/ Monday, November 29th, 2010


6-days / 5-nights Los Angeles, Hollywood, Disneyland® Resort

This is the perfect tour for 2011 D23 Expo attendees!

Our tour ends with breakfast on the morning of the D23 Expo!

For more information or to reserve your spot, download the
WDW Radio Adventures by Disney information PDF

Space is very limited – First Booked, First Confirmed

Adventure Highlights

Enjoy VIP treatment when you visit legendary Hollywood landmarks, see how the magic is made at Walt Disney Imagineering, eat lunch on the lot at the Walt Disney Studios, and get a peak behind the fantasy at the Disneyland® Resort.


Experiences include:

  • Backstage at Jimmy Kimmel Live
  • Tour the Jim Henson Company Studio
  • Private tour of Walt Disney Imagineering
  • Private Tour of Walt Disney Studios
  • Behind-the Scenes tour of the Disneyland® Park
  • Tour the El Capitan Theater
  • Meet a puppeteer at Jim Henson’s Creature Shop
  • Character Breakfasts at the Disneyland® Resort
  • VIP experiences at the Disneyland® Park and Disney’s California Adventure® Park

Be Pampered like a Star! Check out the accommodations!

  • Hollywood, CA
    2 nights
    Renaissance Hollywood Hotel – AAA Four Diamond Award
  • Disneyland® Resort 3 nights
    Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel® – AAA Four Diamond Award

Day By Day Itinerary

Day One

  • Arrive in Los Angeles
    Greet your fellow Adventurers as you meet at the contemporary Renaissance Hollywood Hotel for some “California-eclectic” repast.
  • The Renaissance Hollywood Hotel
    Meet your Adventure Guides upon arrival at your stylish hotel in the heart of Hollywood. You are steps away from world-famous Hollywood landmarks like Grauman’s Chinese Theatre and the Kodak Theatre. Many restaurants are close by, as well as Hollywood & Highland Center, a first-class shopping and entertainment center.
  • Welcome Dinner at Renaissance Hollywood Hotel
    Enjoy a delicious dinner at the Renaissance Hotel in Hollywood.

Meal Included: Dinner

Day Two

  • Behind the Scenes at The El Capitan Theatre
    Step into Hollywood’s past with a backstage tour of the ornate El Capitan Theatre, lovingly restored as a venue for Disney films and live shows.
  • Backstage at Jimmy Kimmel Live!
    Visit the former Masonic temple where this hilarious and wildly popular late night talk show is taped. On a backstage tour, explore this historic theater and hear some entertaining inside stories about the day-to-day excitement involved in producing a nightly comedy-variety show packed with celebrity guests and top music acts.
  • The Jim Henson Company Studio Tour and Lunch
    This historic studio was built in 1917 by Charlie Chaplin. Now home to The Jim Henson Company, it’s not open to just anybody!  Enjoy a privately guided VIP tour that includes a video history of the company and a specially prepared lunch in the studio’s private café.
  • Hollywood
    On the trip back to the hotel, cruise by some of Hollywood’s most famous landmarks with a local expert.
  • On Your Own in Hollywood
    In the evening, you are on your own to relax or enjoy the wide variety of restaurants and activities in this vibrant area. Your Adventure Guides can make recommendations.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day Three

  • Walt Disney Imagineering
    See how the magic of Disney theme parks and resorts is made.  Get a first-hand look at some of the creations conjured up by the architects, designers, engineers, technicians and others who make up the Disney Imagineers.
  • Walt Disney Studios and The Walt Disney Archives
    Enjoy lunch at The Walt Disney Studio commissary and then browse through an assortment of memorabilia at the Studio Store. Afterwards, you’ll learn the story of The Walt Disney Studio during your privately-guided tour, which includes a visit to The Walt Disney Archives.
  • Drive to Disneyland® Resort
    Head to the Happiest Place on Earth and Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel® & Spa. This Craftsman-style hotel is within walking distance of both Disneyland® Park and Disney’s California Adventure® Park, as well as the Downtown Disney® District, a promenade with shops and restaurants. After you are checked in, you have time on your own to relax by the pool or go shopping.
  • Welcome Reception at the Wine Cellar and Hook’s Pointe
    Dine on the fine family fare of this lively pirate-themed restaurant.
  • Evening at Disneyland® Park
    Enjoy a priority entrance into the Disneyland® Park with a special VIP experience prior to spending the evening on your own.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day Four

  • Character Breakfast at Plaza Inn
    Start your day in Disneyland® Park eating breakfast with Minnie Mouse and her friends. Choose from an assortment of delicious morning treats at the all-you-can-eat buffet.
  • VIP Custom Tour of Disneyland® Park
    Discover the secrets of Disneyland® Park in this privately-guided backstage tour. Visit areas that are off limits to other Park Guests as you learn the fascinating history of Walt Disney and his dream.
  • Lunch at Café Orleans
    Enjoy the view of the Rivers of America and savor the flavors of New Orleans.
  • Afternoon and Evening in Disneyland® Resort
    After lunch, we continue the tour, including a privately-guided VIP tour to Walt Disney’s Apartment.  Spend the rest of the afternoon and evening on your own at either Disneyland® Park or Disney’s California Adventure® Park.  Experience the thrills of fantastic attractions and spectacular shows, and be part of the countless magical moments around you. Your VIP experience includes special Disney’s FASTPASS® service and reserved prime viewing for the afternoon parade.

Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day Five

  • Character Breakfast at Goofy’s Kitchen
    Enjoy Mickey Mouse-shaped waffles and rub elbows with Goofy and his pals at this whimsical breakfast buffet.
  • Privately Guided VIP experience of Disney’s California Adventureâ„¢ Park
    Before Disney’s California Adventureâ„¢ Park opens to regular guests, enjoy a privately-guided VIP tour, including a behind-the-scenes look at the inner-workings of the Park and enjoy a private Turtle Talk with Crush.
  • Lunch and Afternoon On Your Own at the Disneyland® Resort
    Spend the rest of your afternoon on your own, enjoying more of the exciting activities at both Parks.
  • Farewell Dinner
    Bask in the memories of your Hollywood experience as you enjoy a special farewell dinner exclusively for you and your newfound friends!

Meals Included: Breakfast and DinnerCharacter Breakfast at Storytellers Café

Day Six

  • Enjoy breakfast at your leisure with Chip ‘n Dale at Storytellers Cafe in your hotel.
  • Transfer to the Airport
    Relax and enjoy your final moments in California as we handle your luggage and arrange for transportation to the Los Angeles International airport. Or get ready to move on to the excitement of the D23 Expo!

Meal Included: Breakfast

For more information or to reserve your spot, download the
WDW Radio Adventures by Disney information PDF



1 thought on “WDW Radio Adventures by Disney Backstage Magic Tour 2011!”

  1. Mary Jo Collins says:

    The best part about this adventure is that you’ll get to experience it with Lou, Beci and other Disney-loving people!!