Twitter has evolved into an essential platform for those hoping to keep up with the latest news and developments from theme parks all over the world. Every week, we pick out five great Twitter accounts that all theme park fans should follow. Don't forget, you can follow Theme Park Tourist via @ThemeParkNews and @ThemeParkOffers.
@TouringPlans (Touring Plans)
When Len Testa visited England to research a new book, we saw first hand his detailed methods for calculating the optimum "touring plan" for any theme park. TouringPlans.com offers Len's latest plans for Walt Disney World and Disneyland, as well as accurate wait times for rides and a crowd calendar. If you're in the parks, keep an eye on its Twitter feed - it's an invaluable source of tips.
@OCDisney (Orange County Register)
The Orange County Register, Disneyland's local newspaper, offers an excellent Twitter feed and associated blog that provide regular updates on the resort.
Sprawling Disney fan site MousePlanet offers regular photo updates from Walt Disney World and Disneyland, as well as lots of useful articles packed full of tips for visitors to both resorts.
Lance Hart, the man behind Screamscape, deserves huge credit for having single-handedly built up a site that has become a regular stop for almost every theme park fan. Don't miss his daily updates on news and rumours from theme parks around the world.
@CoasterCritic (The Coaster Critic)
Joel Bullock has built a great reputation as The Coaster Critic, offering up reviews of roller coasters all over the US. Every self-respecting thrill-seeker should follow his feed.
Look out for more Twitter recommendations for theme park fans next week!