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.

6 Things Theme Park Ride Operators Do Every Day (That YOU Won't See)

Learn what goes on behind the scenes of almost every theme park attraction, every single day.

10 "How'd They Do That?" Theme Park Special Effects That STILL Amaze Us

Learn the secrets behind some of the theme park industry's most astonishing special effects.

6 Classic Movies and TV Shows Filmed at Disney's Hollywood Studios and Universal Studios Florida

In the late 1980s, Universal Studios and The Walt Disney company each became fixated on the same rather strange idea - why not build a real, working movie studio in Central Florida? And why not make it into a theme park too?

5 Things You NEED to Know Before You Ride Harry Potter and the Escape From Gringotts

Check out these great details and make sure you don't miss a single highlight of the Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts experience.

The Top 8 Hidden Secrets at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley

Universal Studios Florida’s newest addition, Diagon Alley, is packed with references to the books and movies. Here are some of the very best to look out for!

All-Star Roundtable: 5 Reasons Why Universal's Diagon Alley is NOT a Flop

Some have suggested that Universal Orlando's Diagon Alley is not performing as well as expected. But is that really the case?

6 Groundbreaking Universal Orlando Attractions That Changed Theme Parks Forever

Universal Orlando came close to disaster when it first opened, but since then the park's attractions have had a huge influence on the theme park industry as a whole.

4 Reasons Why Universal and Disney are Poised to go to WAR in Orlando

The 1990s saw the launch of Universal Orlando and the biggest decade of expansion in Walt Disney World's history. We very well may be on the cusp of another era of incredible development -- and here's why.

5 Rides at Universal Orlando That EVEN Disney Fans Will Love

Disney fans can be very picky about which rides are truly excellent, but open-minded WDW buffs can definitely find things they'll love at Universal Orlando.

2 Unsung Attractions That Allow You to Experience the Future of Theme Parks NOW

Self-guided haunted houses? Self-determining attractions? Timed experiences? Zombie laser tag? Behold -- the future of themed entertainment.

7 Harry Potter Experiences That Universal Could Bring to its Next Wizarding World

Theme Park Tourist muses about what can still be added to The Wizarding Worlds of Harry Potter.

The 3 Magical Areas of Universal's Harry Potter Theme Park Masterpiece

It’s the grand opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley. To celebrate we have stunning photos of the land that I would call the best themed experience to date. It's difficult to explain the feeling you get when walking into Diagon Alley. The sights and sounds are greater than

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