Showing posts from January, 2019

Disneyland Differences

You love Disney, right?   But have you really experienced Disney on both coasts?
Walt Disney World in Florida is HUGE and so magical, but Disneyland Resort in California is the original and a MUST do experience full of Walt’s footsteps--- and so much of the true history of Disney!

Things that I love about experiencing Disneyland and Disney’s California Adventure parks in California:
Proximity: 2 parks - Disneyland and California Adventure - plus Downtown Disney are all within a walkable distance, which makes it perfect for multigenerational trips!  Less walking and distance required!
Onsite hotels: There are just 3 onsite hotels at Disneyland, but there are 49 good neighbor hotels that are also very close by and many are even within walking distance of the parks!
Park hopping: EASY peasy - you can walk from the entry of Disneyland to California Adventure within a few minutes.
Less upfront planning: For the California parks and resorts, dining reservations take place 60 days or less, prior to…

Top Do's and Don'ts for Castaway Cay

January is here and it has me dreaming of a sandy beach with warm water! Sounds like a Disney Cruise is the perfect cure! One of the best parts of a Disney Cruise sailing out of Texas or Florida, is a stop at Castaway Cay, Disney’s private island. On our first Disney Cruise, we were blown away with all that there was to do on the island. It can be overwhelming trying to decide what to hit and what to miss. Today I’m highlighting my top 5 do’s and don’ts to making the most of your visit at Castaway Cay!

DO: Cross a 5K off of your bucket list! Whether you’re an avid runner or just want to cross this off your bucket list, The Castaway Cay 5k is the perfect way to start your day on the island. This race is free to all cruisers and allows you a chance to be first off the boat. Whether you run, walk, skip or hop it’s a great way to see the island. There is no pressure...just lots of happy faces cheering you on. And everyone gets a medal! Win. Win.
DON’T: Forget Sunscreen. The sun is intense, e…