Disneyland during summer can be one of the most magical times of the year to visit even if that Southern California sun can be a bit toasty. There are plenty of wonderful things about visiting in the summer and our picture countdown is here to bring some sunshine to your day.
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1. Pineapple Donut
This summer seasonal donut inspired by our favorite Dole Whip can be found at the Jolly Holiday Bakery Cafe.
2. Roses in New Orleans Square
Summertime blooms in New Orleans Square make for some great photo ops.
3. Rosita at Tropical Hideaway
Have you been to the Tropical Hideaway yet? My new favorite summer spot is to hang out right by Rosita.
4. Splash Mountain
It's not officially summer until I've gotten drenched a few times on Splash Mountain!
5. Time to Canoe!
An often overlooked attraction, Davy Crockett's Explorer Canoes are a great way to get out on the water.
6. Mark Twain Riverboat
This was my mom's favorite part of Disneyland as a kid and we always did our visits in the summer so to me this entire boat just screams summer memories.
7. Pixar Pier
Sparkling waters by Pixar Pier makes everyone say “Wish I was there!”
8. Storybook Land Canal Boats
Bonus points for an evening ride to see all the twinkling lights of my favorite small land.
9. Grizzly River Run
Watch out for geysers! Of course on hot summer days, I welcome the spray.
10. Dole Whip Floats
Get yours with a splash of rum at Trader Sam's Enchanted Tiki Bar or Tangaroa Terrace Tropical Bar & Grill .
11. Jungle Cruise
Guests looking to exchange foreign currency can find banks on both sides of the river!
12. Pixar Pier at Night
Summer nights are best spent on Pixar Pier!
13. Main Street U.S.A.
But mornings are best spent heading for Rope Drop!
14. Radiator Springs
A good morning stroll through Cars Land is also a great way to begin a summer day.
14. Enchanted Tiki Room
Come spend a summer afternoon in the Enchanted Tiki Room!
15. Watermelon Mint Julep
And finally, a seasonal watermelon mint julep to keep you cool while you wait to ride Pirates!
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