Prepare for a journey of fun and inspiration as you experience the magic of Disney on the Adventures by Disney Disneyland® Resort and Southern California Short Escape, which includes a rare
behind-the-magic visit to The Walt Disney Studios and the Disney Archives. There’s also a private tour of Walt Disney Imagineering and, of course, you’ll find yourself in the place where it all
began—the Disneyland Resort!
Day 1: Disneyland Resort
Arrive in Southern California Fly into John Wayne Airport (SNA) or Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) where you will be greeted by an Adventures by Disney representitive who will escort you to your vehicle. Relax as your driver assists with yourluggage and takes you to Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa. Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa Explore Craftsman-style elegance that surrounds you in your home-amid-the-magic for the next 4 days as an Adventures by Disney representative checks you into the hotel. Welcome Dinner at the Disneyland Resort Meet your fellow Adventurers for a special welcome dinner where you’ll dine in the heart of the magic while getting excited for the adventures ahead. Evening at Disneyland Park Enjoy a priority entrance into Disneyland Park with a group experience prior to spending the evening on your own.
Day 2: The Walt Disney Studios and Imagineering
Breakfast at Storytellers Cafe Start your day with a hearty breakfast at the Farmer’s Market Buffet featuring classic breakfast items. Plus, get ready for some morning mayhem as some familiar Disney Characters stop by to say good morning! Private Tour of The Walt Disney Studios and Disney Archives Learn the story of The Walt Disney Studios during a privately guided visit to this famed studio lot where some of Disney’s classic—and soon-to-be classic—movies are made. Visit the Disney Archives See props and costumes from your favorite Disney films, along with rare Disney collectibles and some of Walt’s personal possessions that were instrumental in creating his kingdom. Shop at the Studio Store Pick up some Disney Studios merchandise and other fun souvenirs at the Studio Store located right on the lot. Private Tour of Walt Disney Imagineering Get a behind-the-scenes look at how the Disney magic is created for the theme parks and resorts by the architects, designers, engineers, technicians and others who make up the Disney Imagineers. Dinner at Tam O'Shanter Enjoy a hearty dinner at one of Walt Disney's favorite hangouts! Rich with showbiz history, Tam O'Shanter was established in 1922 and is one of the oldest restaurants in Los Angeles. See Walt’s favorite booth were he would sit and savor the Scottish-themed restaurant's Old World favorites—including their famous prime rib and Yorkshire pudding. Transfer to Disneyland Resort Board the motor coach for an evening ride back to the Disneyland Resort.
Day 3: Disneyland Resort
Breakfast at Plaza Inn at Disneyland Park Start your day-amid-the-magic with a hearty all-you-care-to-eat breakfast buffet with Minnie & Friends at this restaurant on Main Street, U.S.A. VIP Visit to Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park Go behind the magic and discover the secrets of the theme parks of the Disneyland Resort as you see areas that are off-limits to other Park Guests and learn about the history of Walt Disney and his dream. Private Tour of Walt's Apartment Step back in time and see Walt’s private apartment, built so he could watch the activity as his “land” was being built. Located above the Main Street Firehouse and overlooking Main Street, U.S.A., this is a piece of Disney history that few get to experience. On Your Own Time at Disneyland Resort Spend the rest of the afternoon on your own at both Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. Experience the thrills of fantastic attractions and spectacular shows and be part of the countless magical moments around you. Farewell Dessert Reception at Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa Enjoy a lovely farewell reception with delicious desserts and new-found friends. VIP Viewing of World of Color Before you say “see you real soon” to your fellow adventurers, you’ll be treated to a VIP viewing of the epic World of Color water spectacular. With more than 1,000 multi-colored fountains, this bigger-than-life show is the perfect finale for your adventure!* PLEASE NOTE: World of Color will be closed for refurbishment during the following Disneyland Resort and Southern California Short Escape departures: April 19 and April 26, 2018; May 3, 2018 An alternate nighttime activity will be provided to Guests on those departures.
Day 4: Disneyland Resort
Transfer to Port of San Diego Say farewell to Southern California and board your pre-arranged transportation to the Port of San Diego or Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) or John Wayne Airport (SNA).