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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.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 04:41

Disney is a business that a lot of us feel a deep, emotional connection to. We’ve enjoyed their movies and have childhood memories that are strongly linked to Disney’s characters and stories. But, while Disney is a business we love, it’s still a business. And Disney, like other businesses, thrives because it’s able to extract money from your wallet.

Saturday, October 06, 2018 05:23

Here are my choices for the best character meals at Walt Disney World.

Saturday, October 06, 2018 05:14

Where is the best place to load your shopping cart with the best stuff? Here are eight of the best stores at Walt Disney World.

Mickey and the gang in Hawaiian shirts
Thursday, October 04, 2018 07:11

What if there was a way to predict what elements someone might like about Walt Disney World?

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Thursday, October 04, 2018 07:05

In this golden age of roller coasters, we also have seen a golden age of ride manufacturers. And so, here’s a quick breakdown of who some of the best roller coaster companies are at the moment, and what makes them unique.

Disneyland Name Tag
Tuesday, October 02, 2018 06:37

Read on to discover 5 unique ways you can show appreciation to your favorite Cast Members outside of the traditional Cast Member compliment.

Candy Palace treats
Sunday, September 30, 2018 06:12

Are pumpkin spice beignets and hand-pulled candy canes really all they’re cracked up to be?

Saturday, September 29, 2018 06:57

Here’s the best place to eat at the eight most popular non-Disney theme parks in North America!

Saturday, September 29, 2018 06:33

Here are some of the hidden costs of a Disney vacation plus some tips for avoiding them and thereby stretching your vacation budget.

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Thursday, September 27, 2018 06:57

Nowadays, amusement parks are building roller coasters just as fast and often as ever, but many of those records for height and speed have stood much longer than at other periods of roller coaster history. And yet, you’d be hard pressed to find a coaster fan who’d say we aren’t living in the golden age of roller coasters. Why is that?

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 03:34

EDITORIAL: Back when Disneyland opened, it represented a revolutionary new way to entertain guests. Among Walt's edicts: his park wouldn't sell peanuts, gum, cotton candy, or ice cream bars; it would charge an entry fee; it would be built by filmmakers, not carnies... And – according to some, most important of all – it wouldn't serve alcohol. That's about to change. Will it destroy Disneyland...?

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 05:47

Let’s go Behind the Ride to learn what makes Slinky Dog Dash tick.


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