Mice & Magic: The Official Theme Park Center Blog

  • 2019 Disneyland Survival Guide on a Budget

    So you want to go to Disneyland, but are worried about affordability. When most people think of a visit to the Disneyland Resort, they think of ‘t...
  • 4 Pro Tips to Dine and Lines at Universal Studios Hollywood

    If you’re visiting Los Angeles, you’ve probably been warned of the biggest menace locals and tourists alike face—the traffic. This is true even in ...
  • One Day In a Crowded Disney Day - What Do I Do?!

    I Have One Day to Fit Maximum Fun into a Crowded Disney Day… What Do I Do?!?!   You’ve planned your trip, gotten family in the car, and are overwh...
  • Citywalk - Ultimate Tips For Your Universal Studios Vacation

    Citywalk, and Walking the City of Hollywood: Theme Park Center’s Ultimate Tips to Get More out of your Universal Studios Vacation   If you’re visit...
  • 5 Ways to Maximize Your Day at Disneyland Resort

    So your family is packed, your day is clear, and you have a single-day ticket to Disneyland Resort and you’re wondering: “how am I possibly going t...
  • 4 Ways to Maximize Your Day at USH - Minimum Waits

      You have your tickets, your sunscreen, and your snacks. You’ve traveled to Hollywood and parked in a classic-movie parking structure ready to imm...
  • 2019 - Universal Studios Survival Guide on a Budget

      So you want a magical day at a popular Southern California theme park, but want to do so without breaking the bank. Thankfully Universal Studios ...
  • 2019 Ultimate Guide to Knott's Berry Farm (on a Budget!)

    Let’s say you’re feeling an Orange County theme park with a little less mouse. Your obvious option is Knott’s Berry Farm—close enough to Anaheim, ...
  • Star Wars Land – Galaxy's Edge Crowd Survival Guide

    What to Expect When You’re Expecting Star Wars Galaxy's Edge: Survival Guide to DLR Spring/Summer 2019 If you’re a fan of Disney Parks (or have ca...
  • SAN DIEGO ZOO ON A BUDGET – ULTIMATE GUIDE

    So you and your party are craving a themed entertainment experience that’s a little less constructed. You want exposure to nature without leaving Southern California; or you are visiting SoCal but craving a more natural experience. 
  • THE BEST TIMES TO VISIT THE ORLANDO THEME PARKS

    THE BEST OF TIMES VS. THE WORST OF TIMES: WHEN TO VISIT THE ORLANDO THEME PARKS So, you’ve decided to plan a trip to Walt Disney World or Univers...
  • 7 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE GOING TO GATORLAND – 2019

    7 Things To Know Before Going To Gatorland – 2019 Opened in 1949, famously billed as the “Alligator Capital of the World”. Gatorland is renowned f...