• On Aug 28, 2019
    Angie from WA 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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    How do you get from paradise pier hotel into the parks ? Is there a secret entrance for California adventure?

    Hiya, Angie!

    Welcome back to the Disney Parks Moms Panel!

    My family and I loved our stay at Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel this past Summer. To get from the hotel to the theme parks, use the west hotel exit to head toward the Disneyland Hotel. On the west end of the Downtown Disney District, you will pass through the security screening. From there, you’ll enjoy a beautiful stroll through the Downtown Disney District. I like to glance in the shop windows to get a sneak preview of shopping I may do later! You may want to check out menus for the many enticing dining locations too. I highly recommend Salt & Straw. Their ice cream flavor may seem unusual. But they are absolutely delicious! Just past World of Disney and La Brea Bakery Cafe, you’ll arrive at the esplanade between Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park.

    On your way back from the parks, you are welcome to pass through Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa. There is a path through the hotel next to the Disney Dress Shop. Or, if you are in Disney California Adventure Park, you may return to Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel through the park exit across from Grizzly River Run.

    You are going to love the many benefits available to Disneyland Resort Hotel guests. My favorite benefit is Extra Magic Hour early admission into one or the other of the parks each day of our stay. That even includes the day you check in and the day you check out!

    I hope you have a magical time, Angie!

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Meet the Panelist: Tony, Utah

Coming to you from the Beehive State, I’m a Disney-loving dad and husband, buzzing with excitement to share advice and tips for making your Disneyland Resort vacation as magical as possible! I’m excited to help you discover the storytelling magic of the “Happiest Place on Earth!” Learn More About Tony

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