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Jan 18th, 2010, 01:25 PM
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Disneyland Park

Hi Everyone,

My boyfriend and I are spending a couple days in Los Angeles and we would like to go to Disneyland ( we are on our late 20's). According to our trip plan we will only have 1 day to enjoy Disneyland. Do you think one day is enough to cover both Disneyland Park and Disneyland Adventure? If not, which one would you pick?

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Jan 18th, 2010, 03:43 PM
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Depending on the crowd, you could do both parks, but I wouldn't if it is your first time. Go to Disneyland and see what its all about.

If you've been to another Disney, you might do both. Check to see what time they close...sometimes CA closes earlier than Disneyland, so you'd want to do CA first. CA has more roller coaster type rides, DL has all the traditional stuff.
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Jan 18th, 2010, 04:23 PM
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Yes, we both have been to Disneyworld when kids. I would do like to do both if it is not exhausting.

Thanks for your help, Icuy.
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Jan 18th, 2010, 09:40 PM
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Disneyland and California Adventure -- the difference is Classic Barbie vs. Twist N Turn Barbie. The latter was new and fun when it first came out, but the Classic Barbie is, well, classic! Go for the original! But if you do have time for both, and the lines aren't too long, try the hop.
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Jan 18th, 2010, 11:18 PM
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When are you going? In winter, CA closes very early - 6 PM on week days and 8 PM on weekends. So no, you probably wouldn't have time for both.

The main park is open til 8:00 on weeknights and 11:00 on weekends.

In summer both parks stay open longer.
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Jan 19th, 2010, 03:02 AM
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Do Disneyland first, then head for California Adventure. Disneyland is easier to manage than its counterpart in Florida, imo. While the entire experience in Florida is much more, I actually like Disneyland because it doesn't overwhelm you as much. The grounds are older and different. Be sure and have a Monte Cristo Sandwich(can't remember the name of the place).
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Jan 19th, 2010, 03:26 PM
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Thank you all for your answers!
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Jan 19th, 2010, 04:47 PM
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We just did this last fall. Went to California Adventure first thing in the morning, then over to Disneyland around 1:00, stayed till closing (around 8 pm), then went over to Downtown Disney for dinner. It worked out well.

However, it really comes down to how many rides you want to do. We did about four at CA and about 8-9 at DL, and it was just about right.
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Jan 19th, 2010, 06:30 PM
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We did both a few years ago in March and I didn't think it was exhausting at all. Disneyland is classic, but we actually preferred the rides at California Adventure (especially Soaring over California - a must ride!). We, too, went to dinner in Downtown Disney. I don't know when you are going, but we were there late March and it was freezing. Unless you want to purchase a $100 Mickey sweatshirt, bring a jacket!
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Jan 19th, 2010, 09:02 PM
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I think the Monte Cristo sandwiches are at Blue Bayou Restaurant (hope that is the name)in Pirates of the Carribean. I agree "Soaring over Califorania" is a must do.
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Jan 20th, 2010, 12:58 PM
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Hi guys, thank you all!!
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Jan 20th, 2010, 01:31 PM
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The "Three Cheese Monte Cristo" is at Cafe Orleans in New Orleans Square. Yum!
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Jan 20th, 2010, 03:06 PM
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Never heard of the Three Cheese Monte Cristo. The one I remember was in the same restaurant where Pirates of the Caribean are. I think cali has it right, Blue Bayou. I had this for the first time in about 1972 at the age of 5 and several times since then and at several other places. We were there again about 2 years ago and it was still great.
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Jan 20th, 2010, 03:23 PM
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There are definitely Monte Cristo's on the Cafe Orleans menu

>>Monte Cristo Sandwich - $15.99
Three-Cheese Monte Cristo - $15.99<<

AND

at the Blue Bayou too.

>>Le Special de Monte Cristo
Turkey, ham and Swiss cheese in a battered egg bread, lightly fried to a golden brown. With Blue Bayou potatoes and seasonal vegetables - $21.99<<

So everyone is right . . . .
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Jan 20th, 2010, 05:37 PM
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hmmm, I wonder what the differences are in the three. They are normally topped with powdered sugar and accompanied by raspberry jam or jelly.
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Jan 20th, 2010, 10:34 PM
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I haven't had one in ages, but the one I remembered did have powdered sugar and raspberry jelly.
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Well, I can tell you from personal and recent experience that the one at Cafe Orleans does come with powdered sugar and raspberry jam.

Probably the difference between it and "Le Special" at Blue Bayou is simply the restaurant. Blue Bayou is a little up-scale (for Disneyland).
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