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Inspiration for a Retro Rt 66 Disney Themed Road Trip

Ever since Cars Land opened last summer, I’ve been dreaming about a road trip to Disneyland. It’s not the most practical dream since I live about a half hour away – maybe 45 minutes with traffic – but I can imagine a family like mine making the trek from Oregon or Arizona, or even farther afield. I imagine half the fun would be in the planning and packing.

To get in the mood for a Disney themed road trip, I would select some Disney themed luggage. I would choose memorable gear and souvenirs for my car once in the park. There would be decals.

The last time I went to Disneyland I indulged in my fantasy. I browsed in the shops at the Grand Californian, at Cars Land and in Downtown Disney. I’ve provided links to some of the items available in the Disney store. While merchandise at the Parks rotates, there is always a good selection of gear like this for travelers and I hope this slide show inspires you for your road trip.

Here are some of the items I’ve selected to deck out your drive to Disneyland… RT 66 Style, and some of the places in the park you’ll want to pause for a photo op if you make the trek.

Be sure to send me a postcard or a snapshot if you do!



  • RT 66 Inspired Road Trip to Disney 1 of 20
    rt66collage
  • Drive The 5 2 of 20
    Drive The 5

    Disneyland is located off I-5 and this sign, available in park souvenir shops, makes a great memento for your road trip

  • Pack it up 3 of 20
    Pack it up

    Get in the mood for your Disney Road trip before you leave home with this Comic Strip Suitcase $189

  • Mickey Luggage 4 of 20
    Mickey Luggage

    Your bag will be easy to spot if it's this Rolling Mickey Suitcase, $189

  • Another Era… 5 of 20
    Another Era...

    California Adventure transports you back to another era with vintage vehicles like this one. Photo op!

  • On the Ball 6 of 20
    On the Ball

    Pick up some Antennae Toppers at one of the park's souvenir shops.

  • Even More Antenna Toppers 7 of 20
    Even More Antenna Toppers

    So many to choose from!

  • Stay Fresh 8 of 20
    Stay Fresh

    These fun Disney themed car air fresheners, will help you keep your cool all the way home

  • Frame it 9 of 20
    Frame it

    Show the world your love of Disney with license plate surrounds like these, available in Disney Park shops.

  • Shop at Oswalds 10 of 20
    Shop at Oswalds

    Oswalds is a great auto themed shop where you can find souvenirs and road trip themed goodies to deck out yourself and your ride

  • Keychains 11 of 20
    Keychains

    You can find your keys more easily with a Disney themed key ring.

  • Colorful Keychains 12 of 20
    Colorful Keychains

    And find your keys even more easily if your keyring is colorful!

  • And More Keychains 13 of 20
    And More Keychains

    Keychains galore!

  • Luggage Tags 14 of 20
    Luggage Tags

    Don't risk losing your luggage. These Disney themed Luggage labels are just the way to make sure your bag stands out from those of other motorist.

  • Rt 66 Photo Op 15 of 20
    Rt 66 Photo Op

    This is your moment. Take your time touring Carsland, as there are many photo opportunities here.

  • Cars Land Gift Shops Galore 16 of 20
    Carsland Gift Shops Galore

    Vintage style memorabilia is easy to find in Cars Land

  • Signs of Your Time 17 of 20
    Signs of your Time

    Pick up some signs to use as photo props or to hang in your home as a memento.

  • Decorate Your Ride with Decals 18 of 20
    Decorate your ride with decals

    Makes the trip more fun!

  • And More Decals 19 of 20
    And More Decals

    Because why not?!

  • Make Sure to Pick up Postcards! 20 of 20
    Make Sure to Pick up Postcards!

    ... to send to all of the friends you left at home!

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