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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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Monday, August 20, 2018 04:48

We are at a crossroads for Universal, and the company must decide if it truly wants to take on Disney or if it is happy being a distant but very proud second place. If they are as ambitious as they claim to be, here are five reasons why they should wind up to take another swing at the Mousy King.

Sunday, August 19, 2018 06:55

The untold story behind Big Thunder Mountain...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 06:03

Let’s learn about the history of the E ticket Attraction.

Saturday, August 18, 2018 05:47

There’s only one kind of attraction that can take guests somewhere without really going anywhere at all: simulators.

Guests at The Flying Fish
Friday, August 17, 2018 07:11

We found 7 alternatives to Disney’s toughest reservations, including one attraction do-this, not-that for good measure!

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Monday, August 13, 2018 03:40

Some attractions are fairly obvious as to why they’re fun to ride. But others are a bit harder to explain. Other attractions have a kind of fun that is not quite as obvious at first glance.

Vegan candy at Honeydukes
Monday, August 13, 2018 03:34

You don’t have to pack your own lunch to enjoy delicious vegan fare at Universal Studios.

Sunday, August 12, 2018 05:27

EDITORIAL: Since 1999, Disney's FastPass service has truly redefined a day at the parks for a generation of Disney fans. The problem is that the ways it's changed your favorite park aren't always for the better. In this special editorial, we'll dissect the seven reasons FastPass isn't all it's cracked up to be. When FastPass advertises itself with the question, "Why wait in line?" Well... there may be a few reasons to do just that...

Saturday, August 11, 2018 04:35

Here are a few magical facts about the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

Thursday, August 09, 2018 21:51

Here are my choices for the 11 most beautiful Disney attractions.

Tiana hugging very happy little girl
Tuesday, August 07, 2018 06:25

The possibilities are seriously endless in a place as versatile as Walt Disney World, but we gathered four of our favorite ideas for you to theme your vacation to the next level.

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Monday, August 06, 2018 05:32

If you’re an art lover, there’s plenty of traditional works to look at and enjoy. Let’s take a look at a few of these.

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