Beat the heat! Take a “Peak” at Something Chilly!

The “Mattercam” also allows for fun viewing of other visual highlights of the Disneyland Resort, such as Sleeping Beauty Castle, Space Mountain, Incredicoaster, Pixar Pal-A-Round, and more! You can view all the fun here:

The Anaheim Packing District Gives Your Tastebuds Their Own Amazing Vacation

Welcome to a vibrant part of Anaheim, where history meets culinary fun in the form of the Anaheim Packing District. This can’t-be-missed gastronomic destination represents the ethnic and culinary diversity of Southern California culture, characterized by renowned culinary talents that have helped put the Anaheim Packing District in national headlines, reiterating Southern California as one of the best […]

Beat the Summer Heat at Disneyland in Three Simple, Fun Ways

If you’re like us, you like to take an entire day (from opening to closing) to squeeze every bit of magic out of your visits to Disneyland Park and Disney California Park. However, summer days can be long and hot, so we have three simple, fun ways to stay cool at the parks.  

Exploring Southern California: A Day in the Hollywood Spotlight

YOUR ITINERARY Hollywood, the epitome of glitz and glamour, has captivated the hearts of movie fans for decades. Although it’s only 32 miles away, it can take 45-60 minutes to arrive in Hollywood for your time in the spotlight. We suggest using Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground as your base camp for exploring […]


Hello everyone! Tommy here again with a special trip report for you! Recently, our friends at Catalina Express and the Descanso Beach Club invited us over for the day to take a tour of Catalina Island. This laid-back retreat is just a few miles off the coast and can be seen on a clear day […]


It wasn’t long ago if guests asked how to walk to “downtown”, we would point them towards Downtown Disney. Or tell them that it was too far to walk to downtown LA. There simply wasn’t any reason to send our guests to downtown Anaheim. Things are changing though as a handful of stores and restaurants […]


If you’re tired of not being in your vacation pictures with your family or if you happen to forget to bring the camera, Disney’s PhotoPass service is a great help. You can get your pictures taken by professionals, and their cameras are better than your smartphone! Although if you ask nicely they will take a […]


First of all, I would like to send a huge thank you to author Joe Cosgrove for organizing a signing event at Club 33 for his book, “Walt Dreamers Me“. I would also like to thank the great people in the MouseWait family for holding a raffle for some extra spots that allowed my wife […]