Tag Archives: Disneyland Hotel

Photo Spot: Disneyland Hotel Signage

I love the look of 1950/1960 retro signage! Even without neon, they manage to invoke a feeling of whimsy that no other advertising can quite match. Even thought Disneyland has added more electronic elements to its entrance signage now, this … Continue reading

Posted in Disneyland, Photo Spot, Photography, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

DISNEYLAND 1968 Pictorial Souvenir & GUIDE

Once again we travel back in time and visit a Disney park as it was, this time in 1968. Disneyland had only been open for 13 short years, but had already undergone some significant changes from opening day. Let’s do … Continue reading

Posted in Attractions, Collectibles, Disneyland, Ephemera, Magazines, Promotions, Theme Parks | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Disney Treasury PUZZLE

Ah, the great institution of the yard sale. What else can get so many people to spend a day just driving around buying other people’s junk? As one of those people going from yard sale to yard sale I’m looking … Continue reading

Posted in Crafts, Disneyland, Merchandise | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Places: Disneyland Hotels – Good Neighbor Hotels

Today I’d like to review an excellent Good Neighbor hotel that is found not too far away from the front entrance to Disneyland itself: Good Neighbor Hotel: Howard Johnson We booked our reservations at the Howard Johnson through a friend … Continue reading

Posted in Disneyland, Places, Reviews, Vacation Planning | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

People: Brian Sommer Interviewed

PEOPLE – BRIAN SOMMER BIO: Brian has often said, “It all started at Disneyland.” While visiting that magical park, Brian was introduced to Adventure Thru Inner Space (a long since extinct attraction). The narration soundtrack of that ride was performed … Continue reading

Posted in Interviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Disney Adventure Is Out There! – Adventure Tower, Disneyland

If you have a chance to visit the Disneyland Hotel, be sure to check out this great sign outside the Adventureland Tower. It’s 3D and is a great nod to the famous Jungle Cruise attraction in the neighboring Disneyland!

Posted in Disneyland, Photography, Resorts | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Disneyland Hotel – Retro Style

I found many things to photograph at and in the Disneyland Hotel, like this awesome retro light fixture hanging from one the ceilings over a seating area: Even the furniture is retro! Although I wouldn’t want to fill my home … Continue reading

Posted in Disneyland, Photography, Resorts | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Disney Cruise Line Model – Concept vs. Reality

Back in 2013 I visited Disneyland for the first time and just had to tour the Disneyland Hotel, although I was not able to stay there. Interestingly, I found a model of the Disney Fantasy ship on display in one … Continue reading

Posted in Disney Cruise Line, Travel, Viewpoint | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pictures Throughout the Disneyland Hotel

Karen and I have only been to Disneyland once and we stayed at a Good Neighbor Hotel. We couldn’t swing the cost of staying on-property but don’t regret our choice of the Howard Johnson across from the Park. That being said, … Continue reading

Posted in Artwork, Disneyland, Trip Report | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Small World Gifts and Sundries

    Disneyland Hotel When we visited Disneyland in 2013 we couldn’t miss the opportunity to visit this iconic hotel. And of course we also couldn’t miss the opportunity to check out one of its gift shops found in the … Continue reading

Posted in Disneyland, Merchandise | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment