Disneyland – Attractions I Want to Experience

by | Oct 12, 2017 | Disneyland | 0 comments

I’m in planning mode for Disneyland, so I’ve got to make sure I try these attractions:

Alice in Wonderland – this isn’t at Disney World, so I’ve got to see it!

Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters – I want to see the difference between this and Disney World’s Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Spin

Disneyland Monorail – I remember riding this as a young child, but not that well. I would like to compare it to the Disney World experience.

Disneyland Railroad – because I think trains are really cool!

The Disneyland Story presenting Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln – it’s history, and I know my husband would like it.

Dumbo the Flying Elephant – only because I never rode it in Disneyland. This is a long story, but when you are one of five siblings and only one of you got to ride it (not me), you just have to finally ride on it. Yes, I know, I rode it at Disney World, but it’s just not the same.

Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage – I was on the submarine ride before it was taken away in Disney World. I do have a bit of a claustrophobic problem, but I think I can do it, because it is cool to be in a submarine!

Indiana Jones Adventure – because they don’t have it at Disney World.

it’s a small world – to compare, but it appears it will not be open when we are there. Too bad.

Jungle Cruise – again, to compare, but I love this ride at Disney World, so it’s got to be good at Disneyland, too!

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh – for comparison sake.

Mark Twain Riverboat – I know this isn’t really an exciting ride, but I love being on a boat/ship.

Matterhorn Bobsleds – I’m not sure about this, but they don’t have it at Disney World, so I want to give it a try.

Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride – because they don’t have this at Disney World, and I want to experience it.

Peter Pan’s Flight – to compare.

Pinocchio’s Daring Journey – they don’t have this at Disney World, either. It’s gotta be fun!

Pirates of the Caribbean – to compare.

Roger Rabbit’s Car Toon Spin – I have to look into this more before I decide. I have to be careful with spinning.

Snow White’s Scary Adventures – because they don’t have it at Disney World anymore.

Space Mountain – to compare.

Star Tours – to compare.

Storybook Land Canal Boats – they don’t have this at Disney World.

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad – to compare.

Sailing Ship Columbia – I remember seeing this when I was a child. I thought it looked so fun compared to the Mark Twain Riverboat. Since I like being on a ship/boat, I want to ride this, too.

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