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Introducing the 'Four Hour' theme park tour plans

April 14, 2008, 9:59 PM · Following my Disneyland trip report from the weekend, I am today introducing a new feature on Theme Park Insider: the four-hour tour plans for top theme parks.

How good a deal is your vacation if no one enjoys it? Starting tomorrow, and for the next 10 days, I'll be posting on the Theme Park Insider home page a new tour plan for a different park. These plans will include instructions on how to see each park's top attractions, before lunch and with minimal wait time for each.

Now, these tips might not be new to veteran TPI readers. But this provides an easy way for new readers and trip-planning rookies to cut through all the conflicting advice from various guidebooks and websites, so that they can relax and actually enjoy their vacations.

I hope that long-time TPI readers, and other park experts will add their favorite tips in the comments section for each plan. (I might also revise the plans themselves based on the comments each receives, as well as if attraction line-ups change.)

Here is the publication schedule:

As for other parks, I'd love to hear from TPI readers who live near parks such as Cedar Point, Busch Gardens Europe and would like to submit their "four-hour plans" for those parks. Just e-mail me, using the link on the bottom of the page.

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April 14, 2008 at 10:20 PM · To clarify, let's consider the first 24 hours each plan is posted on the home page as its "soft opening," where I'm making edits to the plan, based on reader feedback. Then we'll declare the plan set, and change it only when a new attraction opens or an included one closes.

So I will need reader help with these! TIA.

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