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.

4 Reasons Why Discovery Cove is the Ultimate Addition to Your Next Orlando Vacation

Discovery Cove’s tropical paradise offers you the relaxing park day you didn’t know you needed. Here are four reasons why you should consider it for your next trip…

10 Most Exciting Coasters Opening in 2022

Here are 10 new coasters we are most excited to ride in 2022...

Why SeaWorld's Howl-O-Scream Needed to Happen

Will you be checking out this new Halloween event next month?

Wet 'n Mild: 6 Underrated Ways to Beat the Central Florida Heat

Summer is fast approaching in Central Florida and that means one thing - ice cream melting at speeds previously thought impossible. With most of the covid restrictions pulled or in-process, the parks will soon look like mouse-eared moshpits once again. There’s always Dole Whip, Freestyle machines

DARK ORLANDO: The Best (and WORST) of Central Florida’s Dark Rides

In this feature, we’ll list our choices for the best and worst Central Florida dark rides of some common types (like trackless, flume, and motion-based).

The Makers of the Stand-Up, Inverted, Diving, Flying, and Wing Coasters Have a New Patent… You’ll Be Surprised What It’s For...

Founded in 1987 by Walter Bolliger and Claude Mabillard, B&M today is one of the world’s most respected roller coaster design & manufacturing films, supplying headlining attractions to amusement parks across the globe.

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.

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