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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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Monday, November 20, 2017 04:37

Today, we’re going to look at eight of the best Audio-Animatronics in operation today.

Sunday, November 19, 2017 05:00

Let’s take this opportunity to go Behind the Ride to learn how Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: Breakout! rose from the ashes of Twilight Zone Tower of Terror.

Saturday, November 18, 2017 05:47

DISASTER FILES: Backstage Studio Tour: What happens when you base an entire theme park around the wrong concept? When the Disney-MGM Studios opened in 1989, executives were certain that it would lead to Orlando becoming a "Hollywood East," kicking off a new era of filmmaking... certain enough to build their entire park around an unbelievable two-hour anchor attraction to whisk guests behind-the-scenes. If only there had been anything worthwhile filming there...

Mickey hiding flowers behind his back for Minnie
Friday, November 17, 2017 05:52

Considering the abundance of celebration buttons at Walt Disney World on any given day, it’s no surprise that The Most Magical Place on Earth is a favorite pick for celebrating birthdays.

Thursday, November 16, 2017 04:04

Now that you know all about the races offered from Walt Disney World throughout the year, it’s time to pick one, get out there and start training! Happy racing to everyone!

Monday, November 13, 2017 04:25

Every second at Walt Disney World is precious. The opportunity cost of wasted time is outrageous.

Friday, November 10, 2017 18:50

How many have you checked off your list?

Dad and little girl eating ice cream
Friday, November 10, 2017 03:58

If there’s one thing Walt Disney World does well, it’s making memories.

Disneyland Monorail entrance sign
Thursday, November 09, 2017 02:27
Disney takes painstaking care to preserve the secrets of its theme park magic — but there’s one attraction they forgot to double-check.
Wednesday, November 08, 2017 04:19

Increasingly, Universal’s formula is feeling a little stale

Monday, November 06, 2017 03:40

Picking the right restaurant at Walt Disney World can feel like a needle in a haystack. Disney has literally hundreds of meal options, which makes you feel that much worse when you pick something you don’t enjoy.

While I’m always happy to offer my thoughts and the best and the less-than-best options, I’m going to do something a bit different today. This time, I’m going to lean on the experts. Eater.com is one of the favored online destinations of foodies, while Trip Advisor is probably the most recognized travel ranking site on the web.

Friday, November 03, 2017 19:02

At Walt Disney World, Epcot doesn’t position China in the center, but this pavilion was integral to the inception of the World Showcase. To this day, cast members take pride in the authenticity of its look and style.

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