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Disneyland Resort: Where magic meets reality!

Welcome to Disneyland Resort, the magical playground where dreams become reality right in the heart of Los Angeles!

Ever since visionary Walt Disney opened its gates on July 17, 1955, this iconic destination has been a landmark of joy, magic and wonder for the young at heart. Nestled in Anaheim, Disneyland Resort is not just another theme park, it’s a testament to the power of imagination and storytelling. This is the only Disney park that was bult under the direct supervision of Walt Disney.

Step in with us where fairy tales come true, characters are more than images and, and the dream of Walt Disney continues to work its ageless magic. Get ready to take a journey like no other — welcome to the Happiest Place on Earth!

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Walk Through the Enchanting Past

  • Entertainment for All Ages: Disneyland Resort appeals to all ages, creating a place where grandparents can be kids again, parents can find their inner child and kids can live their dreams.
  • Imagination Unleashed: Imagination comes to life like no other at this resort – places like Fantasyland, Tomorrowland, and Adventureland make your Disney dream come true in so many ways.
  • A Cultural Phenomenon: Today Disneyland is a world-wide brand – and a cultural touchstone not only in entertainment and popular culture, but even urban planning – it literally is so much bigger than the magical gates that open at 8 in the morning!

Did You Know? - Interesting facts about the Resort

  • Matterhorn Bobsleds – A Roller Coaster First: The Matterhorn Bobsleds ride is a Disneyland classic and, more importantly, the world’s first tubular steel roller coaster. This revolutionary beast set the standard for roller coaster design and changed theme parks forever.
  • The Real Mickey Mouse : It’s time to shine like your favorite Disney character! The character “costumes” at Disneyland come in many, many forms. Mickey Mouse, for example, has over 290 different outfits for just about every possible occasion and season.
  • Walt Disney’s Apartment: Tucked away on Main Street above the Fire Department, this was Walt Disney’s private apartment. It was here he could keep an eye on the creation of the park. No one can ever forget him, so guess what? A light through the window is always kept on in his memory.
  • Hidden Mickeys: Don’t know what to do while waiting in line? We suggest you hop on a scavenger hunt for the Hidden Mickeys. There are numerous Mickey faces spread all across the land and theme parks. Compete with your friends and family and find out who finds the maximum of these faces.
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Discover the Timeless realm of the Magic Kingdom!

 Immerse yourself in a world where big, bold adventures await. We’re talking of course about a place where the barriers between fantasy and reality are nearly invisible. Home to two incredible Theme Parks, the Disneyland Resort is where stories from Star Wars, Superheroes and faraway lands come to life. It’s a treasure trove of wonders, and where you can wake up to amazing each day! Here are some highlights from both iconic theme parks and their lands.

Disneyland Park: Where Dreams Begin!

  • Main Street, U.S.A.: Step foot in the park to a different time and place. It’s 1910 and a horse-drawn streetcar makes its way down Main Street, U.S.A. as a traditional brass band kicks up a happy tune. Stop in any number of charming shops on the way down the street. At the end of the street, you’ll see the iconic Sleeping Beauty Castle, the symbol of Disneyland Park and its 60 years of magic and imagination.
  • Classic Attractions: Classic attractions await around every corner. Blast off into the outer reaches of space on the Space Mountain tour. Board a boat for a lively voyage through the Pirates of the Caribbean tour or a doom buggy for a ride through the Haunted Mansion. There’s adventure and excitement around every turn!
  • Disney Parade: The Disney Parade is a much-loved tradition. Occurring twice a day – at noon and again at 3:00 pm, this parade features spectacular floats, artistic costumes and of course all your favorite Disney characters. This parade celebrates the awe-inspiring moments of magic that are at the heart of so many Disney stories.
  • Character Encounters: Encounter beloved Disney characters as they roam the park, greeting guests, posing for photos and signing autographs. Whether you run into Mickey Mouse, Cinderella or Buzz Lightyear, your interaction will be magical.
  • Disney After Dark: Once the park closes to the general public, a new magic awakens in Disneyland. These are special four-hour parties and include admission to the park three hours before the events begin. Theres a special calendar for the After Dark Specially ticketed events that feature themed events, characters, photo=ops, music, and even fireworks are growing ever popular with Disney adding new events and dates to their calendar every year.
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Disney California Adventure Park: A Whirlwind of Adventures!

  • Pixar Pier: Let this summer, the reimagined land comes alive more than ever before and celebrate Pixar. The fun and fantastical Incredicoaster and the whimsical Pixar Pal-A-Round, an iconic Pixar Pier attraction, featuring 24 Pixar characters, including the “pixar ball” in its interior. What an Incredible Summer!
  • Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: Breakout! Rocket Raccoon has escaped! Team up with legendary outlaw Star-Lord to help recover him, and get ready for high-speed thrills as you whiz past scenes depicting this riotous and irreverent adventure. Marvel fans won’t want to miss this high-octane ride in the collector’s fortress.
  • World of Color: End your day and look up as the water comes alive in this spectacular nighttime water show in Disney California Adventure Park . The show combines water, light, music and storytelling with more than 1,000 water jets and larger-than-life projections, transporting families to amazing worlds. Whether you’re outdoors or indoors, there’s not a bad seat in the house, and if you reserve a seat, you’re sure to have a viewing spot in paradise!

Dining Options: A Culinary Adventure Fit for Royalty!

  • Mickey’s Toontown: Whimsical Dining Delights! Treats like Mickey-shaped pretzels, churros, and ice cream are classic theme park fare – and Mickey’s Toontown has all the foods you love! Bring the family to enjoy these theme park favorites… and maybe even meet Mickey or Minnie Mouse during meal times for a truly magical dining experience! So pack up the kids and relax during a well-earned meal, where the food is lovely, healthy, and the portions are all gone!
  • Blue Bayou Restaurant: Dining in the Heart of Adventure! Dine on Cajun and Creole cuisine inside an attraction! This romantic, candlelit restaurant is located inside the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction—so close to the water, that you may just be passed by a vessel of swashbuckling pirates as you enjoy all that this enchanting dinner service has to offer!
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Some Secret Tips to Traverse through the Resort!

  • FastPass Magic- Skip the Lines, Maximize the Fun! Reserve access to select attractions, entertainment and character meet-and-greets with the FastPass system. Spend less time waiting in line and maximize your time for more fun around the Disneyland Resort.
  • Early Bird Gets the Magic- Arrive Early for Extra Enchantment! Beat the crowds by arriving in the morning when the parks first open. Experience popular attractions with less wait time and enjoy a peaceful start to your day.
  • Beat the hunger: Looking for way to skip the waiting time at the eateries? We got you covered! Get the best out of the Disneyland app by ordering your favorite food and wasting no time at the lines.

Prime Position: Where Dreams Take Center Stage

Disneyland Resort is strategically tucked in the heart of Anaheim, Los Angeles, a location that sets it at the crossroads of entertainment, culture, and excitement, and one that has come to be known as such by millions of annual visitors who come from the four corners of the globe in search of magic.

 Address can be used in GPS : Anaheim, CA 92802, United States

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Getting to the Magic: Transport Options

  • Convenient Shuttle Services: Want to travel with an extra dose of ease? Or, have people in your party who think that way? That extra-hassle-free/extra-magical option is there for Guests! Your hotel provides a shuttle service that drops you right at the entrance of the park.
  • Public Transportation: Looking for the sustainable way or just something a bit easier on the purse strings? Public transportation, including buses and trains provide super simple, and sustainable Disneyland travel options for all!
  • The Classic Drive-In: There’s always the classic, drive-in option with lots of parking to be had at the Disneyland Resort.
  • Pedicabs – Quirky and Fun! Want a bit of theme park whimsy en route? Pedicabs, those totally fun and oh-so-respectable human-powered transport, are available to pedal you straight to the park entry! Say hello to your one-of-a-kind day, the eco-friendly way.
  • Skyway Gondolas: Aerial Magic Going up? Elevate your Disneyland day in taking to the sky in one of the Skyway Gondolas! With breathtaking views as you soar and connected points at various places throughout resort, it’s not just a lift; it’s a lift you won’t want to miss!
  • Character Carriage Rides: If you want a bit of fantasy with your magic-arrival, opt for a Character Carriage Ride! It’s a sweet, super unique way to get the ultimate enchanted entrance, as you embark in a carriage to park boarded by none other than your beloved Disney pals!
  • Water Taxis – Sail into the Magic: Navigate the magic in the most magical of styles with Disneyland’s Water Taxis! These charming boats connect the many points within park grounds, offering a sweet and serene route to your magical day! Sail through it in a water-full way to the park you won’t forget!

Are you ready to start making plans to visit Disneyland Resort and live the dream yourself? Put these helpful tips to good use and then dive right into the magic, one enchanting visit at a time. Disneyland – where every moment is a fairy tale!

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