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Theme Park Tourist features a wide-range of in-depth features and articles, covering rides, attractions and restaurants at theme parks all over the world. As well as previews and reviews of new rides, look out for "Top 10" lists and tips for saving time and money on your next park visit.

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Friday, February 24, 2017 19:10

Main Street, U.S.A. is a kind of comfort food to theme park tourists. We have a tendency to take it for granted since we’ve walked the pathways so many times before.

Friday, February 24, 2017 06:38

Whether you’re keen on the princesses or a voracious fan of villains, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to meet and mingle with popular Disney characters if you plan your visit right.

Walt Disney
Thursday, February 23, 2017 06:22

You’re probably aware that “it was all started by a mouse,” but you may not have heard some of these insights from the famous man behind all that is Disney.

Sunday, February 19, 2017 01:12

What follows is a list of the top 10 attractions at Universal Orlando Resort as voted by all of you. I’ll also offer my feelings on what you got right and what you got very (very very) wrong.

Space Mountain
Sunday, February 19, 2017 00:04

Have you ever wondered just what it is that makes strapping in and whizzing around so satisfying?

Saturday, February 18, 2017 23:45

DisneyBounding has quickly evolved from an underground way of celebrating a theme park visit to an everyday way of life at the Happiest and Most Magical Places on Earth.

Sign leading to Epcot First Aid
Saturday, February 18, 2017 23:25

You don’t need to carry a pharmacy worthy of Mary Poppins’ carpetbag on a trip to Walt Disney World: Disney First Aid is a great resource for you!

Saturday, February 18, 2017 04:24

The next time you’re riding Big Thunder, take note of the key story elements around you.

Friday, February 17, 2017 06:06

Ever wonder what happens to Walt Disney World attractions when they close?

Sunday, February 12, 2017 21:38

LOST LEGENDS: World of Motion: From the earliest plans for Walt Disney's Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow, transportation was key. So when Disney transformed Walt's city into EPCOT Center, a transportation pavilion was a must-have. And when it came to World of Motion, Disney and General Motors built a wonder. Trace the in-depth story of this forgotten favorite and its lasting legacy in this in-depth feature.

Sunday, February 12, 2017 21:38

LOST LEGENDS: Test Track: World of Motion charmed a generation into seeing the whimsical story of progress. But changing times and a changing park meant that Epcot's storied dark rides had to hit the road, and it all started with TEST TRACK. In this in-depth feature, we'll accelerate 0 - 65 as we experience the in-depth story behind Epcot's first ever thrill ride, ride through its traffic tests, and explore how – and why – Disney bothered to close this classic and redesign it from scratch. Hold on tight!

Sunday, February 12, 2017 21:29

Cast Members do a LOT to get Walt Disney World ready for guests every morning...


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