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Theme Park Tourist's range of in-depth articles covering rides, attractions and restaurants at Theme Parks 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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Monday, December 16, 2019 03:50

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.

Monday, November 19, 2018 06:15

With all due respect to Mickey Mouse, the most important character in Disney movie history first appeared in a 1937 feature-length production.

Sunday, November 18, 2018 06:30

All Disney buildings display tons of forethought and creativity. These nine are the best of the best

Hogwarts Castle
Saturday, November 17, 2018 06:29

Disney missed their shot to acquire the right for the Harry Potter franchise back in the mid-2000s. Could they have taken a different approach that would have saved their partnership with J.K. Rowling?

Skeleton in Pirates of the Caribbean
Saturday, November 17, 2018 06:19

Disney parks are no strangers to urban legends. Many of these are quickly debunked with a fact check, but others have stood the test of time.

Friday, November 16, 2018 07:18

Though no one can reasonably overtake Disney, it sure seems like Walt would step off of these nine attractions feeling inspired and smiling...

PlayDisney App on a smartphone
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 07:08

We gathered some of the best ways we know to keep a cell phone charged at Walt Disney World.

Frozen: Live at the Hyperion
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 06:55

Frozen Fever seems to be cooling...

Monday, November 12, 2018 05:56

60,000 people per day visit Magic Kingdom, and at some point, you're likely to end up at the back of a line behind many of them. That’s when capacity matters.

Image, Flickr - jmpk
Monday, November 12, 2018 03:29

Disney has put together some amazing concepts and projects over the years that, for one reason or another, have never actually come to fruition. But, just because those ideas never made it from page to stage doesn’t mean they should be forgotten forever.

Saturday, November 10, 2018 06:06

Here are the top eight comfort food restaurants at Walt Disney World.

Friday, November 09, 2018 03:45

In a previous article, I used a bit of mathematical hoodoo to determine the best-reviewed attractions at Walt Disney World. This time, I'll use a similar methodology to identify the most critically acclaimed rides at the other theme park in town. Here are the best-reviewed attractions at Universal Orlando Resort.

9. Hogwarts Express

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