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Disney California Adventure Features and Articles

Theme Park Tourist's range of in-depth articles covering rides, attractions and restaurants at Disney California Adventure are listed below. As well as previews and reviews of new rides, look out for "Top 10" lists and tips for saving time and money on your next visit.

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Thursday, October 10, 2019 07:08

Have you heard the news? Universal Orlando's newest "E-Ticket" attraction, Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure is the first "story coaster" in the world...! Or is it?

Sunday, October 06, 2019 07:01

We're taking a cross-country tour to see how Starbucks was "disguised" for each Disney Park!

Friday, September 06, 2019 07:19

In more than 60 years of Disney Parks history, the only thing to stay the same has been change. From the blacklight cut-out classics of the '50s to the epic and cinematic dark rides of the '60s; the '70s thrill rides to the "ride the movies" favorites of the '80s and '90s. Today, it's IP that powers the parks; a synergistic cross-promotion with Disney's created and acquired characters...

Thursday, September 05, 2019 05:46

11 classic (and modern) anchor attractions that don’t rely on a catastrophic turn-of-events to leave an impression or to make guests feel invested in the story.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 05:33

walkthroughs remain across Disney and Universal parks, from sweet asides to special effects spectaculars. Here are some of our favorites...

Thursday, August 15, 2019 06:52

Take a read through our absolutely unforgettable theme park scents (good and bad!) and just imagine... it's almost like you can smell them right here, right now...!

Maleficent dragon blowing fire at night
Saturday, August 03, 2019 05:52

There are a number of subjects that can quickly work fans into a hot lather of disagreement.

Thursday, August 01, 2019 00:33

Believe it or not, half a billion people – that's 7% of the planet! – visited a major theme park in 2018.

Friday, July 26, 2019 06:21

"Here you leave today and enter the worlds of yesterday, tomorrow, and fantasy."

Tale of the Lion King
Monday, July 15, 2019 03:06

Don’t look now, but Disney California Adventure is better than it’s ever been before.

Saturday, July 13, 2019 06:42

From cartoon carousels to intergalactic adventures; trippy dark rides to adrenaline-packing thrills, 2019 was another banner year for theme parks across the United States. SeaWorld Parks continue their upswing, Cedar Fair parks continue to break coaster records and try their hands at theming, too, and the war wages on between Disney and Universal... the uncontested winner in this year's battle for tourism dollars? You and I.

Thursday, July 04, 2019 07:28

POSSIBILITYLAND: Disney's America Theme Park: Seeing Civil War re-enactments, learning 1800s farming techniques, setting sail for Ellis Island... Even if history has always played a part in the story of Disney Parks, there's never been anything quite like Disney's America. Disney's first-ever regional theme park would've been a living history experience set near the real battlefields of Virginia... It never opened. This is why...

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