Carburetor County coming to California!

Tomorrow, June 15th, 2012 will mark the official Grand Opening of Cars Land at Disney California Adventure theme park. I for one have been watching and waiting for it to come. It’s one more thing that is going to intice me to finally get out to the left coast to visit the original Disneyland Resort.

The newest addition to Disney California Adventure, which is located right next door to Disneyland, looks to be on “track” to entertain. As their tagline says, “Get ready to be FLOORED!”.

Here’s a quick look at the Cars Land “Opening Day” TV Spot:

Cars Land, which is based on the films by Disney/Pixar, will be the home of three different attractions:

  • Radiator Springs Racers – This main attraction in Cars Land is a high speed race through the desert landscape of Ornament Valley. As you cruise through the valley, you will meet many familiar faces along the way including Lightning McQueen, Mater, Sally and the rest of the gang. Hold onto your hats. It looks like this one is going to be a blast!
  • Luigi’s Flying Tires – You will climb aboard a HUGE tire, and thanks to more than 6,000 air vents your tire will float just over the ground. They say that it feels just like riding on a gigantic air hockey table. Sounds like a unique experience!
  • Mater’s Junkyard Jamboree – This is essentially a square dance for baby tractors. You climb into a trailer being pulled by a baby tractor and scoot across the floor swinging to the music by Mater and Billy Hill & the Hillbillies as you go.

In addition to the attractions, you will also find a few places to “fill yer tank”.

Flo’s V8 Cafe – This counter-service restaurant is open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. For Breakfast you can enjoy items like French Toast, Chicken Tamales and Scrambled Eggs, and for Lunch & Dinner the offerings include a home-style rotisserie with New York Stip Loin and Citrus-Marinated Turkey Breast.

You may also choose to vist the Cozy Cone Motel for a unique counter-service dining experience where you can pick up all your favorite cone-themed snacks. 🙂 Or visit Fillmore’s Taste-In for a quick drink or some fresh fruit.

If that isn’t enough to keep you busy, you will also find some places to pick up that one little souvenir to remind you of your visit to Radiator Springs.

This is certainly something that I …. um….. I mean my 6-year old son is looking forward to experiencing sometime in the near future. Road trip!

How about you? Are you making plans to head to Radiator Springs? Let me hear your comments.


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