Disneyland Photo Tour 2019, Part 1

It has been a few years since we visited Disneyland. In this photo essay we highlight many of the changes that have occurred since our last trip to Walt Disney's original theme park destination. 

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The Monorail soars above the entrance plaza on its way to Tomorrowland

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The spires of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge are visible along the drive leading into the Mickey & Friends parking structure

 

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The parking garage will nearly double in size with the addition of this expansion

 

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Security screening is currently performed at stations in the ground floor of the parking garage

 

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Tram boarding has also moved indoors

 

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First stop: Disney California Adventure

 

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Carthay Circle Restaurant provides an impressive backdrop to Buena Vista Street

 

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Paradise Pier has completed its transformation to Pixar Pier

 

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The Pixar theming is everywhere, including "knick's knacks" gift shop...

 

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...and Senor Buzz Churros...

 

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...and Bing Bong's Sweet Stuff (far right)

 

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California Screamin' is now the Incredicoaster with impressive character additions to the ride queue and the attraction itself

 

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The recently-opened Jessie's Critter Carousel

 

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Disneyland 2019

Elsewhere, Soarin Around the World received a new paint job and enhancements to blend with the redwood-themed section of the park

 

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Crowds were somewhat larger than expected for a spring weekday, as evidenced by this mid afternoon shot of Hollywood Land

 

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Mickey's Philarmagic recently moved into the former home of MuppetVision 3D; the smaller screen makes for a lesser experience than its Walt Disney World counterpart

 

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Marvel characters meet and greet with guests at Disneyland including Thor...

 

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...Captain America and Captain Marvel (not pictured)

 

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Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission BREAKOUT is a clever enhancement of the previous Tower of Terror

 

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Marvel-themed exhibits are scattered throughout the entrance, though Fast Pass users do not get a chance to enjoy them

 

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Disneyland 2019

Cars Land is still extremely popular, particularly its Test Track-like Radiator Springs Racers

 

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Flo's V-8 Cafe is one of the better themed restaurants at California Adventure

We will return in a few days with Part 2, featuring a look at Disneyland and Disney's Grand Californian Hotel.


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