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  • On Feb 8, 2022
    James from NV Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Hi there! I’m looking to plan a vacation in February 2023. However, it looks like those dates are unavailable to plan on just yet. Any idea when this will open and be available to book a vacation to Disneyland?

    It’s a small world after all, James, and I’m so glad you found your way to planDisney!

    It’s always a good idea to plan ahead for a visit to the Happiest Place on Earth! You’re correct that currently, Disneyland Resort Hotel reservations are available through December of 2022, and 2023 dates haven’t opened up just yet. I did some research, and discovered that Vacation Packages and Resort Hotel reservations tend to open for the following year by the end of summer, typically by the end of August. I recommend checking the website or checking back with us in June or July to see if we have any updates we can pass along! 

    But, in the meantime, you can start mapping out your family’s magical plans now! Have you thought about where you’d like to stay? I’ve been fortunate enough to stay at all three Disneyland Resort Hotels, and love each one for a different reason. My little Mouseketeers are obsessed with the Disneyland Hotel, thanks to the thrilling monorail waterslides! Personally, I adore Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa thanks to its convenient theme-park access to Disney California Adventure Park, and the wonderful dining options. Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel is another great option, thanks to the gorgeous views of Disney California Adventure Park.

    As for theme-park tickets and park reservations, you can start making theme-park reservations up to 120 days in advance, subject to availability, so you have a little time to wait on booking those. You’ll be able to choose between a One Park Per Day ticket or a Park Hopper ticket. With the One Park Per Day option, you’ll select one theme park, and stay there the entire day, whereas with a Park Hopper, you’ll select one park to start in, and then “hop” to the other park any time after 1:00 PM. 

    Now for my favorite part of the planning process… thinking about what you’re going to eat! There are so many wonderful options for dining reservations, so I recommend checking out the menus ahead of time. Currently, dining reservations can be made up to 60 days in advance. My family recently dined at Wine Country Trattoria, and enjoyed the most delicious meal al fresco on the terrace. I love the setting of this Italian-inspired meal! 

    If you have any other planning questions as your trip gets closer, please don’t hesitate to return to planDisney! We’d love to help make your magical dreams come true, James!

    Happy planning!
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Meet the Panelist: Kristin, California

Greetings from sunny California! I live less than an hour from the Disneyland Resort, and have been an Annual Passholder (and now a Magic Key Passholder) for more than 20 years! As a mom of three kids ages 5-10, I consider myself an expert at navigating the Disneyland Resort with little ones. My family of five can’t get enough of the magic and happiness we encounter every time we step foot on Main Street, U.S.A. I look forward to sprinkling pixie dust on your next visit to the Happiest Place on Earth! Learn More About Kristin

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