Disneyland has been one of the top tourist destinations in the world since it first opened on July 17, 1955. This year Disneyland is celebrating its 70th anniversary in grand style with a brand new parade and fireworks show that captures the minds and imaginations of theme park goers of all ages. Whether you are attending Disneyland for the first time or the hundredth time you are sure to build memories that will last a lifetime, after all there is a reason it is called The Happiest Place on Earth. Thrill seekers will love the fast paced roller coaster style rides like Space Mountain and Big Thunder Mountain while kids will have the chance to meet some of their all-time favorite Disney characters from Mickey and Minnie to Elsa from Frozen. It is never a bad day to go to Disneyland and StubHub has tickets for sale right now.
There are always plenty of great things to do at Disneyland from catching one of the numerous parades that pass through the park every day to relaxing on Mark Twain's Steamboat or enjoying a delicious meal at one of the park's fantastic restaurants. Of course the rides are a major attraction whether it is the iconic Matterhorn, Splash Mountain, the Teacups, It's a Small World, Space Mountain, Star Tours, Peter Pan's Adventure, or any of the other popular attractions Holiday festivities are also a big part of the schedule at Disneyland including Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party which requires a separate ticket. Disney's California Adventure is also located at the resort and guests can also purchase a park hopper pass that will allow them to visit both parks on the same day.
A stop in Anaheim is a must for anyone visiting Southern California as there is plenty going on in the city. Not only are there the beautiful beaches of nearby Newport and Laguna Beach, but the Disneyland Resort is withing the city limits. Take some time off and explore Disneyland and the California Adventure theme park. Some of the best conventions in the world are held at the Anaheim Convention Center, which is the largest convention center on the west coast. The nearby Honda Center also features concert and big time college basketball events and serves as the home of the Anaheim Ducks of the NHL.
Every year more than 16 million people of all ages visit Disneyland. If you are looking to have an unforgettable family trip or a memorable day with that special someone you really can't go wrong with a trip to Disneyland. The park gets makeovers for Halloween and Christmas so you might want top visit a few times throughout the year to make sure you don't miss out on anything. It is always advisable to get Fast Passes for some of the biggest rides to avoid spending the majority of your day standing in line.
Inside Disneyland is Club 33, a private, invitation-only club behind Pirates of the Caribbean which is a prime destination for celebrities visiting the park.