How Many Disneyland®Theme Parks Are There Around the World?
Mickey Mouse and his cronies, the Lion King, Alice in Wonderland, Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, and The Little Mermaid are only a few of the classic characters that make up the wonderful world of Disney.
The Disneyland® Resort theme parks around the world invite you on adventures with your favorite characters and help make your dreams come true. For the best priced Disneyland® Resort tickets, head to aRes Travel to begin planning a trip of a lifetime.
1. Disneyland® Resort
Disneyland® Resort in Anaheim, California, is the original of the Disneyland® Resorts. It is one of the oldest and largest theme parks in the world, having been built in 1955. With nine different themed zones, luxurious hotels, and top-rated restaurants,
For the best time to visit, avoid major holidays, and try to plan your trip between March and May or September and October.
Main Street, U.S.A., Adventureland, New Orleans Square, Critter Country, Frontierland, Fantasyland, Tomorrowland, Mickey’s Toontown, and Disney California Adventure Park make up the nine themed zones, all with unique features, rides, and attractions.
Within New Orleans Square, you will find the exclusive and members-only Club 33, where celebrities, business executives, and Disney V.I.P.s can lounge in luxury away from the crowds.
Head to Disney California Adventure Park where you can join the Guardians of the Galaxy on an intergalactic rescue mission and then jump onto the Incredicoaster where you will help the Incredibles catch up with Jack-Jack.
In Fantasyland, you can drop down into the world of Alice in Wonderland and meet up with The Mad Hatter, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, and the White Rabbit in a race against time!
The original Disneyland® Resort theme park is filled with enchanting rides, attractions, and unforgettable dining experiences.
2. Disneyland® Resorts Paris
The city of love is home to not only the Eifel Tower, the Louvre, and Notre Dame, but is also to Disneyland® Paris. 19th century America has taken the hop across the pond with all of its enchanting and magical rides, attractions, and dining experiences.
With over 50 attractions for the whole family to enjoy, the magic never ends. Adventure Isle, “it’s a small world,” Alice’s Curious Labyrinth, Big Thunder Mountain, Buzz Lightyear Laser Blast, Crush’s Coaster®, and La Cabane des Robinsons only begin to scratch the surface of what Disneyland® Resorts Paris has to offer.
Disneyland® Resorts Paris offers its guests endless live performances and gives you the chance to meet your favorite Disney characters. Meet Cinderella, Snow White, and Belle, and then head over to Discoveryland where you can encounter Darth Vader, have a meet ‘n’ greet with Aladdin, and laugh-out-loud with Mickey Mouse. With the spectacularly dazzling Disney Illuminations show, your whole family will be enchanted.
3. Tokyo Disneyland® Resort and Disney Sea
Tokyo is home to Tokyo Disneyland® Resort and also Disney Sea. With seven different harbors that resemble different topographical areas, this theme park is both educational and magical. Search for Ariel at the Mermaid Lagoon or take a daring trip to the center of the earth at the Mysterious Lagoon. Tokyo Disneyland® Resort and also Disney Sea is the third most visited park in the world and with good reason!
Don’t miss the Legend of Mythica show, which will take you on a spellbinding journey and the Fantasmic show will make you laugh-out-loud alongside Mickey and his crew.
Climb aboard an authentic steam train for a trip around the wilderness. The Western River Railroad will take you back in time and through the American Wild West.
Beaver Brothers Explorer Canoes allows you to explore the rivers of America on a canoe that you and the other riders paddle.
Watch your kids soar to new heights on Dumbo The Flying Elephant, the only elephant in the world that can fly, and travel to Never Land with Peter Pan as you fly on a pirate ship!
Explore new depths in Disney Sea as you chat with Crush, the sea turtle and board a submersible and explore the vast ocean on the Nemo & Friends Sea Rider.
Tokyo Disneyland® Resort offers guests the chance to witness the daytime parade, Dreaming Up!, where Mickey and his friends take you to a never before seen world of fantasy and imagination.
Finish your action-packed day by lighting up the sky at the Disney Light the Night, where you will witness a life-changing display of fireworks that are accompanied by Disney songs and music.
The fun never ends at Tokyo Disneyland® Resort. You can party with Lilo and Stitch at the Lilo’s Luau & Fun and join the gang from Toy Story in Westernland for the Horseshoe Roundup.
A trip to Tokyo Disneyland® Resort and Disney Sea will be unforgettable for the entire family!
4. Shanghai Disneyland® Resort
Shanghai Disneyland® Resort is a magical wonderland where you can ignite the imagination within your heart. With attractions and adventures fit for the whole family, Shanghai Disneyland® Resort will give you a memorable experience.
If you are looking for thrills, the Seven Dwarf Mine Train will race you around and through the diamond mine with Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Board the Pirates of the Caribbean Battle for the Sunken Treasure where you will join Captain Jack Sparrow and his band of buccaneers in the search for forbidden treasures.
Plunge through the dark chasm, race away from monstrous beasts, and fight the raging currents on Roaring Rapids. Feel the rush of adrenaline and adventure on any of Shanghai Disneyland® Resort’s thrill rides.
Wind down with a fine dining meal at Aurora, experience authentic Asian cuisine at the Crystal Jade, or grab a quick bite at the street cafe, Il Paperino. With countless food options, Shanghai Disneyland® Resort can please even the pickiest of eaters.
Having just recently opened in 2016, Shanghai Disneyland® Resort combines state of the art technology and illumination with the classics of a Disneyland® Resort that we have all come to know and love.
5. Hong Kong Disneyland® Resort
Unveiled in 2005, Hong Kong Disneyland® Resort is the smallest of the Disneyland® Resorts. Don’t let the size fool you, though, as it still manages to attract thousands of people every year. The park’s imaginative themed rides, entertainment, and dining have guests coming back again and again.
In Adventureland, guests can set sail on the Jungle River Cruise where they will enjoy a guided tour of the mysterious Rivers of Adventure. Afterward, head to the bustling African marketplace where vibrant and colorful textiles and beads can be purchased, and you can challenge yourself at traditional African games. Enjoy live music that fills the market, bringing it to life.
Cross the Rivers of Adventure on board a log raft, where you will head to Tarzan’s Treehouse. The story of Disney’s Tarzan unfolds inside the colossal treehouse.
Take a spin on the Cinderella Carousel in Fantasyland where you enjoy joyous music as you float up and down on your very own royal steed.
Join Winnie the Pooh and the whole gang as you wander through Hundred Acre Wood on an oversized honey pot and then race off to Grizzly Gulch where you can board the Big Grizzly Mountain Runaway Mine Cars. Twist and turn through caverns, dash over hills and under bridges, and rumble along this speeding mine train.
The Royal Princess Garden located on Main Street, U.S.A. will have you feeling like royalty as you meet the princesses from far away kingdoms. Indulge in an unforgettable fantasy as you wander the beautiful gardens.
Fill your need for adventure and curiosity at the Garden of Wonders where you will discover archaeological antiquities and where there’s more than meets the eye.
Battle alongside Ant-Man and The Wasp in the Nano Battle at this Marvel-themed attraction, where you will shrink down to the size of an ant and help prevent confidential S.H.I.E.L.D. data from being stollent by the dangerous Hydra.
Rocket into space on Hyperspace Mountain in Tomorrowland, witness the Festival of The Lion King with a live performance, meet Moana in Adventureland, and experience the “Disney Paint the Night” Parade.
Hong Kong Disneyland® Resort might be the smallest of the parks, but it still makes guests’ dreams come true!
Walt Disney World® Resort
While it is not a Disneyland® Resort, Walt Disney World® Resort is one of the most famous and popular Disney® Resort. It is located in Bay Lake and Lake Buena Vista, Florida, near Orlando. The resort opened on October 1, 1971 and is comprised of four theme parks including Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, Epcot, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios, two water parks, 27 themed resort hotels, nine non-Disney hotels, several golf courses, a camping resort, and much more.
1. Magic Kingdom
The Magic Kingdom is said to be the most magical place on Earth where you can explore lands of endless enchantment and where all your wildest fantasies become a reality.
With thrill rides such as Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, the Haunted Mansion, Space Mountain, you will never get your share of adventure! Classics such as “it’s a small world” will have you singing along to the anthem of world peace, and Peter Pan’s Flight will have you feeling like you’ll never grow up. Unlimited rides and attractions will whisk you away to a land filled with unforgettable adventures.
Make your reservation well-in-advance at Cinderella’s Castle where you will feel like a princess or prince high up in your castle or have a more daring dining experience at Be Our Guest Restaurant.
The Happily Ever After Fireworks is a staple at the Magic Kingdom. The nightly spectacular fireworks show takes you on a dazzling journey of light, color, and song. It will capture your heart and senses as Cinderella’s Castle is lit up in glory.
2. Animal Kingdom
Set off on a guided tour of an African savanna on the Kilimanjaro Safari, encounter fascinating animals, race through the Himalayas on a runaway train, and enter into The World of Avatar in the Animal Kingdom.
Re-fuel at the Rainforest Cafe® at Disney’s Animal Kingdom or relax and rewind at Tiffin Restaurant, a fine dining staple.
The attractions of the Animal Kingdom will connect you to nature, educate you about the beauty of animals, and you will leave a different person.
Take the ultimate trip around the world, under the sea, and into outer space in Epcot. With more attractions than ever, Epcot will introduce you to the spices of Indian curry, the culinary expertise of France, the specialties of Japanese sushi, the authentic Italian plates of pasta, and will open up your taste buds to a whole new world.
Epcot is home to the sea turtles, sharks and rays, and coral reefs. Experience the magical underwater world like never before.
4. Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Disney’s Hollywood Studios let you enter into the magical world that has created your favorite movies. With live shows, Star Wars galactic spectaculars, nostalgic dining experiences, there is never-ending entertainment and fun to be had.
The Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster will have you jamming out to Aerosmith on this epic thrill ride filled with big drops and blasting music.
5. Water Parks
Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park and Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park offer an escape from the heat with their wet and wild rides, lazy rivers, and surf pool.
Take a much-needed break from the hot Florida weather and dip into the refreshing waters, all while still going on thrilling rides such as the Summit Plummet, Mayday Falls, and the Humunga Kowabunga.
After an exhausting day at the park, you will want to come back to a comfortable and relaxing hotel. aRes Travel offers hotel and ticket deals that will keep you within budget without sacrificing luxury, comfort, or style.
No matter which parks you and your family venture to, Disneyland® Resorts do not disappoint. With rides, entertainment, and dining options for everyone, you cannot go wrong. Visit aRes Travel today to start planning your adventure of a lifetime!
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