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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.

Monday, June 25, 2018 04:44

Here are the best seven rides at Disney California Adventure.

Sunday, June 24, 2018 07:00

Here, we've collected a countdown of the 10 most immersive theme park lands we know

Friday, June 22, 2018 18:40

Did you know that the Happiest Place on Earth contains a portal to Hell? No, this isn’t metaphorical and no, I’m not joking.

Army Men at Pixar Place
Thursday, June 21, 2018 06:18

There’s more than one way to goof up a good vacation…

Nick Wilde and Judy Hopps
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 06:08

Is Disney missing the boat with some of its biggest franchises?

Monday, June 18, 2018 05:57

Here are five Disney attractions that had almost immediate problems.

Image - Flickr, christiantlambert
Saturday, June 16, 2018 06:19

Everyone visits the resorts. Everyone rides the rides. You’ll no doubt find the time for that. But, if you want to make your trip unique, and if you want to see a side of Walt Disney World that many will pass by, you have to get off the buses and out of the parks. In fact, some of the best parts of Walt Disney World are best experienced by boat or by bike.

Image: Flickr - chad_sparkes
Saturday, June 16, 2018 06:14

We all know that Walt Disney World is a place full of incredible and unique experiences. If you’re going for the first time, you’re no doubt looking forward to conquering Space Mountain, navigating the Jungle Cruise, exploring World Showcase, or flying high above Pandora. But while those are the moments that grab all the attention, a Disney vacation is so much more than that. In fact, the best parts of a trip to the Vacation Kingdom are so often much smaller than that — not as grandiose, but no less vivid.

Friday, June 15, 2018 04:08

Here is my ranking of the best individual Disney parks in the world.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 19:38

DECLASSIFIED DISASTER: Disney California Adventure – Part II: Way back in Part I, we explored the conception and design of Disneyland's infamous second gate and what guests saw there that made them not want to return. Today, we'll pick up after the park's grand $1.2 billion redesign to explore the reborn Disney California Adventure... and how just a few years after its re-opening with a brand new Californian story, Disney may be re-making old mistakes...

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 05:44

MODERN MARVELS: Radiator Springs Racers: Since 1955, guests have been sitting behind the wheel and hitting the open (er, not-so-open) road at Disneyland. So when Disney's California Adventure needed a boost, California car culture was an obvious theme... but maybe not in the way you expect. Dig into Disney's automotive history, from cars to – well – Cars, as we explore how this larger-than-life E-Ticket at Disneyland Resort set a new standard for the industry.


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