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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.

Sunday, October 21, 2018 06:05

Here’s a guide to the best and worst versions of Haunted Mansion around the world.

Model of Disneyland at the Walt Disney Family Museum
Saturday, October 20, 2018 02:29

It all started with a carousel… and became so much more.

Saturday, October 20, 2018 02:10

Let’s go behind the ride to learn all the Engineering feats that have helped make Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts the most popular ride at Universal Resort Orlando.

Friday, October 19, 2018 05:41

for fans of Imagineering, there's only one thing more interesting than a special effect that works: a special effect that doesn't.

Image - Flickr, hyku
Thursday, October 18, 2018 05:29

It takes quite a lot for a resort to dethrone any one of the traditional Crown Jewels of the Walt Disney World resort landscape: The monorail resorts. But, while the Grand Floridian, Polynesian, and Contemporary Resort are all wonderful, the Boardwalk Inn has a few key advantages.

Monday, October 15, 2018 05:24

Here’s what I would do if I could only visit one American Disney theme park.

Sunday, October 14, 2018 07:40

Which attractions do you think will fall into the five largest showbuildings on our list? Any guesses at number one?

Pool recreation area at Four Seasons Orlando
Saturday, October 13, 2018 04:25

Everyone loves Walt Disney World “secrets”, but how many are really left? Are there any unexplored frontiers left in the Most Magical Place on Earth for veteran guests?

The cast of The Middle at the Magic Kingdom
Saturday, October 13, 2018 04:23

Unlike the characters on these famous sitcoms, you won't get to celebrate your next trip to the Magic Kingdom with a personalized fireworks show, three magic wishes, or a make-out session with Belle.

Pistachio Bundt Cake from Food and Wine Festival
Thursday, October 11, 2018 05:23

Are you missing out on one of Walt Disney World’s best lineup of events?

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 04:44

When you pay too much attention to Disney, however, you run the risk of missing out on some terrific theme parks and attractions.


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