These day-and-a-half plans work perfectly if you're arriving in Anaheim late in the morning of your first vacation day, and can't wait to start touring. They also work great for families who want to sleep in one morning after spending a full day in the Disneyland the day before. Steps include live entertainment like Mickey's Soundsational parade and Mickey and the Magical Map show, plus classics like Space Mountain, Splash Mountain and Haunted Mansion. The first day ends with Fantasmic!, while the second ends the new Disneyland Forever fireworks spectacular.
Inspired by the classic Disneyland promotion from the late 1950s, this plan is intended for couples on a date that will be arriving after work. The plan includes dinner, fireworks, and a small mix of classic and current attractions.
This Touring Plan is selective, including only attractions that, in the author's opinion, represent the best Disneyland Park has to offer. Assumes a willingness to experience all major rides (including roller coasters) and shows.
If you have only one day but wish to see as much as possible, use the One-Day Touring Plan for Adults. This plan will pack as much into a single day as is humanly possible, but it is pretty exhausting. It assumes a willingness to experience all major rides (including roller coasters) and shows.