Disney, Family Travel

Sad Goodbyes and Exciting New Beginnings

It sounds like things are moving along with the plans for the new Star Wars Land at Disneyland with the Orange County Register reporting that coffer dams are in place to prepare the Rivers of America to be drained for the construction. Screens and fences have been put in place to hide the mess and noise of building from park…

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Disney

Why You Should Attend a Nerdist Movie Marathon at El Capitan Theatre

As quickly as the much-anticipated announcement of the Captain America Marathon was posted, the tickets were sold out to diehard fans.This was a repeat of the extremely popular Star Wars Marathon in December and I can understand why. Nerdist and the El Capitan Theatre do a terrific job of making the events special. Not only do you get to share…

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Family Travel

Free Family Day Dinosaur Fun for Kids of All Ages

Free Admission to the Royal Tyrrell Museum on Family Day If you are looking for something fun to do this Family Day Weekend, the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology is offering free admission for the entire family. This includes all of the exhibits plus Storytime and two video presentations throughout the day. In addition, children aged two and up will…

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Family Travel

Historic California 101 – A Combination of Sunshine and History

There is nothing like a sunny day in Southern California to encourage a drive down California Highway 1 with the windows rolled down, salt breezes blowing through your hair, and don’t forget your best sunglasses, this is the place of Hollywood dreams after all. California Highway 1 runs along the coast of California from San Francisco to San Diego. For…

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Family Travel

8 Fun Things to Do in Las Vegas for Families

I am often asked by friends and acquaintances about things to do in Las Vegas with children or if you don’t drink or gamble. It surprises me a little that people still see Las Vegas as simply a place to party but then again, What Happens in Vegas Stays in Vegas is a very successful marketing campaign. Travel Nevada is…

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Disneyland, Family Travel

Viva Navidad at Disney’s California Adventure Park!

The Three Caballeros at Viva Navidad For the second year, Disney is celebrating the the holidays with Viva Navidad at their California Adventure Park. If you wander over to Paradise Garden during the afternoon, you’ll find a street party that celebrates the Latino culture complete with dancers, mariachi and samba musicians and, of course, the Three Caballeros, Donald Duck, Panchito…

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Disneyland, Family Travel

A Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Day! Celebrating Dick Van Dyke’s 90th Birthday at Disneyland!

The wonderful thing about being flexible and keeping your eyes and ears open when you travel is the fun, sometimes once in a lifetime, events you can stumble upon. Even with Disney vacations, there can be an element of the unexpected if you are willing to ‘go with the flow’ and make changes to your plans when something comes up.…

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Fun Times at the NFR – Even Without Rodeo Tickets

Wrangler Rodeo Arena Wrangler National Finals Rodeo tickets are tough to come by. The event has been sold out for the last 26 years and they’ve been adding to a waitlist since 1987. You get the idea. You can find seats through the official ticket exchange, but this will set you back a respectable amount of pocket change. Last I…

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