Mom And Daughter Sailing Ship Columbia; In costume as captain hook and Peter Pan
  • On Jan 16, 2014
    Chris from CA Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    Lynette - What's the best time of year to go to DLand to avoid the huge lines?

    Hiya Chris,
    The Disneyland Resort has a crowd pattern so it can be useful to know the least crowded times to typically visit. The end of February to mid-March and mid-April to mid-May tend  to have lower crowds at the parks. 
    My favorite time to visit Disneyland- when it's not too crowded- is the period between Thanksgiving until about a week before Christmas. The Haunted Mansion Holiday and "it's a small world" are transformed into holiday magic. The parks are dressed in festive decor, the kick off of Disneyland's Christmas Fantasy Parade begins, and the Believe in Holiday Magic fireworks show begins as well. 
    But keep in mind, operating hours can fluctuate; I recommend  calling 714-781-4565 or visit for updates.
    I hope this helps you make an informative decision on planning your next vacation at The Happiest Place on Earth.
    Have a Practically Perfect Day!
    ~ Lynette
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Meet the Panelist: Lynette, Utah

I'm a mama, a wife, an artist, a believer in Pixie Dust and I love fashion with a Disney twist. I live Disney every day, quite literally. My family and I live in the real "UP" house replica from the beloved Disney•Pixar film. We are always chasing our dreams by living our family motto, unashamedly borrowed from Walt himself, "Keep Moving Forward." Learn More About Lynette

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