Disney California Adventure® Park

Celebrate the glitz and glamour of old Hollywood, hang out with your favorite Pixar characters or go on a world-saving mission at Disney California Adventure® Park. Smaller than its neighboring park, the 72-acre park honors California’s history, culture, and sense of adventure through seven exciting lands with its own unique thrilling rides, timeless shows, and all the latest Disney®, Pixar, and MARVEL characters.

The attractions:

Buena Vista Street at Disney California Adventure ParkLet the magic of yesteryear welcome you into the park as you make your way through Buena Vista Street, then prepare for a whole lot of adventure.

In the Grizzly Peak section of the park, where rustic fun reigns supreme, take in the sights, sounds, and smells of the Golden State on Soarin’ Over The World or embark on a thrilling whitewater raft adventure on the Grizzly River Run.

If you’re looking for dips, twists, and turns, you won’t want to miss rides like Pixar Pier’s Incredicoaster or Hollywood Land’s Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! At 6,072 feet long, the Incredicoaster is the longest inverting roller coaster in the world and reaches speeds of up to 55 miles per hour. While BREAKOUT! takes riders on a thrilling escape with incredible special effects, appearances by popular characters, and an exciting 131-foot, free-fall drop.

Speaking of superheroes, you’ll want to team up with your favorites at the park’s newest land—Avengers Campus. Opening soon, this campus will feature a new Spiderman adventure, encounters at Dr. Strange's sanctum and Avengers Headquarters, and shops for those looking for superhero gear.

A visit to the park would not be complete without a ride through Cars Land. From Mater’s Junkyard Jamboree to the Radiator Springs Racers, the fun never stops with the characters of Pixar’s Cars.

Finish your day at the park by experiencing the beautiful "World of Color" nighttime show. Watch in wonder as water, fire, light, and music weave together to celebrate the magic of Disney’s enchanting storytelling.

With the new Play Disney® Parks App, you can experience the park like never before, even when you’re waiting in line. Featuring games for select attractions, interactive land-wide experiences, and fun trivia, the more you explore, the more fun you’ll find.

 

The food:

A day at Disney California Adventure® works up an appetite, so you’ll definitely want to take advantage of more than 40 dining options at the park. You can satisfy your sweet tooth with a mouthwatering menu of chilled delicacies at Adorable Snowman Frosted Treats or wet your whistle at Hollywood Lounge.

If you’re looking for a fine dining experience, no need to leave the park. Carthay Circle Restaurant gives top billing to sophisticated cuisine and retro cocktails, featuring Southern California flavors and fresh, locally sourced ingredients like their Korean chili glazed Angus sirloin or their classic Carthay Old Fashioned.

For a more laid-back meal, stop by Cocina Cucamonga Mexican Grill for flavors that celebrate the Hispanic-influenced tastes of Southern California. Or cruise on into Flo’s V8 Cafe. This Route 66-inspired diner will fill your tank with classic American comfort food.

If you happen to find yourself at the park in the springtime, you won’t want to miss the Disney California Adventure® Food & Wine Festival. The annual festival offers culinary demonstrations, wine receptions, beverage seminars, and special festival-inspired treats for the whole family.

The characters!

The park offers plenty of opportunities for kids of all ages to meet classic characters. You can meet your favorite Pixar pals, dance with the Guardians of the Galaxy, or say hello to Frozen favorites, Elsa and Anna.

From taking in the views at Paradise Garden Parks or enjoying a classic sourdough bowl at Pacific Wharf, Disney California Adventure® Park brings the state’s magic and fun to one place.

 

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