Tom Bricker Archive

2021 Disneyland Planning Guide

Our 2021 Disneyland and Disney California Adventure vacation planning guide covers reopening reservations, when to visit to avoid crowds, best restaurants, hotels in Anaheim, saving money on tickets, ride strategy, and tips & tricks. (Updated April 15, 2021.) The California parks & resorts have had roller coaster reopening saga, but the good news is that

Discount Disneyland Ticket Tips

Our money-saving guide to Disneyland & Disney California Adventure tickets offers tips & tricks for legitimate sellers of discounted Disneyland park admission and where not to buy tickets to avoid scams. We cover buying at Target, Sam’s Club, AAA, grocery stores, and whether Park Hoppers are right for you. (Updated April 15, 2021.) If all

Disney World Adds Park Passes for Summer

We’re back with an update on Walt Disney World Park Pass availability for Summer 2021. Tons of availability has been added for Annual Passholders, on-site resort guests, and regular theme park ticket holders. We’ll take a look at the changes and speculate as to why this huge summer reservation refilled happened, and offer additional strategy

Top 10 Disney World Pools

Trying to find the hotel with the best pool at Walt Disney World? This post ranks the 10 best resort pools, along with tips for families, pool photos, and other assorted ramblings. For a lot of families, the hotel pool is really important. We’ve lost track of how many times readers have told us that

Disney World Deluxe Resort Rankings

Our rankings of all Deluxe Resorts at Walt Disney World, the highest tier of hotels there, take into account theme, value for money, amenities, location, pools, and more. These luxury accommodations have a lot to offer, and can be great for a splurge. They’re all easy to love…if you don’t get sticker shock first! (Updated

Walt Disney Family Museum Visit Info & Tips

Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco, California’s Golden Gate National Recreation Area is a beautiful, powerful, and humanizing tribute to the Walt Disney. In this post, we’ll present a photo tour of WDFM, provide information about its exhibits, and cover why it’s a bucket list-worthy experience for Disney fans. (Updated April 15, 2021.) Let’s