We're taking a look at forgotten spots to see at Disneyland. In case you missed Part 1, you can view it HERE.
The Mark Twain Riverboat attraction is located in Frontierland. Cruise the scenic Rivers of America on a sightseeing tour aboard a majestic 19th-century paddle boat.
Fowler's Inn at Fowler's Harbor, is named for Disney Legend, Admiral Joe Fowler. Fowler's Harbor dry-dock, is vital to maintaining the Mark Twain and the Columbia. You can also grab some grub at the Harbour Galley Restaurant next door.
Roam and Ramble Along the Riverbank. Travel by log raft across the Rivers of America and retrace the steps of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn when they ran away to live carefree lives as pirates.
Wander quiet paths shaded by sycamore and oak trees and enjoy scenic views of the riverbanks. Cross creaky suspension bridges in Smuggler’s Cove. Dare to explore the haunted caves of Dead Man’s Grotto. Climb through a fort built by the frontier’s early settlers.
As you explore, look out for the long-lost pirate treasure rumored to be hidden on the island!
Designed by Disney himself, Tom Sawyer Island opened to the public at Disneyland Resort in 1956. The attraction has the distinction of being the only one designed by Walt Disney.
Walt revered Mark Twain’s novels and wanted the island to reflect the world Twain conjured in his stories. Days before construction began, he took the plans home and reimagined the design, creating the inlets, coves and atmosphere the island is known for today.
In 2007, enchanting enhancements were added and the attraction was renamed Pirate’s Lair on Tom Sawyer Island.
Mickey's House is located in Mickey's Toontown. Take a self-guided tour of Mickey’s humble abode and then meet, greet and snap a photo with the Big Cheese himself.
Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of how the one and only Mickey Mouse lives during a walkthrough tour of his home. Discover a treasure trove of mementos from his storied career, like the broomstick from the animated classic Fantasia, Pluto’s doghouse and a cabinet chock-full of collectibles—including a snapshot of Mickey with his good pal Walt Disney.
Donald's Boat is located in Mickey's Toontown. Take a whimsical self-guided tour of Donald’s colorful vessel docked on Toon Lake. Check out Donald’s favorite photos, his seaworthy rain gear and where he sleeps below deck. Then, climb a spiral staircase to a higher landing and spin the Captain’s Wheel, ring the boat bell and pull the ship’s whistle to trigger water spouts on deck.
Don't forget Chip & Dale’s Treehouse and Goofy’s Playhouse in Toontown.
Growing up in Los Angeles in the 70s/80s we visited Disneyland on a regular basis and often after school, before "Annual Passes".
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