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Know the tricks to enjoying it at its best
Disneyland calls itself The Happiest Place on Earth. And we're not going to disagree. But even the happiest place can be a little bit happier if you know the tricks to enjoying it at its best. Sunset Editor-at-Large Peter Fish is a Disneyland fanatic. Here are his 9 tips for making the most out of your summer visit to Disneyland and California Adventure.
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More time on Mr. Toad
Booking a hotel within walking distance of Disneyland means you don't have to deal with traffic or with the Disney parking lot. That gives you more time on Mr. Toad's Wild Ride, which is more fun. The three Disneyland Resort Hotels (the Disneyland Hotel, Paradise Pier, the Grand Californian) are all a quick walk to the entrance gates. And you'll find a number of outside-the-park-but-still-an-easy-walk-to-the-entrance hotels (http://disneyland.disney.go.com/hotels/good-neighbor/).
The early bird catches the ride
Get there early