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Salute to the Golden Horseshoe ~ Limited Time Magic at Disneyland

Salute to the Golden Horseshoe ~ Limited Time Magic at Disneyland

| January 11, 2013 | Reply

Disneyland’s latest Limited Time Magic treat is the Salute to the Golden Horseshoe Revue, performing at the Golden Horseshoe Saloon in Frontierland from January 10 through February 4, 2013.  This show is a tribute to the original Golden Horseshoe Revue (1955-1986) and Golden Horseshoe Jamboree (1986-1994) shows.  These shows were favorites of mine, and I [...]

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The Secret of the Wings Ice Skating Rink Now Open at the Disneyland Resort

The Secret of the Wings Ice Skating Rink Now Open at the Disneyland Resort

| November 9, 2012 | 1 Reply

Disneyland’s Downtown Disney now offers us a fall/winter adventure in the form of the new ice skating rink.  “The Secret of the Wings”  is located at the west end of Downtown Disney, next to newly opened Earl of Sandwich and across from ESPN Zone. You can hear more about the ice skating rink and other [...]

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Mt. Wilson Observatory – A Day Visit from the Disneyland Resort

Mt. Wilson Observatory – A Day Visit from the Disneyland Resort

| November 5, 2012 | 1 Reply

High above Los Angeles, in the San Gabriel Mountains, stands the Mount Wilson Observatory at 5,710 feet (1,524 meters).  This observatory, built in 1917, was the largest in the world for over 30 years.  It was used by famous astronomers, like Edwin Hubble, and important discoveries that have stood the test of time were made [...]

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Walk in Walt’s Disneyland Footsteps Tour ~ New in 2012

Walk in Walt’s Disneyland Footsteps Tour ~ New in 2012

| October 4, 2012 | Reply

Just when you think you have seen it all, and there is nothing new you can learn about Disney’s original Magic Kingdom, Disneyland brings us the popular tour, Walk in Walt’s Footsteps, the story version.  

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Taking Advantage of Annual Pass Early Entry at the Disneyland Resort

Taking Advantage of Annual Pass Early Entry at the Disneyland Resort

| July 31, 2012 | Reply

The Disneyland Resort has some nice perks for those who have annual passes.  The latest one gives annual passholders early entry into the Disneyland and California Adventure Parks.  I recently took advantage of this perk and I went to California Adventure at 7:00 am on a Saturday morning, one hour before regular opening.

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Carthay Circle Restaurant, a Taste of Elegance

Carthay Circle Restaurant, a Taste of Elegance

| June 19, 2012 | 2 Replies

On June 15, Carthay Circle Restaurant opened to the public at Disney’s California Adventure, and luckily for us, we had reservations for an 11:20 lunch.  There were six of us in our group, and with great anticipation we met up at the restaurant at the appointed time.  

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The Matterhorn Reopens – June 14th

The Matterhorn Reopens – June 14th

| June 18, 2012 | Reply

After months of refurbishment, the popular Matterhorn Bobsleds attraction opened to the public with new bobsleds, a new look, and an added feature to their queue.

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