My family (2 adults/2 kids) are booked on a back to back over Christmas that goes Vancouver-LA and then roundtrip LA-Hawaii. We would love to take in a trip to Disney and Universal, but the logistics are making my head spin (not to mention the cost!). Anyways, her are a couple of possible scenarios - could someone please tell me how feasible they are?
1. On turn around day, take a "day trip" to Universal Studios. We would be docked at San Pedro and depart at 4pm. If we were off the ship by 9am and had a pre-booked private shuttle both ways, would we have enough time to get to Universal, see everything, and get back without stressing?
2. After finishing the cruise, stay in Anaheim near Disneyland for 3 nights and spend 2 days at Disney then the 3rd day take a shuttle to Universal for the day and return to Anaheim. The following day we would then need to take a shuttle to LAX for flights home. I'm not 100% sure of the areas so have no idea if we are doubling back to Anaheim only to go back in the same direction next day for the airport. Problem is, if we decide to spend a night in the Hollywood (ish) area then it would mean having to drag luggage,etc to the hotel prior to going to Universal. We could also do this scenario in reverse - spend first night near Universal and then shuttle to Anaheim for 2 nights prior to heading back to LAX.
Any opinions/thoughts? Any recommendations for transportation? Renting a car is not an option, and with 2 kids we don't want to do public transport....
Thanks in advance!
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