What to Ride First: “a bug’s land”

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What to ride first in “a bug’s land!” This is a little one’s delight inside Disney California Adventure. If you have babies, preschoolers and even elementary age kids, they will love this area of the park which is often empty in the early morning hours.

“a bug’s land” will close late summer 2018 to make room for a new Super-hero themed land.

Our readers always ask us, “what ride should I go on first at California Adventure? Which ride has the longest line?” The answers change with the season and also depends a lot on your preferences and group.

What to ride first in California Adventure’s “a bug’s land” plus tons of planning tips for your trip to the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, CA. Photo credit: beltz6 / Photo / CC BY

What to Ride First in “a bug’s land

Today is all about having fun in California Adventure’s “a bug’s land.” It’s where you seemingly shrink down to the size of an insect and wander about. It’s the home of many all-age attractions based off the popular film, A Bug’s Life. I love having a few movie nights or  in preparation for visits to Disneyland and California Adventure.

In low season, expect to get on any ride in “a bug’s land” quite easily. In the summer, grab your Radiator Springs Racers FASTPASS first thing and then head to “a bug’s land” where you’re almost certain to be the only ones riding right when the park opens.

We did all the rides in this section of the park and even visited with some characters within the first 40 minutes of opening California Adventure on a busy summer day.

What to Ride First in “a bug’s land”: Flik’s Flyers

What to ride first in "a bug's land" at the Disneyland Resort.
What to ride first in “a bug’s land” at the Disneyland Resort.

This attraction is one of Flik’s inventions. This time he’s taken discarded take-out and food containers and turned them into “hot air balloons.” Get ready to soar above “a bug’s land” and see the sight.

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For the rest of “a bug’s land” I say go for everything! If you go first thing in the morning, you can walk on every ride with no wait. There’s even a splash pad for cooling off during the hot summer days.

Photo courtesy Disneyland Resort.
Photo courtesy Disneyland Resort.
Is “a bug’s land” your first stop or must-do at California Adventure?

Be sure to explore more of our What to Ride First series and some of our most popular articles like Toddlers at California AdventureWhy We Love California Adventure and Disneyland Stroller Guide. 

One thought on “What to Ride First: “a bug’s land”

  • Richard

    I would put Flik’s Flyers as the very, very first ride simply because it always seems to take longer to get in the ride.

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