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The first of many " Adventure" parks. Photo by Neon Tommy [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Wikimedia Commons.

Report: After California Adventure, Disney considered a new Adventure park for every state

The next would have been Disney's Rhode Island Adventure. BURBANK, CA -- Newly-released documents from the Disney Archive show that the company once considered building a "Disney's <State> Adventure" park in every state. When the California Adventure park opened in 2001, the Mouse anticipated that it would be a huge success, and a model to follow. Instead, critics savaged the park for several missteps: using "off the shelf" rides for one, and a general lack of churros. But the biggest criticism was for ... Read more