There are a lot of wonderful resources to help you plan your next trip to Disneyland. Here are some of our favorites.
For Travel advice and tips, please visit our Travel Page.
- Official Disneyland website
- Touring Plans: Disneyland
- WDWInfo - DIS
- Walt Disney World MomsPanel
Apps We Love
Keep in mind that any app that uses a GPS to locate you while you are in the parks, will drain your battery quickly. We found Disney Mobile Magic to have the most up-to-date information on wait times, with Touring Plans at a close second.
|Disney Mobile Magic - FREE|
|Disneyland Lines by Touring Plans - FREE|
|Disneyland Maps - FREE version as well $1.99 version|
|Disneyland MouseWait - FREE|
|Disneyland Hidden Mickey (Game) - $5.99|
|Disneyland Magic Guide - $2.99|
|Disney Facts (interesting facts in each park) - $2.99|
There are a lot of great blogs about Disney and Disney vacations, and you may not have time to visit all of them, so here are some of our favorites that we think are fun and helpful for planning a trip to Disneyland.
- TouringPlans Blog
- Birnbaum's Official Guide to Disneyland (updated each year)
- The Unofficial Guide to Disneyland (updated each year) by Bob Sehlinger, Seth Kubersky, and Len Testa
- Disneyland's Hidden Mickey's by Steven Barrett
- Lots to Do In Line: Disneyland by Meredith Lyn Pierce
Travel Booking Resources
- Walt Disney Travel Company
- AAA - discounts given to members
- Costco - discounts given to members
Products We Love
We are sharing a few products that have helped on our visits to the parks. We have not been paid for our endorsement or reviews.
YourBagTag - soft, durable tags for luggage and strollers that you can order in bright colors with your name on it
The Mommy Hook - hooks on strollers and can hold bags and water bottles; available online as well as at Target and BabiesRUs.
Table Toppers - disposable placemats for little ones; found at Target, Babies R Us and Toys R Us. Now come in Cars and Princess themes
DVD's & TV to Watch Before Trip
Disney Vacation Planning DVD (order on the Disneyland Website)
Mickey & Friends
- The Three Musketeers (Mickey & Friends)
- Mickey Mouse Clubhouse on Disney Jr.
- Tinkerbell & The Lost Treasure
- Tinkerbell & The Great Fairy Rescue
- The Secret of the Wings
- Tangled (Rapunzel)
- The Princess & the Frog (Princess Tiana)
- Brave (Merida)
TV on Disney Jr
- Jake & the Neverland Pirates
- Doc McStuffins
- Phineas & Ferb
- Sofia the First
- Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
- Cars 2
- Winnie the Pooh
- Finding Nemo
- Little Mermaid
- Toy Story (1, 2 & 3)
- Peter Pan
- The Incredibles
- Snow White
- Star Wars (if older kids are interested in Jedi Training Academy)