Disney Parks are world-renowned for their excellent placemaking and are a great source of inspiration for bringing people together. Walt Disney built Disneyland because he wanted a place that both adults and children would enjoy. He wanted it to be something more than a traditional amusement park.
Disneyland California Adventure
The largest of the Disney Parks, Walt Disney World, greatly exemplifies this concept. Disney World has four theme parks and two water parks along with a host of other attractions, such as shopping destination Disney Springs. One of the parks that stand out as being a little different from the others is Epcot. Epcot is a place of knowledge where visitors are invited to learn about history and other cultures.
Epcot’s Japan Pavilion: Believe it or not…we are still on American soil!
Tron is a roller-coaster type ride in Shanghai Disneyland designed for people who love speed. It’s unlike any other roller coaster in the way that it feels like you are riding in your own cycle, surrounded by lights at 60 mph.
Tron Light Cycle Power Run in Shanghai Disneyland
Disney Parks have thrills for those who seek it, but plenty else to do for those who aren’t keen on big rides. An advanced ride that is relatively new to Disney World’s Animal Kingdom is Avatar: Flight of Passage. It’s a must-ride for lions and chickens alike.
Avatar: Flight of Passage in Animal Kingdom
Millions of people visit Disney Parks annually, but it’s not only a tourist destination. They have seasonal events that also attract locals such as Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, and the Epcot Food & Wine Festival. They are also constantly adding new attractions to encourage repeat visitors and excite people who have previously visited the park.
Epcot Food & Wine Festival
There’s truly something for everyone at Disney. They pay great attention to detail, illustrated by the interactive decor they add to long queues in order to keep guests engaged. To those who have been to a Disney Park and enjoyed it: what do you think makes it such a magical place?