Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

September 1979 – present LOCATION Frontierland – When entering from Main Street USA, you will see the entrance to Big Thunder Mountain Railroad on the right, adjacent to the dock for the Mark Twain Riverboat & the Sailing Ship Columbia. If you enter from the Fantasyland path, you’ll see the entrance on your right, after […] Read more…

Main Street Vehicles

Main Street Vehicles

July 1955 – present LOCATION Main Street USA – You will see the vehicles making their way up and down the center of the street throughout the day, especially mid-late morning and noon. BACKGROUND The Main Street Vehicles are a collection of cars modeled after early 20th century automobiles: a fire engine, an omnibus, several […] Read more…

Redd Rockett's Pizza Port

Redd Rockett’s Pizza Port

May 1998 – present LOCATION Tomorrowland – When entering from Main Street USA, follow the main path all the way to the Innoventions building, and you will see Redd Rockett’s Pizza Port on the right, next to the entrance to Space Mountain. EXPERIENCE Details: Service Type – quick service Seating – indoor dining room and […] Read more…

Forced Perspective

Forced Perspective

Have you ever noticed how Disneyland seems both giant and kind of small at the same time? You can thank Walt Disney Imagineering for this visual feat, particularly their methodical use of a technique called “Forced Perspective”. With Forced Perspective, buildings and objects look taller than they actually are, and Imagineers can manipulate perceived distance […] Read more…

A Bug's Land

A Bug’s Land

October 2002 – present BACKGROUND When California Adventure opened in 2001, the area in the park now occupied by A Bug’s Land was part of the “Golden State” region of the park. The theater, which shows It’s Tough To Be A Bug! was the only A Bug’s Life themed attraction in the park, and the […] Read more…

Princess Dot Puddle Park

Princess Dot Puddle Park

October 2002 – present LOCATION A Bug’s Land – When entering from Hollywood Land, you will find the puddle park in the rear, toward the Route 66 entrance to Cars Land. If you arrive through the main entrance to A Bug’s Land, keep to the right of the main path, and you’ll see the Puddle […] Read more…

Radiator Springs Racers

Radiator Springs Racers

June 2012 – present LOCATION Cars Land – Follow the main street all the way to the end, and you’ll see the entrance to Radiator Springs Racers around the corner, on your right. BACKGROUND Radiator Springs Racers was one of the first announced rides for Cars Land. Construction began on both the land and the […] Read more…

Petrified Tree

Frontierland is definitely one of the most scenic spots in the park. From the caves on Tom Sawyer Island to the cabins in Big Thunder Ranch, there are all kinds of cool places to explore. But many guests unknowingly breeze right past this hidden gem: the Petrified Tree. The plaque reads: FROM THE PIKE PETRIFIED […] Read more…

24 Hour Summer Kickoff 2015

Each year, Disneyland gears up for its most popular and consistently crowded season: summer! To officially kick off summer, the resort hosts a 24-hour day in both Disneyland and California Adventure, usually around Memorial Day. This celebration gives guests unlimited access to all of the rides and attractions in the park for a full 24-hours! […] Read more…

First Visit

If you’re making your first trip to Disneyland, congratulations! You are in for a day of magic, adventure, and tons of fun. Many guests worry about seeing all the big stuff on their first visit, but aren’t sure what’s worth spending time on. This touring plan is designed specifically for first-time visitors. Make sure to […] Read more…

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