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 2 Major Causes Behind Almost All Roller Coaster Malfunctions

Ride disruptions and breakdowns have plagued Fury 325 at Carowinds in recent days. The park suffered the indignity of their most hyped ride ever stopping three times in a week. While the negative headlines represent a short term embarrassment, the worst aspect is the pictures of ride trains stranded

The 7 Most Beautiful Theme Parks in the United States

Not every aspect of an amusement park vacation is predicated upon the rides. Sometimes, you want to relax and enjoy the scenery.

6 HUGE Ways That Theme Parks Will Change by 2020

So, what does the near-future hold for theme park tourists? Let’s make a few educated guesses. Here are six likely improvements, along with one that is wildly unlikely, that could appear in amusement parks over the next few years.

5 Repurposed Roller Coasters That Helped Push Theme Parks Into the Future

Here are five of the best repurposed theme park rides (excluding Disney and Universal Studios attractions).

The 5 Greatest Amusement Parks for Adrenaline Junkies in North America

Are you a roller coaster superfan? Does the mere thought of g-force make your heart race and your blood pump aggressively? Loving roller coasters is what unites us as ride enthusiasts.

6 Iconic Roller Coasters History Buffs HAVE to Experience at Least Once

If you call yourself a history buff, and if you're a bit of a thrill seeker, make sure to check out these six attractions – all of which are historic and fascinating in their own way.

5 Retired Coaster Concepts That Are Fading Away Forever

Innovation is the name of the game, but not every new attraction concept gets (or stays) off the ground.

The Perfect 21st Century Attraction is Here...and it Wasn't Built by Disney or Universal

Can you unlock the secrets of the Valley of the Unknown? Descend into a living adventure video game and uncover the island's history... if you can.

The Top 10 Fastest Roller Coasters in the World

Theme Park Tourist's overview of the world's 10 fastest roller coasters.

The Top 10 Tallest Roller Coasters in the World

Theme Park Tourist's overview of the world's 10 tallest roller coasters.

The Top 5 Theme Parks with the Most Roller Coasters in the World

The amusement park industry has changed its golden standard. If coasters were currency, we've listed the five richest parks for you to indulge in.

8 Hotels That Let You Sleep INSIDE a Theme Park

Let's face it: spending the night inside your favorite theme park is probably one of the coolest ideas on Earth. Problem is that there are precious few legal ways to do it. But all is not lost...

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