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Cars Land Fun Facts to Rev Up Your Haul-O-Ween Spirits!

By Savannah Salazar

This Haul-O-Ween, prepare to be “spoked” because Mater, Lightning McQueen, and the residents of Cars Land have turned Radiators Spring into Radiator Screams! As you cruise through the land, you can spot a variety of frightfully fun additions and décor for Halloween time at Disneyland Resort, so we rounded up some magical facts about Radiator…

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The Spookiest Places at Disneyland Resort to take the Perfect Halloween Photo

By Jocelyn Buhlman

When the Halloween season is nigh and creepy sights are around every corner at Disneyland Resort, you can’t help but feel inspired to snap a spooky shot or two to commemorate your trip. Whether you’re showing off your Halloween-inspired outfit or hoping a grim, grinning ghost materializes in your final shot, we’ve rounded up some of the best…

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A Look into Imagineer Kevin Rafferty’s Magical Journey

By Savannah Salazar

Walt Disney Imagineer Kevin Rafferty gives readers a look behind the magic. Looking back on his storied 40-year career, Rafferty chronicles the magic of developing dimensional storytelling experiences for Disney Park guests around the world. From Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach water parks to Cars Land, Toy Story Mania, and The Twilight Zone…

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Every Treat You Need to Try During the Spooky Season at Disney Parks

By Nicole Nalty

For a foodie, is there any better holiday than Halloween? Candy and sweets are the name of the game for this fall holiday, and Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts have pulled out all the stops to make this Halloween an absolute treat. See what we’re planning to try below, and make sure to map out your must-eats before your next visit to either…

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How to Celebrate Halloween Time at Disney California Adventure Park

By Nicole Nalty

Halloween Time at Disneyland Resort is one of our favorite seasons––there’s truly nothing like passing by the smiling Mickey pumpkin in Town Square, pumpkin beverage of choice in hand, on our way to visit Jack Skellington at Haunted Mansion Holiday. In years past, Disneyland has added even more must-dos during the spooky season, from speeding…

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7 Real-Life Locations that Inspired Disney Attractions

By Courtney Potter

We all have our favorite attractions and locations inside a Disney Park… whether it’s the grandeur of Sleeping Beauty Castle or the majesty (and excitement) of Expedition Everest, they often hold memories we return to again and again. And many of them are inspired by real-life locations around the globe!

Come with us on a (virtual) tour to…

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9 Inspirational Disney Imagineers

By Courtney Potter

D23 celebrates Women’s History Month with a look at some of the talented women bringing Disney magic to life at Walt Disney Imagineering.

In 1980, President Jimmy Carter issued a presidential proclamation declaring the week of March 8 as National Women’s History Week—celebrating, as he said at the time, the “achievements, leadership,…

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Disney California Adventure Celebrates Real-Life Landmarks

For 15 years, Disney California Adventure Park has made it possible to experience the flair of beloved California locations, past and present. They’re not mere duplicates, but idealizations of the meaning—and feelings—they bring to life.

“Like Main Street, U.S.A. at Disneyland Park, our designs are romanticized,” says Ray Spencer, executive creative…

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Season’s Speedings from Cars Land

As it has every year since 2012, this holiday season, from November 13, 2015 through January 6, 2016, Cars Land at Disney California Adventure park is decked out in bright lights and car-themed seasonal accents. It’s all part of Disneyland’s dazzling celebration of the season, when the Disneyland Resort transforms into a magical winter wonderland for the…

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