Difference Between Disneyland and Disney World

Main Difference

These both tourist attractions with eye-catching views have always been exceptional to its audiences. Although, the first time visitor are always been with question which out of them should be visit first. The very next thing is that people often get intermix in both the recreational places as both have ‘Disney’ in their names. Although, tourist-enthusiast can differentiate them on the basis of availabilities and their respective venues as Disney World is located in Orlando, Florida, whereas Disneyland is situated in Anaheim, California. Furthermore, Disney World is the home to four theme parks, Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom, whereas Disneyland is home to the two theme parks, known as Disnelyland Park and Disney California Adventure.

What is Disneyland?

As mentioned above, Disneyland is home to the two theme parks, one out of it, Disneyland Park was opened on July 18, 1955. Furthermore, it is the only park which is designed and built under the direct supervision of Walt Disney. The famous cartoonist Walt Disney thought to improvised his idea as making a spectacular amusement park after he with her daughter visited different recreational parks in the 1930’s and 1940’s. At beginning, Disneyland was gone live having total area 160 acre and with multiple revamps and constructions today Disneyland is situated over 500 acres.

What is Disney World?

Walt Disney World: The theme park located in Lake Buena Vista, Florida opened on October 1, 1971 with only one theme park Magic Kingdom and two hotels: Dinsey’s Contemporary Resort and Dinsey’s Polynesian Resort. And today it proudly stands with four theme parks, which are one of the most pivotal reason in making it the most visited vacation resort around the globe, with an whopping attendance of over 52 million annually.

Key Differences

  1. Disneyland was opened on 18 July 1955 after the special press even on the ABC Television Network was on-aired from the site, whereas Walt Disney World was opened on October 1, 1971.
  2. Walt Disney World is a way bigger than the earlier established Disneyland, as Walt Disneyland covers around 27520 Acres (43 Square Miles), whereas Disneyland is covered on around 500 Acres (0.78 Square Miles).
  3. Both the rsorts tried toprovide luxry to there vistors, although the size and technqie might be different, but another notable difference between both the park is that Dinsyland has no water park, whereas Walt Dinsy World has two water parks situated in it.
  4. Disneyland was buil under idea and supervision of famous cartoonist Walt Disney, whereas Disney World was incepted by the team further as Walt Disney died in 1966.

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