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 Awful to Awesome, These Are the Planet’s Biggest TRACKLESS Dark Rides (and What’s Coming Next)

For the better part of a century, designers have been racing toward the next best thing in ride system technology...

The 6 Best Movie Theaters in Orlando

A movie can be an awesome way to spend an arrival night, or a great spot to spend a few hours on a rainy day. And, Orlando has enough great movie theaters that it’s actually a pretty solid place, all things considered, to see that movie you’ve been waiting all year for. But, as you likely know from your home town, all movie theaters are not created equal.

The WORST Tourist Traps in Orlando You Should NEVER Visit

One day in Orlando is also enough to see that not all attractions are created equal. For every awesome themed land and museum, there’s also an awful, trashy tourist trap. For every genuine thrill, there’s also a slightly-too-real fright. For every exciting instagram opportunity, there’s also a tacky knock-off.

The 6 Best Mini Golf Courses in Orlando

There’s just something about mini golf that makes you feel like you’re on vacation, right? Perhaps it’s the themed courses or the whimsical holes, but there’s just something inherent to the activity that helps you forget all of your cares. Orlando, as a great tourist destination, has nearly as many mini golf locations as it does hotels — some of which even offer their own 9-hole course.

7 American Restaurant Chains in Orlando Worth Trying

It’s true that International Drive in Orlando is the fast food chain capital of the world, but so what?

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.

16 Incredible Must-See New Attractions of 2019 from Around the U.S.

From cartoon carousels to intergalactic adventures; trippy dark rides to adrenaline-packing thrills, 2019 was another banner year for theme parks across the United States. SeaWorld Parks continue their upswing, Cedar Fair parks continue to break coaster records and try their hands at theming, too

The 7 Best Rides in Florida that aren’t at Disney or Universal

Florida is the tourist capital of America, and there are dozens of rides and things to see that have absolutely nothing to do with the two theme park titans. In fact, some of them are so amazing, they deserve a special trip of their own.

So You Got Stuck in an Insane Theme Park Line With No Smartphone...

It’s every modern theme park visitor’s worst nightmare: facing an insane theme park line with no smartphone.

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.

8 Must-See Theme Park Christmas Celebrations from Across the Country

'Tis the season, and across the country, theme parks are ramping up their offerings and appearances for the most wonderful time of the year.

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