12 Architectural Treasures | Visit California. With towers soaring 746 feet/227 meters into the sky, its span arcing across the mouth of San Francisco Bay, and all of it painted fire-engine red, the Golden Gate Bridge is, quite simply, amazing. If you’re scratching your head as to why a bridge called “Golden Gate” is in fact red, here’s why.
It’s generally accepted that the mouth of San Francisco Bay—the narrow strait that the bridge spans, was named Chrysopylae (Greek for “Golden Gate”) by early explorer John C. Fremont. (Captain Fremont thought the strait looked like a strait in Istanbul named Chrysoceras, or “Golden Horn.”) So it makes sense that the bridge is named after the expanse of water that it crosses. But what about that crimson color? Call it an unexpected surprise. "The Golden Gate Bridge is, quite simply, amazing. " Technically, that color is “International Orange,” but whatever it is, it’s an eye-grabber, whether you’re driving, walking, or pedaling across the 1.7-mile/2.7-kilometer span.
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The new six-acre park is designed by James Corner Field Operations, creators of New York City’s celebrated High Line Park. Covering 3.5 miles of scenic coastline, Santa Monica Beach is the epitome of California beach life. Enjoy a relaxing walk along the shore or a bike ride on the boardwalk and soak in the warmth of the sun. Located just beyond the sands of Santa Monica, Shutters on the Beach offers an exceptional 5-star luxury experience. Santa Monica Place brings together world-class shopping, gourmet dining and gorgeous views. Special Offers. Disney's PhotoCD will only include Disney's PhotoPass photos taken after purchase of this offer. Disney's PhotoPass photos within your Disney's PhotoPass account prior to purchasing one of these offers will not be included.
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Today is the day, Disneyland celebrates its 60th birthday. We’ve all seen video of Disneyland’s grand opening from July 17th 1965, but have you ever wondered what happened to the first children to enter the latest of Walt Disney‘s first theme park? The story is pretty interesting — they weren’t even supposed to be at the park’s opening and were given lifetime passes by Walt Disney himself.
The image of the two kids being greeted by Walt Disney can still be seen on Disney California Adventure’s latest edition of their spectacular “World Of Color” water show. Hit the jump and find out. Here is the short video documentary on The Story of the First Two Kids into Disneyland: The Orange County Register has the full story on the first two children to visit Disneyland: They were supposed to be in Mexico that day, not at the opening of some amusement park.
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Additional Information ¶ Disneyland Resort Hotel Discounts. Disney operates three hotels as part of the Disneyland Resort. There is a beautiful, Craftsman-themed luxury hotel adjacent to Disney California Adventure theme park, the Grand Californian. There are also the much older (but refurbished) properties: Paradise Pier Hotel and the original Disneyland Hotel, both of which are high-rise hotels. Check out this page for major Disneyland Resort hotel discounts. Click here to read detailed reviews of all three Disneyland Resort hotels, including concierge level. Benefits of staying at the official Disneyland Resort hotels: Disney Resort guests can take advantage of charging privileges available with your Disney Resort ID.
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