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Disneyland Resort Features and Articles

Theme Park Tourist's range of in-depth articles covering rides, attractions and restaurants at Disneyland Resort are listed below. 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 visit.

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018 03:34

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...?

Fantasmic! Nighttime Spectacular
Thursday, September 20, 2018 05:27

Read on to discover Fantasmic!’s unspoken legacy.

Sunday, September 16, 2018 22:12

Today, we'll take a look at some of the animatronic figures you can find at Disney and Universal Parks without being on a ride...

Disney Castle
Thursday, September 13, 2018 06:35

Read on for 5 crazy cast member jobs.

Saturday, September 08, 2018 05:49

Even on your favorite rides, some malevolent forces are at play. Here are some of the darkest moments on Disney theme park attractions.

Friday, September 07, 2018 21:29

As one of you thrill seekers, I feel qualified to speak on ways that the Mouse House will surprise you. Here are several spectacular thrill rides at Disney theme parks.

Recycled Audio Animatronics
Sunday, September 02, 2018 04:44

Audio-Animatronics often find new homes after their old homes have entered the realms of yesterland. Read on for 7 Audio Animatronics who find new life after their attractions left the parks.

Sunday, August 26, 2018 06:10

LOST LEGENDS: The Skyway: Sometimes, the simplest asides leave the biggest impression. Though the Skyway was a gentle and functional element of Disneyland and Magic Kingdom for a cumulative seventy years, these unusual aerial buckets were so much more than a simple transportation ride... And when the technology makes its reappearance at Walt Disney World, it'll change the resort once again...

Image - Flickr, tomsaint
Saturday, August 25, 2018 05:41

While Disney has managed to corner the market on ornaments shaped like Mickey Mouse and tie-dye t-shirts with the current year stamped on the front, they’re still missing a large chunk of memorabilia that collectors and regular park guests would love.

Saturday, August 25, 2018 05:28

How much does Disney pay to operate Disneyland for a day? Read on to learn a few details…

Sunday, August 19, 2018 06:55

The untold story behind Big Thunder Mountain...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 06:03

Let’s learn about the history of the E ticket Attraction.


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