4 Real-Life Destinations That Inspired Disney Films & TV Show


Adventures by Disney

You can only take your kids to Disneyland so many times. Let’s take it up a notch!

Did you know that many Disney films were inspired by cities you can explore? Adventures by Disney is a guided group travel company presently working with filmmakers behind the newest animated Disney comedy-adventure, Big Hero 6, to give travelers a chance to discover the town San Fransokyo featured in the film with a San Francisco/Napa vacation.

There’s no reason your kids’ favorite Disney tales only exist in their DVDs or tech gadgets. We’re showing you four different cities where you and your family can transform “once upon a time” experiences into “the best vacation ever”!

San Francisco/Napa long weekend vacation, featuring elements from Big Hero 6

Adventures by Disney San Francisco

New itinerary features of this 4-day, 3-night vacation include visiting the Angel Island military base and a trip through Japantown, both of which served as creative inspiration for the film. Guests will also enjoy exclusive and personalized video content from the directors and producers of Big Hero 6, along with other fun surprises.

Travel to Norway, the land that inspired Arendelle from Disney’s Frozen

Adventures by Disney Norway

Experience the beauty and majesty of Norway, the country that inspired Disney’s Frozen. This 8-day, 7-night itinerary takes guests into the storybook village of Bergen, which served as the inspiration for the kingdom of Arendelle. Adventurers will journey through ice-capped mountains, fjords and see the stave churches that shaped the landscape and architecture depicted in the hit film.

Explore the landscape of Scotland, backdrop for the Disney-Pixar film Brave

Adventures by Disney Scotland

Journey through Scotland’s ancient stone castles and lush landscapes that played a role in the creation of the Disney-Pixar animated film Brave. On this 9-day, 8-night vacation, guests will take flight to the Isle of Lewis, whose people and ancient sites inspired the film. Travelers will feel like the film’s heroine, Merida, as they step between the mysterious Callanish Standing Stones and learn the art of archery. In the National Museum of Scotland, visitors can find the 200-year-old Chessmen of Lewis set, which is depicted in a chess scene between Merida and her mother in Brave.

Nashville trip visits locales featured on the critically-acclaimed ABC Show Nashville

Adventures by Disney Nashville

Known around the world as Music City, Nashville is the backdrop of the critically acclaimed television show Nashville on ABC. On the 4-day, 3-night trip, you’ll see the city’s famous landmarks, as well as experience iconic sites featured in this musical television drama, such as the Bluebird Café, Grand Ole Opry and Ryman Auditorium.

With more than 30 itineraries visiting exciting spots around the globe, Adventures by Disney allows families to visit the places they have always dreamed of with the people who know and understand families best.

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