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US Theme Parks Features and Articles

Theme Park Tourist's range of in-depth articles covering rides, attractions and restaurants at US Theme Parks are listed below. 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 visit.

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Monday, January 21, 2019 05:49

Who Framed Roger Rabbit was the tenth largest box office hit of the 1980s but has since largely vanished from Disney parks save for one significant exception. Let’s go behind the ride to learn about Roger Rabbit’s Car Toon Spin.

Sunday, January 20, 2019 05:52

Believe it or not, there was a time when Tomorrowland existed without Space Mountain as its anchor; a time when Disney's designers were hard at work figuring out what, where, and how an interstellar race through space should exist...

Saturday, January 19, 2019 05:18

Here are a few controversial opinions from a Disney lover.

Mary Blair
Saturday, January 19, 2019 03:23
Without these pioneers of engineering and design, today’s theme parks might look very different.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 03:33

Is bigger better? We'll let you be the judge.

Image: Flickr, aloha75
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 06:03

Yes, we love Disney, but sometimes that love can get in the way of others’ enjoyment of the park. Sometimes, we love it so much that we do some things that really should be frowned upon.

Disneyland Annual Pass advertisement
Monday, January 14, 2019 06:12

With hefty price hikes and system-wide changes in the works, Disney’s 2019 passes may not be the penny-savers of years past.

Monday, January 14, 2019 06:10

Let’s examine a crucial Turning Point, the instances when Disney sneakily introduced paid FastPasses at their theme parks.

Sunday, January 13, 2019 05:58

Here’s how DVC just changed and why it’s terrible for members.

Family at Epcot Festival of the Arts
Friday, January 11, 2019 18:58

While advice on when to visit remains ever-changing, there is good news. There are still a number of times of year where one can visit Walt Disney World and find reasonably reduced crowds.

Friday, January 11, 2019 18:10

Take a look through our alphabetical dictionary below. Are there any of these terms you didn't know or hadn't heard? Which ones do you suspect would confuse your friends?

Image: Flickr, limebye
Tuesday, January 08, 2019 05:25

When imagining what the Walt Disney World of the future might look like, we must also ask ourselves this important question: Which attractions are likely to be the next ones to go?

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