PICTORIAL: Rivers of America and Disneyland Railroad return plus a quick look around the parks
Jul30

PICTORIAL: Rivers of America and Disneyland Railroad return plus a quick look around the parks

It’s been a minute since our last pictorial but now that D23 Expo and San Diego Comic-Con are behind us, we were able to enjoy the Disneyland Resort and it was a great weekend to be in attendance as we saw the return of several Disneyland Classics in Frontierland with the return of the Disneyland Railroad and full service of the Rivers of America! Aside from that, we also got a look at the construction for Galaxy’s Edge...

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PICTORIAL: Tom Sawyer Island reopens, new looks at Star Wars Land, Father’s Day, and more!
Jun18

PICTORIAL: Tom Sawyer Island reopens, new looks at Star Wars Land, Father’s Day, and more!

The Grad Nite season has come to a close, June Gloom seems to have evaporated for the year, and so the summer season can now kick into high gear at the Disneyland Resort. It’s never a dull moment at the Happiest Place on Earth and this week we have a bunch of new things to see. At Disneyland, we find that Tom Sawyer Island has reopened offering guests once more the chance to explore the wiles of Frontierland, or what’s...

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PICS: Disney Califorina Adventure assembled a selection of hero-themed eats for the SUMMER OF HEROES
Jun14
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PICTORIAL: Celebs invade Cars Land, Star Wars Land grows, Big Thunder Trail reopens, and more!
Jun10

PICTORIAL: Celebs invade Cars Land, Star Wars Land grows, Big Thunder Trail reopens, and more!

June Gloom continues to bring depressing skies over the Disneyland Resort but those clouds break away midday and bring beautiful temps and skies to the Happiest Place on Earth. This weekend, we were seeing Stars and Cars thanks to taping going on in promotion of Disney-Pixar’s upcoming CARS 3. The land closed early on Saturday to host the premiere party for the film. In today’s pictorial update, we also take a look at the...

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PICTORIAL: Matterhorn FastPass, Star Wars Land grows, Rivers go green, Corndogs return, and more!
Jun05

PICTORIAL: Matterhorn FastPass, Star Wars Land grows, Rivers go green, Corndogs return, and more!

Last week, I lost my camera. I got a call on Friday that it was found! Woohoo!! In this update we take a look at some more of the Summer of Heroes offerings (with some pics we took last week before we lost the camera) but also a few other new goings on including Matterhorn’s brand new permanent Fastpass machines, progress on the Star Wars themed-land, and more. There’s a lot going on and of course we’ll have a small...

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WATCH: Easter Eggs and other surprises inside Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT – #SummerofHeroes
Jun03

WATCH: Easter Eggs and other surprises inside Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT – #SummerofHeroes

Easter eggs are a new hallmark of Disney Imagineering and we recently had the chance to explore the new Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT attraction with Imagineer Danny Handke. Check out our video as we take look at just SOME of the secrets inside including surprise references and special in-jokes. By now, we’ve all seen the obvious references including Harold the Yeti from the Matterhorn, but in this video...

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PICTORIAL: We lost our camera but we’ve still got news and views to share! Pirates, Star Wars, and more Guardians!
May29

PICTORIAL: We lost our camera but we’ve still got news and views to share! Pirates, Star Wars, and more Guardians!

I lost my camera at Disneyland. Motivation has been tough today to get the update going for this week. The photos here are comprised of pictures I took last week before I lost my camera and a few I took today that I had transferred to my phone (before losing the camera). Captions will be a little light this week. ENJOY! Before we get into pictures, we just wanted to share a few IN CASE YOU MISSED IT articles we shared the past few...

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VIDEO: Skip the line, get the full experience for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT’ at DCA!
May27

VIDEO: Skip the line, get the full experience for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT’ at DCA!

Disney invited us to to the grand opening celebration for the new Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT and we had the opportunity to really soak it all in. Above is a complete video of the full experience including a walk-through of the queue, the safety spiel, and even on-ride footage! Below, we have a TON of pictures for you to take in all the little touches! Getting in Line The Collector’s slaves–Cast...

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FULL VIDEO: ‘Disney Junior Dance Party!’ brings interactive high-energy character moments to life
May25

FULL VIDEO: ‘Disney Junior Dance Party!’ brings interactive high-energy character moments to life

Disney Junior Dance Party! debuts this weekend at Disney California Adventure and it brings with it a super high-energy dance party. Forget that passive puppet show that was here before, this new iteration of the Disney Junior melee is a non-stop whirlwind that brings Mickey and Minnie, Princess Sofia, Doc McStuffins, and Timon into all the action. With special surprises including snow, bubbles, confetti, it’s certainly an...

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FULL VIDEO: ‘Avengers Training Initiative’ invites kids to HERO UP!
May25

FULL VIDEO: ‘Avengers Training Initiative’ invites kids to HERO UP!

As part of the SUMMER OF HEROES at Disney California Adventure, you can take in a bunch of Superhero-sized entertainment including the fun little Avengers Training Initiative. Think about the Jedi Training Academy in Tomorrowland and you’ll get a sense for what’s going on here. Join Special Agent Cabe, director of Avengers training and Tech Specialist Agent Crosby as they work together with Black Widow and Hawkeye from the...

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