Coast-to-Coast Disneyland to Disney World Trip Report
On this trip, we started out at Disneyland before heading to Walt Disney World shortly thereafter to complete our first “Coast-to-Coast Disney Trip.” Disneyland highlights include dining at the exclusive Club 33 and Napa Rose in addition to plenty of other fun. We had some nighttime blue skies (as you can see in the photo above), which are rare for Southern California, so the Disneyland night photos are especially high quality.
On the next leg of the trip, we visited Walt Disney World for D23’s Destination D event, which started with a 2-day scavenger hunt followed by a 2-day historical retrospective of Walt Disney World resort, hosted by Imagineers and Disney Legends. The highlight of that event was a concert by Richard Sherman, which concluded with Dreamfinder and Figment(!!!) joining him on stage! This section of the trip report also contains nightlife reviews and lots of nighttime and Epcot Flower & Garden Festival photos.
Follow our exploits on the Coast-to-Coast Disney Trip here, as we organize the parts in one convenient location!
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Part I: From Earth to the Golden State – The Race Against the Clock to Make it to Disneyland Before Park Closing
Part II: You Can Sleep When You’re Dead – Rope Drop Chronicles
Part III: No Way, Napa Rose – Dining At Disneyland’s Top Restaurant
Part IV: Disneyland in Bloom – An Early Morning Exploration of Disneyland in the Spring!
Part V: Early Morning “Ekkk!” – Where Are Our Club 33 Reservations?!
Part VI: Zut Alores! – Rubbing Elbows with “High Society” at Club 33
Part VII – It’s Time To Get Serious – Attractions, Attractions, and More Attractions!
Part VIII – Remember – Dreams of Life Being A Carousel of Color Do Come True!
Part IX: SoLong, SoCal! – Our Final Morning In Disneyland
Walt Disney World
Part X: Perplexing Disney Questions – How Many Buses Does It Take To Get To The Poly?
Part XI: The Disney Olympics – Err…Day One Of The Great Disney Scavenger Hunt
Part XII: The Disney Olympics Continued – A Magical Hunt In The Magic Kingdom
Part XIII: Animal Kingdom Scavenger Hunt – Man v. Beasts (Beasts Win)
Part XIV: WE WON! – No, Not Really, But We Celebrated Like We Did!
Part XV: Destination D Presentations Day One – Read This On Your Astuter Computer!
Part XVI: Destination D Presentations Day Two, Pt. I – Tony Baxter Fell Asleep Next To Us!
Part XVII: Destination D Presentations Day Two, Pt. II – Mr. Sherman Paging Mr. Finder…
Part XVIII: See Ya Real Soon!
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Hey Tom! I just wanted to tell you that this is one of many great posts on a fantastic blog. I love reading all of your trip reports, park tips, and reviews. As a giant Disney parks fan that has only been able to travel to Disneyland so far, reading your posts about the other parks is probably too much fun for me. Not to mention all of the beautiful photos (many of which have been used as wallpaper on my laptop).
This post in particular has been one of my favorites since it not only covered details of being in both parks, but the descriptions of the scavenger hunt and the D23 expo as well. I loved reading all of it! Thank you for all that you do for us Disney parks fans that (currently) have to live vicariously through you 🙂 We appreciate it!!!
It’s nearly impossible to find educated people for this subject, however, you seem like you know what you’re
talking about! Thanks
Good read so far. FYI Part 15 and 16 bot point to part 15.
Fantastic photos!!! What an amazing trip, thanks for sharing.
great site! Your photos are excellent. Looking forward to the rest of your latest trip report!
Thanks! Glad you’re enjoying it!
how come the link for the Disney Scavenger hunt does not work here? 🙁 Dying to read that! I have always read your trip reports!