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Ellie Igou


Bowling Green, Kentucky


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Ellie is a contributing feature writer for Theme Park Tourist who loves to tackle abandoned locations, ride history, and theme park mysteries in her articles. Although she lives out of state, she makes frequent trips to the Orlando parks and is particularly fond of the Universal Orlando Resort. Her favorite ride is VelociCoaster and her go-to snack at the resort is a Big Pink doughnut from Springfield!

Articles by Ellie Igou:

How can Universal Prevent the Extinction Of The Jurassic Park River Adventure?

Fans of Jurassic Park River Adventure have lamented its current state in the park and fear that Universal could pull the plug on the River Adventure once and for all. Can Universal prevent its extinction?

Could Ghostbusters Make An Appearance At Universal Parks In 2024?

The Ghostbusters have been generating a lot of talk over the past couple of months, and with the recent release of Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire, rumors of the Ghostbusters making a return to Universal parks for the Halloween Horror Nights 33 season are circulating...

Willy's Chocolate Experience: The Disastrous Event That Was The Furthest Possible From "Pure Imagination"

The disastrous Willy's Chocolate Experience will go down in history as one of the worst events imaginable!

"Yabba Dabba Doo!" This Unique Flintstones-Themed Park Has Stood The Test Of Time

A huge Fred Flintstone cutout stands near the interstate, welcoming guests to Raptor Ranch and, more specifically, the city of Bedrock...

Have You Heard These 4 Epic Universe Expansion Rumors?

Universal's Epic Universe isn't fully built yet and there are already rumors flying of potential expansion plans! Which idea would you most like to see happen?

Universal's New Facial Recognition System Is Surely A Winner, Do You Agree?

Will the new facial recognition process ultimately be a winner for Universal Orlando Resort? Let's explore...

Dark Park History: The Matterhorn Bobsleds And How Tragedy Has Led To A Faultless Safety History Since 1984

The Matterhorn Bobsleds at Disneyland have had a faultless safety record since changes were put into place after tragedy struck in 1984...

How This Once-Abandoned Lord of the Rings Film Set Became a Theme Park

Do you ever imagine visiting the set of The Lord Of The Rings? Well, you once could...

Universal's Epic Universe: New Updates In The Wizarding World

Here are the latest updates on the Wizarding World expansion set to open at Epic Universe!

This History of Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean Ride

For many visitors at Disney parks, it’s a nostalgic ride and a must-do for many families, but relatively few of those visitors know the long history of this beloved attraction...

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