10 Disneyland Secrets You Never Knew Existed

Disney California Adventure Park was once a parking lot for Disneyland when it opened in 1955.

The Haunted Mansion's stretching room in Disneyland functions as a real elevator.

Sleeping Beauty Castle uses paint techniques to create the illusion of height.

Davy Crockett’s Explorer Canoes at Critter Country are not on tracks and are powered solely by guests.

Disney California Adventure Park offers a Buddy Pass for faster access to certain rides.

There's a walk-through attraction inside Sleeping Beauty Castle retelling the story of "Sleeping Beauty."

Carnation Cafe serves Walt Disney's favorite dish, chili, at Disneyland.

Carthay Circle at Disney California Adventure Park replicates the original Carthay Circle Theatre, premiering "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs."

The Grand Californian Hotel & Spa is Disney's first domestic hotel built inside a theme park.

Disneyland has over 100 food and beverage locations, ranging from stands to fine dining spots.