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We've been fortunate to build a lifetime of memories thanks to Disney and we wanted a way to not only share our experiences, but for others to share theirs as well.

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As a family we may not agree on everything all the time, but if there is one thing we all have in common it's that we all love our Disneyland trips.

No matter how many trips we make, we just can't seem to do it all (there's just too much to see and do!), but we'll try our best to cover as much as we can...

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Let's get started with some quick Disneyland tips!

  1. Plan your Disney vacation during non peak times.

    We've found the fall and winter to be the absolute best times for great deals and the smallest crowds. One thing to watch for (we learned the hard way) are closed attractions. Many big rides were closed on our most recent trip in mid September...We missed the Toy Story ride...Boo-Hoo!

    Going on a weekday vs. a weekend could mean the difference between going on 20+ rides vs. 5-8 rides.

  2. Have a plan, but be flexible.

    Be familiar with the layout of the park and have an itinerary planned out. There's a lot to do and you may get a little side tracked, so allow for some flexibility in your schedule.

    We went on the Buzz Lightyear ride 5 times in row (Justin couldn't get enough), which threw a small wrench in our schedule, but it was well worth it! It's a really fun ride.

  3. If you're bringing little ones...

    Use a permanent marker to write mom or dad's name and cell phone number on their arm. In addition, show them how to identify Disney staff in case you get separated.

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