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Old 11-07-2009, 12:45 PM   #1
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Thumbs up Two Months, Two Lovebirds, One Finished TR!

Dbf and I are going for a "2 month" trip (I WISH! We say 2 month because we will be there Jan 28-Feb 2, so there's two months ), and I'm so excited!! I will take lots of pictures and write a TR on this one. =) I am going to use last years park hours so I can start planning. We purchased our package, got a 6 day/5 night package and staying at the Fairfield Inn. We also requested a DLR facing room at the top, so we can get a view hopefully! The total came out to about $781 I think, which is good because we saved up $1200, thinking it would be at least that much. And the rest we have to pay for is gas, food, souvies, and whatever. THE PARK HOURS ARE FINALLY UP!

Thursday January 28,2010: Hours are from 10-8 (10-6 DCA). We will be leaving at about 5 in the morning to drive to DLR. The drive is about 5 to 6 hours so we will be there at about 9:30 to 10am, since CA is an hour behind us (Gotta love AZ). We MIGHT leave earlier so we can use our MM, so we can get AP's right away to give us a discount at Blue Bayou and our Segway Tour. (DBF has a AAA card but I don't). We will go nuts, and just do ride after ride. There won't be any sort of plan for that because I don't think we'll follow it anyway. We will leave the park around 3 to check in to our hotel... we are staying at Fairfield Inn (Thanks to DisneySuiteFreak for posting pictures of her stay and getting us hooked )! Then head to the parks by about 5 to ride more rides until 8. After 8 we will go get Olive Garden take-out and eat it at the hotel!

Friday January 29, 2010: Hours are from 9-12 (10-9 DCA). We were going to do the Segway Tour but decided since we are going to get AP's that we'd rather save money and do it another time. So this day will be like another day to do anything we want, however we do have a PS for 1pm at Blue Bayou! We may also watch the fireworks at 9:25 but we'll see what we feel like doing.

Saturday January 30, 2010
: Hours are from 8-11 (10-8 DCA). We will get up about 6:30-7, so we can try to use our MM by 8am (not sure this is the plan still). Don't have a plan set up but since we hardly ever do any shows (I will make room for Tiki Room one of these days). But we willl be watching the RDCT fireworks by 9:25pm. We will probably hit the rest of the rides we want to then take off back to the hotel at closing time.

Sunday January 31, 2010: Hours are from 9-11 (10-9 DCA). We will get to the park whenever, probably around 9:30. Ride some rides, hang out, take pictures, and walk around and find new places and just hold each other's hands. We will just do whatever we feel like the whole day.

Monday February 1, 2010
: Hours are from 10-8 (10-6 DCA). Our last full day at the park. We will have an early breakfast at Mimi's, and get to the park by about 9:30-10. We will want to be at the park the whole day. We will probably start checking out things we've never seen before, doing a little more walking than riding. At least for the first and last part of the day.

Tuesday February 2, 2010: Hours are 10-8 (10-6 DCA). Dun dun dun... last day! We will eat whatever breakfast we have, and get to the park by opening. We will do whatever rides we want to do that we haven't done or would like to do for the 20th time. We will be leaving at around 5 to drive back home.

***Dining Plans***
Thursday
-Breakfast: On the road, probably McDonalds or Chick-fil-A.
-Lunch: In the park, Bengal BBQ.
-Dinner: Olive Garden Take-out
Friday
-Breakfast: Mimi's Cafe to use free Breakfast thing. *Must remember to sign up for e-club in a few days.
-Lunch: PS for 1pm at Blue Bayou!
-Dinner: We will get some snacks at DLR for when we get hungry but we will be able to wait for dinner until after DL is closed, then head over to In-n-Out or something or even Pizza Hut express in FFI!
Saturday
-Breakfast: Hotel breakfast or McDonalds.
-Lunch: Celebration BBQ, late so we don't have to eat again at park.
-Dinner: I haven't decided yet. If we eat at Celebration BBQ we won't be very hungry until a bit later, so we could just figure out something and eat snacks and have a microwavable pizza when we get back to the hotel.
Sunday
Breakfast: Hotel breakfast
Lunch: Bengal BBQ and RRPP.
Dinner: Cocina Mexican Grill.
Monday
Breakfast: Mimi's again to use the other free breakfast coupon!
Late Lunch/Early Dinner: Rancho Del Zocalo.
Tuesday
Breakfast: At hotel.
Lunch: At park, whatever we feel like having!
Dinner: On the way home, McDonald's or something.

Closed for refurb:
DL-
Main Stree Cinema (first 5 days)
Mark Twain Riverboat (all days)
Tom Sawyer Island (all days)
Sailing Ship Columbia (all days)
Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes (all days)
Matterhorn Bobsled (last 2 days)
it's a small world - Holiday Removal (first day)
HISTA (all days)

DCA-
Orange Stinger Conversion to Silly Symphony Swings (all days)
Redwood Creek Challenge Trail (Back open? Hoping it's not an error!)
Francis' Lady Bug Boogie (all days)

I can't wait! SINGLE DIGIT COUNTDOWN STARTED TODAY!

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Old 11-09-2009, 11:22 PM   #2
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I'm just excited for the BBQ! Yum YUM!
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Hey there!!! I think the Segway tour would be a great surprise!!

I think you have to call and make reservations for it. Up to 30 days in advance. The tour is only at 7:30am. And it's $99/person. Here's the link to the disneyland website if you didn't check it out already. HERE.

About making a PS for Blue Bayou. What we do is always make PS's. Regardless if it's off-season or not. I have the Dining number in my phone and if we can't make our PS for whatever reason, I call and cancel. I hate waiting in lines for a long time, especially for food and when I know it could have been prevented by just making a PS.

Hope that helps!
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Old 11-11-2009, 01:13 PM   #3
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The Lovebirds are About to Leave! 1 More Day!!

Thanks for the advice! Yeah it wouldn't hurt to make a PS! Do they allow you to just buy desert? Knowing dbf he will tell me to get something to eat too while we're there though as a "surprise." He's not very good with surprises, but he tries!

I wonder if I should tell him the surprise for Christmas, or should I just wait to wake him up at 6:30!

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Old 11-11-2009, 02:48 PM   #4
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I have a few places that I know we will want to eat at, instead of our usual Hungry Bear (since the river will be drained, I probably won't feel as obligated to eat there) and Red Rockets.

-Rancho Del Zocalo
-White Water Snacks
-Taste Pilots
-Tomorrowland Terrace
-Riverbelle
-Blue Bayou for desert... Cookie Boat! DBF feels so bad that we have been there so many times this year and even though I've wanted a CB we never got one. So sweet!

More to come when I read more trip reports!
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Old 11-11-2009, 06:40 PM   #5
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congratulations on your upcoming trip, you leave on my birthday but i bet you'll have a better day than me on your way to Disney .
Nice surprise you have instore for your DBF with the segway tour, look forward to reading more of your plans
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Old 11-13-2009, 06:28 PM   #6
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congratulations on your upcoming trip, you leave on my birthday but i bet you'll have a better day than me on your way to Disney .
Nice surprise you have instore for your DBF with the segway tour, look forward to reading more of your plans
Aww, I am sorry to hear that! I hope you have a great birthday nonetheless.

I will edit my first post with some more plans! I want to keep it in one spot.
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Old 11-16-2009, 11:06 AM   #7
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Old 12-05-2009, 12:06 AM   #8
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Old 01-24-2010, 01:01 PM   #9
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So far for our trip we have:

-like 5 little bottles of shampoo, 2 of conditioner (we need more!)
-little thing of toothpaste
-sunscreen
-sanitary wipe things
-little bottles of hand sanitizer
-one disposable camera, want to get another one that's waterproof
-4 disposable ponchos (might need more, it might rain four of our days)
-SNACKS! 12 pack water bottles, 8 pack powerades, 12 pack chips ahoy, nutter butter, and oreos, poptarts, and 26 pack of assorted chips. We're almost ready! Trying to think of what else to buy....

4 more days! AHH!
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Oh! That's a good Idea actually and something we should totally think about getting while we are there. Ponchos!
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Old 01-27-2010, 12:29 AM   #11
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Yeah! I am glad I thought of them this time. They will be useful even if it doesn't rain, cause one of my favorites is Splash Mountain.
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Old 01-27-2010, 12:24 PM   #12
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Have a FANTASTIC trip!!
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Your goign tomorrow right? Can't wait to read the trip report!
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