Thursday, April 26, 2018

Destinations

Posts about non-Disney destinations.

Coastal Cruzin’ on the Holiday Lights Train

As I write these words it is a week before a trip to experience the holiday offerings at Disneyland, something I'm sure many of...

The Magic of Christmas in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

We have magic for you today folks. A double feature of different ways that Universal Studios is touching hearts this holiday season. Part one...

Christmas at Knott’s Merry Farm

Welcome back to the farm everyone! We hoped everyone had a Happy Thanksgiving. If you've got a moment, we'd like to show you the...

Holiday Cheer at California’s Great America Winterfest

Like most, after overindulging on a Thursday feast, I'm ready for some sort of frozen activity. Fortunately, the day after Thanksgiving was the opening...

Gilroy Gardens Debuts Beer, Wine and Food Fest

The arrival of November means the arrival of the second of Gilroy Gardens' after dark events, [email protected] Despite feeling that the Halloween version fell...

Dateline Universal Orlando – Hogsmeade for the Holidays

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Universal Orlando! This week, we're heading to Islands of Adventure for our first glimpse of the holiday season in...

Disneyland Resort Update: New Hotel & Parking Structure Announced

Downtown Disney and the Disneyland Hotel are going to feel a lot more crowded soon. A new hotel is being plopped down on the...

MiceChat Knott’s Scary Farm Recap from the MiceChat Meetup

As September drew to a close, over one hundred and fifty MiceChatters met up at Knott's Scary Farm to partake in another year of...

Disneyland Photo Update: Halloween Crowd Crush & Splash in the Dark

Welcome back to the beautiful Disneyland Resort, where Halloween makes the parks spooky in expected and unexpected ways. Let's take a look around Disneyland...

Fall Events Illuminate the Night at Gilroy Gardens

With little warning Gilroy Gardens announced a new [email protected] event to take place weekends through October. Clearly inspired by the success of last year's...

Lucky 13 at Winchester Mystery House

Last year the Winchester Mystery House in San Jose, CA premiered a new candlelight tour for Halloween (link), and MiceChat returned to take a...

Yesterland: Neighbors of Aulani – Past, Present, and Future

Aulani—officially Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa in Ko Olina, Hawai‘i—opened August 2011 at the Ko Olina Resort on the western coast of O‘ahu....

Hypnotic Fright Fest at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

Fright Fest 2017 made its debut at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom on September 23, and with the discounted Haunted House Pass purchased during the...

Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights 27 Review and Photos

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Universal Orlando! This week, we are taking a look at three different nights spent at Halloween Horror Nights 27,...

California’s Great America Celebrates 10 Years of Haunt

Theme parks have been raising a ruckus about anniversaries since the Disneyland Tencennial in 1965; and speaking of ten year milestones, the Halloween Haunt...

Knott’s Scary Farm 2017 – Masters of the Dark

We just returned from opening night of Knott's Scary Farm and it was an unbelievably entertaining evening. There are 9 mazes this year, 10...

Knott’s Berry Farm Update: Scary Farm & Spooky Farm

Welcome back to Knott's Berry Spooky Farm. The Farm's busy season is here, the Fan favorite hard-ticketed begins tonight, Knott's Scary Farm. Although I am far too...

Universal Studios Hollywood Kicks Off Halloween Horror Nights 2017

Halloween has arrived in Southern California and it's never been more twisted. The savage minds at Universal Studios Hollywood have crafted another Halloween Horror...

Six Flags and Great America Announce New Rides in California

Tis the season when regional parks let us know what will be opening the following year; here's what to expect in the Golden State....

Knott’s Scary Farm Reveals 13 Haunted Experiences for its 45th Halloween Season

This season for Knott's Scary Farm's Halloween Haunt has been brewing for 45 years. The park will feature 13 haunted mazes and attractions, including...