Disneyland is celebrating the passing of 50 summers since its gates first opened July 17, 1955.
Fifty summers of parades and fireworks, of Mickey and Minnie, of playing host to people from all over
There's not much more that needs to be said about Disneyland except just a few
Presuming you have a car, your best bet is to stay at a Disney hotel property - you get extra privileges
though their Anaheim hotels are older. If you're not staying at a Disney hotel - there is NO NEED to stay
in Anaheim. Get a map and look around. Disneyland is smack-bang in the middle of a city with grids as
streets - you will have no trouble driving there in the morning as long as you don't need to get on the
freeway so it's fine to stay in a neighbouring city where the same rate might you get a much better hotel.
Do NOT think you have to stay in a motel nearby. DISNEYLAND is nothing like DISNEY WORLD in terms of size.
There are also thousands of restaurants in and around Anaheim so there is no need to eat at the park for