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 […]
Creating a Masterpiece A unique shot capturing busy construction bees in 1964. Opening day for the brand new Howard Johnson Motor Lodge was slated for mid summer 1965 and a lot of work is still ahead. Howard Johnson Jr. was on hand with the owner making sure this large new HoJo – one of the […]
Right now, more than ever, every penny counts. So whenever I hear of a great new way to save, I like to pass that information along to as many people as I can, because I know that I’d want someone else to do the same for me! There are already lots of great reasons to […]
Are you and your family going to be in Anaheim this Holiday Season? Don’t forget to add some of these great, free activities going on at Anaheim Garden Walk to your list of fun things to see while you’re here!
This past Sunday marked the death knell for the Halloween Screams fireworks show [BOO!] . But starting this Friday, November 6th, the ‘Remember…Dreams Come True’ comes back for three nights [YAY!], and then the Holiday Season officially commences in the Parks the following Friday, November 13th [Double YAY!] . And you know what that means, […]
We here at the Howard Johnson Hotel in Anaheim started our Halloweekend a little bit early!
Sooooooo…I don’t like getting on water rides. Because I don’t like getting wet [shrugs]. I know! I know! It doesn’t make a whole lot of sense- but I feel very strongly about it. Then one day, I’m reading a thread on MiceChat about what the ‘storyline’ for Splash Mountain is, and I’m reading all the […]
The Matterhorn, originally uploaded by kyle.tucker95. Toad Manor uploaded by HoJo Anaheim Wonderland Lights uploaded by HoJo Anaheim An Aura of Foreboding uploaded by HoJo Anaheim Ready to Ride! uploaded by HoJo Anaheim Mark Twain uploaded by HoJo Anaheim Oogie Boogie Topiary uploaded by HoJo Anaheim Creepy Cobwebs uploaded by HoJo Anaheim Haunted Mansion Holiday […]
Yesterday, I went to Disneyland with my younger sister and her best friend. They are both Disney purists- they hate the Haunted Mansion Holiday overlay and even some of the changes that have been made to the Pirates of the Caribbean ride over the years- but when I mentioned the change from Tom Sawyer’s Island […]