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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, June 11, 2015 06:05

Let’s go Behind the Ride to discover all the reasons why Radiator Springs Racers is so popular

Star Wars Sith Jedi double lightsaber
Thursday, May 21, 2015 04:10

Disney souvenirs are not limited to stuffed animals and shot glasses.

Image - HarshLight//Flickr
Monday, May 11, 2015 06:59

While Mickey Mouse has been with the Disney parks since the very beginning and throughout all the eras, he's not had unlimited success...

Cinderella's Castle Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom
Monday, May 11, 2015 06:49

Though other tourist destinations suffer when crowds rise, Disney parks seem immune to this issue. But how is this possible?

Sunday, May 10, 2015 01:40

The Disney theme parks are perfect fodder for an episode or two of a sitcom.

Thursday, May 07, 2015 02:14

Nearly every major theme park in America today begins with a themed entry land (usually lined with shops and restaurants, short on attractions) that begins the immersion into the setting. Here, we’ve collected six of the best.

Image - lorenjavier, Flickr
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 02:15

When new attractions pop up at Disney parks around the globe, us Disney fans like to imagine how Walt might feel about them, should he have had the opportunity to experience them. I firmly believe that Walt would absolutely adore Soarin' and Soarin' over California, largely because they have all the hallmarks of the kinds of attractions he designed.

The Little Mermaid, live show, Walt Disney World
Friday, April 24, 2015 19:59

A number of rides could benefit from a wholesale renovation, if not outright removal.

Main Street, USA, Disneyland
Thursday, April 16, 2015 06:24

Even on the busiest of days, during the least advisable time of year, you can conquer what would be the unavoidable crush of fellow visitors. Here’s how:

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 01:41

Here's a look at all the acquisitions that made differences in the future of Disney parks.

Walt Disney World, Cinderella's Castle
Sunday, April 12, 2015 05:39

It is difficult, perhaps even a fallacy, to measure Expedition Everest in terms of the Matterhorn, or to compare the Grand Floridian to the Grand Californian. A more relevant argument exists regarding those elements, attractions especially, which both resorts share similarly.

Walt Disney World's All Star Music Resort
Monday, April 06, 2015 02:20

Music is an integral part of every Disney theme park. And like any good soundtrack, the songs don’t stand out when you hear them in the parks – they’re just part of the entire immersive experience.

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