Disney Locations

Disney Parks & Disneylands Around The World

Key Disneylands & Disney Parks Information

Hong Kong Disneyland

  • Open Since2005
  • Size310 acres
  • No. of Themes7
  • Adult Ticket PriceUSD$78~
  • Child Ticket PriceUSD$58~

Shanghai Disneyland

  • Open Since2016
  • Size963 acres
  • No. of Themes8
  • Adult Ticket PriceUSD$60~
  • Child Ticket PriceUSD$45~

Tokyo Disneyland

  • Open Since1983
  • Size115 acres
  • No. of Themes7
  • Adult Ticket PriceUSD$56~
  • Child Ticket PriceUSD$47~

Tokyo DisneySea

  • Open Since2001
  • Size176 acres
  • No. of Themes7
  • Adult Ticket PriceUSD$56~
  • Child Ticket PriceUSD$47~

California Disneyland

  • Open Since1955
  • Size85 acres
  • No. of Themes9
  • Adult Ticket PriceUSD$110~
  • Child Ticket PriceUSD$105~

California Adventure Park

  • Open Since2001
  • Size72 acres
  • No. of Themes9
  • Ticket PriceUSD$110~
  • Child Ticket PriceUSD$105~

Walt Disney World Resort

  • Open Since1971
  • Size25,000 acres
  • No. of Themes4
  • 1 Day 1 ParkUSD$164~
  • 4 Day Park HopperUSD$698~

Magic Kingdom

  • Open Since1971
  • Size140 acres
  • No. of Themes6
  • 1 Day 1 ParkUSD$164~
  • 1 Day Park HopperUSD$255~

Epcot

  • Open Since1982
  • Size305 acres
  • No. of Themes4
  • 1 Day 1 ParkUSD$164~
  • 1 Day Park HopperUSD$255~

Animal Kingdom

  • Open Since1998
  • Size580 acres
  • No. of Themes3
  • 1 Day 1 ParkUSD$164~
  • 1 Day Park HopperUSD$255~

Typhoon Lagoon

  • Open Since1989
  • Size61 acres
  • No. of Themes1
  • Adult TicketReopen in 2024
  • Child TicketReopen in 2024

Blizzard Beach

  • Open Since1995
  • Size66 acres
  • No. of Themes1
  • Adult TicketUSD$62~
  • Child TicketUSD$56~

Hollywood Studios

  • Open Since1998
  • Size580 acres
  • No. of Themes6
  • 1 Day 1 ParkUSD$164~
  • 1 Day Park HopperUSD$255~

Disneyland Paris

  • Open Since1992
  • Size140 acres
  • No. of Themes5
  • Adult Ticket PriceUSD$55~
  • Child Ticket PriceUSD$57~

Walt Disney Studios Park

  • Open Since2002
  • Size62 acres
  • No. of Themes5
  • Fixed Date TicketUSD$61~
  • 1 Day TicketUSD$151~

Overview of Disney Parks Worldwide

Disney's global footprint is truly remarkable, with theme parks spanning three continents: North America, Asia, and Europe.

From the original Disneyland Park, which opened its gates in 1955, to the iconic Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, Disney's presence in North America has been the cornerstone of its global success.

Across the Pacific, the enchanting Tokyo Disney Resort and the stunning Hong Kong Disneyland Resort have brought Disney's magic to Asia, while the captivating Disneyland Paris has enchanted visitors in Europe.

Let's shine a spotlight on some of the most popular and beloved Disney parks worldwide!

Disneyland Park (California)

Affectionately known as "The Happiest Place on Earth," the original Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California, is a true icon. With its iconic Sleeping Beauty Castle, thrilling rides like Space Mountain and Indiana Jones Adventure, and the beloved Main Street U.S.A., Disneyland Park transports visitors to a world of nostalgia and timeless magic.

Some of the highlights include:

  • Indiana Jones Adventure: Hurtled through treacherous temples on a rugged vehicle facing obstacles and lost treasure.
  • Space Mountain: Plunge into extraterrestrial realms on this iconic indoor coaster through a glittering galaxy of effects.
  • Splash Mountain: Bob along a musical river ride before plunging down a five-story flume into refreshing water below.

Disney California Adventure Park (California)

Adjacent to Disneyland Park is Disney California Adventure Park, which celebrates the spirit of adventure and the diverse cultures of California. From the thrilling Incredicoaster to the vibrant Pixar Pier, this park offers a unique blend of excitement and cultural appreciation.

Some of the highlights include:

  • Radiator Springs Racers: Compete against another crew on this high-octane attraction with simulated dark ride and outdoor racing portions.
  • The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Undersea Adventure: Descend below sea in a colorful clamshell through beloved scenes from the classic Disney film.
  • Incredicoaster: Accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in seconds on a rollercoaster packed with superhero action and dizzying loops.

Walt Disney World Resort (Florida)

Spanning over 40 square miles, Walt Disney World Resort offers four extensive theme parks: Magic Kingdom provides quintessential Disney magic; EPCOT pioneers innovative attractions; Disney’s Hollywood Studios spotlights movie magic; and Disney’s Animal Kingdom amazes guests with exotic animals.

Some highlights include:

  • Magic Kingdom: Experience classic attractions like the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train family coaster, Peter Pan’s Flight over London, and Mickey's PhilharMagic 4D film adventure.
  • EPCOT: Soar over famous global landmarks on Soarin’ Around the World, ratchet up the thrills on Test Track, and explore the future on Spaceship Earth's insightful time-travel experience.
  • Disney's Hollywood Studios: Enjoy immersive lands like Toy Story Land and Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, or amp up the excitement on Rock 'n' Roller Coaster and The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror.

Magic Kingdom (Florida)

As the crown jewel of Walt Disney World, Magic Kingdom brings Disney magic to life with Cinderella Castle, beloved attractions like the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train family coaster, and Disney character cavalcades waving along Main Street, U.S.A.

Some highlights include:

  • Seven Dwarfs Mine Train: Wind through the Enchanted Forest to the Dwarfs' diamond mine on this innovative, gently thrilling rollercoaster.
  • Mickey's PhilharMagic 4D Film: Donald Duck takes viewers on a musical journey into classic Disney films in this multi-sensory spectacular.
  • Festival of Fantasy Parade: Disney characters, lively performers and spectacular floats fill Magic Kingdom with song and pageantry in this vibrant daily parade.

EPCOT (Florida)

EPCOT invites visitors on an innovative global journey with attractions like the emotional underwater ride Frozen Ever After, aerial voyages in Soarin’ Around the World, and fascinating anthropomorphic animatronics aboard Living with the Land.

Some highlights include:

  • Frozen Ever After: Glide through wintry scenes and sparkling effects as you meet Elsa, Anna and friends on an aquatic flume ride.
  • Mission: SPACE: Blast off on an immersive simulated mission to Mars, from the thrills of liftoff to the wonder of orbiting the Red Planet.
  • IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth: Experience an emotional musical journey showcasing our planet’s beauty in dazzling fireworks, fountain effects, lights and torches.

Animal Kingdom (Florida)

Step into the world of animals and adventure at Disney's Animal Kingdom, where you can explore diverse habitats, encounter fascinating creatures, and embark on thrilling rides.

Some of the highlights include:

  • Avatar: Flight of Passage: Soar through the bioluminescent rainforests of Pandora on a breathtaking banshee ride.
  • Kilimanjaro Safaris: Embark on a thrilling off-road adventure through the African savanna, observing majestic animals roaming freely.
  • Festival of the Lion King: Witness the iconic story of Simba come to life in a vibrant musical performance.

Typhoon Lagoon (Florida)

Cool off and have a blast at Typhoon Lagoon, a sprawling water park featuring thrilling water slides, relaxing pools, and exciting wave pools.

Some of the highlights include:

  • Humunga Kowabunga: Take on this colossal water slide, plummeting down a series of twists and turns in a giant inner tube.
  • Crush 'n' Gusher: Experience heart-pounding drops and exhilarating thrills on this multi-rider raft slide.
  • Castaway Creek: Float along a meandering river, enjoying the tropical scenery and stopping at waterfalls and geysers.

Blizzard Beach (Florida)

Glide down snowy slopes and splash into refreshing pools at Blizzard Beach, a winter-themed water park offering frosty fun for the whole family.

Some of the highlights:

  • Summit Plummet: Conquer the tallest and fastest water slide in Disney World, taking a near-vertical plunge down a thrilling course.
  • Downhill Double Dipper: Race your friends on this side-by-side water slide, experiencing exhilarating drops and twists.
  • Melt-Away Bay: Relax in a wave pool mimicking a melting glacier, enjoying refreshing waves and stunning mountain views.

Hollywood Studios (Florida)

Immerse yourself in the world of movies, television, and animation at Hollywood Studios, where thrilling rides, captivating shows, and iconic characters come to life.

Some of the highlights:

  • Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance: Join the Resistance on a thrilling escape mission from a massive Star Destroyer.
  • Slinky Dog Dash: Embark on a high-speed coaster adventure through Andy's backyard, featuring twists, drops, and launches.
  • Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway: Step aboard a runaway train with Mickey and Minnie, experiencing a chaotic and comical adventure through Disney cartoons.

Disneyland Paris

Nestled just outside the city of Paris, Disneyland Paris offers a unique blend of European charm and Disney magic. The resort features two theme parks: Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park.

Disneyland Park is a beloved classic, featuring iconic attractions like Space Mountain, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, and the enchanting Sleeping Beauty Castle. Meanwhile, Walt Disney Studios Park celebrates the magic of Hollywood and moviemaking, with attractions like the Rock 'n' Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith and the immersive Ratatouille: The Adventure dark ride.

Some of the highlights:

  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Sail the high seas with Captain Jack Sparrow, encountering thrilling drops, mischievous pirates, and stunning special effects.
  • Big Thunder Mountain Railroad: Embark on a runaway mine train adventure through the Wild West, experiencing exhilarating drops and scenic views.
  • Sleeping Beauty Castle: Explore the iconic castle, witnessing the enchanting story of Sleeping Beauty come to life through beautiful displays and stained glass windows.

Walt Disney Studios Park (Paris)

Dive into the worlds of Disney, Pixar, and Marvel at Walt Disney Studios Park, where action-packed rides, captivating shows, and iconic characters create unforgettable experiences.

Some of the highlights:

  • The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror: Plummet down an abandoned Hollywood hotel in a thrilling freefall experience.
  • Ratatouille: The Adventure: Shrink down to the size of a rat and embark on a culinary adventure through Gusteau's restaurant.
  • Mickey's PhilharMagic: Join Mickey Mouse on a magical journey through classic Disney music and movie scenes.

Tokyo Disneyland

Tokyo Disneyland brings the nostalgic magic of classic Disney attractions to Japan with favorites like Monsters Inc. Ride & Go Seek's zany door coaster, Country Bear Theater's foot-stompin' Jamboree show, and the elaborate seasonal decorations during Tokyo Disneyland Christmas celebrations.

Some highlights include:

  • Monsters, Inc. Ride & Go Seek!: Zap through Monstropolis on a speedy “door coaster” playing an elaborate game of hide-and-seek with Boo and the film’s stars.
  • Country Bear Theater: Experience a toe-tappin’ musical revue performed by audio-animatronic bears who sing country-western songs.
  • Tokyo Disneyland Christmas: Pose in front of a colossal Christmas tree decorated with over-the-top theming during this festive holiday celebration.

Tokyo DisneySea

Tokyo DisneySea's nautical lands offer unique attractions like the thrilling Indiana Jones Adventure rollercoaster, Fantasmic's fountain and fireworks nighttime show, and the DisneySea Steamers watercraft cruising around the park's ports.

Some highlights include:

  • Indiana Jones Adventure: Hurtled through ancient temple ruins in a high-speed runaway military troop transport.
  • Fantasmic: Mickey's vivid dreams and nightmares burst to life with dancing water projections, pyrotechnics and an epic fire-breathing dragon.
  • DisneySea Steamers: Circle the ports of Tokyo DisneySea aboard turn-of-the-century steamship cruisers inspired by Cape Cod and the Victorian era.

Hong Kong Disneyland

Hong Kong Disneyland seamlessly integrates Chinese culture into Disney magic with attractions like the innovative Mystic Manor ghost train dark ride, the classic Disney meet-and-greets at Mickey's PhilharMagic theater show, and traditional Chinese festivals like the popular Lunar New Year celebrations.

Some highlights include:

  • Mystic Manor: Embark on a magnetic tour through an eccentric inventor's mansion where his latest invention brings the artifacts to life.
  • Mickey's PhilharMagic: Experience a 4D movie spectacular as Donald Duck takes viewers on a musical journey into beloved Disney films.
  • Lunar New Year Festivities: Enjoy colorful dances, parades and good luck wishes during this major holiday event celebrating Chinese and Disney culture.

Shanghai Disneyland

Shanghai Disneyland blends Disney stories and Chinese influences with state-of-the-art attractions like TRON Lightcycle Power Run, the innovative Pirates of the Caribbean boat ride, and traditional Chinese Theatre stage shows. The iconic Enchanted Storybook Castle serves as its centerpiece.

Some highlights include:

  • TRON Lightcycle Power Run: Race alongside futuristic Lightcycle vehicles from TRON: Legacy, reaching high speeds on an exhilarating outdoor rollercoaster.
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Encounter animated pirates, mermaids and sea monsters through cutting-edge ride effects combining digital screens and sophisticated animatronics.
  • Golden Fairytale Fanfare: Watch beloved Disney stories come alive on stage with lavish costumes and sets, incredible stunt work and special effects.

Choosing the Right Disney Park for You

With so many incredible Disney parks to choose from, selecting the perfect destination can be a daunting task. To help you make an informed decision, consider the following factors:

  • Travel Budget: Determine your budget for travel, accommodations, and park tickets. Parks like Disneyland Resort in California may be more budget-friendly than international destinations like Tokyo Disney Resort or Disneyland Paris.
  • Preferred Travel Dates: Research the best times to visit each park based on crowd levels, weather conditions, and special events or festivals.
  • Desired Experiences: Are you seeking thrilling roller coasters, cultural immersion, or intimate character interactions? Different parks cater to varying interests, so identify your priorities.
  • Age of Travelers: Parks like Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Paris offer a wide range of attractions suitable for all ages, while Tokyo DisneySea may be better suited for older children and adults.

Additionally, consider the pros and cons of each park based on your specific needs. For example, while Disneyland Paris offers a more compact and manageable experience, Walt Disney World Resort boasts unparalleled size and variety, catering to diverse interests.

FAQs: Disneyland Around the World

  • What makes each Disneyland park unique?

    Each Disneyland park offers a unique blend of attractions that cater to local cultures and preferences, from the iconic Sleeping Beauty Castle in Paris to the TRON Lightcycle Power Run in Shanghai, ensuring a distinctive experience at every location.
  • Can you visit all Disneyland parks in one trip?

    While visiting all Disneyland parks in one trip is ambitious, it's possible through specialized itineraries like the Disney Cruise Line or Adventures by Disney, which offer packages that could include multiple parks, depending on scheduling and availability.
  • What are some must-see attractions at Disneyland parks worldwide?

    Must-see attractions include Space Mountain and Splash Mountain in California, Ratatouille: The Adventure in Paris, Pooh's Hunny Hunt in Tokyo, Mystic Manor in Hong Kong, and the TRON Lightcycle Power Run in Shanghai, each offering a unique experience.
  • How does Disney incorporate local cultures into their parks?

    Disney incorporates local cultures through specific attractions, design elements, and themed areas that reflect the heritage of the host country, such as the Garden of the Twelve Friends in Shanghai Disneyland, blending Disney magic with local traditions.
  • What other Disney experiences are available beyond the theme parks?

    Beyond the theme parks, Disney offers the Disney Cruise Line with themed cruises, Adventures by Disney for guided tours around the world, and the Disney Vacation Club for ownership opportunities in Disney properties, providing a wide range of experiences for Disney enthusiasts.

Get Ready For A Magical Journey With Disney

From the nostalgic charm of Disneyland Park to the breathtaking vistas of Tokyo DisneySea, and the cultural fusion of Shanghai Disneyland, Disney parks around the world offer a unique blend of enchantment, cultural appreciation, and unforgettable memories. Whether you're a Disney enthusiast seeking new adventures or a family looking to create lasting bonds, these theme parks promise an experience unlike any other.

So, what are you waiting for? Start planning your dream Disney vacation today and let the magic unfold!