One of my favourite parks in the whole of Orlando is Universal Studios. Over the years the park has evolved and morphed into one of the Worlds finest theme parks for the whole family. Key to their success is their constant upgrade of the older rides ... Viewed 4805 times.
I sat down at my desk today and thought “ what is the best show or ride in Universal studios” at first writing such an articles seems easy but then I started to think what the best ride in universal studios is really
Jaws has to be one of th... Viewed 3974 times.
The Jaws ride must have been running for 20 years now at the Universal Studios Park in Orlando and rumours are that it will close its doors in 2012 for good to make way for a new attraction so visit this attraction soon if you get the chance. ... Viewed 5336 times.
Toon Lagoon is a great area within the islands of adventure which has a couple of really fantastic water rides such as Popeye and Blutos “Bilge Rat Barges” and Dudley Doo Rights ” Rip Saw Falls”
Popeye and Blutos Bilge Rat Barges is a absolu... Viewed 4230 times.
This ride comes with a warning “You may get wet” and let me say you probably will get wet a little but it’s perfect for a very hot day
Sometimes this ride gets very busy and the queues can be quite long for it so it’s best to time your visi... Viewed 3980 times.
As you wind your way around the Islands of Adventure at Universal Studios you will come across a hidden gem ( tucked away behind the talking tree that squirts water over everyone) is Poseidon’s Temple
This is a very impressive looking setting lo... Viewed 4610 times.
The Simpsons Ride is located at the far side of Universal Studios in Florida. The ride replaces the old Back to the future ride which was a massive favourite with the public, but lost some appeal due to the younger audience not having watched the old... Viewed 4934 times.
If you have seen the film ‘Jaws’, and in all honesty who hasn’t, you will want to take this ride if only to see how the film has been adapted into a theme park attraction.
Jaws is a five minute water ride, so if you don’t want to get wet ... Viewed 5967 times.
Islands of Adventure at Universal, Orlando is in my view the best park in Florida. It was built in 1999 right next door to Universal Studios to cater for the slightly older guests who like a little more thrill rides as well as keeping the younger one... Viewed 4285 times.
If you have younger children try to leave plenty of time to go around Kidzone at Universal Studios. If possible try to go to this part of the Park early in the day as it does get very busy and there is nothing worse than having to queue in the heat w... Viewed 4726 times.
As with the other parks we find it is always best to arrive as close to opening time as possible, this gives you the advantage on getting on the popular rides while the Parks are still relatively quiet.
You have a choice of how to plan th... Viewed 4350 times.
No visit to Universal Studios is complete for our family without going on the boat ride Jaws. No matter how many times we go on this ride although it is a little bit cheesy we always manage to scream a little as well as laugh a lot. I believe it orig... Viewed 5269 times.
Over the years, I have found that many of my guests do not realise that the Universal Halloween nights run through september and october (on selected nights)
Well they most certainly do and at the foot of this article I will list the dates... Viewed 3698 times.
The Simpson Ride at Universal
Many of us regular visitors at Florida will remember the old back to the future ride at Universal Studio’s ride, although an old ride it was one of the best rides there in my opinion
In line with m... Viewed 5225 times.
The Universal Orlando Resort offers visitors a very economical dining option called the Universal Meal Deal. You can purchase a wrist band at any point throughout the day at the participating restaurants as well as dining reservation booths and certa... Viewed 5784 times.
As a very dedicated but somewhat disillusioned Potterphile, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter had a lot to live up to in my mind.
When I think of Harry Potter, I remember what I fell in love with when I first began the series. Hogwarts an... Viewed 5944 times.
Islands of Adventure is the 2nd theme park in Florida owned by Universal. This park opened in 1999.
However, the concept for Islands of Adventure was in the planning even before Universal Studios opened.
Jay Stein wa... Viewed 6500 times.
The Universal Studios theme park opened its gates to the public in 1990 aftre 8 long years of meticulous planning.
Of course, there already was a Universal Studios theme park in Hollywood that had grown out of studio tours.
... Viewed 4455 times.
I have never read a Harry Potter book or seen a Harry Potter film; there I have said it! But I bet there are many of you out there who could say the same.
So when we visited Universal recently I wondered how much enjoyment I would get out... Viewed 4806 times.
As you move on you can see a ride which is called Flight of the Hippogriff, which used to been the Flying Unicorn. This has changed a lot as there is a new train – a hippogriff as its body and matching scenery. Queuing times vary around 10-15 minutes... Viewed 4608 times.
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