Enter a world of Tomorrow, the land of the future. “Blast off to infinity and beyond, cruise the galaxy in a Starspeeder and meet some of your favorite characters from a galaxy far, far away!”
In our guide to Tomorrowland, we’re highlighting everything that makes this area of Disneyland so unique. From the food to the attractions to the must-dos, we’ve put together a comprehensive guide to touring this land so that you can have the perfect family trip at the Happiest Place on Earth.
Tomorrowland has some amazing attractions and go-to food stops, but it’s so much more than Space Mountain and Pizza Planet. This ever-changing land has a rich history, and although the attractions have changed over time, it continues to welcome eager Guests day after day.
Below is an excerpt from Disneyland: Memories of a Lifetime describing Tomorrowland:
“As guests cross over into Tomorrowland they embark on an exciting journey into ‘Imagination and Beyond.’ This intriguing realm of imagination, discovery, and wonder was inspired by such classic futurists as Jules Verne, H.G. Wells, and Leonardo da Vinci, along with modern visionaries like George Lucas. In 1955 when the original Tomorrowland opened, Walt Disney described it as ‘A vista into a world of wondrous ideas, signifying man’s achievements…a step into the future, with predictions of constructive things to come. Tomorrow offers new frontiers in science, adventure, and ideals: the Atomic Age…the challenge of outer space…and the hope for a peaceful and unified world.’”
But note that out of all of the lands at Disneyland, Tomorrowland has changed the most since the park first opened. Because this is the “land of tomorrow” — a land of the future, of new discoveries — it has had to change over time. Autopia remains in this land as an opening day attraction, but by and large the Tomorrowland of today looks a lot different than it did decades ago. And many Disney fans are yearning for more changes to come! So keep in mind that, if you haven’t been to Disneyland in a while, this guide is up-to-date and will continue to include the current attractions and dining in Tomorrowland.
Where to Find Tomorrowland at Disneyland
Disneyland follows the classic “hub and spoke” model. So upon walking down Main Street, U.S.A., and entering the Hub, you can choose to enter one of the many lands this way (although locations like Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, Mickey’s ToonTown, New Orleans Square, and Critter Country can only be accessed by walking through other lands first). You will find Tomorrowland by turning right as soon as you enter the Hub.
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Heading to the original Magic Kingdom sometime soon? Here are some of our must-dos for kids and kids-at-heart in Tomorrowland to help plan your perfect visit.
One of the unique aspects of Tomorrowland is that you can actually use the Disneyland Monorail to enter and exit this land. The Monorail can take you from Downtown Disney to Tomorrowland and back again. So if you are looking for a unique way to enter and exit the park while getting some spectacular views all around Disneyland Resort, we recommend trying out the Disneyland Monorail.
Breakfast at Galactic Grill
Galactic Grill in Tomorrowland has some of the best quick service breakfast at Disneyland park. We always recommend grabbing a breakfast burrito here!
Space Mountain is unique at every Disney Park, often with different background music or a different track altogether. That’s why this is a can’t miss attraction at Disneyland. And depending on the time of year, you may even get to experience one of the overlays like Space Mountain: Ghost Galaxy or Hyperspace Mountain.
Tomorrowland has some of the most popular rides in all of Disneyland. Guests flock to Space Mountain and Star Tours nearly every chance they get. Space Mountain, Star Tours, Autopia, and Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters all offer FASTPASS, and the Single Rider line on Space Mountain makes it relatively easy for Guests to ride that attraction over and over again in a single day.
Here is a complete list of attractions in Tomorrowland:
- Space Mountain
- Star Tours — The Adventures Continue
- Star Wars Launch Bay
- Astro Orbiter
- Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters
- Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage
- Disneyland Monorail
When it comes to dining in Tomorrowland, you won’t find many options. Of course, you’ll find your standard churro cart, and by the looks of it, you may think the only meals this land can provide are burgers and pizza (which could be a good thing for picky eaters visiting Disneyland!). But the restaurants here each have something unique to offer. Here’s a little bit about each.
Alien Pizza Planet
Fuel up with out-of-this-world fast fare like breadsticks, pizza, salad and slushies—it’s an Italiano meal you can’t refuse!
Welcome, Chosen One!
Nosh on specialty food and drinks inspired by the lovable little Aliens from Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story films.
Prepare for an intergalactic feast for your eyes and appetites! Choose from a variety of satisfying selections, including a stellar variety of pastas, pizza and salads.
In search of an unusual dessert? Sink your teeth into an alien-shaped macaron or the parfait—ooohh!
All menu items are subject to change without notice.
Fuel up for your next adventure at this space-themed eatery that serves out-of-this world selections for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Note that we at Inside the Magic love Galactic Grill for the breakfast burritos in the morning, loaded fries in the afternoon and evening, and souvenir sippers available seasonally.
Star Wars Merchandise
If you are looking for Star Wars merchandise, this is the place to be. In Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Disneyland, you can find plenty of merchandise — but none of it will actually say “Star Wars” on it. So if you want a Star Wars hat, shirt, or sweatshirt that actually says the name of the film franchise, we highly recommend checking out Star Trader, a gift shop located just outside of Star Tours — The Adventures Continue.
Book a trip
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