With the first two parts of my photo essay taking place over on the Disneyland side of the resort, it’s now time to head over to California Adventure with a few pictures of their two newest areas, Buena Vista Street and Cars Land.
Of course, first, we had to stop and eat our fill at Goofy’s Kitchen. While a little up there in price, the character interactions are always awesome. We always make sure to go back for seconds in the all-you-can-eat buffet, along with desert; thus eliminating the need for lunch, making things a touch more cost effective.
Not to mention, the PB&J pizza is out of this world!
Time to walk off our breakfast from Goofy’s and head to Disney California Adventure! So much to see, new places to discover – where o where do we start?
I have to say, Buena Vista Street is a great addition to the park. I love the idea of a 1920’s “Walt was here” theme. The music is great, the “citizens” roaming the street are awesome – the atmosphere is just right.
I couldn’t help feeling truly transported on Buena Vista Street. I have a friend who happens to live near the resort; one of his favorite things to do is drinking coffee and reading the latest copy of the Buena Vista Bugle in the mornings while people watching.
From one red car to the next…
Cars Land is a huge home run for the folks at Disney. the detail of…well…. everything is amazing. So great to see such a welcome addition to the park! I couldn’t help but notice everything from the tiniest details like the tops of the chain stanchions in the queue for Mater’s Junkyard Jamboree….
…. to the tribute to Teepee-style lodging on Route 66 with the Cozy Cone Motel!
Of course, the rides are awesome as well – I’m just a huge fan of being able to take in all of the touches that bring about an authentic “Disneyfied” feeling. Both new parts of the park do this well. I couldn’t help but think as we exited, that it truly lived up to the name of Disney, as well as the fun and entertainment it stands for.
Folks, that wraps up my photo essay of the latest trip. I look forward to bringing you more for the kickoff of the holiday season in November. Keep your eye on the blog for more stories, thoughts and views of Disney (parks and otherwise) from the eyes of a true fan. Please know that I appreciate your reading, your comments, follows, likes and shares more than you know!
Fantastic pictures! Really wanna get back to DCA ASAP! Buena Vista Street will never get old for me. Such a perfect entrance.
Thanks for the compliment! I’m looking so forward to seeing BVS all dolled up for Christmas – only a month away now!
Couldn’t agree more. For the brief time I was there I kept thinking, “YES!” This is PERFECT!
It really feels that way, doesn’t it!
Will spend more time there Saturday, but just the few minutes I’ve spent on Buena Vista Street were enough to embrace this high-energy change to DCA. Definitely a home run!
Glad you got the opportunity for more time – I love the layout of it all!
Love this post. We got to do the BVS and Cars Land preview, it was sooooooooo cool to be on BVS while being behind the construction walls and hardly anyone. I cannot wait to go back now that it is officially open.
I was drawn for the preview, but was sadly unable to make it – you will love the open feel of it all!