Main Street, U.S.A. Fun Facts!

Notice the light burning in a window of the Fire Station in Walt Disney’s memory. His apartment is decorated just the way he left it.

Main Street, U.S.A. is designed with forced perspective, to make the buildings appear taller than they really are. For example, the second story is built using five-eighths scale. Look closely to see it.

When you take the Disneyland Railroad, notice the Grand Canyon diorama after you pass through the Tomorrowland station. Next to it is the Primeval World diorama inspired by the Disney film Fantasia.

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Main Street, U.S.A. was inspired by Walt Disney’s childhood hometown Marceline, Missouri.

The “Partners” sculpture of Walt and Mickey Mouse was placed in Disneyland Park in 1993. It was sculpted by Blaine Gibson.

Eat at the Carnation Cafe for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Since the tables are outside in a courtyard, your family could watch the afternoon parade from here. This sit-down full-service restaurant serves mostly sandwiches.

Plaza Inn is a very popular fast-food spot decorated with pretty mirrors and crystal. This eatery serves pasta, chicken, salads, and dessert. There is a character breakfast here until 11 a.m. (Ask your grown-ups to get reservations).

Market House sells pickles, cookies, and apple cider.

Refreshment Corner is a fun quick-service food spot selling hot dogs, chili, and pretzels. Listen for the live piano player.

Do you have a sweet tooth? Head to the Blue Ribbon Bakery for cinnamon rolls, cookies, cakes, or sandwiches. If corn dogs are more your thing, you’ll find them at the Little Red Wagon near the Plaza Inn.

The Gibson Girl Ice Cream Parlor serves…you guessed it, ice cream This is the place to go if you like a lot of choices when it comes to ice cream flavors. The Main Street Cone Shop is second place to find ice cream.

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