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  • On Feb 2, 2013
    Gina Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Can you suggest rides in both California Adventure and Disneyland, that are a must to go straight to when the parks open? Looking to "knock out" rides that have long lines all day. Kids are 14 and 12 yo but still love the classics of WDW like P

    Hi there Gina,

    Sounds like you're in the process of devising a great game plan to utilize on your upcoming visit to Disneyland!  I have taken the liberty of listing the most popular attractions for you below by park.  These are the ones you'll want to knock out first, or grab a FASTPASS for when possible.  The FASTPASS option will allow you to return at a later time while experiencing a minimal wait!  Please note the (FP) by those attractions offering FASTPASS.

    Disneyland Park:

    Space Mountain (FP)
    Star Tours (FP)
    Indiana Jones Adventure (FP)
    Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage
    Matterhorn Bobsleds
    Peter Pan's Flight
    Pirates of the Caribbean
    Haunted Mansion
    Big Thunder Mountain (FP)

    California Adventure:

    Radiator Springs Racers (FP)
    Toy Story Mania
    Soarin' (FP)
    Tower of Terror (FP)
    California Screamin' (FP)

    Hope this helps, and please feel free to write back for any more tips!  I travel to both WDW and DL frequently and am beyond excited to help you plan your first visit to The Happiest Place on Earth!  I know how "different" it can all seem, especially when you're used to WDW!

    Best Wishes,

    Amanda F.

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Meet the Panelist: Amanda, California

Greetings from California! I am here to help make your visit to the Disney Parks as pixie-dusted as possible! As a regular to both Disneyland and Walt Disney World, I am ready to put my coast-to-coast Disney Parks knowledge to work for YOU! Learn More About Amanda

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