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.

What Do We REALLY Love About Revenge of the Mummy?

why is Revenge of the Mummy the most beloved ride at Universal?

A History of King Kong at Universal Parks

This looks at King Kong-themed attractions, old and current, at Universal Orlando and Hollywood: Kongfrontation (Orlando), Kongfrontation/King Kong Encounter (Hollywood), King Kong 360 3-D and Skull Island: Reign of Kong. Would also look at comparisons between Peter Jackson’s Skull Island and the version in the MonsterVerse franchise, deciding which is better suited to a theme park.

Universal Studios Escape: An Advertising Cautionary Tale

Such is the unique tragedy of Universal Studios Escape, a cautionary tale of bad branding and worse timing.

8 Most Magical Spells To Cast in the Wizarding World (and TWO You May Not Know About…)

Believe it or not, there are (at least) two totally secret spells in the Wizarding World, neither marked on the map or by a spell-casting medallion. Technically, your best bet for getting them right is to ask a resident of Diagon Alley for help. But here’s a hint…

5 Cheesy ‘90s Blockbusters Whose Action Sequences Would Have Made Awesome Rides at Universal Studios

A look at cheesy ‘90s movies and how their most thrilling action sequences would have made great movie-themed rides at Universal Studios. Godzilla 1998, Water World (touching briefly upon the Universal show), Independence Day (acknowledging this IP is now owned by Disney), Deep Blue Sea and Power Rangers The Movie 1995.

Physics and Roller Coasters: G-Force

Today we’ll be breaking down the distinctions between these three types of force: what they mean, how to recognize them, and which of your favorite rides may feature them.

Universal Orlando Is Sitting on FIVE Permanently-Closed Theaters! What Could They Become?

Today we've collected a list of FIVE completely empty venues at Universal Orlando, permanently closed (most before the pandemic) and just waiting for something new!

WHAT IF… Disney’s “Scariest Attraction Ever” Was Reborn… at Universal Orlando? Here’s Our Pitch...

Every day, themed entertainment designers ask themselves and each other the same question: "What if?" In the so-called "Blue Sky" phase of design, there's no limit; no capacity; no technology; no budget. The idea is to dream big and let reality hem in the project's scope later. In this new Theme

Growth is Universal: 6 Spots for the Resort's Next Big Thing

Though possible IPs are a complete guessing game and most attempts at speculation sound like throwing darts in a Blockbuster, it’s easier to narrow down exactly where the next big things might go.

Is Planet Coaster Better Than Roller Coaster Tycoon?

There’s a moment that comes in every Planet Coaster session, whether or not you see it coming.

Good Movie, Bad Ride: Weird Big Screen Attraction Adaptations at Disney & Universal Parks

Just because you pick a good, revered, classic, or award-winning movie, you’re not guaranteed a good, revered, classic, or award-winning ride will come out the other end

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