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.

TOP THRILL DRAGSTER: The Inside Track on Cedar Point's Landmark Coaster and Potential Final Lap

Top Thrill Dragster, the world's first "stratocoaster" is standing but not operating. Here is its story starting from the very beginning...

5 Hybrid Roller Coasters To Add To Your Bucket List

In honor of the record-breaking Iron Gwazi opening soon, here are 5 of the best hybrid coasters.

GIGA: The Elite Class of 300-Foot Coasters... And Where the Next Is Rumored to Appear....

Today, just six rides reside in the "giga" level – between 300 and 399 foot drops – each with its own story, elements, and personality... Join us as we explore the evolution of the "giga" through its six iterations, and look to where a 300 foot thrill machine may arise next...

Rest in Pieces: 4 Roller Coasters That Shut Down Permanently in 2021

Though it is sad to say goodbye, it's time to make way for other new and exciting attractions.

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.

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