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Picturesque Locations Around the Disneyland Resort

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Guardians of the Galaxy–Mission: BREAKOUT! (April 20, 2017) — The glimmering exterior of The Collector’s imposing Fortress looms over the skyline at Disney California Adventure Park. The all-new attraction Guardians of the Galaxy–Mission: BREAKOUT! debuts May 27, 2017 at Disney California Adventure. Guardians of the Galaxy–Mission: BREAKOUT! will take guests through the fortress of The Collector, who is keeping his newest acquisitions, the Guardians of the Galaxy, as prisoners. Guests will board a gantry lift which launches them into a daring adventure as they join Rocket in an attempt to set free his fellow Guardians. The epic new adventure blasts guests straight into the “Guardians of the Galaxy” story for the first time, alongside characters from the blockbuster films and comics. As guests join Rocket in his attempt to bust his pals out of The Collector’s Fortress, they will experience randomized ride experiences complete with new visual and audio effects and music inspired by the popular film soundtracks. (Richard Harbaugh/Disneyland Resort) Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland park in Anaheim, Calif., is the centerpiece of Fantasyland and one of the most recognizable structures in the world. Surrounded by placid water, beautiful flowers and whimsical topiary, the Disneyland landmark beckons park visitors to explore the different realms of the “Happiest Place on Earth.”
(Paul Hiffmeyer/Disneyland Resort) With its turn-of-the-century architecture and lush gardens, the Main Street station offers the first point of entry for those who wish to soak up the scenery on a grand circuit tour of Disneyland park aboard one of the trains of the Disneyland Railroad which run on bio-diesel fuel created from recycled cooking oil used throughout the Resort. (Scott Brinegar/Disneyland) RADIATOR SPRINGS – Guests at Cars Land are immersed in the town of Radiator Springs, reminiscent of places found along historic Route 66 and inspired by the Disney•Pixar film, “Cars,” The entry to Cars Land, Inside Disney California Adventure Park, is a paved road with numerous automotive nods. Cars Land features immersive family attractions showcasing characters and settings from the film, including one of the largest and most elaborate attractions ever created for a Disney park: Radiator Springs Racers. (Paul Hiffmeyer/Disneyland Resort) AROUND AND AROUND – The King Arthur Carrousel attracts guests of all ages to take a spin in the heart of Disneyland Park. Located in Fantasyland, the carrousel has 85 beautiful, antique horses that are carefully maintained year-round. The wooden steeds on this timeless attraction are hand-carved. (Paul Hiffmeyer/Disneyland Resort) Inspired by the transportation system that once served Southern California, the Red Car Trolley at Disney California Adventure park transports guests along Buena Vista Street and through Hollywood Land. (Paul Hiffmeyer/Disneyland Resort) Standing in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland, where magical storybooks come alive, Mickey Mouse, Goofy and Minnie Mouse welcome visitors from all over the world. Combining classic favorites and exciting additions, Disneyland park is an essential part of a Southern California vacation. (Disneyland) HOWDY, PARTNER! – Woody and Buzz Lightyear – characters from the Disney-Pixar “Toy Story” animated film series – pose in front of Toy Story Midway Mania! at Disney California Adventure park at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, Calif. (Paul Hiffmeyer/Disneyland) GRIZZLY RIVER RUN – Embark on a white-water rafting adventure along the foaming torrents of the Grizzly River and up the craggy granite mountain ominously known as Grizzly Peak. The 6-minute journey through the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains culminates in a thrilling, spinning plunge down a runaway river. (Paul Hiffmeyer/Disneyland) STAR WARS LAUNCH BAY — In the heart of Tomorrowland, Star Wars Launch Bay is the central locale for guests to celebrate all things Star Wars. Disneyland park guests are welcomed to this multi-sensory space with the iconic phrase, “A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…” Once inside, they may encounter beloved Star Wars characters, play the latest Star Wars interactive video games, explore galleries full of treasured memorabilia and authentic replicas of large-scale Star Wars artifacts, step into a Star Wars-themed cantina, and have access to Star Wars merchandise. (Paul Hiffmeyer/Disneyland Resort) At the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, Calif., the landscape helps tell the “story” of the resort. More than 800 species of plants grow at the Disneyland Resort, making it one of the most extensive and diverse botanical locales in the western United States, and the Horticulture team carefully maintains the plant life found throughout the resort. (Paul Hiffmeyer/Disneyland)

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