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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, December 16, 2019 03:50

THEME PARK TOURIST'S IN-DEPTH COLLECTION LIBRARY: For years, Theme Park Tourist has been building collections of in-depth entries on some of the world's most well-known rides and attractions. The secret attraction histories Disney and Universal don't want you to know? They're here in our full (and ever-expanding) collections of detailed explorations, yours to explore: Lost Legends, Disaster Files, Modern Marvels, and Possibilitylands.

Image - Flickr, lorenjavier
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 05:58

Disney often tries to tug on our heart strings or manipulate us emotionally with its rides and shows. But what’s strangest of all is just how effective that kind of storytelling can be.

Image - Flickr, pattyonflickr
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 05:46

Over the last 15 years, Walt Disney World has changed pretty dramatically. And yet, those changes haven’t only been seen within the parks. The entire resort is vastly different from what it was just after the turn of the millennium, when the optimism of the Disney Decade faded away and was replaced by careful iteration.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 06:10

Here are the best attraction voiceovers at Disney theme parks.

Monday, December 10, 2018 03:56

'Tis the season, and across the country, theme parks are ramping up their offerings and appearances for the most wonderful time of the year.

Sunday, December 09, 2018 05:06

There's no place like the merriest place on Earth for the holidays.

Saturday, December 08, 2018 05:37

Here’s how Pandora – The World of Avatar fundamentally changed the perception of Animal Kingdom while influencing the direction of future themed lands at Disney theme parks, notably Disney's Hollywood Studios.

Tuesday, December 04, 2018 06:40

Over the years, Disney theme park operators have embraced the holidays. They’ve introduced special holiday enhancements that alter the identity of some of your favorite attractions, at least temporarily. In recent years, park strategists have really ramped up the strategy, adding these overlays in record numbers…but which ones are best? Here are the best holiday overlays at Disney theme parks.

8. Deep Space Mountain

The Disney Gallery entrance
Monday, December 03, 2018 05:09

How many of these lesser-known places have you visited?

Monday, December 03, 2018 05:02

Here are some other touchy subjects at Disney theme parks.

Image - Flickr, hyku
Sunday, December 02, 2018 05:39

Here are a list of some of the most popular attractions at Walt Disney World, and a description of who that attraction’s fans are. If you disagree with a description, well, that’s what comment sections were invented for.

Spaceship Earth
Saturday, December 01, 2018 05:38

“Remember how easy it was to learn your ABC’s? Thank the Phoenicians. They invented them!”

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