Category Archives: Disneyland


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It’s Not the Size of the Castle: The Argument for Pixar Pier

Welcome to It’s NOT The Size Of The Castle, where I’ll share my thoughts about what’s happening in and around the Disneyland Resort…the good, the bad, and the magical. You’ll […]


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Review: Farewell Lunch at ESPN Zone

Downtown Disney (located in the Disneyland Resort) has numerous lunch options. Today, we decided to say goodbye to ESPN Zone, which will be closing its doors this summer along with other […]


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Disney Parks Take Top Three Spots in Theme Park Attendance for 2017

The Themed Entertainment Association released its Theme Index today, which publishes the official attendance of Disney and Universal theme parks in relation to past years and other theme parks around […]


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The Best Places to Get Away From Crowds at California Adventure

Similar to getting away from crowds at Disneyland, there are plenty of tucked away places in Disney California Adventure to sneak away from the hustle and bustle.  The added bonus […]


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Three Years Before Disneyland Opened: What You Didn’t Know

THREE YEARS IN WONDERLAND The Disney Brothers, C.V. Wood, and the Making of the Great American Theme Park By Todd James Pierce 287 pp. University Press of Mississippi. $30.00 Walt […]


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Dining Review: Old Hollywood Brunch at Steakhouse 55

Breakfast just got more interesting thanks to Steakhouse 55! This delightful place is nestled in the corner of the Disneyland Hotel near Goofy’s Kitchen. If you are looking for an […]


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Disney Rumor Round Up April 2018

Welcome to the April 2018 edition of Disney Rumor Round Up! You can check out the March 2018 installment here.  Disclaimer: any rumors mentioned in this article are not confirmed […]


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How Does Cars Land Stand Up to the Real Route 66?

Disney California Adventures strives to show its guests the very best of California, but how accurately do the lands inside the park portray their visions of California? First up: Cars […]


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Can Anaheim Become a Luxury Resort Destination?

According to Visit Anaheim, a record setting 24.2 million people visited Anaheim during 2017.  Visitation has jumped 31% since 2012, when Cars Land opened at Disney California Adventure.  Thanks to […]


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The Top 6 Gluten-Free Finds in Disneyland

Summer vacation is just around the corner, and that means it is time to start planning your vacation to the Disneyland Resort. We know vacationing can be challenging, especially finding […]



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