California Adventure

Lands In Pictures: Cars Land

Lands In Pictures: Cars Land

Despite the fact that I’ve only ever seen Cars once, Cars Land is without a doubt my favorite part of California Adventure. Each of the attractions offer unique experiences, and the restaurants serve great snacks and drinks. But the best part – the views are just unbeatable! Whenever I want to stop and take a break, […] Read more…

Boardwalk Bazaar

Boardwalk Bazaar

April 2009 – present LOCATION Paradise Pier – The Boardwalk Bazaar is hidden on the back side of the pier. To find this shop, head behind California Screamin‘s track, between Midway Mania and Mickey’s Fun Wheel. You’ll see the shop along the boardwalk, between Sideshow Shirts and the boardwalk games. EXPERIENCE Details: Merchandise – shirts, […] Read more…

Lands In Pictures: Paradise Pier

Lands In Pictures: Paradise Pier

California Adventure’s entire purpose is to celebrate the best of California. And what’s more Californian than a gorgeous seaside boardwalk? Paradise Pier sprawls across 14 acres, making it the largest land at the resort. And every section of Paradise Pier has something fun for everyone: roller coasters, tamer rides, boardwalk games, snack carts, and live […] Read more…

Lands In Pictures: A Bug's Land

Lands In Pictures: A Bug’s Land

The #1 land visitors tend to skip in California Adventure is A Bug’s Land. If you don’t have little ones with you on your trip, there’s not much appeal at first glance. But if you take some time to explore this little land, you might just fall in love with it; I certainly did! This […] Read more…

Off The Page

Off The Page

February 2001 – present LOCATION Hollywood Land – Off The Page stands tall, right in the middle of Hollywood Land’s main street. If you walk toward the backdrop, keep to the right and you’ll see the shop’s marquee, just after a rest area with bathrooms. EXPERIENCE Details: Merchandise – Disney collectibles (jewelry, figurines, ornaments) and […] Read more…

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…

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