The Unofficial Guide to Disneyland 2011

Overview

  • With nearly 13 million visitors in 2008, the original Disneyland Park still ranks as one of America's Top 25 Visited Sites according to Forbes Traveler. 
  • Disneyland Park and Disney's California Adventure continue a 1 billion dollar expansion with new attractions based on the successful Pixar films- adding the Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage, Toy Story Mania, World of Color in 2010, and The Little...
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Overview

  • With nearly 13 million visitors in 2008, the original Disneyland Park still ranks as one of America's Top 25 Visited Sites according to Forbes Traveler. 
  • Disneyland Park and Disney's California Adventure continue a 1 billion dollar expansion with new attractions based on the successful Pixar films- adding the Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage, Toy Story Mania, World of Color in 2010, and The Little Mermaid- Ariel's Undersea Adventure scheduled to debut in Spring 2011.
  • In 2012, Disney's California Adventure is scheduled to continue with a 12 acre expansion adding a new land to the park based on the Pixar animated film, Cars.
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  • Bob Sehlinger & Len Testa
    Bob Sehlinger & Len Testa  

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470615324
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 9/21/2010
  • Series: Unofficial Guides Series , #264
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Maps.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

Why "Unofficial"?

How This Guide Was Researched and Written.

Disneyland Resort: An Overview.

PART ONE: Planning before You Leave Home.

Gathering Information.

Timing Your Visit.

Getting There.

A Word about Lodging.

Hotels and Motels: Rated and Ranked.

TOP 30 BEST DEALS.

HOTEL INFORMATION CHART.

HOW THE HOTELS COMPARE.

Making the Most of Your Time.

Touring Plans.

PART TWO: Essentials.

The Bare Necessities.

PART THREE: Disneyland with Kids.

The Brutal Truth about Family Vacations.

Mental and Emotional Preparation.

Basic Considerations: Is Disneyland for You?

The Age Thing.

About Inviting Your Children’s Friends.

A Few Words for Single Parents.

"He Who Hesitates Is Launched!": Tips and Warnings for Grandparents.

How to Childproof a Hotel Room.

Physical Preparation.

Developing a Good Plan.

Logistic Preparation.

Remembering Your Trip.

Trial Run.

Strollers.

Babysitting.

Disney, Kids, and Scary Stuff.

SMALL-CHILD FRIGHT-POTENTIAL CHART.

Waiting-line Strategies for Adults with Small Children.

Lost Children.

The Disney Characters.

PART FOUR: Dining and Shopping in and around Disneyland.

Dining in Disneyland Resort.

Disney Dining 101.

Theme-park Counter-service Restaurant Mini-profiles.

Disneyland Resort Restaurants: Rated and Ranked.

DISNEYLAND RESTAURANTS BY CUISINE.

Dining outside Disneyland Resort.

Anaheim-area Full-service Restaurants.

ANAHEIM-AREA RESTAURANTS BY CUISINE.

Shopping at Disneyland.

PART FIVE: Disneyland Park.

Arriving and Getting Oriented.

Main Street, U.S.A.

Adventureland.

New Orleans Square.

Critter Country.

Frontierland.

Fantasyland.

Mickey’s Toontown.

Tomorrowland.

Live Entertainment and Special Events.

Unheralded Treasures at Disneyland Park.

Traffic Patterns at Disneyland Park.

Disneyland Park Touring Plans.

PART SIX: Disney California Adventure.

A Most Anticipated Sequel.

Arriving and Getting Oriented.

Hollywood Pictures Backlot.

Golden State.

a bug’s land.

Paradise Pier.

Parades and Live Entertainment.

Unheralded Treasures at DCA.

Traffic Patterns at Disney California Adventure.

California Adventure One-day Touring Plan.

PART SEVEN: Universal Studios Hollywood.

Gathering Information.

Timing Your Visit.

Arriving and Getting Oriented.

Universal Studios Hollywood Attractions.

Universal Studios Hollywood for Young Children.

Live Entertainment at Universal Studios Hollywood.

Dining at Universal Studios Hollywood.

Universal Studios Hollywood One-day Touring Plan.

Appendixes.

Readers’ Questions to the Author.

Accommodations Index.

Restaurants Index.

Subject Index.

Clip-out Touring Plans.

Unofficial Guide Reader Survey.

Disneyland Resort and Anaheim Restaurant Survey.

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