From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Melanie Curtsinger
With Disney Cruise Line, adventure is out there! On select cruise itineraries, guests have the opportunity to book special Port Adventures with some extra pixie dust.
Here are a few of the ways you can immerse yourself in the lands and cultures that inspired some of your favorite Disney films.
Join in for some “Frozen” fun in Alesund, Norway
Join a special summer celebration in the land that inspired Disney’s hit film, “Frozen.” Explore the Sunnmøre Open Air Museum where you can enjoy live music, play old-fashioned games, look inside the authentic Nordic homes and sample Norwegian specialties such as svelle, a sweet type of pancake. Anna, Elsa and Kristoff even stop by to join the festivities from the neighboring kingdom of Arendelle.
Explore a medieval, royal castle in Greenock, Scotland
After a scenic motorcoach ride and a tour of Edinburgh, guests visit the historic Edinburgh Castle with a local guide. While parents continue to explore the corridors of the castle, the kids can partake in a shield-decorating activity while learn about family coats of arms. Scottish, Disney royalty Merida from Disney•Pixar’s “Brave” drops by as well for a once in a lifetime photo opportunity at the castle.
Pan for gold with some special friends in Skagway, Alaska
Take a step back in time to experience Alaska like a gold rusher! Journey to the Liarsville Gold Rush Trail Camp to learn how to pan for gold, enjoy a puppet show, join in on a scavenger hunt and chow down during an Alaskan Salmon bake, all with your favorite Disney Characters. Don’t forget to make some s’mores!
Follow in Walt’s footsteps in Copenhagen, Denmark
Exclusive to Disney Cruise Line guests, go behind-the-scenes of the famous Tivoli Gardens – the park that inspired Walt Disney to build Disneyland. Opening in 1843, Tivoli Gardens is one of the oldest amusement parks to remain intact throughout the years. Enjoy a classic Danish open sandwich for lunch and join in on the fun! With a mix of old and new attractions, there are experiences for the whole family to enjoy!
Release your inner artist in Cozumel, Mexico
Discover art, history and culture at Discover Mexico Park. Here, guests can see the alebrijes – colorful animal-like creatures made out of wood or paper mache – that were featured in Disney•Pixar’s “Coco”. Not only are you able to see these beautiful works of art, you get to create your own unique piece! Let your creative juices flow with a figure of your choice and paint away!
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