DISNEY FIX: THE HAUNTED MANSION AND HOJO

The early 1960’s are near and dear to the HoJo and of course Disneyland. New attractions were underway at the park and the 10-year anniversary was coming up in 1965. Construction began in 1962 for The Haunted Mansion attraction with a hopeful opening date in 1963. By 1963 the exterior of the Mansion was complete […]

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GASTRO ADVENTURES: GOURMET FOOD AT A GAS STATION? REALLY?

In the HoJo’s eternal hunt to provide our savvy and adventurous guests something “a little different”, we present you with Peter’s Gourmade Grill! This kooky lunch-counter attached to a Velero gas station in neighboring Tustin is a hidden jewel serving up breakfast burritos, burgers, salads and even lamb chops. Chef and owner, Peter Stavros, is […]

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GUEST BLOG: O.C. WILDLIFE & BEACH TOUR

The Hidden Gems of Orange County Orange County has a multitude of things to offer vacationers including nationally acclaimed amusement parks like Disneyland and Knott’s Berry Farm.  But, did you know Orange County is a mecca for fascinating wildlife, sea creatures and beautiful beaches?

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