California Adventure

Little Details: Cars Land

Little Details: Cars Land

Cars Land might be my favorite land in California Adventure. It’s just so gorgeous, and I love all three attractions. It’s clear that Imagineers thought through every square inch of the space, because there’s no detail overlooked. Here are some pictures of my favorite little details in beautiful Radiator Springs! Read more…

Lands In Pictures: Pacific Wharf

Lands In Pictures: Pacific Wharf

Pacific Wharf is one of those lands no one talks about. It’s just a couple of restaurants between Cars Land and Paradise Pier, right? Wrong! Pacific Wharf brings Monterey’s Cannery Row and San Francisco’s Fisherman Wharf into California Adventure. The land’s beautiful details and sweeping waterfront make it one of the most scenic lands in […] Read more…

Radiator Springs Curios

Radiator Springs Curios

June 2012 – present LOCATION Cars Land – Radiator Springs Curios sits toward the end of the main roadway in Cars Land. If you walk down the street, toward Radiator Springs Racers, you’ll see Radiator Springs Curios on the left, just before Luigi’s Rollickin’ Roadsters. EXPERIENCE Details: Merchandise – Cars-themed collectibles (pins, vinylmation, tsum tsums) […] Read more…

Lands After Dark: Hollywood Land

Lands After Dark: Hollywood Land

Hollywood Land is pretty busy during the daytime, but it gets a whole new vibe at night. The neon lights reflect off the street and trolley tracks, and the land suddenly feels like the famous umbrella scene from Singing In the Rain. It’s quiet, but vibrant, and there’s an extra dose of that old Hollywood feeling on […] Read more…

Buena Vista Street Popcorn Cart

Buena Vista Street Popcorn Cart

Disneyland’s popcorn carts are typically not noteworthy; they’re mobile stations too packed with snacks and drinks to have much room for theming. But on Buena Vista Street, there’s a special popcorn cart. It draws attention, with its shiny exterior and unusual appearance… This strange popcorn cart actually fits perfectly with its surroundings if you know […] Read more…

Lands in Pictures: Buena Vista Street

Lands In Pictures: Buena Vista Street

If you asked me what land in California Adventure deserves more attention, I’d definitely pick Buena Vista Street. This stylish, glamorous little town square has so much to offer, yet most visitors breeze right through without a second thought! Buena Vista Street has a cute little corner market, a massive candy store, and shopping that rivals Main […] Read more…

Embarcadero

Embarcadero

May 2011 – present LOCATION Paradise Pier – The Embarcadero marks the border between two lands: Grizzly Peak and Paradise Pier. If you’re passing from Grizzly Peak to the bay, follow the path to the right of Grizzly River Run and keep to the left. If you’re coming from Buena Vista Street or Pacific Wharf, you’ll see the […] Read more…

Lands in Pictures: Grizzly Peak

Lands In Pictures: Grizzly Peak

Disneyland and California Adventure both share similar traits; they’re boisterous, busy, and sometimes completely chaotic. But there’s a land in the heart of California Adventure that somehow manages to stay quiet, peaceful, and serene. Grizzly Peak is truly an oasis, a quick escape to the California wilderness in the midst of theme park adventures. Here […] Read more…

Seaside Souvenirs

Seaside Souvenirs

May 2011 – present LOCATION Paradise Pier – Seaside Souvenirs overlooks Paradise Bay, on the northern side of the shore. You’ll find it in between The Little Mermaid and the Corn Dog Castle; the shop is an open building with a round exterior. EXPERIENCE Details: Merchandise – Miscellaneous character toys, accessories, and park souvenirs, weather […] Read more…

Soarin' Around the World

Soarin’ Around The World

June 2016 – present LOCATION Grizzly Peak – Soarin’ occupies the largest building in Grizzly Peak, so it’s hard to miss. If you turn into the forested land from Buena Vista Street, you’ll see the entrance on the right, just beyond the Smokejumper’s Grill. BACKGROUND Soarin’ Over California, the predecessor to Around The World, had […] Read more…

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