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Walt Disney World Features and Articles

Theme Park Tourist's range of in-depth articles covering rides, attractions and restaurants at Walt Disney World 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, December 16, 2019 03:50

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.

Sunday, July 22, 2018 06:42

Let’s go behind the ride to learn about Rivers of Light, Disney’s triumphant show at Animal Kingdom.

Saturday, July 21, 2018 06:38

Now, let’s take a look at the other resorts in the Moderate and Deluxe tiers to identify the best of the rest. The rules are still the same. We’re evaluating these gorgeous properties based on how well they match their underlying concept. Here are the other seven best themed resorts at Walt Disney World.

Saturday, July 21, 2018 06:28

When did Disney's connection to Pixar first begin? Longer ago than you might imagine... How many Pixar-themed attractions have Disney Parks hosted? More than you might think... How far will Pixar permeate into Disney Parks? Think, "to infinity and beyond..."

Friday, July 20, 2018 05:50

Halloween comes to the Magic Kingdom on August 17th...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 06:47

Here are my picks for the Most Magical Things at Walt Disney World.

Image - Flickr, marada
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 05:51

Disney has long been an innovator in the technology space, creating things like FastPass, MagicBands, the monorail, and even audio-animatronics all to enhance the guest experience. But, even as they’ve demonstrated their ability to innovate time and time again, there are still some prevailing tech trends that they’ve somehow ignored or underplayed.

Dad and daughter eating Mickey Ice Cream
Monday, July 16, 2018 06:56

Want to avoid some disappointment? Here are seven dishes we felt weren’t worth the dollars spent, as well as some much better alternatives.

Sunday, July 15, 2018 05:53

Our Modern Marvels series gains a new tropical tale: the story of a genuine Walt Disney original and fan-favorite for more than five decades, the venerated and beloved Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room.

Kids exploring Pandora at night
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 06:13

A child’s first Walt Disney World vacation is an experience they’ll never forget. It’s also a fun opportunity to shamelessly impress them by pointing out some of Disney’s coolest secrets.

Monday, July 09, 2018 05:39

Here are the best eight roller coasters at Disney’s American theme parks.

Image - Flickr, princessashley
Saturday, July 07, 2018 04:06

Recently, a viral video on Twitter shocked the world when it showed robot stunt performers pulling off death-defying feats of acrobatic amazement. Perhaps even more shocking to some was the fact that the Walt Disney Company was the technological brainpower behind those stunning innovations.

But if you’ve been paying close attention, that revelation likely didn’t shock you at all.

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