The most-sought magical experience from all Disney Parks around the world awaits every explorer and dreamer. If you have been to one of the marvelous Disney Parks, you might have wondered how many Disney Parks are out there.
As of now, there are four countries with a total of two Disney water parks, twelve Disney Parks, a special park in Hawaii, and nine Disney resorts. If you’re looking for entertainment and relaxation, there are Disney resorts with Disney Parks. If you’re more into just that chill vacation vibe, there are also Disney Resorts without parks.
Yes, there are a lot of Disney places for you to visit. In this article, we will give you a breakdown of all the Disney Parks so you won’t miss out on any of them.
Get ready for your next supreme adventure with the following Disney Parks around the world:
Map of all Disney Parks in the World
Disney Parks in the United States
The United States of America is home to Walt Disney and Roy Disney, the founders of the fantastic Walt Disney Company that brought about Disneyland Parks, making every child’s dream a reality. So, we will start this list in the United States.
Three states serve as home to Disney parks namely Florida, California, and Hawaii. Here’s a breakdown of all the Disney Parks in the US.
Walt Disney World Resort, Florida
Walt Disney World Resort is the biggest Disney resort in the world that is located in Orlando, Florida. It is also the home of four theme parks, two water parks, and 23 on-site hotels.
The 4 Disney theme parks and 2 water parks in Florida are:
Magic Kingdom Theme Park
Magic Kingdom Theme Park is your best Disney theme park where all your fairytale characters come to life. This place as the name suggests offers the most extraordinary experience with its enchanted storybook castle, Disney princesses, breathtaking fireworks, golden statues of your favorite Disney characters, and many more.
This Disney Theme Park offers a great variety of thrilling things to do which include a jungle cruise, a haunted mansion, an amusing boat ride, the Hall of Presidents, Country Bear Jamboree, and Dumbo the Flying Elephant.
Never miss some of the best Magic Kingdom Theme Park rides such as the Big Thunder Mountain Railroad coaster ride, The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, and Peter Pan’s Flight.
Magic Kingdom also has fantastic restaurants that offer festive foods, Italian cuisine, and mouthwatering desserts.
EPCOT, an abbreviation for Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow, enchants visitors from all over the world with its 11 countries represented in the World Showcase, extensive gardens, iconic Spaceship Earth, and Future World.
EPCOT theme park also has several attractions to visit which include The American Adventure, The Land, Imagination!, Test Track Presented by Chevrolet, and more.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme park is a must-visit place on your trip to the Walt Disney World. This theme park will let you experience the glamour of Hollywood with its thrilling attractions, live shows, behind-the-scenes tours, and street entertainment.
You’ll enjoy this Disney Park as it is filled with famous landmarks and exciting rides. Some of the attractions that you shouldn’t miss in Disney’s Hollywood Studios are The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith, Toy Story Land, and more.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios also has epic Star Wars adventures including Star Wars 3D tours, droid depot, and Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge experience.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park
This Disney Theme Park is the largest animal theme park in the world that is dedicated to the conservation of wildlife and their habitat.
Aside from its attractions, Disney’s Animal Kingdom also has a lot to offer like the Kilimanjaro Safaris where you can see different kinds of animals in their natural habitat, the Maharajah Jungle Trek where you can see tigers and tapirs, and the Pangani Forest Exploration Trail where you can see gorillas.
Aside from all these spectacular theme parks, the following are the two Disney Water Parks:
Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon
Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon delivers all the best water adventures for kids and adults alike. There are several lagoon attractions to enjoy which include a surf pool, a coaster-like raft ride, water slides, water cannons, and many more.
You can even relax in your beachcomber shade with chairs and coolers. If you want to lounge at the lagoon, you can also upgrade to get a huge lagoon umbrella.
The entertainment never stops until night with Disney H2O Glow which is a 3-hour glow party in Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon.
Disney’s Blizzard Beach
Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park is themed around a melting ski resort. It is the perfect place to enjoy the summer sun with its many attractions that offer slides, raft rides, and flumes.
If you’re looking for more adventurous activities, you can try the Summit Plummet which is a 120-foot free-fall body slide. You can also try the Toboggan Racers which is a mat slide racing game.
And if you want to relax, you can float down the lazy river or lounge in the Melt-Away Bay wave pool.
Disneyland Resort, California
The Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California is where it all started. It is the second Disney park that was built and is also home to two theme parks namely Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park.
Disneyland Park California
Another Walt Disney Studios Park is the Disneyland Park in California which offers memorable treats of a lifetime. The Walt Disney Company did not hold back in bringing all sorts of enjoyment from the classic attractions of a musical trip on a boat to a Pirates of the Caribbean-themed cruise.
You can also get some good scare at the Haunted Mansion. There are also stunning fireworks displays and if you’re a Star Wars fan you will get your dream ride at the Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance.
Never miss the dazzling Disney lands which include Fantasyland, Tomorrowland, Adventureland, Critter Country Mickey’s Toontown, and many more.
Disney California Adventure Park
Disney California Adventure Park is another brilliant theme park bu the Walt Disney Company. You will not only get to enjoy the classic attractions that Disneyland Park has to offer but you’ll also experience other spectaculars.
You can explore the seven themed lands of Disney California Adventure which are Buena Vista Street, Cars Land, Grizzly Peak, Hollywood Land, Pacific Wharf, Pixar Pier, and Toy Story Midway Mania.
Every land has something special to offer like the Radiator Springs Racers in Cars Land or the Incredicoaster in Pixar Pier.
And if you want to enjoy a good meal, there are also plenty of restaurants that you can choose from.
Aulani Resort, Hawaii (Special Park)
What could be more special than a trip to a place with Disney’s touches surrounded by natural beauty and delightful white sand beaches? A day or two at the Aulani Resort while you are on the lovely island of Oahu, Hawaii is highly recommended for the fun-loving tourists.
This special park has a wide range of pools, a lazy river, and a man-made snorkeling lagoon. You can also enjoy the spa, and golf course, or participate in one of the many recreational activities.
And when it comes to dining, you’ll have a hard time deciding because there are several restaurants to choose from at this Disney Resort with some open dining restaurants serving authentic Hawaiian food.
You can even get accommodations with dazzling Magical Disney touches for a full-Disney-themed vacation galore.
Disney Parks in France
Disneyland Parks in France could not be more thrilling with an adventure near a city full of exceptional art and awe-inspiring architecture. Located in Chessy, France, there are two Disneyland Paris Parks as follows:
Disneyland Park in Paris is the first Disneyland Park that was built outside of the United States. It is a beautiful park with five distinct themed lands which are Main Street, U.S.A., Adventureland, Frontierland, Fantasyland, and Discoveryland.
And if you want to enjoy some rides, there are plenty to choose from like the Big Thunder Mountain, Buzz Lightyear Laser Blast, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Peril, It’s a Small World, Pirates of the Caribbean, Space Mountain: Mission 2, and many more.
Walt Disney Studios Park
Walt Disney Studios Park is the second Disneyland Paris park and it will give you a behind-the-scenes look at how your favorite Disney movies are made. There are four themed areas in this park which are Front Lot, Backlot, Animation Courtyard, and Toon Studio.
And if you want to enjoy some rides, there are plenty to choose from like the Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, Ratatouille: The Adventure, and many more.
Disney Parks in Japan
Japan has two Disney theme Parks located in Tokyo. The Tokyo Disney Parks in Tokyo Disney Resort is not owned by Walt Disney World but by a company called Oriental Land Company that pays licensing fee to Walt Disney for use of characters and names.
As one of the international parks, the Disney Parks in Tokyo are well-loved by tourists from all over the world with their unique take on some of the classic Disney rides and attractions.
Tokyo Disneyland is the first theme park in Tokyo and it was opened in 1983. There are seven themed lands in this park which are World Bazaar, Adventureland, Westernland, Critter Country, Fantasyland, Toontown, and Tomorrowland.
Like Magic Kingdom, this Disneyland even has the Tokyo Disneyland Cinderella Castle.
And if you want to enjoy some rides in Tokyo Disneyland, there are plenty to choose from like the Haunted Mansion, It’s a Small World, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, and Space Mountain: The Adventures Continue, and many more.
Tokyo Disneysea is the second theme park in Tokyo and it was opened in 2001. This park is unique because it has a nautical exploration theme and it is divided into seven areas which are Mediterranean Harbor, American Waterfront, Lost River Delta, Mermaid Lagoon, Arabian Coast, Port Discovery, and Mysterious Island.
And if you want to enjoy some rides, there are plenty to choose from like the Aquatopia, Fortress Explorations, Indiana Jones Adventure: Temple of the Crystal Skull, Journey to the Center of the Earth, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, and many more.
Disney Parks in China
There are two Disney Parks in China located in Hong Kong and Shanghai. These two Disney parks in China are owned and operated by different companies.
The Hong Kong park is owned by the Hong Kong International Theme Parks while the Shanghai park is owned by a joint venture of The Walt Disney Company and Shanghai Shendi Group. See below for more details about Hong Kong Disneyland and Shanghai Disneyland.
Hong Kong Disneyland Park
The Hong Kong Disneyland is located on Lantau Island in Hong Kong and it is the first Disneyland park that was built in China. There are seven themed lands in this park which are Main Street, U.S.A., Fantasyland, Adventureland, Tomorrowland, Grizzly Gulch, Mystic Point, and Toy Story Land.
And if you want to enjoy some rides, Hong Kong Disneyland offers plenty to choose from like the Big Grizzly Mountain Runaway Mine Cars, Hyperspace Mountain, Iron Man Experience, Mystic Manor, Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, and many more.
Shanghai Disneyland Park
The newest of all the Disney parks is the Shanghai Disneyland which opened in 2016. And it did not disappoint with its fantastical theme park which is truly a work of art. The 11-themed lands will give you an unforgettable experience with iconic attractions and first-of-a-kind rides.
Adventure Isle, Gardens of Imagination, Mickey Avenue, Tomorrowland, Treasure Cove, Camp Discovery, Fantasyland, Toy Story Land, and the Lion The King Adventure are the themed lands that you can explore in this park.
And if you want to enjoy some rides, there are plenty to choose from like the Buzz Lightyear Planet Rescue, Seven Dwarves, Roaring Rapids, Fantasia Carousel, and many more.
All Disney Parks Ranked
This ranking is based on collated data from rankings of people who have been to all the Disney Parks. So if you’re still deciding which one to visit first, here’s our Disney Parks Ranking.
- Tokyo DisneySea
- Magic Kingdom
- Tokyo Disneyland Park
- Disneyland Paris
- Animal Kingdom
- Shanghai Disneyland
- Disneyland Park – California
- Hollywood Studios
- Hong Kong Disneyland
- Disney California Adventure
- Walt Disney Studios Park
These are all the Disney Parks that you can visit around the world. So, what are you waiting for? Start planning your trip now!
Frequently Asked Questions
How many Disney Parks are in the USA?
There are six Disney Parks in the USA (excluding the waterparks).
Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Disneyland Park in California, Disney California Adventure Park.
How many Disney Parks are in Asia?
There are 4 Disney Parks in Asia namely Tokyo Disneyland, Tokyo DisneySea, Hong Kong Disneyland, and Shanghai Disneyland.
Is there a Disney cruise line?
Yes, there is a Disney Cruise Line. There are four ships named Disney Magic, Disney Wonder, Disney Fantasy, and Disney Dream.
How many Disney Resorts are there around the world?
There are nine Disney Resorts around the world as follows:
Walt Disney Resort
Tokyo Disney Resort
Hong Kong Disney Resort
Shanghai Disney Resort
Disneyland Paris Resort
Disney’s Vero Beach Resort
Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort
Disney’s Aulani Resort in Hawaii
What is Disney MGM Studios?
Disney MGM Studios is now called Disney’s Hollywood Studios. It is a theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.