Disney Parks Are Making A Change To The Maps Now, And I Feel Weirdly Nostalgic

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Disney Parks are mainly improved fond memories. Even when Disneyland was new in 1955 Main Street U.S.A. recalled, with increased tinted glasses, at an also earlier time in background. So it’s not truly a shock when things change at Disney World or Disneyland and also individuals obtain nostalgic, or recall at a previous period in the parks with assurance that points were much better prior to. But I’m a little stunned that I’m beginning to really feel classic at the awareness that previously also long, paper maps are mosting likely to be gone from all Disney Parks.

Disneyland Paris has actually made the transfer to get rid of paper maps from the hotel, and also rather all that’s left is a sign with QR code that visitors check with their phone in order to download and install the park application, that includes a map. While paper maps are still offered in all North American Parks today, and also in numerous languages. it’s uncomplicated to envision that a day is coming, soon, when that won’t hold true. 

I don’t also keep in mind the last time I in fact grabbed a map in a Disney park. I understand every park at Disneyland Resort and also Walt Disney World all right from memory that I haven’t required one in a long time. If you went to any type of park also in simply the last couple of years you possibly remember it all right that you wouldn’t require a map to obtain from one end to the various other. I’ve been using the Disney apps for any type of required navigating for as lengthy as they’ve been offered.

But I still keep in mind those initial journeys to Disneyland where I got hold of a map and also by the end of the day it remained in shreds from being folded up over numerous times all day. The truth that, at some time, others will certainly not  have the ability to do the very same is making me really feel unusually classic. 

And maps make fantastic cost-free mementos for individuals that intend to have something to bear in mind their journey to Disneyland or Walt Disney World however don’t have a great deal of additional money after spending a lot on the Disney trip itself. I anticipate numerous households on an initial journey get hold of one map heading in, and afterwards get hold of a 2nd, in immaculate problem, heading bent on take with them. 

There are definitely advantages to moving to an entirely electronic map. It will certainly conserve expenses for the parks which can in theory be invested in other places. A completely electronic map, theoretically, might be a lot more quickly provided in a lot more languages as just including language alternatives to the electronic map must be very easy.

But there are drawbacks also. People currently need to utilize their phones a great deal in the Disney Parks, to accessibility, eating bookings, mobile getting, and also using Disney Genie. Requiring they likewise utilize their phones for the map will certainly simply include another factor you’ll require to bring a battery for your tool.

It might still be time, also years, prior to maps are gone totally, however it appears almost particular that will certainly occur. I’m simply mosting likely to miss out on seeing the stand of maps as I get in the park, miss out on seeing the groups of undoubtedly very first time site visitors opening it approximately find out where in Disneyland they want to go first.  

Dirk Libbey


Dirk LibbeyContent Producer/Theme Park Beat

CinemaBlend’s resident amusement park addict and also amateur Disney chronicler. Armchair Imagineer. Epcot Stan. Future Club 33 Member.


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