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.

Disney Has Other Theme Parks Absolutely Trounced in This One Area...

It is a good time to be Disney. Despite some rocky seasons for attendance and media coverage, Disney is entering something of a banner season. They successfully launched Disney+, introduced a whole new transportation method to Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in the Skyliner, and after a bumpy

7 Ways Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Completely Surprised Us

The opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland and Walt Disney World caught us off-guard in more ways than one… Disney’s most ambitious land to date came with unprecedented anticipation and expected criticism. In the year leading up to opening day at Disneyland on May 31st, 2019, no one knew

16 'Easter Eggs' of Closed Classics Hidden in the Rides that Replaced Them

As long-time Disney and Universal fans know all too well, even the most beloved rides don't last forever. In fact, Imagineering afficianados may have already scoured our collection of Lost Legends – the definitive, full stories of forgotten fan favorites and closed classics from around the globe.

If You Love Disney's World Showcase, You Have to Visit These Eight US Theme Park Restaurants

There’s no question that Disney is in something of a league of their own when it comes to theme park dining. The vast majority of theme park restaurants across the US fit a familiar mold offering safe classics likely to please families and picky eaters. Even at some of the top parks in the country,

Can You Believe These 9 "Replacement" Rides Have OUTLIVED The Lost Legends They Replaced?

For almost as long as designers have been adding things to Disney Parks, they’ve been taking things away! In the name of progress, expansion, modernization, trends, or funding, sometimes beloved attractions are simply lost to time. As readers of our Lost Legends know, even Walt Disney World’s

These 9 Lands Don't Just Recreate Worlds Seen on Screen, They EXPAND Them...

Some of the most spectacular theme parks lands on Earth today take the essence of source materials and expand them with “original worlds” born of the minds of designers!

From Atom to Zurg: 10 Microscopic Ways Imagineers Have Made Guests SHRINK

Join us as we progressively shrink down through ten miniaturizing Disney Parks attractions that make guests smaller, and smaller, and smaller.

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Has a Hidden Attraction Right Under Guests' Noses

Curious? Here’s our ultimate guide to everything you need to know about Star Wars: Datapad.

Behind the Ride: Mad Tea Party

Despite its nauseous reputation, this ride maintains an elevated status in theme park industry. Let’s go behind the ride to learn what makes Mad Tea Party spin tick.

BLOCKBUSTER: THE RIDE – The Cinematic Story of Disney’s “Ride the Movies” Era

Will we ever again see an "original" anchor attraction at Disney or Universal parks? Or is the future filled with E-Tickets backed by billion-dollar box office hits and popular intellectual properties alone?

“...Then Something Goes Horribly Wrong”: 13 "Unlucky" Ride Plot Twists We Love

We’ve collected some of our favorite “something goes horribly wrong” moments to see just how much fun this simple set-up can be when it’s done right.

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