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Top 10 Differences Between Disney World and Disneyland

Disney Springs

7. Disney Springs versus Downtown Disney The shopping district outside the parks use to be called Downtown Disney in both locations, but in 2014 Disney imagineers began a massive re-construction and update of the Orlando location and in 2015 re-named it Disney Springs. Both locations offer shopping and dining options, but Disney Springs triples in size comparison. So it offers ...

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Top 10 Differences Between Disney World and Disneyland

Waterparks Disney

6. Water Parks! This may totally surprise you but the closest water park to Disneyland is.. not worth mentioning. You might think that a visit to The Disneyland Resort in sunny Southern California would automatically mean water parks; sadly that’s not the case. Yes there are lots of thrills and shrills of the aquatic kind, they just don’t require swimwear. ...

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Top 10 Differences Between Disney World and Disneyland

Grand Floridian Resort

5. Accommodations Disneyland Resort offers just three hotels on property; Paradise Pier, The Grand Californian and Disneyland Hotel. Don’t be discouraged if they’re all booked up when you want to visit. The Disneyland Resort has partnered with “Good Neighbor Hotels” to offer guest discounted rates and transportation to and from the parks. Walt Disney World has over 20 hotels to ...

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Top 10 Differences Between Disney World and Disneyland

Walt Disney World sign

4. Number of Theme Parks The Disneyland Resort houses 2 parks: Disneyland Park and California Adventure. Walt Disney World is home to The Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Hollywood Studios and Animal Kinddom. If your wondering if there might be any similarities, there are, but they are limited. Even those attractions sharing the same name offer different experiences in each location. For ...

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Top 10 Differences Between Disney World and Disneyland

Disney's Monorail

3. Transportation Walt Disney World offers Disney’s Magical Express to guest flying into Orlando International Airport. Instead of getting a rental, upon arrival you can walk directly down to board a motor-coach that will take you to your resort. Guest check bags at their home departure point and they magically arrive and are waiting for them in their room. In ...

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Top 10 Differences Between Disney World and Disneyland

Disneyland Sign

2. Location While both resorts are located in year round sunny and warm climates, one thing that stands out are the locations in proximity to other, non – Disney related properties. When Walt Disney first opened Disneyland in 1955 he couldn’t have imagined the number of hotels and businesses that would pop up around the property. To his dismay, Disneyland ...

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