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Is Laguna Beach a good central location for family to Disney

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Is Laguna Beach a good central location for family to Disney

We are going to be travelling in March with our 2 boys ages 8 and 5 and will be splitting our time between the beach, Disneyland (2 days), SeaWorld (1 day) and possibly Legoland. Is Laguna Beach area going to be a good choice location wise? Is it fairly child friendly? We aren't familiar with the area at all... Thanks for any help!

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11. Re: Is Laguna Beach a good central location for family to Disney

REALLY LOVE the Howard Johnson hotel in Anaheim by Disney - looks PERFECT for our family!!! It looks great and the family suite doesn't break the budget of about $200 night. Thanks so much! Now to check out the places you guys recommended in Carlsbad... Thank you all the great TA people!!!! We don't take a lot of vacations (wish we could!) so when we do we want it to be great!!!

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12. Re: Is Laguna Beach a good central location for family to Disney

if you are planning on staying at hojos, you should book asap for march especially in trying to get a suite.

you can use the code lkms which is the mousesavers 15% off discount which anyone can use.

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13. Re: Is Laguna Beach a good central location for family to Disney

Spent time in Laguna Beach a few weeks ago with our 6 year old GC on way to SD. Went to the playground on Main Beach, after walking around, having lunch. Little kids don't want to go inside art galleries. Sure in the summer, lots of kids would be splashing in the ocean there, but in March I still say it's not a place for young kids as a base for Disneyland.

On the return trip home we stopped in Newport Beach for lunch. That is more kid friendly, with Balboa, the ferry, fun zone, etc.

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14. Re: Is Laguna Beach a good central location for family to Disney

We are going March 2012...wish it was next month! Trying to get some research done ahead of time to know closer to how much $ we need to save. Thanks for all the great advice!

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15. Re: Is Laguna Beach a good central location for family to Disney

ok, i would still book fairly early if you want a suite at hojos, at least 8 months out or so for march as that is prime springbreak as well as convention season for anaheim and the park as well as hotels will be very full.

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16. Re: Is Laguna Beach a good central location for family to Disney

THANK YOU for that great info! Will definitely book as early as possible. Does anyone know if last week of March/first week of April is going to generally be warm enough for the kids to enjoy their fun water park? We are from Colorado so have pretty tough kids weather wise... Thanks!!!

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17. Re: Is Laguna Beach a good central location for family to Disney

Well, it depends on the weather, but usually it would be nice enough weather to enjoy the park. For example, LEGOLAND Carlsbad opens it water park in mid-March, and that is a much larger water park. So yes, bring the swimsuits. And if you get cold, there is a large Hot Tub next to the HoJo play area, a great place to warm up or for the parents to enjoy while the kids play.

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18. Re: Is Laguna Beach a good central location for family to Disney

also be sure to keep an eye on mousesavers closer to your vacation time which list current discounts for attractions such as thes ones you are planning ect

http://www.mousesavers.com/otherparks.html

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