Disneyland

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…

Original Astro Rockets

Original Astro Rockets

The Astro Orbitor has been a fan favorite in Tomorrowland since the park opened. But like the rest of Disneyland, the Orbitor regularly updates and occasionally overhauls to stay updated and exciting. Did you know that the rockets currently on the Orbitor are not original? That may not seem surprising. But I bet you didn’t […] Read more…

Lands in Pictures: Frontierland

Lands In Pictures: Frontierland

I used to largely ignore Frontierland; I’ve always loved Big Thunder Mountain, but otherwise, this land was pretty much a pass-through for me. But I have to admit that over the last few years, I’ve become a much bigger fan of the wildest land in the wilderness. This land has so many little rustic details, […] Read more…

Fairytale Treasures

Fairytale Treasures

March 2013 – present LOCATION Fantasyland – Fairytale Treasures is part of Fantasyland’s little side hub, known as the Fantasy Faire. You’ll see a small bridge leading to the Faire on the left side of the castle. The Fairytale Treasures Shop stands on the left side of the Faire, next to the open theater. EXPERIENCE […] Read more…

Shrunken Ned

Shrunken Ned

The jungles of Adventureland are full of mysterious temples, wild animals, and of course, mysterious treasures. Wander into the Bazaar and you may just bump into a mysterious figure… This strange, floating head claims to be the “Head Shrink of the Jungle”. Drop in a coin and place your hand on the the eye, and […] Read more…

Lands in Pictures: Adventureland

Lands In Pictures: Adventureland

Adventureland has always captured my imagination. In fact, it was the very first topic I wrote about for the blog. There’s just something exciting and inspiring about wandering beneath the treetops, with busy markets and mysterious pathways around every corner. Join me as I take a walk through Disneyland’s remote jungle!   Read more…

Goofy's Gas Station

Goofy’s Gas Station

Toontown is Disneyland’s busiest neighborhood. With character meet & greets, houses to explore, and musical fountains to interact with, there’s no shortage of things to do. But if you stop for a second to look around, you might discover a hidden gem. Right in the center of Toontown, Goofy is the proud owner of his […] Read more…

Little Details: Fantasyland

Little Details: Fantasyland

If I had to pick the most magical land in Disneyland, I’d have to choose Fantasyland. Every single thing in the land, from the trash cans to the weather vanes, is perfectly detailed and ornately decorated. These pieces all work together to create an atmosphere perfect for princesses, flying elephants, and rambunctious toads. Here are just […] Read more…

Aladdin's Other Lamp

Aladdin’s Other Lamp

The Genie’s magic lamp has to be one of the most famous Disney artifacts of all time. Everyone knows the rule: rub the lamp, and you get to make three wishes. But what happens if you stumble across Aladdin’s Other Lamp? If you explore the bazaar in Adventureland, you may find a dimly lit corner with […] Read more…

Lands in Pictures: New Orleans Square

Lands In Pictures: New Orleans Square

My favorite land at the Disneyland Resort is New Orleans Square. It’s uniquely designed to be an intricate series of alleyways, rather than an open space. Every street has its own personality, and the shop fronts are absolutely gorgeous. Here are just a few photos of Disneyland’s magical little square on the waterfront. Read more…

Spirits of America Miniatures

Spirits Of America Miniatures

Disneyland’s Opera House is most closely associated with animatronic President Lincoln. But deep inside its curtained, Mr. Lincoln is not the only representation of the American spirit. These statues might look familiar to EPCOT fans. They’re tiny versions of the Spirits of America, which appear at the end of the American Adventure show. These figures represent traits at […] Read more…

Pieces of Eight

Pieces of Eight

March 1967 – present LOCATION New Orleans Square – Pieces of Eight can be found next to the exit of Pirates of the Caribbean. To find the gift shop, head down Royal Street (the first alley way in New Orleans Square), and keep to the left. You’ll see Pieces of Eight on the left, just […] Read more…

Popcorn Turners

I don’t know about you, but I feel like I just eat all day long at Disneyland. With churro and popcorn stands on every corner, I just can’t help but stop and grab snacks as I walk around. Most people don’t think twice about these snack stands, but they too share in each land’s theming. Which […] Read more…

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