Disneyland Resort Anaheim
The Disneyland Resort is a recreational resort that opened in 1955 in Anaheim, California. The resort is owned and operated by The Walt Disney Company through its Parks and Resorts division and is home to two theme parks, three hotels and a shopping, dining, and entertainment area.
The area now known as the Disneyland Resort was developed by Walt Disney in the 1950s and for over 40 years was known simply as Disneyland. When it opened to guests in 1955, the property consisted of Disneyland, its 100-acre (0.40 km2) parking lot, and a hotel known as the Disneyland Hotel.
In 1998 on a theme park called Disney’s California Adventure; a hotel called Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel, a renovation, renaming, and re-theming of the Disneyland Pacific Hotel; and an admission-free shopping and dining area called Downtown Disney.
Disney California Adventure opened on February 8, 2001 as Disney’s California Adventure Park. On May 28, 2010, it was announced through the official Disney Parks Blog that Disney’s California Adventure Park would be renamed to “Disney California Adventure.”
During the expansion, the name Disneyland Resort was coined to refer to the entire Disney complex, while Disneyland Park was coined to refer to the original theme park.
Other attractions include:
- Downtown Disney, an outdoor retail, dining and entertainment district located between the entrance promenade of the Disneyland Resort theme parks and the Disneyland Hotel.
On-site Disney Resorts & Accommodations
On-site Disney Theme Park & Resort Dining
Visitors to Disneyland resort can enjoy snacks and meals at over 80 dining experiences with the parks, resorts and the Downtown Disney district. From contemporary to casual, elegant to enchanting, there many dining options to suit every taste and dining occasion.
Disneyland Resort Map & Driving Directions
Click the map icon to locate attractions, entertainment, dining, shopping, hotels, parking lots, transportation and guest services with the Disney Resort interactive map.
The link will also provide driving directions for aussie travelers that are arriving in California at LAX International Airport.