The I think we are crazy April Road trip

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The I think we are crazy April Road trip

DH & I went to DL for 9 days last October for our 10th anniversary. We had planned on a week, then decided to get annual passes, so that week turned into 9 park days. It was amazing not be rushed.

Well 5 months later those APs are just itching to be used again, so we decided to take DS (5) to DL this spring. I cannot take time off in the summer, and our passes expire Sept 30th. We decided just last week to go, and are now booked for the end of April. Well not only are we taking DS, but my mother is coming to, so we decided to drive. This is where the crazy part starts.
We are driving. laugh
From Vancouver Island.
We are talking about 24 hours waiting of driving each way. But it gets busier. yay

Days 1,2,3 Drive to San Diego
Days 4 & 5 Legoland, then on day 5 after a full day of Legoland, drive to Anaheim
Days 6,7,8 DL
Day 9 is a Saturday and a block out day on our AP, so just going to Goofys for a late brunch, then lounging around the hotel or going to the beach
Day 10, 11 DL
Day 12 drive to Las Vegas, we have family there who have wanted us to visit for years
Days 12,13 hang out in Vegas
Day 14, 15, 16 Drive home

We will be renting a scooter for Grandma, wheelchair she has some knee damage from a couple of car accidents and can't handle the level of walking required. Question for those who take scooters to the park, can they be used in the ride lines? Or should we look into a guest assistance pass? She can't stand on hard concrete for a long time. She will have one of the small travel scooters, we are renting it here and bringing it with us, so we will have it for all legs of our trip.

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Wow that sounds like a crazy awesome trip! Can't wait to hear all about it! awesome

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Awesome!

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I love road trips. Someday, I will drive across country! Can't wait to hear all about it!

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We used to drive from Toronto to Vancouver Island before we moved here, but this is the first road trip with my husband. good thing my hubby and my mother get along so well. 3 days in the car with a 5 year old could be interesting. we would have done it in 2 days, but I don't think DS could handle being in the car that long, with out driving us batty. I should keep track of how many times we hear "are we there yet?"

I should probably do a bit of a trip report from the October trip too... mickey

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Now that's a road trip!! Haha. Have fun!!

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Some of my best childhood memories are the roadtrips from NW Ontario to Disneyland. Your trip is jam packed with fun! I hope you have a wonderful time, and please come back and do even a partial trip report.

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Sounds like a blast!! Have a great time!

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We got Grandma & DS's tickets yesterday. We ordered them from airmiles on Monday. we have one excited 5 year old. he remembers going to WDW when he was 22 months, and hasn't quite grasped that we are not going to the exact same place, but he remembers so much of it. He's been talking about the tea cup, Pirates and the water fountains. he had to make sure Grandma knew how to use a fountain. Oh the things that kid remembers scares me sometimes.

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Road trips are great. Have a ball.

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Wow, have a great road trip!

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It sounds like an amazing trip!

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