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Epcot Features and Articles

Theme Park Tourist's range of in-depth articles covering rides, attractions and restaurants at Epcot are listed below. 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 visit.

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Garden Grill Sign
Saturday, March 25, 2017 01:41

Is there actually any “garden” left in The Garden Grill?

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 05:31

Disney needs to learn from past mistakes...

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 14:18

The best theme parks are balanced places, where rides, shows, restaurants, stories, walkthroughs, dark rides, and thrills coexist. But when it comes to your favorite can't-miss, must-see theme park experiences, chances are that rides make up the bulk of the list. How many rides does your favorite Disney or Universal park really have, though? Which resorts have the most sheer rides? The numbers may surprise you...

Insalata Mista at Tutto Italia
Saturday, March 11, 2017 04:40

A vegan guest may be treated to a mouth-watering extravaganza of vegetables, plant-based proteins, and healthy desserts at one location, only to be sorely disappointed by mediocre salads and plates of fried starches at another.

Sunday, March 05, 2017 02:21

If you’re headed to Disney World, you will do a lot of walking....

Sunday, February 26, 2017 01:53

Here are a few Disney theme park attractions that are possibly at death’s door.

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!

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 20:48

When Disney Imagineers build theme park attractions, they must thread the needle in terms of respecting and relaying classic tales in a timeless way that guests of all ages and walks of life will embrace as thematically parallel.

Woman painting at Epcot
Sunday, February 05, 2017 05:56

How is an introvert supposed to cope with one of the busiest tourist destinations in the world?

Saturday, January 28, 2017 06:52

Why DOES Epcot have so many festivals?


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