Disney's Grand Floridian Resort
This is considered the top hotel in Disney World inspired by the historic Hotel del Coronado in San Diego. Here you'll find white sandy beaches, a 4 star restaurant and monorail access.
You'll be transported back to Victorian Splendor with beautiful rooms, fantastic location and great restaurants. This is a resort that will transport yourself back to a Victorian era with décor looking a little worn making it period specific. Some rooms have queen beds while others have king beds.
This is the top of the line hotel with everything you'll need to make Disney memories.
The following are some helpful little tips and tricks to make your visit to Disneyland's more enjoyable. These have been complied by handful of Disneyland-wise friends which do not need to be used in any particular order, and although generally they should work there are always times they might not work.
Atractions people tend to avoid the left side yet you might be surprised to discover the left side is the faster lane. Humans are animals of habit, and there are many more right handed folk then left handed folk. And so the left trail moves A lot faster.
Write down where you parked your car and don't lose the paper it's written on. You might be surprised at how difficult finding y
Many of the "thrill" rides have faster speeds at night; at least they feel that way. Space Mountain is a great example.
The Matterhorn has two lines, one that wraps around the Tomorrowland side of the mountain, the other that wraps around the Fantasyland side. Generally, the Tomorrowland side track feels like a longer ride, while the Fantasyland track feels faster.
...speaking of the Matterhorn. The line for the Matterhorn that wraps around the Tomorrowland side is almost always shorter.
...and since this seems to be the Matterhorn section of the tip list, I should mention that the Fantasyland side gets you two views of the Abominable Snowman, while on the Tomorrowland side you pass him once.
The Monorail operator can let a handful of people ride with him/her in the front Monorail cabin. As the operator as soon as you begin to board. It is a great ride, with full surrounding windows. Plus you can talk to the driver, which can be entertaining in and of itself. The very last cabin can also be fun.
Sometimes the Mark Twain operator will let you up into the wheelhouse and "steer" the Mark Twain. You even get an official certificate and it's great to see the park from way up on top.
If you dine at the Blue Bayou in New Orleans Square, ask specifically for a table by the water. You may have to wait a bit longer, but the view is worth it for your dinner.
If you want to eat at the Blue Bayou go straight to it when the park opens to get a reservation.
Dress in layers and bring a sweater. Even summer evenings in Southern California can be a bit chilly. You can always rent a locker on Main St. and leave them there until you need them, or even leave them in the car and go get them.
Adventureland is generally desserted at night.
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