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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 4157 times since 27 July 2009.

Best and Worst Rides at Universal Studios

When time is tight it is sometimes worth knowing which rides are worth queuing up for and which are not. This can depend a lot on the ages of your party obviously. Some rides all ages will enjoy, some are only for older children and adults an...
Viewed 6236 times since 17 April 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 4599 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 3235 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 3207 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 3946 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 4737 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 5499 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 3402 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 6029 times since 1 September 2008.

TERMINATOR 3-D: Universal Studios

Terminator 2: 3-D ride is located in Universal Studios, Orlando Florida. The ride is based on the time between T2 and T3 films, where John Connor has to try and defeat Cyberdine Systems and stop the end of the World. The ride is a mix of 3-D ...
Viewed 4578 times since 1 September 2008.

The Incredible Hulk

This unmistakable green snaking shape can be seen for miles around Islands of Adventure. It is only when you enter Marvel Super Hero Island, to your left after you pass through Port of Entry the gateway to Islands of Adventure, that you realize its s...
Viewed 3862 times since 1 September 2008.

Flying Unicorn - IOA

As the Flying Unicorn, which is in the Lost Continent, is a little out of the way, be sure you look to your right just before crossing the bridge to enter Jurassic Park. It is located just pass Dueling Dragons. If you have a Universal Express...
Viewed 3810 times since 1 September 2008.

San Francisco - Universal

In the real world San Francisco and Amity are two separate areas located on opposite sides of USA. However in Universal Studios they are combined together in one large themed section, located between New York and World Expo. They are both on the Univ...
Viewed 3301 times since 1 September 2008.

Toon Lagoon - IOA

We usually combine a visit to Islands of Adventure with a visit to Universal Studios and we find we often split up with older children and adults going on the scarier rides whilst the younger ones do the kiddy things with their Grandparents. ...
Viewed 4389 times since 1 September 2008.

Twister - Universal Studios

This attraction is located on 57th Street, next to the BoneYard. There are no height restrictions for this show and although the show lasts approx 20 minutes the tornado scene takes only 3 minutes from beginning to end. If you are in ...
Viewed 4444 times since 1 September 2008.

THE LOST CONTINENT -ISLANDS OF ADVENTURE

When you enter the Lost Continent you will realise it is not a very " theme park" like area as you travel through the three mystical sections. The first section, when entering from Seuss Landing, is the Lost City, followed by Sindba...
Viewed 4044 times since 1 September 2008.

PRODUCTION CENTRAL -UNIVERSAL STUDIOS

Universal Orlando Resort started with the Universal Studios Florida Theme Park in June 1990, known by many back in those days as " the little park that couldn’ t. " It did not have a good opening or good press and spent many years reg...
Viewed 4006 times since 1 September 2008.

The Amazing Adventures of Spiderman at Universal Studios

The Amazing Adventure of Spiderman can be found in Marvel Super Hero Island at Universal’s Islands of Adventure. This 3-D ride is actually the first attraction in the history of theme parks to combine moving vehicles with specially filmed 3-D action....
Viewed 4336 times since 1 September 2008.

Universal City Walk

Universal City Walk is Universal’s answer to Downtown Disney and Disney’s Boardwalk. It too is set around a lake and has a mix of restaurants, clubs, cinema screens and shops. Unlike its Disney rivals though it’s not located in a separate are...
Viewed 4495 times since 1 September 2008.

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