Disneyland

Town Square Cannons

Town Square Cannons

Have you ever noticed two cannons in Main Street USA’s square? These are real 19th century cannons, once in the possession of the French army. They were never fired in battle, and have now been sealed for permanent use as monuments. When designing Main Street USA, Imagineers drew inspiration from Walt’s hometown of Marceline, but […] Read more…

City Hall Bookcase

City Hall Bookcase

Main Street USA’s City Hall is a busy place. They can help you with basically any possible question you may have, or get you a special pin to celebrate all kinds of occasions. But as you leave City Hall, you may notice a small table to the left of the doorway. What’s remarkable about this […] Read more…

Lands in Pictures: Tomorrowland

Lands In Pictures: Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland is a tricky land to capture in photos. My pics tend to either be completely overwhelmed by crowds, or look too grey and industrial. But if you’re patient and a little creative, you can capture some really beautiful spots across the land. Tomorrowland is much more than Space Mountain, Star Tours, and the Astro […] Read more…

Moonliner

Moonliner

Tomorrowland has the most active skyline of any land in the park; around every corner you’ll see flying rockets, a mountain, towering tracks, and lots of geometric architecture. But you may notice one structure flying high above the rest: The Moonliner! This rocket is a 2/3 replica of the original Tomorrowland Moonliner, which stood at […] Read more…

Lands in Pictures: Fantasyland

Lands In Pictures: Fantasyland

One of my favorite lands to photograph has to be Fantasyland; every angle is gorgeous, with mountains, turrets, flowers, trees, and gold detailing in any direction you look. Between racing from attraction to attraction, I always stop to snap some pictures as I explore this beautiful section of the park. Here’s a little tribute to […] Read more…

Mlle. Antoinette's Parfumerie

Mlle. Antoinette’s Parfumerie

May 2011 – present LOCATION New Orleans Square – The Parfumerie occupies a small corner of Orleans Street. If you walk along the Square’s front walkway, toward Critter Country, you’ll find the Parfumerie on your left, between Café Orleans and the French Market. EXPERIENCE Details: Merchandise – perfumes Price Range – expensive, you’ll be hard […] Read more…

Lands in Pictures: Critter Country

Lands In Pictures: Critter Country

Critter Country is a tiny little land in the corner of Disneyland, but it’s jam packed with magic. There’s so much more to it than just Splash Mountain! Want to channel your inner Disney princess and walk among magical cottages, surrounded by woodland creature friends? Critter Country comes pretty close. Take a seat on a lantern-lit patio […] Read more…

Hidden Pascal

Hidden Pascal

I write a lot about “hidden gems” on this blog: little details to find around the park. Some take on a life of their own, and most guests spot them right away. But others remain very, very hidden. Perhaps the most secretive hidden gem in the entire resort is the hidden Pascal. Remember Pascal, Rapunzel’s chameleon […] Read more…

Crockett & Russel Hat Co.

Crockett & Russel Hat Co.

December 2004 – present LOCATION Frontierland – The hat shop sits on Frontierland’s main street, overlooking the center plaza. If you arrive in Frontierland from Main Street, you’ll see the store on the left, next to Silver Spur Supplies. EXPERIENCE Details: Merchandise – Disney clothing & accessories Price Range – Most merchandise ranges from $20 […] Read more…

Fortune Red

Fortune Red

If you’ve ever read this blog before, you know I’m obsessed with New Orleans Square. Every street and alleyway has hidden secrets to uncover! And if you ever find yourself wandering the alleys, you may just bump into a mysterious pirate: Fortune Red. Drop a coin into Red’s mysterious trunk, and he may just send […] Read more…

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