13 untouchable Disneyland rides & attractions
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13 untouchable Disneyland rides and attractions

13 untouchable Disneyland rides & attractions
While no one can say for sure what the future holds, here’s a look at 13 beloved rides and attractions that Los Angeles Times theme park blogger Brady MacDonald predicts will never be removed from Disneyland. (Disney)
Star Tours
Disneyland upgraded the 1980s-era Star Tours simulator ride to add 3-D realism and 54 possible storylines. (Disney)
Splash Mountain
The Splash Mountain log flume ride at Disneyland reuses leftover Song of the South animatronic characters from the defunct America Sings attraction. (Disney)
It’s a Small World
Disneyland updated the 1964 It’s a Small World boat ride to add about three dozen Disney characters set in the lands of their backstories. (Disney)
Disneyland Railroad
The Disneyland Railroad encircling the Anaheim theme park was inspired by Walt Disney’s love of trains. (Disney)
Pirates of the Caribbean
Disneyland updated the Pirates of the Caribbean boat ride with Jack Sparrow animatronic figures based on the Johnny Depp character in the movie series. (Disney)
Matterhorn
The Matterhorn Bobsleds is the first tubular steel roller coaster ever built and a one-of-a-kind ride found at no other Disney park. (Disney)
Mark Twain & Columbia
The Mark Twain Riverboat and Sailing Ship Columbia run along the same course in Disneyland’s Rivers of America. (Disney)
Haunted Mansion
Each of Disney’s Magic Kingdom-style parks has a version of the Haunted Mansion with a distinctly different architectural theme. (Disney)
Mad Tea Party
The Mad Tea Party teacups can be found at each of Disney’s existing Magic Kingdom-style parks. (Disney)
Jungle Cruise
At 5 acres, the Jungle Cruise boat ride has one of the largest footprints of any attraction at Disneyland. (Disney)
Dumbo’s Flying Elephants
The classic Dumbo’s Flying Elephants ride can be found at each of Disney’s existing Magic Kingdom-style parks. (Disney)
King Arthur Carousel
All of the Magic Kingdom-style parks have a carousel with different names that often pay tribute to a character from a Disney movie. (Disney)
Big Thunder Mountain
Disneyland updated the Big Thunder Mountain roller coaster to add sound, lighting and fog effects that create the illusion of a tremendous explosion during the third lift hill.  (Disney)
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