Taking a Toddler to Disneyland

See my previous posts about what I pack, going with a baby, going at Christmas, and going with an 11-month-old.

One of the things I am most looking forward to as my daughter becomes a toddler is taking her to Disneyland. I already have a list of things to do with her as she is able to do and participate more at Disneyland:

  • I cannot wait to take her to see characters. I want to watch her be excited, thinking they’re real and take pictures with them and hug them. Now that she watches shows she will also be able to recognize more of the characters.
  • I am excited for her to experience different rides and to have favorite rides. She currently seems to enjoy the boat rides but also just tolerates when I take her on new rides. I think she will enjoy the teacups and King Arthur’s Carousel. She’ll also be able to shoot in Buzz Lightyear’s Astro Blasters and Toy Story Mania, and start driving an Autopia car.
  • Now that she can run around, she can play in the Redwood
    Creek Trail, Tarzan’s Treehouse, and on Pirate Island.
  • I’m excited to take her to Turtle Talk with Crush, especially because she currently loves fish.
  • Excited to watch Frozen at the Hyperion Theatre. I saw it when it first came and loved it, but she hasn’t been able to sit through a long show yet. Hopefully as she gets older, she’ll be engaged and interested enough to sit through the whole show.

If you need help planning your Disneyland trip, I can help! I have created a free spreadsheet in Google Sheets to help my email subscribers maximize their magical trip to Disneyland. Once you become an email subscriber (use the handy box on the right), you will receive an email with a link to my resource library with various Disneyland resources, including my PDF of tips, downloadable Google planning sheets, Disneyland scavenger hunts, and more! For a sneak peek and more info on my planning sheets, click here. You may also be interested in my posts on taking a toddler to Disneyland, packing a diaper bag for Disneyland, or my other Disneyland posts.

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