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.

8 Best Theme Parks in the Midwest

Many of the best parks in the country are far away from the coasts.

DIRTY DISNEY: 6 Rides That Look WORSE After Refurbishments!

In fact, peeling away the characters and attractions completely, there's something exceptionally simple about what makes Disney's theme parks different: their commitment to cleanliness, order, and beauty.

10 Misconceptions People Get Totally Wrong About the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World

No discussion of misconceptions at Walt Disney World would be complete without an examination of the park that started it all.

The REAL History of 6 Hollywood Icons Brought to Life in Disney Parks

Today, we're going to investigate the real histories of six iconic structures at Disney Parks that sprung not from the minds of Imagineers, but from real landmarks of Tinseltown.

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.

CURSED: The Inside Story of Thirteen – The Biggest Coaster Let-Down EVER

DECLASSIFIED DISASTER: TH13TEEN: Would you be in line to tackle the world’s first “psychoaster?” And if so, how might you feel if your multi-hour wait leads to a ride about as extreme as Big Thunder Mountain? That's the reality faced by hoardes of thrillseekers who followed the viral marketing campaign around Thirteen – a ride promised to be so intense, it was said that riders would be limited to one ride per day... Spoiler: it wasn't.

The 7 Best Rides in Florida that aren’t at Disney or Universal

Florida is the tourist capital of America, and there are dozens of rides and things to see that have absolutely nothing to do with the two theme park titans. In fact, some of them are so amazing, they deserve a special trip of their own.

The 7 Biggest Disney Franchises at Theme Parks

Which franchises are the most important in Disney theme park history? Read on to find out.

8 Luxurious Hotels Worth Spending Your Money On (That Aren't Owned by Disney!)

I know, it might feel silly to spend a lot of money on your lodging without either the benefits of an on-property stay or the “Disney Bubble” feeling we all love so much. But, often, you can find something truly extraordinary in the Orlando area for a cost that is more in line with Disney’s moderate options.

The 8 Most Overrated Rides in Orlando

As someone who has ridden everything in Orlando, I have loved many attractions over the year. I've also felt disappointed by a few others. Here are the eight most overrated rides in Orlando.

Are Disney Parks FULL? Where We Think Each Park is Growing Next...

Below, we've taken a look at the six Disney Parks in the U.S. from above to highlight their opportunities for expansion.

Bob Chapek Wants the Disney Parks to Have a ‘Franchise Orientation.’ That’s Not a Bad Thing.

Here’s what Chapek’s comments mean for the future of the Disney Parks—and why his refusal to copy Walt’s model might be good for the company.

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