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.

WESTCOT: Inside The Abandoned Theme Park Plans That Would've Changed Disney Parks Forever

The true tale of the ambitious, alternate-reality, never-built Disneyland Resort and its lost theme park, WESTCOT Center

Original Mythologies: Disney Parks' Richest Imagineer-Made-I.P.s and “Expanded Universes"

Original Mythologies – the massive, overarching stories that connect attractions, lands, or even parks in larger-than-life continuities

Turning Point: How the Disney Decade Changed EVERYTHING

Now that this era is 20 years in the past, let's look back at the Disney Decade to evaluate how the company did.

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

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

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.

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