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.

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.

8 "Story" Coasters That Put YOU in the Middle of the Action

Have you heard the news? Universal Orlando's newest "E-Ticket" attraction, Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure is the first "story coaster" in the world...! Or is it?

The Best Walkthrough Attractions at Disney and Universal Parks

walkthroughs remain across Disney and Universal parks, from sweet asides to special effects spectaculars. Here are some of our favorites...

The Top 50 Theme Parks in the World

Believe it or not, half a billion people – that's 7% of the planet! – visited a major theme park in 2018.

Why the Most-Hated Disney CEO of All Time Wasn't Actually That Bad

Here are the best seven things that happened to Disney under Michael Eisner.

"Formerly Known As..." Do You Remember The OLD Names of These Disney Parks?

Take a look at the six cases below where major reinventions and surprising name-changes have changed Disney Parks history.

This Is the Worst Attraction in Every Disney Park around the World

While Disney has crafted masterworks like Pirates of the Caribbean, the Haunted Mansion, Splash Mountain, and Flight of Passage, they have — on occasion — missed the mark. With all due respect to the mouse, let’s look at a few of those misses.>/p>

SPACE MOUNTAIN: The Full Story of How Disney's Interstellar Ride Was Launched

MODERN MARVELS: Space Mountain: Believe it or not, there was a time when Tomorrowland existed without Space Mountain as its anchor; a time when Disney's designers were hard at work figuring out what, where, and how an interstellar race through space should exist... How did Space Mountain come to be, and how did the intergalactic concept spread across the globe? Get ready for blast-off...

LEGEND LIBRARY: Inside the Best (and Worst) Theme Park Rides Ever Created

THEME PARK TOURIST'S IN-DEPTH COLLECTION LIBRARY: For years, Theme Park Tourist has been building collections of in-depth entries on some of the world's most well-known rides and attractions. The secret attraction histories Disney and Universal don't want you to know? They're here in our full (and ever-expanding) collections of detailed explorations, yours to explore: Lost Legends, Disaster Files, Modern Marvels, and Possibilitylands.

Ranking the Haunted Mansion Attractions around the World

Here’s a guide to the best and worst versions of Haunted Mansion around the world.

Alcohol Is Coming to Disneyland. Here's the Story on this "Tradition" and What's Next.

EDITORIAL: Back when Disneyland opened, it represented a revolutionary new way to entertain guests. Among Walt's edicts: his park wouldn't sell peanuts, gum, cotton candy, or ice cream bars; it would charge an entry fee; it would be built by filmmakers, not carnies... And – according to some, most important of all – it wouldn't serve alcohol. That's about to change. Will it destroy Disneyland...?

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