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Getaway to Disneyland

How to Spend a Day or a Weekend at Disneyland


We've got a lot of information about taking a vacation at Disneyland, but if all you want to do is plan a weekend there, these are the things you really need to know.

Why Should You Go? Will You Like Disneyland?

  • Get a Preview: Take a look at our Disneyland Pictures
  • Disneyland is popular with families and playful adults, but isn't the best place for those who love really big, fast, turn-you-upside-down roller coasters.

Best Time to Go to Disneyland

The best time to go to Disneyland depends on too many factors to give a simple answer. Find out about the pros and cons of visiting Disneyland in every season.

Don't Miss

Unless you live very nearby and it takes only a few minutes to get there, you can spend about a day and half in the park at the most during a weekend getaway, so it's important to find out how to stay out line and how to get and use a FASTPASS.

Things to Do in Disneyland

Annual Events at Disneyland

Disneyland gets all gussied up for Halloween and then changes its decor for Christmas.

Other crowd-catching events include high school grad nights (early June), Gay Days (unofficial event in early October) and the Disneyland Half Marathon (early September).

Tips for Visiting Disneyland

Best Bites

Playing at Disneyland is enough to keep you busy for a weekend, but you've gotta eat something. Find out where to eat at Disneyland.

Where to Stay

Check our recommended hotels and campgrounds. For help find the best place to stay without making a lifelong project out of it, try this step by step Disneyland hotel finder.

Getting To Disneyland

Get the scoop on all the ways to get to Disneyland

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