Soarin' does not have a Mile High Club! Trip report- 8/20 final chapter.

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  1. rentayenta

    rentayenta <img src=http://photopost.wdwinfo.com/data/500/dm.

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    :wave: Hola friends. Just thought I would get an early start on our post trip report to the Disneyland Resort. The kids are taking a power nap before heading back into the parks for our last fun-filled-jam-packed-night at Disneyland /DCA, DH is watching the World Cup, and I don't nap..................................ever! :hyper:

    A recap:

    Drive from Utah to Anaheim on 6/12, stay in the Anaheim Marriott Suites, 6/13-6/18 at the GCV in a 2 bedroom, and our final Disney night, tonight 6/18 at the PPH.

    Also in the plans but not Disney related: 6/19 in Huntington Beach and then drive to Mesquite and stay the night. We'll be home on 6/20, Father's Day.
     
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  3. rentayenta

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  4. tinksdreamwishes

    tinksdreamwishes DIS Veteran

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    Cant wait to read this trip report! :banana:
     
  5. sierranevada

    sierranevada DISDiva

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    Been anxiously awaiting your report! We leave in 2 days!

    Think I am disappointed that Soarin' doesn't have a Mile High Club!!;)
     
  6. DizNee Luver

    DizNee Luver Luver of all things Disney!

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    It's great to hear from you while you're still there!!! Hope you had an awesome time! Can't wait to see the full report on your return!!!

    :rolleyes1 I can't nap either........ even when I really, REALLY want to!! :headache:
     
  7. GoofySon'sMom

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    Waiting for the rest! And I can pretty much nap anytime ... not usually in Disney but if I laid down, I would nap!
     
  8. Karenann*

    Karenann* Wishing upon a Star...

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    Hey there hi there!!! Looking forward to hearing lots! Missed you lately here on the Dis! My time is coming up in a couple weeks. I'd better figure loading pics by then!
     
  9. rentayenta

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    :thanks: I will get started asap.





    Have fun!!! The GCV are amazing! :cloud9:



    We had a magical time but a nap sure would have been nice. ;)

    :laughing: Very jealous!

    :wave:




    Got home this afternoon, unpacked, DH made dinner, and I have :laundy: going now. I will begin the details as soon as I can wrap my brain around the trip. I will say that 6 straight full days in Disneyland/DCA is a lot and I am exhausted. A good exhausted but still pooped out! DL kicked my butt!!! :lmao:
     
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  11. Littleprincess2010

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    Jumping on the subscription train!! Can't wait to hear about your trip!
     
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    Welcome back!
    Can't wait to hear all about your trip!
     
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    I am so happy your home- I want tO READ YOUR REPORT!!!! :rotfl2: :surfweb:
     
  14. disneymum58

    disneymum58 Mouseketeer

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    We'll be there soon and I can't wait too hear how your trip went. We will be driving down from Canada for the first time and since I don't drive, it will be my DD24's first time to drive on a freeway! :eek:
    We will be be on the I-15 most of the way till we get closer to Disneyland. Any advice for us on route?
    Unfortunately DH isn't coming this trip......
     
  15. rentayenta

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    :goodvibes

    :thumbsup2


    :hug:

    :laughing:

    I haven't ever driven that stretch of road. The only advice I have is to pack snacks! Fast food gets VERY old after a meal.





    :grouphug: Working on my first installment..............................popcorn::
     
  16. rentayenta

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    The original plan: Check into Marriott, groceries, In n Out, swim, meet friend for dinner at RFC in DTD

    What actually happened...............

    We left SLC at 5:15 am, only 15 minutes past schedule. :woohoo: The night before I was still packing up until about 10 pm :faint: This is so unlike me and I am not sure why I chose to be a last minute slacker. :blush:

    The drive was truly uneventful. The big girls slept almost the entire trip there. The kids only watched one movie The Princess and the Frog. We ate one fast food meal on the way which was Jack in the Box :cloud9: and listened to lots of Disney music.

    We arrived in Anaheim about 2:30 pm and checked into the Anaheim Marriott Suites. *Time for the occupancy police to tune out. I canceled the HoJo about a week before as I know the Suites would sleep 6 of us more comfortably than the HoJo would.

    http://www.anaheimcamarriottsuites.com/

    The rooms were clean and nice and without giving too much away, it was the 2nd best place we stayed out of the 4 this trip. :eek:

    The kids swam, we had a beer, and then dinner at La Casa Garcia.

    http://www.lacasagarcia.com/

    Jon, Joshua (mine), and Chris at dinner:
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    Emma, Chloe (mine), Kami (Gab's friend),and Gabby (mine) at dinner:
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    We wanted some place close that served a good margarita. It met both criteria. :thumbsup2 See the empty chip basket? Yum yum!

    After dinner, Jenna and I strolled up Chapman to Vons to do some shopping. The Vons on Chapman was by far the nastiest one I have been in. It smelled like head cheese. :scared: Michael picked us up after shopping as it wasn't the block away that we were told. ;) We bought bagels, cream chese, fruit, cereal, milk, beer, water, juice boxes, oj, go-gurts, Pizza Rolls, chips, and popcorn.

    We didn't buy the bounty we anticipated so need for the Suites to hold our groceries. Between our 2 coolers and the mini fridges, everything stayed cold.

    http://www.vons.com/IFL/Grocery/Home

    After shopping my BFF called. Without going into too much detail she has suffered some unimaginable losses within the past 6 months and was not up for dinner so she came up to our room and we chatted until late............
     
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    Here are a few more pics from my cell. DH won't ever let me drive so I take silly pictures to pass the time.

    Chloe asleep on the drive:
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    Arizona State sign. I tried getting Utah, Nevada, and California too. :rotfl2:
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    Joshua Street:
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    Viva Las Vegas or as close as I got:
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    My pathetic attempt at the Disneyland sign :blush: The car was moving. :laughing:
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  18. kaoden39

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    Don't you hate those moving pictures. I am intrigued by the hotel comment.
     
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  20. rentayenta

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    I hate that DH barely slows down to let me pee let alone take a decent photo. :rolleyes1




    :woohoo: Things don't move as quickly as do they do on the WDW boards. I think you are safe. ;) :welcome:
     
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    okay here now.....to pay penance.
     

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