are a few money-saving hacks that families can do to make their dream trip to Disneyland® a reality, including:

1.   Save Your Money

As with any trip, it’s vital that you save up. We also recommend using... Read more

Why You Should Visit Disneyland Resort this Winter!

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Sep 27, 2017

Ah, the arrival of winter. Colder temperatures, perhaps some snowfall, and… a trip to Disneyland Resort® in Anaheim, California? Of course! Although the wintertime may not seem like an ideal time to get away from it all, heading to a warm and wonderful place like Anaheim to catch some sun doesn’t sound half bad. Not only will you enjoy the break from reality, but you and your whole family can bask in the glory that is known as “The Happiest Place On Earth.”

Now, you may be wondering why... Read more

Disney Half Marathon Weekend

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Aug 29, 2017
It’s that time of year again! The Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend is upon us and we couldn’t be more excited to join in on the fun. Over the course of the weekend, there are three separate runs, two of which can be combined into one challenge (more on that in a moment). Friday night is the 5K, an easier run that is great for the kids, and Saturday is a tougher 10K. The finale is the Sunday course, a whopping 13.1 miles weaving through Anaheim and the Park itself with... Read more

Man Visits Disneyland 2,000 Days in a Row

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Jul 13, 2017
Some people dream of visiting Disneyland just once or twice in their lifetime. Jeff Reitz, a Disneyland Resort annual passholder and Huntington Beach resident, has been to The Happiest Place on Earth a time or two. In fact, Reitz recently visited Disneyland Resort for the 2,000th consecutive day. Daily visits to Disneyland began on January 1, 2012 for Reitz, a 44-year old unemployed Air Force Veteran at the time. His park visits were originally intended to simply keep his spirits high and give him something fun to do throughout the... Read more
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