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Old 04-06-2010, 09:08 PM   #1
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You want to go where for your Birthday? July 2010 PTR

Hello my name is Dina.



I have been going to Disney for ever I think since I was 5 years old. I've only religiously gone the parks over the last 3 years which is where my true love for the parks began when my DH asked me to marry him at The Tokyo Disneyland Resort. Ever since we've been going at the very least once a year. We had AP last year but then we changed our address to AZ....and they lasped.

So during my planning for our WDW trip, I started to Plan DH's birthday. I took him to the AZ Ren Faire which was a blast. During that mini trip he asked me what I wanted. I told him flat out since you got a bunch of swords for your B-Day I just want to go to Disneyland. So now this year we'll go to bot WDW and DL! I'm so excited! I can't wait. I know the parks will be busy during July but it'll still be fun none the less and I've never gotten to go on my Birthday so it'll be extra special for me!


So far we plan to drive there on on Tuesday stay at the Park Vue Inn.

We are gonna get discount 2 Day park hoppers from the base of course before we go.



Eating Breakfast at the Park Vue Inn cause they have free breakfast.
Then have lunch at the Royal Street Veranda.
Then we have plans to get an ADR on my birthday which is Wednesday for the Blue Bayou.

The next day we are gonna eat breakfast at Park Vue Inn and then have lunch at the Pacific Wharf Cafe. And get an ADR for Cafe Orleans.



We don't have high hopes for rides but it doesn't bug me too much. I'm sure we'll get on what we can. The only rides we have to ride is Indy, Pirates and Splash Mountain. But like I said if we can't do them we won't die! There is always next year.


All these images came from our trip last year.
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Sounds like it will be a fun trip! And the crowds shouldn't be too bad. We went last year on July 6 and 7 and it was less crowded than a friday morning in May! We were able to do lots of stuff since we got there at opening before the crowds and we collected FPs for later.

Hope you have a great time!
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Cute pics!! Sounds like it will be a blast!
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Old 04-07-2010, 08:22 PM   #4
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Sounds like it will be a fun trip! And the crowds shouldn't be too bad. We went last year on July 6 and 7 and it was less crowded than a friday morning in May! We were able to do lots of stuff since we got there at opening before the crowds and we collected FPs for later.

Hope you have a great time!
Thank you! Like I said I've never been in the summer so I'm kind of scared it will be really crowed but I'm prepared for the worsest. I think like you said the best course of action would be to get there before rope drop. I can honestly say I've never done rope drop! So I think it would be tons of fun to do it one time. Have to judge is we need to go back to the hotel for a nap or just stay in the parks.

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Cute pics!! Sounds like it will be a blast!
Thank you~~!! I can't wait to go!
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So, I've put my time off in the book for my birthday so it's alway set in stone. I'm sure it pretty much is. There shouldn't be a reason I can't go since I would automatically get that day off anyway, and I've got a lot of leave to burn!

I plan on booking the Park Vue Inn as soon as we get back from the Grand Canyon. I didn't want to use all my spending money on the hotel until we got back. Which is going to be really fun since I've never been to the Grand Canyon and hey! I think I'll only be in AZ for short period of time so why not see it!?

I'm also going to get the Park Hoppers maybe before or after we get back from WDW. I'm not so sure yet. It really depends on how much money I want to spend at the parks. But it's looking like after. Which is okay. They aren't going to go anywhere. Haha!

Then decide which car to take there. I'm sure it's going to be mine. Mine has less miles on it.

Pictures from the Grand Canyon to come some time next week. I need to pack my car! Why am I here?!?!
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Really nice photos BTW.

We are also going to DLR in July - what are your dates? It's a special birthday for me as well this year and that's one of the reasons we are having a special vacation and going to DLR instead of WDW.

How does DL Tokyo compare to DLR? It's a ambition to go to all 5 parks in the world - will have Tokyo and HK left after this July (but maybe we'll be so totally smitten with DLR we won't want to go anywhere else)
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Really nice photos BTW.

We are also going to DLR in July - what are your dates? It's a special birthday for me as well this year and that's one of the reasons we are having a special vacation and going to DLR instead of WDW.

How does DL Tokyo compare to DLR? It's a ambition to go to all 5 parks in the world - will have Tokyo and HK left after this July (but maybe we'll be so totally smitten with DLR we won't want to go anywhere else)
Hi My dates at 20 Jul thru 23 Jul. I turn 27 on the 21st. Whee!

As for TDL it is smaller and HKDL is even smaller than DL. But don't let that discourage you if you really want to go! They are missing Indiana Jones. But the moved that ride over to Tokyo Disney Sea which is unlike any Disney park in the world. You can get the park hopper because the parks are just a monorail ride away from each other. I do enjoy TDL. It's just as clean as all the Disney parks and all the Characters are English speakers. The CMs sometimes speak English but I've run across some that don't. It has all the same rides as DL except Indy. All the songs are in Japanese of course and some of the rides are changed a little bit. But not so much that it would hinder your enjoyment of the park. Tokyo Disney Sea is a must! It has a hotel in the park! It's really cool! Even though it has sea in the title the park has no water rides. Rides I'd recommend is TToT it's not based on the Twilight Zone like the other parks and Journey to the Center of the Earth. It has a surprise ending! I would highly recommend going no matter what. The park is just smaller. I've never been to HKDL but I've seen that they are lacking a lot of the infamous rides that the other parks have and it's even smaller than TDL.

When are you going to DL?


I just got back from the Grand Canyon I think as soon as I catch up on laundry and sleep I'll post details from the trip!
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