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Top 2 Best Quick-Service Breakfast Options at Disneyland

If you’re headed to Disneyland Park and want a delicious quick-service breakfast so you can get to the fun faster, we have some recommendations! In our opinion, these are the two best quick breakfast items to pick up; they offer some of the best value and are extremely delicious. Plus, one option is sweet, and the other is savory, so there’s an option for each preference! Both of these items are sold until 10 am, so be sure to snatch these up early (and don’t forget about your discount if you have a Magic Key)! Waffle Cristo (Royal Street Veranda) Rosemary Ham, Turkey, and Swiss Waffle dusted in Powdered Sugar, served with a side of Strawberry Preserves and Maple Syrup This newer breakfast item is available in both full ($10.99) and half portions ($6.99), and yes, you can mobile order this! It may sound like such a strange concoction, but I promise it is so delicious. If you love the Monte Cristo sandwich, you most likely will love it revamped as a breakfast item. We tried just the half portion, and OMG, it was so delicious! It has the perfect amount of protein inside, and dipping it in the strawberry preserves is just heaven! Trust me, this is one you don’t want to miss out on trying, especially since we don’t know how long it will stick around. Breakfast Chimichanga (Ship to Shore Marketplace-across from Big Thunder) This hearty little delight is packed with so much good stuff,

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Disney’s Castaway Cay Debuts New Character Looks

Castaway Cay, Disney’s private island paradise reserved exclusively for Disney Cruise Line guests, has it all – white sand beaches, crystal-clear waters and some of your favorite Disney friends! Starting this weekend, Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and their favorite pals will debut all-new beach wear that celebrates the fun, colorful and natural environment of this tropical oasis – with some Disney Cruise Line flair, of course! Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse are ready to enjoy a day with their friends while wearing new swimwear that celebrates the iconic colors of Disney Cruise Line. You may notice the waves on Mickey’s hat, while the small print details on his shirt pay tribute to the first time we saw him on the water as Steamboat Willie. Minnie, on the other hand, is a ray of sunshine in her rainbow dress, adorned with sunglasses (complete with her signature bow) and a ship’s wheel on her ribbon belt. Daisy Duck and Donald Duck are the quintessential beachgoers – while Daisy is hoping to enjoy a relaxing day sunbathing on the beach, Donald Duck is ready to snorkel and find all of his underwater friends (he even has some creatures hopping a ride on his floaties!). Daisy is fashionable, as always, in her lounge wrap dress, sunhat and fanciful accessories complete with nautical nods. Goofy is ready to play anything from beach volleyball, racket ball, fishing or just riding around the island with this colorful T-shirt, shorts, vest and

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Foodie Guide to St. Patrick’s Day 2024

Luck is in the air because St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, and you know what that means – treats! The holiday may be on March 17, but starting as early as the beginning of the month the culinary teams at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort are taking you on a flavorful trip over the rainbow with plenty of delights you are definitely going to want to try. This year, we’ve got a delicious lineup of new delights, including the beautifully delicious End of the Rainbow Crème Brûlée at Amorette’s Patisserie, as well as returning favorites like the almost too cute to eat (emphasis on the almost) St. Patrick’s Day Donut from GCH Craftsman Grill. These bites are sure to shamrock your world! Let’s jump right in and get to all of the tasty bites coming to Disney Parks this St. Patrick’s Day in the official Foodie Guide for 2024. Walt Disney World Resort Disney Resort Hotels Disney’s Beach Club Resort Beaches & Cream Soda Shop (Available March 1 through 17) Mickey Shamrock Milkshake: Mint milkshake with chocolate drizzle, shamrock sprinkles, and a specialty vanilla cupcake (Non-alcoholic beverage) Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa Gasparilla Island Grill (Available March 1 through 31; mobile order available) Irish Cream Cheesecake: Bailey’s Irish Cream cheesecake with Chantilly cream and gold ‘coins’ (New) Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Roaring Fork (Available March 1 through 17; mobile order available) The Nugget: Vanilla bean mousse, stout cake,

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DreamWorks Land Opening This Summer at Universal Orlando!

This summer, Universal Orlando Resort will debut DreamWorks Land, a vibrant new themed environment inspired by DreamWorks Animation’s beloved characters Shrek, Trolls, and Kung Fu Panda. The expansive area will feature tons of fun for the entire family and include a family-friendly coaster, multiple interactive play areas, live entertainment, character meet and greets, and more! As soon as guests step into the spectacular new land, the vivid world and imagination of DreamWorks Animation will surround them as they embark on exciting adventures like exploring Shrek’s Swamp just outside of his 35-foot-tall cottage, taking a ride on a dazzling Trollercoaster, interacting with Po in the Panda Village and meeting favorite characters like Gabby from Gabby’s Dollhouse. Guests will also discover unique treats, photo-op-worthy murals, interactive play areas, splash pads and entertainment offerings themed to popular DreamWorks stories and characters. Let’s dive right into the details! Shrek Like ogres and onions, guests can peel back layers of fun in Shrek’s oasis to discover “ogre-the-top” adventures at every turn. Shrek’s Swamp Meet: Guests can visit Shrek’s Swamp Meet to interact with beloved characters Shrek, Princess Fiona, and Donkey, the noble steed eager to joke around and converse with guests just outside of Shrek’s cottage. Shrek’s Swamp for Little Ogres: This ogre-sized play area features four fun slides, wet play areas, and a playground where guests can climb, bounce and splash around as well as venture into Shrek’s outhouse. Mama Luna Feline Fiesta: The blockbuster film, Puss in Boots 2: The

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Pssst…Parents! Here’s the Fastest Way to Order Food at Disneyland and Walt Disney World!

You’re at a Disney park with your family, and then the whining starts. The kids are complaining, “I’m so hungry,” “Where are we eating,” and “How much further do we have to walk?” This can be a stressful moment in the theme park, but luckily, you have magic right at your fingertips; mobile ordering! If you aren’t already familiar with the Disneyland and My Disney Experience (WDW) apps, it’s time to check it out. We recently did an article on how to use the Disneyland app, which you can check out here (WDW’s app is similar). Most quick-service spots at the parks on both coasts offer mobile ordering. Find the place you want to order from on the app, tap the order, select an arrival window, add your items to the cart, and checkout! It’s super easy and convenient, and you’ll save so much time with this feature during your entire vacation! And yes, you can even place a mobile order from certain locations at the Disney resorts! Once you arrive at the restaurant and tap “I’m here,” your order will be ready for pick up at a designated window within minutes – without ever waiting in line to order and pay! Source: Disney You can also use the app to make dining reservations or join waitlists for sit-down dining spots. Using these features on the app will save you so much time and make your visit to the park much more manageable. Don’t waste your precious

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Disney Treasure: Latest Updates from Newest Disney Cruise Line Ship Debuting 2024

The Disney Treasure’s story began with the start of construction in January of 2023 and has continued to evolve ever since. You can return here for the latest developments in the Disney Treasure’s progress as the world patiently waits for Disney Cruise Line’s newest ship to officially set sail in 2024. The adventure is just beginning! A new sculpture, bound for the Haunted Mansion Parlor onboard the Disney Treasure, is being crafted at a dedicated Walt Disney Imagineering workshop at Walt Disney World Resort. Who inspired this mysterious bust? The sculpture was modeled in the image of the famed Disney Legend, Rolly Crump. And the fact that today is Rolly’s birthday makes this Ship’s Log reveal all the more special as the world remembers him and his many contributions to Disney Parks. Nicknamed “Rolly” by Walt Disney himself, ­ during the early days of the company and played an integral role in designing the original Haunted Mansion at Disneyland Resort. Six decades later, the Haunted Mansion Parlor will unlock the next chapter of the Haunted Mansion saga for Disney Cruise Line guests. The venue will be imbued with Crump’s unique brand of humor and is a proud continuation of his legacy, celebrating the weird and the fantastical. Part of Rolly’s larger creative concept for a “Museum of the Weird” in the Haunted Mansion, his original vision included a character that appeared to be melting like a candle. It was only fitting for the design for

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Take a Peek Inside the All-New Tokyo DisneySea Fantasy Springs Hotel

Not only is Tokyo Disney Resort welcoming a new port to Tokyo DisneySea, but an all-new hotel will open too! This park-integrated hotel is located right next to Fantasy Springs and offers the unique opportunity of fully immersing yourself in the magical springs. Source: Disney Source: Disney Source: Disney Source: Disney Source: Disney Featuring interiors inspired by Disney Princesses, flora, and fauna with motifs themed to the port, there are also 3 dining experiences to discover: Fantasy Springs Restaurant, Grand Paradis Lounge, and La Libellule. Source: Disney Shop and Special Merchandise You can’t go to Tokyo Disney Resort and not take a look at the special merchandise inspired by the world of Fantasy Springs and its attractions! Source: Disney Source: Disney Source: Disney Source: Disney Source: Disney Source: Disney Source: Disney Fantasy Springs Gifts features an interior with designs inspired by the springs and their surrounding nature and wildlife. You can also find a few more items at Springs Treasures, a quaint little cart along the pathway leading from Arabian Coast to Fantasy Springs. Are you ready to book your Disney vacation? Leave all the details

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Exploring Peter Pan’s Never Land at Fantasy Springs at Tokyo DisneySea

We’re just 100 days away from the opening of Fantasy Springs at Tokyo DisneySea on June 6, 2024. It’s just around the corner, and we’re celebrating with all-new details. We are so excited to share this with all of you because this is the most important information that has been revealed yet! Source: Disney Located between Arabian Coast and Lost River Delta, Fantasy Springs is themed to a magical spring leading to a world of Disney fantasy. This all-new eighth port at Tokyo DisneySea will be home to three areas inspired by Walt Disney Animation Studios films, “Frozen,” “Tangled,” and “Peter Pan,” plus the all-new Tokyo DisneySea Fantasy Springs Hotel. Let’s explore Peter Pan’s Never Land! Join the fun-loving and adventurous Lost Kids on an epic adventure in Peter Pan’s Never Land, from Captain Hook’s pirate ship to Pixie Hollow. Source: Disney There’s not one, but two attractions in Peter Pan’s Never Land! On Peter Pan’s Never Land Adventure, join Peter Pan, Tinker Bell, and the Lost Kids on an epic adventure to rescue John from Captain Hook and his band of pirates. Here, you’ll board a boat sprinkled with fairy dust by Tinker Bell and soar into the sky while encountering Wendy, Michael, the mermaids, and even Captain Hook’s moored ship, the Jolly Roger. Source: Disney Source: Disney Source: Disney Over in Pixie Hollow, Fairy Tinker Bell’s

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Exploring Rapunzel’s Forest at Fantasy Springs at Tokyo DisneySea

We’re just 100 days away from the opening of Fantasy Springs at Tokyo DisneySea on June 6, 2024. It’s just around the corner, and we’re celebrating with all-new details. We are so excited to share this with all of you because this is the most important information that has been revealed yet! Source: Disney Located between Arabian Coast and Lost River Delta, Fantasy Springs is themed to a magical spring leading to a world of Disney fantasy. This all-new eighth port at Tokyo DisneySea will be home to three areas inspired by Walt Disney Animation Studios films, “Frozen,” “Tangled,” and “Peter Pan,” plus the all-new Tokyo DisneySea Fantasy Springs Hotel. Let’s explore Rapunzel’s Forest! For those who love “Tangled,” Rapunzel’s Forest will transport you directly into the world of the animated film where Rapunzel has lived since she was a child! Source: Disney For the first time ever at a Disney park, the story of Rapunzel will come to life at Rapunzel’s Lantern Festival. The journey begins at Rapunzel’s tower, where she’s seen singing “When Will My Life Begin” from its window while Flynn Rider watches on. Rapunzel then escapes the tower with Flynn at her side, visiting locations you may recognize from the film. The journey will come to an end with their love blossoming at the Lantern Festival, complete with “I See the Light” and countless glowing lanterns. We’ve had a dream of seeing the floating lanterns gleam, and it soon will come true!

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Exploring Frozen Kingdom at Fantasy Springs at Tokyo DisneySea

We’re just 100 days away from the opening of Fantasy Springs at Tokyo DisneySea on June 6, 2024. It’s just around the corner, and we’re celebrating with all-new details. We are so excited to share this with all of you because this is the most important information that has been revealed yet! Source: Disney Located between Arabian Coast and Lost River Delta, Fantasy Springs is themed to a magical spring leading to a world of Disney fantasy. This all-new eighth port at Tokyo DisneySea will be home to three areas inspired by Walt Disney Animation Studios films, “Frozen,” “Tangled,” and “Peter Pan,” plus the all-new Tokyo DisneySea Fantasy Springs Hotel. Let’s explore Frozen Kingdom! Taking place after the animated movie’s finale, you’re invited to visit the kingdom of Arendelle, where Elsa is finally able to embrace her previously hidden powers. Source: Disney On the attraction, Anna and Elsa’s Frozen Journey, you’ll board a boat voyaging through the “Frozen” movie scenes and the tale of two sisters discovering true love. The story begins with Grand Pabbie, the leader of the trolls, retelling the tale we have all come to love. Soon, you’ll be whisked away on a journey through Anna and Elsa’s memories, accompanied by songs from the film, including “Do You Want to Build a Snowman?” “For the First Time in Forever,” “Love Is an Open Door,” and “Let It Go.” The story will build to Anna turning into ice in an attempt

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