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Five Lost Disneyland Rides: Flying Saucers Anyone? (VIDEO)

by Rebecca Dolan. Posted Mar 16th 2011 12:03 AM
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Opened in 1955, Disneyland in Anaheim, California has delighted visitors for decades with its eight themed "lands" of rides, shows and attractions. It just isn't possible to forget a first spin on Dumbo, rocketing through darkness on Space Mountain or singing along with those musical pirates before Johnny Depp stole their fame. The skallywag! But with the park constantly updating through the years, some of those classic rides exist only as memories today.
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Anaheim with Kids: A Perfect Family Day

by Ellen Buermeyer. Posted Nov 10th 2010 02:22 PM
Anaheim with Kids: A Family Vacation


Anaheim, Calif., is just 30 miles southeast of Los Angeles and is home to the famed Disney parks, Disneyland® Resort and Disney's California Adventure® Park. If you have just one day to spend with young children in Anaheim, you'll want to head straight to Disneyland® Resort to make the most of your time there. There is so much magic to experience on a family vacation in Anaheim with kids, so let's jump in! You can also follow along on an interactive map of the Disneyland® Resort.
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Want a Great Hotel Deal? Ask Your Airline

by Sarah Rose. Posted Oct 31st 2010 10:16 PM

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You may have noticed when you logged on to book a plane ticket that your airline also let you book a hotel room right on their site. But is this one-stop-shopping such a good idea? A lot of travelers seem to think so.
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Anaheim Slang

by Juli Huang. Posted Oct 13th 2010 03:56 AM
Anaheim Slang

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In preparing for a visit here, I recommend learning a bit about Anaheim slang. It will give you some insight into Californian culture and allow you to better navigate the local language. You will find that even though Californians all live in the same state, Northern California slang is much different from Southern California, and even L.A. has a few differences from Orange County. Below is a compilation of five must-learn Anaheim slang terms and phrases, which are highly recommended for visitors to this Orange County neighborhood. Armed with this list, you and your fellow travelers will not only understand the youth of the area, but you might just be able to communicate with them!
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5 Best Photo Opportunities in Anaheim

by Juli Huang. Posted Oct 13th 2010 03:55 AM
Photo Opportunities Anaheim

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Most people know Anaheim as home of Disneyland, but what many don't know is that Anaheim itself is extremely photogenic. Photographers, get your cameras ready. This little Orange County city has some of Southern California's best photo opportunities. Anaheim is more than just the Magic Kingdom. With Weir Canyon Wilderness Park in the eastern hills and Brookhurst Park in the northwest corner, Anaheim has sites for everything from landscape photography to travel photography. Anaheim's "must-shoot" guide takes in the following:
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