Stop worrying about squeezing green into your wardrobe today (watch out for that pinch!) and start preparing to be surrounded by the lush, evergreen pastures of Ireland. This St. Patrick’s Day, celebrate with your family by booking a vacation to Ireland with Adventures by Disney.
Early in your journey, your family will explore Cashel – a “land of kings” full of royal lore. As you walk up the emerald-green countryside, you will find the ancient Rock of Cashel, which once acted as the seat for the Kings of Munster.
Neighboring the Rock of Cashel is Tipperary’s Golden Vale hilltop, crowned with a collection of buildings that will transport you back to medieval times. On these sacred grounds, where Saint Patrick once stood himself, Junior Adventurers will also have the opportunity to participate in a lucky shamrock hunt.
A three-night stay within the walls of the 16th century Dromoland Castle will have your family feeling like royal kings and queens of Ireland. Over the years, this majestic estate played host to numerous prominent figures, and entertained many families with its plenitude of leisure activities.
To see how you can further explore the ‘Emerald Isle’ on this eight-day, seven-night family vacation to Ireland, please visit adventuresbydisney.com/ireland.
If you’re as big of a fan of Frozen as I am, I have really exciting news for you today. Our team at Adventures by Disney wants to let you know of a current sweepstakes opportunity that could potentially send you on the adventure of a lifetime to explore Norway. With the Frozen Adventure Sweepstakes, the lucky winner and a guest will receive a first-hand experience of the locations that served as inspiration for the filmmakers of Frozen, the winner for Best Animated Feature Film at the 86th Annual Academy Awards.
The eight-day, seven-night journey begins in the storybook village of Bergen – the real-life inspiration for the kingdom of Arendelle – and will continue through Flåm, Geiranger and Norway’s capital, Oslo. As the Guests travel across these stunning lands, there will be various activities waiting to be discovered.
On this itinerary, guests will get an up-close look at the historic stave churches that influenced the architecture of the film, embark on an aquatic odyssey to explore the breathtaking fjords of Norway, partake in the rich history of the country by learning Norwegian folk dancing, and participate in many more fun and cultural activities.
For more information on how to enter for a chance to win an Adventures by Disney trip for two to Norway, please visit Norway.FrozenSweepstakes.com. Also, don’t forget you can order Frozen on Digital HD now, and mark your calendars for the DVD and Blu-Ray Combo Pack release on March 18!
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Open to permanent legal residents of the 50 states of the U.S. and D.C., who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry. Starts 2/25/2014. Entries must be received by 11:59 pm PT on 4/30/2014. GP WINNER AND GUEST MUST HAVE A VALID U.S. PASSPORT AND BE AVAILABLE TO TRAVEL FROM 6/28/2014 TO 7/5/2014. Prize restrictions apply. For details/Official Rules click to visit Norway.FrozenSweepstakes.com.
If there’s one thing we all learned from everyone’s favorite Snow Queen – Elsa – it is that sometimes we have to just “let it go,” as her hit song on Disney’s animated feature film “Frozen” demonstrates. However, as great as that feeling could be, there are very few times where we can truly let go and not worry about a thing. I find this especially true when it comes to planning a family vacation.
On the flip side, families have the option to book from more than 25 different trips from all over the world with Adventures by Disney. From experiencing the Great Wall of China up close to taking in the sights of the azure waters of Santorini, Adventures by Disney has a multitude of itineraries that will allow you and your family to explore a variety of different countries and cultures.
With accommodations, activities, most meals and transportation within the trip taken care of, your only worry will be to try and convince yourself and your family to just let it go. It’s hard to imagine such great vacations coming together so smoothly, but that’s what the trip planners at Adventures by Disney are for.
I’ll leave you with this clip of Elsa singing her famous song “Let it Go” in 25 different languages. Maybe this clip will give you the inspiration to find which country you’d like to visit next.
Let It Go in 25 Languages on Disney Video
Inspired by the scenery in the video? Adventures by Disney recently started accepting bookings for the new, Frozen-inspired trip to Norway. For more information, check out AdventuresByDisney.com. And, if you enjoyed the song and would like to fully let it go, join in on the fun by visiting the nearest participating theatre to watch the all-new, sing-along version of Disney’s“Frozen.”
Andrae Gill, Adventures by Disney
posted on December 19th, 2013 by
Disney’s highly anticipated “Saving Mr. Banks” hits theaters across the nation tomorrow, and the excitement only gets bigger with the “practically perfect” Southern California: Disney Backstage itinerary from Adventures by Disney. This trip allows you to walk through and experience some of the locations where the movie was filmed.
Inspired by true events, “Saving Mr. Banks” is the extraordinary, untold story of how Disney’s classic “Mary Poppins” made it to the screen – and the testy relationship Walt Disney had with author P.L. Travers that almost derailed it. Filmed almost entirely in the Los Angeles area, the film features some of its most iconic locations: the Disneyland Resort, the Walt Disney Studios, and Hollywood Blvd., all of which are stops on this rare, behind-the-magic Adventures by Disney trip.
As an adventurer on this trip, you will receive priority treatment when visiting some of these locations. Let your inner star out as you participate in a privately guided tour of Hollywood Blvd., transporting you to a world of glitz and glamour. You can follow the footsteps of your favorite celebrities as you walk through top iconic sites of Tinseltown like the TCL Chinese Theatre (featured in the film) and the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Another one of the trip’s highlights is a privately guided visit to the Walt Disney Studios, a notable location of the movie. Fun fact: Although set in London, the original “Mary Poppins” (1964) movie was filmed here in its entirety.
Lastly, you will experience the happiest place on Earth in the most supercalifragilisticexpialidocious way: with a 2-day VIP experience at Disneyland park and Disney California Adventure park. Your park visit is complemented with Disney’s FASTPASS service and even a visit to Walt Disney’s Disneyland apartment.
For more information on this behind-the-scenes trip to Hollywood and the Disneyland Resort, click here. To learn more about the film “Saving Mr. Banks,” visit Disney.com/SavingMrBanks.
Andrae Gill, Adventures by Disney
posted on November 27th, 2013 by
As many of you know, Adventures by Disney recently announced a new vacation to Norway, the land that helped inspire the new comedy-adventure “Frozen.” For all of us at Adventures by Disney, helping to bring the Norway itinerary to life has been an incredible experience, and what has made this itinerary so special is that our team had the opportunity to walk in the footsteps of the filmmakers and design a group-guided vacation that immerses families in the world of “Frozen” and the beauty of Norway.
The new, animated feature hits theaters today! And in celebration of its opening, check out this behind-the-scenes video featuring the filmmakers’ take on how Norway truly inspired Disney’s “Frozen.”
For more information on this new epic journey or for booking information, please visit AdventuresByDisney.com/Frozen.