Five years ago my family went through a once-in-a-lifetime experience—we were chosen to have a backyard makeover themed after the soon-to-be-opening Cars Land in California Adventure Park. At the time we had two preschool boys and twin boys on the way, so we considered this backyard playground to be the ultimate gift. Then, when we were told that my husband and sons would fly out to be one of the first people to actually experience Cars Land…well, I guess you could say we were about as thrilled as Mater in sleepy tractor field.
When the three of them got back from their epic trip to report their adventures to a very-pregnant mom (me), they agreed that Cars Land was hands-down the best Disney experience ever. “You just have to see it, Mom,” they insisted. So we made a plan: when the twins were big enough (and the airline miles had accrued enough), we would all go back to experience it together.
Now I’ve been a Disney fan for my entire life, but I’m hesitant to pick a “best” experience, because I think almost all attractions are amazing in their own way. But last week we finally took that second trip to Cars Land, and I have to tell you…my kids might have been right. Cars Land just might be the hands-down BEST experience in all of Disney Parks. Here are seven reasons why: