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Toon Lagoon at Universal studios

Toon Lagoon! Well this is an area dominated by water rides I think that there is a clue in the name, another clue would be the signs that are dotted around the area saying ' You WILL get Wet! ! ' When you venture into the Toon Lagoon area you...
Viewed 2713 times since 24 December 2009.

DRAGON CHALLENGE - UNIVERSAL ISLANDS OF ADVENTURE

There are many good rollercoaster’s in Orlando, some being up there with the World’s best. Dragon Challenge at Universal Studios Islands of Adventure is well renowned as being one of the best in Florida and in the US. The ride is situated in the back...
Viewed 3533 times since 23 December 2009.

Visit Universal for Half a Day

If you have visited Universal Studios before you will know that visitors to both Universal Orlando theme Parks park in the same parking garage, then walk through CityWalk on their way into the Parks. You need to leave at least half an hour (an hour i...
Viewed 2743 times since 22 December 2009.

Eating on a Budget – Hollywood Studios

I suppose planning your meal stops when visiting a theme park is hardly high on the agenda but, for families with children or those on a budget, it is worth considering what options are available. Disney’s Hollywood Studios is well represente...
Viewed 3133 times since 15 December 2009.

Enjoy a Morning at Hollywood Studios

If you get up early enough it is possible to enjoy a morning at Hollywood Studios concluding with lunch at the Hollywood Brown Derby. However we always make reservations for lunch prior to our visit to the Studios as this is a popular restaurant. Viewed 2772 times since 8 November 2009.

Islands of Adventure Information

For those that have not been to Islands of Adventure before I hope you will find this information useful. I feel you need a full day here because there is so much to see and do that you will be occupied non stop from park open to park close. ...
Viewed 3100 times since 22 October 2009.

Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit

On our last visit to Orlando in Sep of 2009 we were looking keeping our eyes peeled for the start of the new ride to hit Orlando’s Universal Studios, Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit. This new ride can be seen from the entrance to Orlando (right behind the ...
Viewed 2864 times since 24 September 2009.

Sneak Preview - The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Rides and Attractions

Just past Hogsmeade Village sits the Dragon Challenge, a ride based around the first task of the Tri Wizard Challenge. You must make your choice to challenge either the Chinese Fireball or the Hungarian Horntail dragon. Only the bravest, or most fool...
Viewed 3223 times since 22 September 2009.

Sneak Preview - The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade Shops and Restaurants

As you enter the Wizarding World of Harry Potter through the iconic archway, the first thing you will see (on your right) will be Hogsmeade Station. The distinctive red steam locomotive (bellowing out steam) whistles to announce your entry into this ...
Viewed 3904 times since 22 September 2009.

Universal Studios Revisited

Many years ago, before we started our family, my husband and I enjoyed a visit to Universal Studios. We had a great day enjoying attractions such as Back to the Future, King Kong and Jaws. Though we have been to the Orlando area several times since t...
Viewed 2289 times since 20 August 2009.

Universal Studios for Little Kids

Whilst Disney is brilliant for little kids Universal Studios tends to cater more to the older kids and teens, however if you are taking younger ones to Universal Studios don’t despair there is still plenty to keep them amused you just need to do a li...
Viewed 3802 times since 27 July 2009.

Islands of Adventure for little kids

Whilst Disney is brilliant for little kids Islands of Adventure tends to cater more to the older kids and teens, however if you are taking younger ones to Islands of Adventure don’t despair - there is still plenty to keep them amused. You just need t...
Viewed 3386 times since 27 July 2009.

Jurassic Park IOA

It was not until I visited Islands of Adventure with my brother and niece that I really appreciated this park. This was in early December and the parks were quite due to most people rushing around getting ready for Christmas. On my previous visits th...
Viewed 3956 times since 9 April 2009.

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal

There has been much anticipation and speculation about the forthcoming ‘Wizarding World of Harry Potter’ which is due to open at Universal in the not too distant future, and it will be the first themed environment based on JK Rowlings’ most popular b...
Viewed 2689 times since 4 January 2009.

Mummys Revenge

We had not been on this ride before but now my niece had reached 10 she was beginning to become a little more daring with her choice of rides. The park was due to close in half an hour and the wait was only 10mins (the wait time for this ride didn’t ...
Viewed 2614 times since 3 January 2009.

All about Universal’s Islands of Adventure Florida

Universal’s Islands of Adventure opened in May 1999 as part of a large expansion to the existing Studios. This was part of a large plan to turn the whole facility into a resort complex with hotels, restaurants and shops. The theme of the park is port...
Viewed 3196 times since 1 January 2009.

All about Universal Studios Florida

Universal Studios in Florida started life in June 1990 inspired by its fellow location in California, namely Universal Studios Hollywood. From the very beginning it was decided that the facility take on the role of both theme park and studio ‘all in ...
Viewed 4002 times since 1 January 2009.

New Roller Coaster at Universal Studios

A visit to Universal Studios or Islands of Adventure in Orlando is always an exciting prospect as these parks have some of the wildest roller coasters to be found in Florida. My children love to experience ' The Hulk' and ' Duelling Dragons' , but so...
Viewed 4728 times since 31 December 2008.

Stormforce Islands of Adventure

Many of the rides at Marvel Super Hero Island are a little scary for younger children however you will find that Storm Force Accelatron is the most kid-friendly attraction on this island. Storm Force Accelatron is located between The Incredib...
Viewed 2771 times since 1 September 2008.

Universal Studios - City Walk

Universal City Walk is located at the entrance to Universal and Universal Island of Adventure. The area is made up of many restaurants, shops, clubs and a large cinema complex. To access Universal City walk is free apart from the car parking ...
Viewed 5279 times since 1 September 2008.

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