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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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Thursday, July 04, 2019 07:28

POSSIBILITYLAND: Disney's America Theme Park: Seeing Civil War re-enactments, learning 1800s farming techniques, setting sail for Ellis Island... Even if history has always played a part in the story of Disney Parks, there's never been anything quite like Disney's America. Disney's first-ever regional theme park would've been a living history experience set near the real battlefields of Virginia... It never opened. This is why...

Wednesday, July 03, 2019 06:33

Here are a few fun facts about Marvel Super Hero Island.

Galaxy's Edge
Wednesday, July 03, 2019 06:26

Headed for Disney’s most popular land? Here are a few hacks for getting through Galaxy’s Edge on your own…

Concept art for Ghibli Park
Tuesday, July 02, 2019 07:37

Hop aboard the Catbus? Yes, please!

Wooden Wheel chandelier at Three Broomsticks
Monday, July 01, 2019 07:13

There is one area where it feels like Universal still just doesn’t match up to Walt Disney World.

BATMAN: The Ride
Saturday, June 29, 2019 05:36

You don’t have to visit a galaxy far, far away to get your thrill on this summer.

Saturday, June 29, 2019 05:19

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

Friday, June 28, 2019 08:11

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.

Mickey and family in front of castle
Thursday, June 27, 2019 06:57

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

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 06:16

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.

Image: Flickr, iainstars
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 05:57

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.

Monday, June 24, 2019 05:51

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.

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