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 Best Theme Park Writing of the Week: September 28 - October 4

Check out this week’s awesome happenings on Google+! Even if Google's social network may not have the fan base or appeal of Facebook or Twitter, it's a great place to share and repost industry reviews, announcements, photos, and thoughts. Believe it or not, there's a lot of great stuff going on on

Tales from the Towers: Alton Towers Village, the holiday complex that never was

Back in 1989, Alton Towers drew up plans for an on-site hotel and chalet complex that would host some 1,200 guests. It was never built, but we can take a look at what might have been.

Editorial: Arrow Dynamics: The re-inventors of the roller coaster

Theme Park Tourist takes a trip down coaster memory lane taking a look back at how Arrow Dynamics changed the industry as we know it. Modern day roller coasters claim to have it all. They go taller, faster and more loopier than ever thought possible. Now, coaster-craving fans living in the 21st

The Top 5 Rides and Attractions at Universal Studios Hollywood

A guide to the top 5 rides and attractions at Universal Studios Hollywood, as rated by Theme Park Tourist readers.

The Best Rides and Attractions at Thorpe Park

A guide to the very best rides and attractions that Thorpe Park has to offer.

Weekly Orlando Theme Parks Rumor and Refurbs Update (September 28, 2013)

This is the weekly rumor and refurbishment update for Orlando-area theme parks for the week of September 22, 2013. Walt Disney World Attractions: The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train completed its first drop test this past week. Last week Disney announced that the attraction was doing “push/pull” testing and

Review: Halloween Horror Nights 2013 at Universal Orlando

It’s mid-September in Central Florida and Halloween is upon us again. Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights is in full swing with eight houses and two stage shows ready to terrify and delight brave visitors. Read on for our thoughts on this year's event... Halloween Horror Nights 23 The entrance to

The Top Theme Parks on Australia’s Gold Coast

A guide to the thrilling theme parks and attractions on offer on Australia's Gold Coast.

How to Save Time at Thorpe Park

A selection of essential tips for saving time on your next trip to Thorpe Park.

Insider Review: Dinosaur at Disney's Animal Kingdom

Dinosaur, in Disney's Animal Kingdom, is a thrilling ride that takes you back in time to the age of the dinosaurs. Here's an insider review from a former Disney Cast Member! When Disney’s Animal Kingdom first opened in 1998, the idea behind the park’s design was to create three distinct areas:

Weekly Orlando Theme Parks Rumor and Refurbs Update (September 21, 2013)

This is the weekly rumor and refurbishment update for Orlando-area theme parks for the week of September 15, 2013. Walt Disney World Attractions: Princess Fairytale Hall has officially opened on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 and is drawing large crowds. Wait times have been averaging around 60

The Best Rides and Attractions at Walt Disney Studios, Paris

A guide to the essential, not-to-be-missed rides and attractions at Walt Disney Studios, Paris.

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