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June 2012 Disneyland Trip Report – Part 2

On our second morning in Disneyland, despite getting in later than the rest of our family did the night before, Danny and I were the first to rise.  Everybody else wasn’t going to be ready for hours, so we ditched them and headed to Downtown Disney for breakfast at La Brea Bakery Express.

90 minutes before park opening, guests line up at Disney California Adventure.

It was about 8:30 in the morning as we walked through the Esplanade.  Disneyland had been open for a half hour, but Disney California Adventure wouldn’t be open until 10:00.  Turnstiles open a while before the official rope drop, but we were still a little surprised to see people lining up at the gate to DCA so early.  The next day, however, we would find ourselves among them.

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June 2012 Disneyland Trip Report – Part 1

Today marks the grand re-opening of Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim.  Unfortunately, Danny and I aren’t there to witness the spectacular event because we just got home from Disneyland a week ago.

This vacation was planned before we knew what the exact opening dates would be for Carsland and Buena Vista Street.  When we found out that June 15th would be the official re-opening day, it was too late to change anything.  If it were just Danny and me on this vacation, we would have happily pushed our trip back by ten days.  However, this time, it was a big family vacation.  It wasn’t just our schedule that would have to change.  My grandma, mom, sister, sister’s boyfriend, aunt and two cousins were joining us.  It was the Disneyland vacation that my grandma always wanted to take with all of her grandchildren.  Something Grandma had talked about wanting for 20 years was finally happening.  We’d all been to Disneyland separately, but this would be the largest group in which any of us had ever toured the parks.

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