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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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Tree of Life
Monday, February 25, 2019 04:53

Chimpanzees and tigers and stinkbugs, oh my!

Monday, February 25, 2019 04:50

Florida existed long before Walt Disney World.

And if you can believe it, tourism even existed in Florida existed before Mickey set up shop in the formerly quiet wetlands of Orlando.

Sunday, February 24, 2019 06:37

At Disney theme parks, strangers can become dear friends over the matter of a few days. In fact, you may even unknowingly bond with a Russian spy over your shared love of Minnie Mouse. The communal nature of the parks promotes a familial atmosphere, the famed Disney Bubble. And certain cast members became a part of people’s lives. Here are some Disney cast members with whom you may feel a personal connection.

Little girl meeting Cinderella
Saturday, February 23, 2019 04:01

Are you one of these?

Image - Flickr, ajithdauk
Friday, February 22, 2019 06:21

There is a kind of social contract you enter into when you visit Walt Disney World — a set of unwritten rules one should follow to ensure that everyone has an awesome vacation. These unwritten rules are different — no one will get you into “trouble” for breaking them, but they are, indeed, frowned upon.

Thursday, February 21, 2019 05:36

Do you love to wait in line? If so, you've come to the right place.

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019 06:47

Disney’s attractions can often be just as funny as they are inspiring. Whether it’s a visual gag, a witty quip, or a perfectly timed one-liner, there are plenty of jokes you’ll find yourself laughing at during a Disney vacation.

Monday, February 18, 2019 02:29

Let’s take a look at the evolution of Pirates of the Caribbean through the years.

Sunday, February 17, 2019 04:35

Have you settled down with a Disney Parks fan? If so, be sure to share and tell the world that it's worth it... right?

Cinderella Castle
Saturday, February 16, 2019 01:51

You don’t need to splurge on a VIP tour to experience the parks like one.

Mickey and Minnie on parade float in front of castle
Saturday, February 16, 2019 01:34

What if you could visit Walt Disney World any time you wanted? For many Disneyphiles, this scenario would be a dream come true, though it probably feels like a dream that could never come to pass.

Image - Flickr, Jeff Kern
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 05:27

Whether we admit it or not, there are often individual scenes within these attractions that stand out above and beyond the rest of the experience. When you think of your favorite ride, there’s likely one moment you immediately picture — one tableau that appears in your mind.

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