Your Guide to Disney Parks Around the Globe

How much do you know about the Disney legacy across the globe?

Sure, you know about Orlando's Disney-themed claim to fame, Walt Disney World, but what about Tokyo's DisneySea, or Europe's Parasian Disneyland?

In this blog we are going to introduce you to every Disney park on earth, filling you in on a few key things about each park, such as the major attractions, crowd levels, and park size.

Disney Global: 

Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris, formerly known as Euro Disney Resort, is a classic Disney entertainment resort located in Chessy, France. Visit Disney Village, an onsite entertainment center with eateries, shops, and an IMAX cinema. There are 5 themed areas: Discoveryland, Frontierland, Adventureland, Fantasyland, and Main Street U.S.A.

Disneyland Paris Pixabay Public Domain

Disneyland Paris Pixabay Public Domain

Major Attractions: Pirates of the Caribbean, Dumbo the Flying Elephant, Star Wars Hyperspace Mountain
Size: 126 Acres
**Crowd Levels:
11.2 Million

Walt Disney Studios Paris

Walt Disney Studios Park is the second Disney park in Chessy Paris, after Disneyland. This park opened in 2002 and is dedicated to show business, production, and behind-the-scenes of beloved movies. 

Major Attractions: Ratatouille: The Adventure, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror.
Crowd Levels:
4.8 Million
Size: 62 Acres

Disneyland Tokyo

This Disney theme park is located at the Tokyo Disney Resort in Urayasu, Japan, very near Toyko. This was the first Disney park to be built outside the US, and it opened in 1983. There are 7 themed areas to explore including the World Bazaar, Adventureland, Westernland, Fantasyland and Tomorrowland, Critter Country, and Mickey's Toontown.

Major Attractions: Space Mountain, Splash Mountain, Grandma Sara's Kitchen, Big Thunder Mountain, Buzz Lightyear's Astro Blasters
Crowd Levels: 14.8 Million
Size: 115 Acres

DisneySea Tokyo

This theme park is inspired by the legends of the sea and first opened in 2001. There are 7 different ports of call within, including the Mediterranean Harbor, Mysterious Island, Mermaid Lagoon, Arabian Coast, Lost River Delta, Port Discovery and American Waterfront.

Major Attractions: Toy Story Mania, Tower of Terror, Transit Steamer Line, Journey to the Center of the Earth, Indiana Jones® Adventure: Temple of the Crystal Skull
Crowd Levels:
12.7 Million
Size: 176 Acres

Disneyland Hong Kong

Located in Penny's Bay, Lantau Island, Disneyland Hong Kong is the largest theme park in all of Hong Kong, featuring 7 different themed areas: Adventureland, Fantasyland, Grizzly Gulch, Main Street, U.S.A, Mystic Point, Tomorrowland, and Toy Story Land.

Major Attractions: Sleeping Beauty Castle, Hyperspace Mountain, Mystic Manor, Geyser Gulch, Mad Hatter Teacups, Tarzan's Treehouse
Crowd Levels:
6.7 Million
Size: 68 Acres

Disneyland Hong Kong Pixabay Public Domain

Major Resorts:

Shanghai Disney Resort
Tokyo Disney Resort
Paris Disneyland Hotel

Disney United States: 

Walt Disney World Orlando Pixabay Public Domain

Walt Disney World Orlando Pixabay Public Domain

Walt Disney World Orlando

Walt Disney World, otherwise known as Walt Disney World Resort, is an Orlando theme park mecca that holds four different theme parks within its confines (Epcot, Hollywood Studios, Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom), as well as two water parks. It was first established in 1965.

Major Attractions: 4 Different Theme Parks

Epcot Orlando

Epcot is an educational Disney theme park that allows you to travel around the world and into outer space! Visit Future World and World Showcase within.

Major Attractions: Test Track, Frozen, Soarin' Around the World, SeaBase, Mission Space, Bruce's Shark World, Advanced Training Lab.
Crowd Levels:
11.1 Million
Size: 300 Acres

Magic Kingdom Orlando

Magic Kingdom was first opened in 1971 as the first of four theme parks at Walt Disney World. Explore the 6 differently themed areas, which include Main Street U.S.A., Tomorrowland, Fantasyland, Frontierland, Liberty Square, and Adventureland.

Major Attractions: Splash Mountain, Space Mountain, Pirates of the Caribbean, Main Street Vehicles, Mad Tea Party, The Magic Carpets of Aladdin, Hall of Presidents.
Crowd Levels:
17.5 Million
Size: 105 Acres

Hollywood Studios Orlando

Walt Disney World's Hollywood Studios is a cinema based theme park with rides, eateries, and experiences based on TV shows and movies within the franchise. There are 6 main areas; Hollywood Boulevard, Echo Lake, Grand Avenue, Animation Courtyard, Toy Story Land and Sunset Boulevard.

Major Attractions: Slinky Dog Dash, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, Lightning McQueen's Racing Academy, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror
Crowd Levels: 
9.9 Million
Size: 135 Acres

Animal Kingdom Orlando

Animal Kingdom is a zoological Disney park that is considered to be the largest theme park in the world, covering 580 acres. This wildlife park is divided into 6 sections, including Discovery Island, Pandora World of Avatar, Africa, Asia, DinoLand, and Rafiki's Planet Watch. Enjoy animal encounters, thrill rides, and safaris. 

Major Attractions: Na'vi River Journey, Dino-Sue, Expedition Everest, Kali River Rapids, Tree of Life, Disney Animals
Crowd Levels:
10 Million
Size: 580 Acres

Disneyland Anaheim

Disneyland Park, originally Disneyland, first opened in 1955. It is the only theme park built to completion under the direct supervision of Walt Disney himself. Explore Adventureland, Critter Country, Fantasyland, Frontierland, Main Street U.S.A, Mickey's Toontown, New Orleans Square, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, Tomorrowland.

Major Attractions: It's a Small World, Haunted Mansion, Pirates of the Carribean, Mr. Toad's Wild Ride, Space Mountain, Millenium Falcon: Smuggler's Run
Crowd Levels:
16 Million
Size: 85 Acres

Disney's California Adventure Anaheim

Disney California Adventure Park, or DCA, is a theme park located in Anaheim, California. This Disney park is broken into 8 themed lands that include Buena Vista Street, Cars Land, Paradise Pier, Condor Flats, "A Bug's Land", Pacific Wharf, Hollywood Land, and Grizzly Peak.

Major Attractions: Incredicoaster, Radiator Springs Racers, Animation Academy, Guardians of the Galaxy Mission Breakout, Golden Zephyr
Crowd Levels:
7.8 Million
Size: 72 Acres

Disney's California Adventure Pixabay Public Domain

Major Resorts:

Disneyland Resort
Walt Disney World Resort

**Note: These numbers are based on the 2012 Themed Entertainment Association report.