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.

The 9 Best and Worst Things About Life as a Theme Park Character

Characters and mascots are an essential part of the theme park experience, particularly at Disney theme parks. But what are the pros and cons of meeting-and-greeting guests every day?

UK Theme Park Round-Up - April Review and May 2014 Preview

Your news update for April and May in the British theme parks. April was a surprisingly quiet month for the UK theme parks, with the 2014 season officially up and running and well underway. Construction for Angry Birds Land and CBeebies Land continues, and both are expected to open this May. With

5 Shocking Examples of Cuddly Theme Park Mascots Turning EVIL

We all love the cuddly characters that meet-and-greet guests at theme parks. But every now and then, one of them switches to the dark side and becomes just a little evil... Since the opening day of Disneyland in 1955, characters and mascots have been a prominent feature at many theme parks. Indeed

5 "Last-Minute" Decisions That Completely Changed Classic Theme Park Rides

Some of the most famous theme park attractions in the world could be VERY different if it wasn't for late decisions to completely change them. Here are 6 examples.

5 Classic Theme Park Attractions That Were Shockingly Hard to Build

When theme parks decide to build ground-breaking new rides, sometimes the process of constructing them can get really complicated. Here are 6 amazing examples!

The 10 Most Blatant Knock-Offs of Disney Theme Park Attractions

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, so they say. Disney's Imagineers should feel VERY flattered by these 10 brazen attempts to clone rides at Disney theme parks.

UK Theme Park Round-Up - March Review and April 2014 Preview

Your news update for the March and April 2014 period in our UK theme parks.March and April mark the start of a new theme park season here in the UK, and with that fresh, springtime feeling in the air, we can finally gear up and head back into our beloved theme parks after the long, dark winter

UK Theme Park Round-Up - February Review and March Preview 2014

Your essential news update for UK theme parks for the February and March 2014 period. February and March, the first two months of the UK theme park season. Even though most parks stay closed until March, we got a small glimpse of the upcoming season this February, with Alton Towers opening select

The Top 50 New Theme Park Rides and Attractions Opening in 2014

2014 promises to be a big year for the world's theme parks. Take a look at 50 new rides and attractions that will be on offer at theme parks across the globe!

The 5 Loopiest Roller Coasters in the World

Roller coaster manufacturers are constantly looking to pack more and more inversions into their rides' circuits. Let's take a look at the 5 "loopiest" roller coasters in the world.

The Top 10 Theme Park Rides and Attractions in the UK

A look at the 10 very best theme park rides and attractions that the UK has to offer.

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