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.

10 Reasons Cedar Point is a Great Alternative to Disney World

There are many reasons to make Cedar Point your next destination!

Physics and Roller Coasters: G-Force

Today we’ll be breaking down the distinctions between these three types of force: what they mean, how to recognize them, and which of your favorite rides may feature them.

Four Coasters Given a Second Shot at Life

Second-chance coasters: they're more common than you'd think.

Would You Tackle This One-of-a-Kind Aqua-Drop Tower? Here's The Prototype Version in Action...

Big Wavez merges the thrills of a drop ride with the interactivity of a shooting gallery; the awe of a visual centerpiece with the splashdown of a shoot-the-chutes.

The Makers of the Stand-Up, Inverted, Diving, Flying, and Wing Coasters Have a New Patent… You’ll Be Surprised What It’s For...

Founded in 1987 by Walter Bolliger and Claude Mabillard, B&M today is one of the world’s most respected roller coaster design & manufacturing films, supplying headlining attractions to amusement parks across the globe.

The 3 Best (And Worst) Park Reopenings in America

Below are some of the most notable park reopenings across the country—the good and the bad.

How an Idea Becomes a Ride: Roller Coasters

In order to explore the work that happens between the thought of a new roller coaster and opening day, we’ll have to put on our Roller Coaster Tycoon hats, asking ourselves the big questions—and the equally important small ones—that go into park planning.

Don't Call It a Comeback: The Indiana Beach Story

If you’re not from Indiana, you’ve probably never heard the Indiana Beach story. But you need to.

The INSANE 700-Foot Coaster That Was So Crazy it Was Never Built

Met with angry residents and a company on the brink of bankruptcy, this giant coaster would never come to be.

Rest In Pieces: Parting Words to The Awesome (and Awful) Rides We Lost in the 2010s

In the 2010s, we bid adieu to no less than 20 once-ambitious attractions. Some went out in a blaze of glory; others, a wimpering spark of a doomed fire.

Snack Attack! 15 Must-Try Savory and Sweet Signature Theme Park Treats

After a long day of rides, even the most conscientious eater would agree that nothing hits the spot quite like a one-of-a-kind theme park snack. And in fact, over the years, some parks have developed signature sweet treats and savory sides that have become legendary must-haves; essential elements of

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