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 Evolution of 3D Rides at Universal Studios Hollywood

The incorporation of 3D rides have both revolutionized and challenged the theme park world. Let's delve into the history of some of the most iconic 3D rides at Universal Studios Hollywood and explore their impact...

The Nostalgic Charm of Disneyland's Main Street, U.S.A.

With its meticulously designed architecture, charming shops, and a unique atmosphere, Main Street, U.S.A., weaves a magical tapestry that transcends time...

Laff in the Dark - America's Historic Dark Rides

Long before the high tech and immersive dark rides of today we had something quite different. Here is the story of one of the earliest incarnations introduced in the United States — a funhouse-like dark ride known as Laff in the Dark...

Did Zamperla Bite Off More Than It Can Chew with Cedar Point's Double-Troubled Stratocoaster? Take Our Official Poll...

For Cedar Point, there could be no greater frustration than having their brand new, much-touted, new for 2024 ride standing-but-not-operating for weeks after its initial debut. A lot of people are to blame... but who do you think deserves the embarrassment?

Buzz Lightyear's Dark Ride is OUT in Tokyo. Do You Want Its "Wreck-It Ralph" Replacement to Come to the U.S.?

Is it time for Buzz Lightyear to blast off to make room for Ralph or should Disney drop their laser blasters altogether and try something new with Tomorrowland?

REVIEW: NEW Camp Snoopy Children's Area At Kings Island

This new area features a new family coaster and children's playground. Join us for our review of this newly opened land...

Which Disney Park Should You Visit Based On Your Favorite Taylor Swift Album? Here's Our Match-Up...

Swift's albums range from down-home teen country idol to domineering radio pop; from singer-songwriter laments to stadium-shaking EDM-infused anthems. Which Disney theme park best aligns to your favorite Taylor Swift album?

5 ESSENTIAL Considerations For Heading To Florida Theme Parks This Summer

Summer is nearly upon us. Let's check out some important tips for tackling the summer weather and crowds at any of Florida's popular theme parks...

Kong Is 2D... Pteranodon Flyers is Closed... Here's OUR Idea For Expanding Jurassic World at Universal Orlando

If you haven't heard, things have been a little rough in the southwestern corner of Universal Islands of Adventure...

The Turbulent Life of Disneyland's PeopleMover and the Rocket Rods

Here is the turbulent history of Disneyland's PeopleMover and the Rocket Rods...

Wizarding World Of Harry Potter: The History of Hogsmeade At Universal's Islands Of Adventure

As impressively immersive and grand as Hogsmeade has become today, the ideas that led to its creation did not happen overnight. A lot of careful and precise planning was needed to move forward with this ambitious project.

Historic Kennywood Park: Why This Park Although Understated Is Certainly Still Worth A Visit!

Along with the many iconic and widely recognized amusement and theme parks scattered throughout the nation, there are also a handful of historic parks that continue to endure the test of time against their competitors and Kennywood is certainly one to note...

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