Disneyland

Penny Arcade

Penny Arcade

July 1955 – present LOCATION Main Street USA – The Penny Arcade is hard to miss; it’s the largest open façade on the street. If you walk toward the castle, you’ll see it on the left side, just after Gibson Girl Ice Cream Parlor. EXPERIENCE Details: Merchandise – candy, pastries, souvenir tins Price Range – […] Read more…

Little Details: New Orleans Square

Little Details: New Orleans Square

I know I’ve said this before, but New Orleans Square is just the best. Every land in Disneyland pays meticulous attention to the little things, but there’s just so much to find in New Orleans Square. Every alleyway, shop, balcony, garden…EVERYTHING works together to transport you from Main Street to Bourbon Street. Here are just a […] Read more…

Treasure Chests

It’s no secret that New Orleans Square and Tom Sawyer Island have been captured by pirates. They lurk everywhere, leaving anchors and crypts in their wake. But what’s the most important thing pirates leave behind? Buried treasure! Over the years, two treasure chests have washed up on the Rivers of America shoreline. The first chest […] Read more…

Mr. Bluebird's House

Mr. Bluebird’s House

Tons of different creatures call Critter Country’s forest home: Winnie the Pooh and his friends, the Br’er gang, families of ducks…and one mysterious little creature with his own private home. Have you ever seen this birdhouse? It’s outside the left entrance to Pooh Corner at the end of Critter Country’s main walkway. Take a closer […] Read more…

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…

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