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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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Wednesday, December 27, 2017 16:55

Dark rides are one of the greatest creations in theme park history. And like so many similar innovations, they stem from Walt Disney. An illustrator by trade, Disney honed his craft until he could create cinematic shorts from his ideas. Later, he illustrated any movies starting with Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

Saturday, December 23, 2017 00:05

Which of the nine rides with the longest lines at Disneyland are worth the wait?

Friday, December 15, 2017 06:01

People like to be scared.

Sunday, November 19, 2017 05:00

Let’s take this opportunity to go Behind the Ride to learn how Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: Breakout! rose from the ashes of Twilight Zone Tower of Terror.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 05:09

Here’s a definitive ranking of the best Disney attractions set in outer space.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 04:48

As of right now, Disney is all-in on intellectual properties (IP). Let’s take a look at why this happened and what it means.

Saturday, July 29, 2017 06:14

While you may think it might be a little awkward for Disney and Universal to essentially share custody of Marvel characters, this situation actually benefits both parties.

Saturday, July 22, 2017 06:15

Let’s take a look at three of the best attractions at Disney to decide which park has the better rides.

Monday, July 17, 2017 05:40

Anyone who’s ever visited a Disney Park knows exactly the kind of magic, mystery, and wonder that awaits within… For everyone else, Disney Parks Attraction Posters were developed to do just what movie posters do: to entice, excite, and inform. In this special feature, we'll look into the poster art of Disney Parks and highlight some of our favorite ride collections.

Backpack on Beach
Monday, July 03, 2017 22:56

What do you really need to bring with you on a Disney day?

Thursday, May 25, 2017 06:49

This beast looks like wood but drives like steel. It’s an anchor attraction at what many consider a lesser gate. It explodes into movement but then never goes any faster, reaching peak velocity after only four seconds. Yes, California Screamin’ is a ride with many incongruities; it’s also a badass coaster at a park with a paucity of them. Let’s take this opportunity to go Behind the Ride once again, learning the four Imagineering tricks that make California Screamin’ so great.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 06:42

These attractions are iconic for one reason only...


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