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DisneylandNothing says USA family vacations like Disneyland, a magical place where imagination meets reality.

Built in 1955, it was the first Disney theme park, and the only one designed by Walt Disney himself.

A paradise for families and a unique experience for children and parents alike!

Disneyland Resort is made up of two main parks:

Disneyland and Disney California Adventure Park . Between the two is Downtown Disney , a more commercial district with bars, restaurants, shops and entertainment venues.


DISNEYLAND

Rencontre avec Mickey MouseDisneyland is said to be the "happiest place on earth"! Here are its main themed areas:

Main Street U.S.A., a trip back in time to turn-of-the-century America, Fantasyland, where you will find the iconic Sleeping Beauty Castle and can meet the heroes and villains of your favourite Disney stories, Tomorrowland, which depicts views of the future, Mickey's Toontown, home of Mickey and his friends, Frontierland in the heart of the Far West, Critter Country for some wilderness fun in the forest, New Orleans Square where you can experience the New Orleans French Quarter, Adventureland, an exotic, remote jungle adventure, and Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge.


DISNEY CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE PARK

 Manèges à DisneylandOpen since January 2001, Disney California Adventure Park is more geared towards teenagers and adults than Disneyland Park. Its theme is the history and culture of California. Here are the park's main themed areas:

Buena Vista Street, a representation of Los Angeles in the time of Walt Disney, Grizzly Peak, which is themed around California's wilderness and national parks, Hollywood Land, where you can even take a walk on Hollywood Boulevard, Pacific Wharf, a paradise by the water, Cars Land,  inspired by the Disney-Pixar movie "Cars", Paradise Gardens Park (also known as Paradise Pier) and Pixar Pier, both of which are inspired by the Victorian boardwalks that were once found along the coast of California.

 

There are always new things to see and do: Avengers Campus is opening soon. The different attractions in each section will surprise you. Entertainment and fun guaranteed!

 

GOOD TO KNOW

  • Plan to spend at least a full day visiting each park.

  • Arrive at least 30 minutes before the doors open. The gates will already be open and you will be able to buy your tickets and avoid the lineup.

  • For attractions that offer FastPass (you reserve a ticket in advance with a specific time window to return to the attraction, and then enter the attraction through the quicker FastPass line), reserve your FastPass as early in the day as possible.

  • Download the new Disneyland Resort application, which you can use to purchase tickets, access park maps, make restaurant reservations, see the wait times for popular attractions, locate the different Disney characters and much more! In addition, for $10/ticket/day, you can add a MaxPass, which lets you make FastPass reservations from your smartphone and download, save and share your Disney Photo Pass photos.

  • Before lining up for an attraction with your children, make sure that they meet the height requirement.

Where to eat

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  • $$ Moderate
  • $$$ Upscale
  • $$$$ Fine dining

DISNEYLAND


FRENCH MARKET RESTAURANT / NEW ORLEANS SQUARE ($)

French Market Restaurant is a New Orleans-themed eatery serving popular southern fare. The menu features an array of Louisiana specialties such as Po' Boy sandwiches, excellent salads, jambalaya, a creole seafood plate, and much more.

Open for lunch and dinner.



BENGAL BARBECUE / ADVENTURELAND ($)

A good choice for healthy eating on the go. This counter service food stand features grilled meat/vegetable skewers served with rice, and other casual fare. You can take them with you or enjoy your meal in the shaded seating area. Fast service and affordable prices.

Open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.



PLAZA INN / MAIN STREET U.S.A. ($$-$$$)

A family favourite featuring "Minnie & Friends – Breakfast in the Park. The hearty buffet breakfast offers morning favourites including made-to-order omelets and the popular Mickey waffles. Their signature fried chicken also has a good reputation. In addition to a good meal, you will get to have your picture taken with Minnie. Other Disney characters, such as Winnie the Pooh and Captain Hook, often put in an appearance at the restaurant.

Open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.



BLUE BAYOU RESTAURANT / NEW ORLEANS SQUARE ($$$)

Blue Bayou has been one of Disneyland's most popular restaurants since its opening in 1967. It has even become a family tradition for many guests who come to enjoy the Cajun and Creole specialties. Located inside the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction, it enjoys a unique ambiance... You will feel like you are sitting outside at nighttime, surrounded by flickering fireflies, with the soothing sounds of crickets and frogs in the bayou, as boats glide by filled with visitors to the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction.

Open for lunch and dinner.



DISNEY CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE PARK


FLO’S V8 CAFÉ / CARS LAND ($-$$)

If you're a fan of “Cars" with its famous characters Flash McQueen and Martin, make a pit stop at Flo’s V8 Cafe: you'll feel like you're in an authentic American diner at the heart of Route 66. Enjoy classic American home-style comfort food as you enjoy the view. Be sure to take a look at Flo's mementos from her singing days, and the museum showcasing the career of Cars racing legend Doc Hudson.

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.



PACIFIC WHARF CAFÉ / PACIFIC WHARF ($)

If you're not visiting San Fran­cisco during your trip, make your way to Pacific Wharf Café on the edge of "Paradise Bay" for a San Francisco Bay-inspired dining experience. The menu features northern California culinary specialties including soups, salads, sandwiches and pasta, and also includes a wide range of allergy-friendly items. The café is right next door to the legendary San Francisco Boudin Bakery, which is in operation since 1849 and is known worldwide for its famous sourdough bread.

Open daily from 10:30 a.m. until the evening.



WINE COUNTRY TRATTORIA AT THE GOLDEN VINE WINERY / PACIFIC WHARF ($$)

Experience the Napa Valley’s passion for wine and fresh seasonal fare in an idyllic Mediterranean setting. Specialties of the house include osso buco, rib-eye steak, chicken Parmesan and grilled salmon, in addition to pasta, toasted paninis and salads. It's the perfect place to spend a relaxing afternoon or a romantic dinner in a Tuscan villa setting surrounded by gardens. With more than 25 different wines by the glass, you're sure to find the perfect vintage to complement your meal.

Open for lunch and dinner.



CARTHAY CIRCLE / BUENA VISTA STREET ($$$)

One of Disney California Adventure Park's most popular restaurants. The Carthay Circle serves upscale, modern cuisine in a replica of an iconic theater from Hollywood's golden age. The innovative fare showcases the bold, diverse flavours of southern California, with an emphasis on contrasting flavours and fresh local ingredients.

Open for lunch and dinner.


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