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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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Wednesday, September 04, 2019 07:03

Walt Disney famously coined the phrase “weenie.” He loved his dog, Lady, and gave her a special treat whenever he came home from work. He would throw the puppy an uncooked weenie, extremely aware of the Pavlovian reactions he got from the dog.

Monday, September 02, 2019 07:24

A trip to Disneyland is an exciting time. You'll get to walk on the same paths where Walt Disney once turned orchard groves into the Happiest Place on Earth. But you'll burn a lot of energy during your theme park visit. You need to refuel regularly.

I presume that you can find a snack anywhere, but you may not know about the best places to eat a full meal. Here’s a list of the best Disneyland restaurants according to TripAdvisor.

11. Disney’s PCH Grill

Saturday, August 31, 2019 05:25

. At Toy Story Land, Imagineers have recreated the premise with an attraction that delights children and parents alike. Let’s go behind the ride to learn why Alien Swirling Saucers is so much fun.

Crowds swarming around Millennium Falcon
Saturday, August 31, 2019 05:11

Here’s our firsthand experience on just how opening day for Galaxy’s Edge went down…

Friday, August 30, 2019 05:59

A well-crafted restaurant can do more to enhance immersive theme park atmosphere than a meet-and-greet or even an E ticket attraction.

Shrek meet-and-greet at Universal
Thursday, August 29, 2019 05:09
What kind of universe should Universal plan to expand for its brand-new park?
Image: Dakota Gardner
Thursday, August 29, 2019 04:58

What follows are the best desserts to have after a day exploring Disney’s parks, and which don’t require a special reservation or park admission to enjoy.

Image: Flickr, gary_leavens
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 19:17
There’s just something about live music that really makes you feel like you’re finally on vacation. And, at Walt Disney World, you’re spoiled for choice if you’re looking for such an escape.
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 05:33

walkthroughs remain across Disney and Universal parks, from sweet asides to special effects spectaculars. Here are some of our favorites...

Test Track Exterior at Night
Saturday, August 24, 2019 07:06

Visiting Walt Disney World with an injury was a situation I never planned for until it happened to me.

Image: Flickr, aloha75
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 03:57

Arcades and arcade-themed bars have enjoyed a renaissance in recent years, offering something to do when going out beyond just eating and drinking. Disney has arcades big and small at its own resorts, with some offering the newest redemption games, racers, and even some Disney-themed pinball machines. But, if you want the full experience, you’ll have to go off-property.

Monday, August 19, 2019 06:43

Here are six Magic Kingdom attractions with the longest lines and six with the shortest.


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