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.

The Turbulent Life of Disneyland's PeopleMover and the Rocket Rods

Here is the turbulent history of Disneyland's PeopleMover and the Rocket Rods...

Wizarding World Of Harry Potter: The History of Hogsmeade At Universal's Islands Of Adventure

As impressively immersive and grand as Hogsmeade has become today, the ideas that led to its creation did not happen overnight. A lot of careful and precise planning was needed to move forward with this ambitious project.

Historic Kennywood Park: Why This Park Although Understated Is Certainly Still Worth A Visit!

Along with the many iconic and widely recognized amusement and theme parks scattered throughout the nation, there are also a handful of historic parks that continue to endure the test of time against their competitors and Kennywood is certainly one to note...

The Legacy of King Kong at Universal Orlando Resort

Do you prefer the original Kongfrontation, or do you believe Skull Island: Reign of Kong is a suitable successor to this beloved opening day attraction? Let's explore the presence of King Kong at Universal Orlando Resort...

Dark Park History: Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

In today’s age, rides are safer than ever thanks to technological advances, but they’re also much safer due to learning from mistakes recorded in previous accidents...

7 Tips To Navigate Your Way Through Disneyland Without Fatigue

Even the most fervent Disney enthusiasts may find themselves experiencing what is informally known as "Disney fatigue." Here are 7 tips to make the most out of your visit to Disneyland...

Epic Universe Is Coming, But What Might A Fifth Disney Park Look Like?

With the opening of Epic Universe drawing near, is Walt Disney World in need of a fifth theme park to compete? If Disney opened a fifth park, what could it look like?

Spreepark: Germany's Infamous Abandoned Amusement Park

Spreepark was once the most popular amusement park in Germany, drawing crowds of over a million each year, but within a handful of years the park had fallen to a state of disrepair… what went wrong?

With Disney’s Magical Express GONE, Is This New Bus Route From MCO to Walt Disney World Worth A Ride Or Pass?

After the loss of Disney’s Magical Express shuttle service there is now a new bus route connecting Orlando International Airport to Disney, but is it worth it for travelers heading to the resorts? Let's check it out...

The Reviews Are In: TOP THRILL 2 Isn't Just A Winner... It's An Ultra-Extreme, Best-In-Class Coaster

Top Thrill 2 isn't just a "return to form" or an equal substitute for Top Thrill Dragster. It's actually a whole new ride that independently serves as one of the best roller coaster experiences on Earth...

Gulliver's Kingdom - Japan's Creepiest Abandoned Theme Park

Gulliver’s Kingdom was once a unique tourist destination in Japan. Here is the story of its doomed existence and ultimate fate...

MORE TEETH: A Countdown of Universal's Best Jaw-Dropping Jurassic Park (and World) Attractions

Today, we'll take a whirlwind tour of the five theme parks where Universal's Jurassic franchise has come to life, counting down the top dino-rides from toothless to terrifying...

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