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.

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.

Let's Talk About the Food at Universal Orlando Resort's Parks...

There is one area where it feels like Universal still just doesn’t match up to Walt Disney World.

5 Things Disney Still Does Better Than Universal

Because of their newfound commitment to taking on Disney, Universal has managed to outclass its local competition with bigger thrills, more technological innovation, and better value resorts. It really is harder to say no to a spending a day or two at Universal than it ever has been. That said, Disney is still king for a reason.

"That's Not Dory" and 8 Other BAD Voice Acting Moments at Disney and Universal Parks

But just as good voice acting can define an attraction for decades, a bad voiceover can tear you right out of the immersive worlds Disney and Universal work so hard to build.

So You Got Stuck in an Insane Theme Park Line With No Smartphone...

It’s every modern theme park visitor’s worst nightmare: facing an insane theme park line with no smartphone.

Play-While-You-Wait: 10 Must-See Interactive Theme Park Queues

While many Disney and Universal queues are themed, significantly fewer can truly be said to be interactive – that is, to offer things for guests to actually do

To See These 10 AMAZING Animatronics, You'll Have to Wait... Literally.

It may seem odd that Disney would go through the time and expense of having these characters in lines... But that's exactly where they're needed most!

5 attractions most likely to be up next on the Universal chopping block

When thinking about what’s next for Universal, we must also ask ourselves what might go away to make room for the big changes? What follows is an attempt to answer that question.

Nickelodeon Studios: Universal's Lost "Slime" Machine Back to '90s Nostalgia

DECLASSIFIED DISASTER: Nickelodeon Studios at Universal Studios Florida: If you ever dreamed of winning a new Huffy sports bike on Double Dare; slaved over what your talent might be on Figure It Out; imagined piecing together the Silver Monkey on Legends of the Hidden Temple; or spent your after-school hours tuned into Slime Time Live daydreaming about being gakked, then you’ve come to the right place. Let’s tour Nickelodeon Studios at Universal Studios Florida.

LEGEND LIBRARY: Inside the Best (and Worst) Theme Park Rides Ever Created

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.

From Big to GARGANTUAN, These are the Enormous Showbuildings You Never See

Which attractions do you think will fall into the five largest showbuildings on our list? Any guesses at number one?

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