This Kid Is So Over Ridin' Dirty At Disneyland

July 1, 2014 9:20 PM

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On a warm summer day in the middle of July, 1989, Splash Mountain opened to the public. The log-flume style ride cost a whopping $75 million to build and was named "Splash" Mountain in an effort to advertise the movie "Splash," with Tom Hanks and Daryl Hannah. It's one of Disney's most beloved rides, and kids everywhere are at once excited and scared out of their minds to face the imminent drop.

Opened for the first time in 1977, Space Mountain has become a cornerstone Disneyland attraction. Though the project was initially shelved due to spacial limitations, Bill Watkins, a designer/imagineer, brought back Walt Disney's far-fetched indoor thrill idea after his death. The ride included the ...

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