Which is better — Walt Disney World or Disneyland?

By Mike Ellis

Welcome to this month’s Magical Blogorail Orange loop. Today we compare Walt Disney World and the Disneyland Resort.

When it comes to Disney, the age old question is almost always “Which is better? Walt Disney World or Disneyland?” In this post for the Magical Blogorail Orange Loop, I’m going to look at the parks as a whole and try to help determine which is better. Let’s see where this journey takes us, and see if we can get a consensus result!

Five Key Areas

For this post, we’re going to look at five key areas at both resorts and grade them as to which resort takes the cake on each of them. Those five areas are Pirates of the Caribbean, Space Mountain, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, and Splash Mountain attractions, as well as a look at the intangibles that are unique at each park.

Pirates of the Caribbean

The Pirates of the Caribbean is our favorite ride!

In my opinion, when it comes to Pirates of the Caribbean, hands down, the best place to ride it is at Disneyland. For starters, it is longer by a full 7 minutes — almost doubling the length of the ride at Walt Disney World. …read more

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