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.

We Bet You Know ALL of These Iconic On-Ride Dialogue Lines by Heart...

Our challenge to you? Read each of these lines in your head… Chances are, the words will expand off the screen and come to life in your mind, fully formed with accents, tone, and tempo in tact!

16 'Easter Eggs' of Closed Classics Hidden in the Rides that Replaced Them

As long-time Disney and Universal fans know all too well, even the most beloved rides don't last forever. In fact, Imagineering afficianados may have already scoured our collection of Lost Legends – the definitive, full stories of forgotten fan favorites and closed classics from around the globe

If You Love Disney's World Showcase, You Have to Visit These Eight US Theme Park Restaurants

There’s no question that Disney is in something of a league of their own when it comes to theme park dining. The vast majority of theme park restaurants across the US fit a familiar mold offering safe classics likely to please families and picky eaters. Even at some of the top parks in the country

AVENGERS: CUSTODY WAR - How Disney & Universal Co-Parent Theme Park Heroes

How, exactly, can Disney still not win back the theme park rights to their own $22 billion box office behemoth from their biggest competitors?

Can You Believe These 9 "Replacement" Rides Have OUTLIVED The Lost Legends They Replaced?

For almost as long as designers have been adding things to Disney Parks, they’ve been taking things away! In the name of progress, expansion, modernization, trends, or funding, sometimes beloved attractions are simply lost to time. As readers of our Lost Legends know, even Walt Disney World’s

These 9 Lands Don't Just Recreate Worlds Seen on Screen, They EXPAND Them...

Some of the most spectacular theme parks lands on Earth today take the essence of source materials and expand them with “original worlds” born of the minds of designers!

8 Universal Attractions and Places that are Every Bit as Classic as Anything at Disney

Universal Studios Florida opened in 1990. It turns 30 in 2020. It’s time we start looking at some of that park’s attractions with the same reverence afforded to Disney’s classics. Here are eight attractions and areas at the Universal Orlando resort that should be considered classics, just like Disney’s best.

BLOCKBUSTER: THE RIDE – The Cinematic Story of Disney’s “Ride the Movies” Era

Will we ever again see an "original" anchor attraction at Disney or Universal parks? Or is the future filled with E-Tickets backed by billion-dollar box office hits and popular intellectual properties alone?

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.

7 Reasons Why You Should Give Universal's Volcano Bay Another Look

Universal Resort Orlando arrived long after World Disney World and has often stood in the shadow of the world’s most popular theme park. In recent years, Universal has stood up for itself by challenging its more storied opponent. Universal’s innovations have garnered acclaim, particularly at the new

“...Then Something Goes Horribly Wrong”: 13 "Unlucky" Ride Plot Twists We Love

We’ve collected some of our favorite “something goes horribly wrong” moments to see just how much fun this simple set-up can be when it’s done right.

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