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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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Tuesday, September 18, 2018 06:15

We’ve seen innovations like Fastpass get copied by the regional competitors and turned into upcharge skip-the-line passes. So, if the things Disney and Universal invent trickle down to the regional amusement parks as time goes by, what are some of the trends we’d expect to see at our local thrill park in the near future?

Sunday, September 16, 2018 22:12

Today, we'll take a look at some of the animatronic figures you can find at Disney and Universal Parks without being on a ride...

Chicago's Navy Pier
Sunday, September 16, 2018 05:22

You may love theme parks, but how far are you willing to go to prove it?

Saturday, September 15, 2018 05:27

While Disney attractions prioritize theming above all else, Universal goes for the jugular with its rides

Family at Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge resort looking up into space
Saturday, September 15, 2018 05:10

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away…

Disney Castle
Thursday, September 13, 2018 06:35

Read on for 5 crazy cast member jobs.

Mount Prometheus at Tokyo DisneySea
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 05:42

Move over, Magic Kingdom.

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018 07:42

Some classic parks only have one roller coaster. Some operate only on a weekend basis. Some are as old as the idea of leisure itself. These small parks don’t have the glitz of Disney or the thrills of Six Flags. They are, instead, loved mostly for their vintage charm and relatively low cost.

Villains at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party
Sunday, September 09, 2018 07:30

Need a kid-friendly place to enjoy the spookiest holiday of the year? Look no further.

3 Girls eating at Epcot Food and Wine Fest
Saturday, September 08, 2018 06:02

Want to take the magic a step further? We found six ways you can pay the love forward at Walt Disney World and make someone else’s day magical.

Saturday, September 08, 2018 05:49

Even on your favorite rides, some malevolent forces are at play. Here are some of the darkest moments on Disney theme park attractions.

Friday, September 07, 2018 21:29

As one of you thrill seekers, I feel qualified to speak on ways that the Mouse House will surprise you. Here are several spectacular thrill rides at Disney theme parks.

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