Disney California Adventure is located at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California as seen in the map below. The park, which opened in 2001, is home to different lands: Buena Vista Street, Cars Land, Pixar Pier, Paradise Gardens Park, Avengers Campus, Grizzly Peak, and Hollywood Land. Each of these lands is represented on the Disney California Adventure map below.
Disney California Adventure has several rides and attractions across its lands as well as dining and entertainment options. The park is also home to special events like the California Food and Wine Festival in the spring, Oogie Boogie Bash in the fall, and the Festival of Holidays in the winter. There are so many things to do and see at Disney California Adventure that we recommend exploring it over the course of multiple days, but if you can only plan a one day trip, see our Disney California Adventure 1-Day Itinerary for everything you need to experience.
As you can see on the map, you will enter the park through Buena Vista Street, then once you reach the roundabout, Hollywood Land will be to the left and Grizzly Peak to the right. On the left side of the California Adventure map above Hollywood Land is Avengers Campus, and next to that on the map is Cars Land. If you go straight when you hit the roundabout, you’ll walk on a path that takes you to San Fransokyo Square (formerly Pacific Wharf), with Pixar Pier above it and Paradise Gardens Park to the right.
The Grand Californian Hotel & Spa is just steps away from Grizzly Peak and has its own private entrance to the park for easy access. Note the green area on the bottom right of the Disney California Adventure map. There is also a private entrance for the hotel that is becoming the Pixar Place Hotel that is closest to the MM listed on this map. We will break down the map of each land of the park and describe its main attractions, dining locations, and overall layout.
You can see the 2023 Disney California Adventure map below:
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Disney California Adventure Buena Vista Street Map
Buena Vista Street, modeled after 1920s-30s Los Angeles, is the first thing you’ll encounter when you enter Disney California Adventure. The street contains several shops, dining locations, character greetings, and entertainment options. Buena Vista Street is home to the upscale Carthay Circle Restaurant and Carthay Circle Lounge (D and E on map)—one of the best places for alcohol Disneyland—as well as Clarabelle’s Hand Scooped Ice Cream (B on map) and Fiddler, Fifer & Practical Cafe with Starbucks (C on map). Clarabelle’s Hand Scooped Ice Cream is a favorite ice cream stop—see our ultimate guide to ice cream at Disneyland for our other top picks.
You can see the map of Buena Vista Street below:
Disney California Adventure Grizzly Peak Map
Grizzly Peak, themed around California’s national parks and identifiable by the iconic mountain bear profile, is located to the right of Buena Vista Street when you enter the park. The land is accessible from Buena Vista Street, the Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, and the area that connects Paradise Gardens Park to San Fransokyo Square. Grizzly Peak has three attractions: the beloved Soarin’ (28 on map), Grizzly River Run—one of the best rides to enjoy at Disneyland during the summer—(27 on map), and the Redwood Creek Challenge Trail (26 on map). Grizzly Peak is also home to Smokejumpers Grill (NN on map), a Quick Service location that serves burgers, sandwiches, and more.
You can see a map of Grizzly Peak below:
Disney California Adventure Hollywood Land Map
Hollywood Land, themed around the 1930s Golden Age of Hollywood, is located to the left of Buena Vista Street when you enter the park. The land is accessible from Avengers Campus and Buena Vista Street, and it is fairly easy to navigate with most of its main attractions situated along a straight road leading up to a sky backdrop. Hollywood Land has one ride, Monsters, Inc. Mike and Sully to the Rescue! (7 on map) and several other attractions including the Animation Building—home to Turtle Talk With Crush (6 on map), one of the best shows at Disneyland—and the Hyperion Theater with live one-act performances (showing Aladdin: A Musical Spectacular, Frozen: Live at the Hyperion, and Rogers: The Musical in recent years).
The land also contains several places to get food and drinks, including smoothies from Schmoozies! (G on map), alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks from Hollywood Lounge (J on map), hot dogs from Award Wieners (F on map), and more. You can see the map of Hollywood Land below:
Disney California Adventure San Fransokyo Square Map
San Fransokyo Square is a new, reimagined dining area inspired by the blend of San Fransisco and Tokyo seen in the movie Big Hero 6. The area is replacing Pacific Wharf, and it is located at the heart of the park along the main path through the land. The area is accessible from Buena Vista Street, Cars Land, and Paradise Gardens Park, with its main entrance via the San Fransokyo Gate Bridge, and it includes several dining locations. You can read about the new dining additions to this area in our food guide to San Fransokyo Square.
For the purposes of this map below, San Fransokyo Square is still expressed as Pacific Wharf:
Disney California Adventure Avengers Campus Map
Disney California Adventure’s newest land is Avengers Campus, themed after the Marvel superheroes. The land is shaped like an L with a main attraction on either end, and it’s accessible from Hollywood Land, Cars Land, and the main path through Disney California Adventure where Buena Vista Street meets San Fransokyo Square. This land contains two attractions, the fan-favorite drop ride, Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout! (9 on map), and the interactive WEB SLINGERS: A Spider-Man Adventure (10 on map). Avengers Campus is famous for its character interactions and mini shows, with superheroes from several Marvel movies wandering the land to greet guests and characters from recent Marvel films and shows often spotlighted for a limited time. The land is also home to a few dining locations, including Pym Test Kitchen (M on map) with “size-defying fare” and Shawarma Palace (N).
You can see the Map of Avengers Campus below:
Disney California Adventure Cars Land Map
Cars Land is themed after the movie Cars and modeled after Radiator Springs (which turns into “Radiator Screams” during Halloween at Disneyland). It is home to the iconic Radiator Springs Racers attraction (13 on map), one of the best rides at Disneyland to do at night, as well as a whip ride and dancing cars ride. You can also explore themed Quick Service dining options like Cozy Cone Motel (P on map) and Fo’s V8 Cafe (Q on map) here.
The area is fairly easy to navigate and accessible from Avengers Campus, San Fransokyo Square, and the main path through Disney California Adventure where Buena Vista Street meets San Fransokyo Square. The attractions and dining options are mostly on either side of a straight road that leads to Radiator Springs Racers tucked away to the left at the end.
You can see the map for Cars Land at Disneyland below:
Disney California Adventure Pixar Pier Map
Pixar Pier is a waterside land themed after various characters and worlds from Pixar movies. Moar of its attractions are spread across a waterfront boardwalk, and the Pixar Pal-A-Round wheel with Mickey at its center is commonly regarded as the icon of the park. The land curves in a U-type shape to connect to Paradise Gardens Park on either end.
Pixar Pier has several attractions inspired by Pixar, with the most popular being the Incredicoaster (15 on map), the most intense and fastest rollercoaster at both Disneyland parks, as well as the interactive shooting attraction Toy Story Midway Mania! (17 on map). Lamplight Lounge, a popular location for dining and drinks (CC and DD on map) is also located here, as well as places to find a refreshig treat like the soft serve shop the Adorable Snowman Frosted Treats (EE) and Jack-Jack Cookie Num Nums (FF on map).
You can see the map of Pixar Pier below:
Disney California Adventure Paradise Gardens Park Map
Paradise Gardens Park is a waterside land modeled after a seaside amusement park, that contains attractions like The Little Mermaid – Ariel’s Undersea Adventure (25 on map), Goofy’s Sky School (22 on map), and more. Paradise Gardens takes on a hook-type shape and is located in the top right corner of the park between Pixar Pier and Grizzly Peak (accessible from both lands). The area is also home to dining locations like Paradise Garden Grill (LL on map), Corn Dog Castle (MM on Map), and more.
You can see the map for Paradise Gardens Park below:
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