Shot of the Iconic Sleeping Beauty's castle in the center of Disneyland California. Opened on July 17. 1955 In Anaheim,California.
Disneylands Haunted Mansion. This amazing attraction was opened on August 9th, 1969. They have 999 happy haunts, but theres always room for one more.
Exit the elevators and into the ride featuring the "Doombuggies" as you embark on your happy haunting.
This year Disneyland celebrated its 60th year anniversary since the parks opening on July 17th, 1955
A landscape perspective from a child's point of view.
The Castle features a real, working drawbridge. It has been lowered twice, Disneyland Parks opening day on July 17, 1955 and once more in 1983 to unveil the new Fantasyland.
After you walk through the castle you see a chandelier right above you. If you look closely you'll find its actually a clock.
A huge panorama shot inside the Disneyland park. Stitched together manually and then inverted into a sphere
"Partners" is a statue created by Disney Imagineer Blaine Gibson and was erected at the end of Main Street USA in 1993
New Orleans Square Disneyland. Did you know that most of the iron work on the balconies is actually rubber? This is far more cost effective and holds up much longer in the elements.
Emporium Building in Disneyland, California
Emporium Building in the Magic Kingdom, Florida
The maiden voyage of the Mark Twain riverboat was made four days before the park officially opened in 1955, for Walt and Lillian's 30th wedding anniversary celebration.
Inside of the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction Disneyland, one can feast while on your very own bayou resturant. The Blue Bayou is a cajun/Creole style resturant with the best atmosphere around. Make your reservations early!
The original ride had all the pirates actually real skeletons upon opening day but over the years due to maintenance and general macabre this skull remains the only real one.
There is a palm tree over a hundred years old inside Adventureland. Keeping this palm tree was planted in 1896 and came with the land as an agreement from Walt he'd never remove it at the Dominguez family's request.
In the room where Jane is drawing Tarzan, on the left there is a table with some books resting. The top book is 'The Swiss Family Robinson.'
This is the first attraction in the part to feature not only the first audio-animatronics it was also the first place in the park with indoor air conditionings for guests to relax from the hot California sun.
There are two islands with the Jungle Cruise ride. The 'Catalina' and the 'Manhattan.' Also the unofficial mascot of this ride is our beloved "Trader Sam"
Some might not know this but this is the actual truck used in "Raiders of the Lost Ark" in the scene where Indy is being dragged behind on the ground.
When President Harry Truman visited Disneyland in 1957 he refused to ride Dumbo because elephants symbolized the Republican party.
The twelve rockets on the Astro Orbiter feature each zodiac symbol and designed by the same company that made the "Dumbo" attraction.
The gas lamps along the Main Street sidewalks are gas and over 150 years old. They were purchased from scrap metal yard in Baltimore, Maryland and are on all day and most of the night.
Originally this old parking lot was supposed to host a west coast version of Epcot, appropriately named, "Westcot". Construction began in 1998 and was re-worked for be a "California themed" park instead.
Another area in DCA features architecture much like one might find on the central coast line in Monterey, California.
The entrance to the Carthay Circle Restaurant at the main hub of The Disney California Adventure theme park.
If in need of a classic cocktail look no further. Disney's California adventure offers the most stunning refreshments.
The amazing new Car's Land feature some incredibly detailed sights. This is one of the diners featured within the land and highly recommended.
Here at the Cozy Cone Motel one might find a Buzz Lightyear in the lobby. This pays homage to Pixar's Toy Story 2 when buzz takes shelter under a traffic cone.
The Florida castle stands 100 taller then its sister in Anaheim, California and is entirely made of fiberglass.
The Magic Kingdom was the first installment of what we know as Disney World and opened on October 1st. 1971
Pirates opened two years after the Magic Kingdom Park. This was because imagineers were afraid that since being so close to the actual Caribbean people would not like it but there was protest and the ride opened
Spaceship Earth is the largest free-standing sphere on the planet. It rests 15 feet above the ground and rises 180 feet into the air with a total weight of over 16 million pounds.