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Follow the rainbow to World of Color at Disney California Adventure

World of Color is on the list of those non-negotiable attractions when our family visits Disney California Adventure. It’s a visually stunning show show filled with leaping Technicolor fountains, blasts of flame, and favorite Disney characters projected onto screens

Hail a ride on the Red Car Trolley

Could there be a more stylish and appropriate way to transport the family down Buena Vista Street? Destination Sunset Boulevard and the Hollywood Tower Hotel! The streetcars that hum through the streets of Disney California Adventure were inspired by Pacific …

Take a free-mounted ride on Mickey’s Fun Wheel

Mickey’s Fun Wheel deviates from traditional Ferris wheels in that most of the gondolas slide inwards and outwards as the wheel rotates. And, if you haven’t yet experienced these swinging gondolas, consider yourself warned! We (and “we” refers to two

Discover your “Disney self” in the Beast’s Library

Hmmm. Now, which Disney character am I most likely to identify with? An occasionally frazzled but fun-loving homemaker with a houseful of kids? (Anita from 101 Dalmatians springs to mind.) A trip to the Beast’s Library in the Sorcerer’s Workshop

Kid Wish: Jumpin’ Jellyfish

MH jumpin jellyfishIt might look a tad intimidating from the ground (the kelp-y tower rises 60 feet), but Jumpin’ Jellyfish is a gentle parachute ride for kids. Coupled with the height, the docile bouncing might rattle some younger children. Adults can appreciate

Disney Classic: Muppet Vision 3D

I have seen this classic attraction so very many times. Yet I still turn in the direction of the Streets of America at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and feel as though I need to check in with these relics of my

“Focus, Dude” at Turtle Talk with Crush

We made a great memory several years ago at Epcot when Crush singled out our then-4-year-old daughter to chat with. The attraction does a remarkable job of animating the surfer sea turtle from Finding Nemo in real-time so he can

Kids Wish: Games of the Boardwalk on Paradise Pier

I prefer the sport of people-watching on my State Fair midway back home. Easier on the ego, gentler on the pocketbook. My son, on the other hand, would spend nearly every last dime he’d brought if given the chance. We’ll

Character Series: Meet Snow White

MH snow white germany pavilionWhere can you meet the Fairest in the Land? (Let me quick consult my Magic Mirror…) Mirror reports back: Perhaps the easiest spot to meet this princess is at her wishing well in the Germany Pavilion of World Showcase at