Golden Zephyr

Disneyland Resort

Kid-friendly retro 'spaceships' take off, spinning around a central column.

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Nearby Disneyland Resort attractions

1. Jumpin' Jellyfish

0.01 MILES

A pod of jellyfish bob up and down on 40ft stalks of 'kelp' and parachute down. It's tame enough for even preschoolers.

2. Silly Symphony Swings

0.03 MILES

Silly Symphony Swings is a hybrid carousel with tornado-like chair swings. A central canopy rocks you side to side as you swing around.

3. Paradise Pier

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If you like carnival rides, you’ll love Paradise Pier, designed to look like a combination of all the beachside amusement piers in California. The state…

4. Goofy’s Sky School

0.06 MILES

Cute and relatively tame, three-story cartoon-themed coaster ride. FastPass available.

5. Mickey's Fun Wheel

0.06 MILES

The most visible ride at Disney California Adventure is this 15-story Ferris wheel. As you get a bird's-eye view of the park, the gondolas pitch and yaw…

6. Toy Story Midway Mania!


One of the most popular rides in Paradise Pier. This 4D ride lets you earn points by shooting at targets while your carnival car swivels and careens…

7. California Screamin'

0.12 MILES

Paradise Pier's state-of-the-art roller coaster resembles an old wooden coaster, but it’s got a smooth-as-silk steel track: it feels like you’re being…

8. Grizzly River Run

0.13 MILES

Grizzly River Run takes you and seven friends in a circular raft up 275ft before sending you down a faux Sierra Nevada river. You will get wet, so come…