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Planning a trip to SeaWorld San Diego? You’ve come to the right place to learn all about the ins and outs of the West Coast’s favorite animal theme park. Get the inside scoop on the best rides, animal encounters, times to go, and places to stay.
California: It’s the home of Hollywood, aquamarine-colored waves, and, of course, the Happiest Place on Earth, Disneyland® Park in Anaheim. The first of two parks that comprise Disneyland® Resort, Disneyland has the honor of being the only Disney-themed park to have been built under the discerning eye of its namesake, Walt Disney.
Few things are more exciting than taking your family to enjoy a few days at Disneyland, Disney California Adventure, and quenching your film addiction with a full day at Universal Studios. Others might prefer a trip to San Diego to party on the beach, and get soaked by wild sea animals and thrilling rides at SeaWorld.
One family learns it’s just as important to slow down and savor some of the off-the-beaten path thrills—especially in Disneyland, Walt’s original park. They’ve discovered that some of the most magical attractions don’t even involve a line or a Fast Pass. Here are their favorite hidden treasures in “The Happiest Place on Earth.”
It is Disneyland’s most exclusive and expensive restaurant. Yet many people walk right by the inconspicuous entrance without realizing what’s behind it. Discreetly located between the Pirates of the Caribbean exit and The Blue Bayou restaurant, on Royal Street in New Orleans Square, Club 33 is a posh, member’s-only eatery.
Disneyland Resort first opened its doors on July 17, 1955. Since then it has continued to grow, and millions have come to discover the “happiest place on Earth” and all it has to offer. The graphic below will take you through the events of Disneyland’s grand opening all the way up to events as recent as the reopening of Star Tours in 2011.