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  • On Mar 25, 2015
    Mary from NV Asked

    My husband, 2 kids (girl, 7 years old and boy, 4 years old) and myself are visiting Disneyland for the first time for 5 days. What kind of visit can we expect during peak visiting time and what should we definitely experience?

    Hi Mary!

    Visiting Disneyland Resort for the first time is an incredibly magical experience. One you will remember and treasure for years to come! Visiting during peak times like Spring Break means the crowds will be a bit bigger than normal but there is still plenty of fun to be had!

    I would highly recommend utilizing the Disney FASTPASS service. simply visit any of the FASTPASS kiosks typically located right near the attraction. There will be a sign displaying the return time available for that attraction. You then insert your valid park ticket or annual passport into the kiosk and it will generate a ticket for you to use to return at the given time.

    Our favorite FASTPASS attractions at Disneyland Park are Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, along with Splash Mountain and Space Mountain. Being from Colorado, I apparently love mountains! All three of those attractions use FASTPASS.

    Over at Disney California Adventure Park, our favorite is hands down Radiator Springs Racers in Cars Land. To get a good time for the FASTPASS for this ride, I would get to the park when it opens and head straight to the kiosk by It’s Tough to Be a Bug! Next we try to get times for Soarin' over California and The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror.

    Be sure to check out all of the FASTPASS attractions to make the most of your trip! I hope this helps and let me know if you need anything else as you plan your visit!

    See you real soon!
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Meet the Panelist: Emily, Colorado

I’m a wife and mom to three boys, ages 15, 10 and 6. My youngest is autistic so I love helping other special needs families plan Disney vacations and show them that they, too, can have a magical time together. In addition to being a total Disney fanatic, I am also a blogger who enjoys fashion, shopping and knitting. Learn More About Emily

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