The Disneyland® Resort is made up of two theme parks, three hotels, and a dining, shopping and entertainment district. The Disneyland® Resort is home to the original Disneyland® Park as well as Disney California Adventure® Park. The theme parks of the Disneyland® Resort offer incredible attractions, one-of-a-kind entertainment, intricate theming and so much more. Disneyland® is the classic park that Walt himself created and features eight distinct lands. Disney California Adventure® Park originally opened in 2001, then celebrated a grand re-opening with new attractions and re-theming in June 2012.
Enter a magical kingdom where you can sail with pirates, explore exotic jungles, meet fairy-tale princesses, dive under the ocean and rocket through the stars—all in the same day! Disneyland® Park is a beloved Southern California destination where generations of families have made their Disney dreams come true. Opened in 1955, Walt Disney’s original theme park is divided into 8 extravagantly themed lands—Main Street, U.S.A., Tomorrowland, Fantasyland, Mickey’s Toontown, Frontierland, Critter Country, New Orleans Square and Adventureland.
Disney California Adventure® Park
Explore 7 exciting lands that bring to life Disney and Pixar stories and characters through amazing attractions, entertainment and dining! The 2 most recent additions—Buena Vista Street and the awe-inspiring Cars Land—join the themed lands of Grizzly Peak, Pixar Pier, Pacific Wharf, and Hollywood Land. With so much to do day and night, Disney California Adventure® Park has something for every member of your family.
Three fantastic hotels are also part of the Disneyland® Resort; Disney's Paradise Pier® Hotel, The Disneyland® Hotel, and Disney's Grand Californian Hotel® & Spa. Each Disney Hotel is located on-property at the Disneyland® Resort and offers unique theming, comfortable accommodations, exclusive perks, and most importantly, Disney magic all around. Disney's Paradise Pier® Hotel features a Boardwalk Beach theme and is the most affordable of the Disney hotels. The Disneyland® Hotel pays homage to the original Disneyland® Park and is steeped in fantasy and adventure. Disney's Grand Californian Hotel® & Spa is considered the grandest of the three Disneyland® Resort hotels. It is the only hotel of the three that is located inside a Disney theme park and has a private entrance into Disney California Adventure. Although an opening date has not been announced, and ground has not yet been broken, a fourth hotel is going to be built inside the Downtown Disney District.
Each of the Disneyland® Resort hotels also offers Disney Character Dining experiences on-site. You do not have to stay at one of the Hotels of the Disneyland® Resort to enjoy Character Dining, but it is very convenient when you do!
The Downtown Disney District features plenty of dining, shopping and entertainment options. The World of Disney Store, Sprinkles, Splitsville Luxury Bowling and Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen are just a sample of what's in store at the Downtown Disney District. Admission is not required to for the Downtown Disney District and you can get parking validation at select table service restaurants.