Tag: Universal Orlando

Florida’s COVID-19 outbreak may affect your Disney World or Universal Orlando visit

Florida’s COVID-19 outbreak may affect your Disney World or Universal Orlando visit

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A whole heck of a lot is going on in Florida this week, and sadly, it's not attraction-related. Widespread changes have arrived in the face of rising COVID-19 caseloads, both in terms of theme park employees and guests, and we've got everything you need to know: WHAT'S HAPPENING RIGHT NOW IN FLORIDA? It's Olympics season and with each passing day, it's looking more and more like ... Read More

Universal Orlando Insider Guide | Adrianne Wordsman

Universal Orlando Insider Guide | Adrianne Wordsman

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“Life can be so crazy and Universal is a place I can go that’s less stressful.” Adrianne Wordsman has been a Universal Orlando Annual Passholder since she was eight-years-old, so, yeah, she knows a thing or two about how to get the most out of your trip to Universal Orlando Resort. “People come to me all the time asking questions when they’re planning a trip. And ... Read More

10 Things You HAVE To Do at Universal’s Volcano Bay

10 Things You HAVE To Do at Universal’s Volcano Bay

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As you’re planning your vacation to Universal Orlando Resort, be sure to add in a day to spend at Universal’s water theme park, Volcano Bay. This lush, tropical oasis has four themed areas inspired by the Pacific Isles, each with a mixture of both relaxing and thrilling experiences. For those looking for adventure, the 200-foot-tall volcano, Krakatau, towers at the heart of the theme park with ... Read More

Tips for a Rainy Day at Universal Orlando Resort

Tips for a Rainy Day at Universal Orlando Resort

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Any Floridian will tell you it’s just good sense to prepare yourself for rain when planning a day at a theme park. We here in the Sunshine State are all too familiar with those afternoon showers that come along during the later spring and summer months. As someone who has spent plenty of afternoons refreshing my weather app and trying to figure out where I can ... Read More

First Time Tips for The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

First Time Tips for The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The imagery shown throughout this blog post does not represent current operational and safety guidelines at Universal Orlando Resort. Please refer to our safety guidelines here. You’re heading to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter! I remember the first time I knew I was going to be able to go to Hogwarts and try a Butterbeer just like Harry Potter. I was overflowing with excitement, ... Read More

‘A Day in the Park with Barney’ goes extinct at Universal Orlando

‘A Day in the Park with Barney’ goes extinct at Universal Orlando

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ORLANDO, Fla – Universal Orlando is bidding farewell to everyone’s once favorite purple dinosaur, Barney.Universal officials responded to people on Twitter Wednesday explaining that “A Day in the Park with Barney” show had been permanently closed.The children’s show is located in Universal Studios’ Woody Woodpecker’s KidZone. The area is home to older attractions like the E.T. Adventure, Woody Woodpecker’s Nuthouse Coaster, Fievel’s Playland and Curious George ... Read More

U.S. Theme Parks To Debut New Razzle-Dazzle Attractions in 2021

U.S. Theme Parks To Debut New Razzle-Dazzle Attractions in 2021

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Thrilling roller coasters, creative fantasy lands, new dining options and a few new hotels are slated to debut at U.S. domestic theme parks in the coming year. From Universal Studios Orlando to SeaWorld San Diego, from Hersheypark to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Walt Disney World and many other popular theme parks, here's a sampling of what's ahead for 2021. EPCOT and Disney Springs Walt Disney World ... Read More

HHNForever Pumpkin Carving Stencils – Discover Universal

HHNForever Pumpkin Carving Stencils – Discover Universal

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I know for some of you, the month of October means one thing: Halloween Horror Nights.  Well, for wusses like me, the month means lots of things (most of them can be found here in my top reasons to spend fall at Universal Orlando Resort blog), and one of those is definitely pumpkin carving!  So, gather your crew, grab your carving-tools, and print out these Halloween ... Read More

How to Do Universal Orlando Resort with a Baby

How to Do Universal Orlando Resort with a Baby

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The availability of some offerings may be temporarily limited. Guests of all ages must wear face coverings, except for children under the age of three. Please check with guest services for current details. I grew up coming to Universal Orlando Resort and have incredible memories riding all the rides, experiencing my favorite fandoms, and eating tons of yummy food. For years, it was just me coming ... Read More

Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights open; Disneyland reopening news

Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights open; Disneyland reopening news

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Hello and welcome to this week's Theme Park News. We've got holiday updates, opening dates, new merchandise, and must-see happenings, so let's get right to it. HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS IS BACK FROM THE DEAD (SORTA) After concerns about the coronavirus pandemic that's still sweeping the nation (Florida especially) prompted Universal Studios Florida to cancel the 30th annual Halloween Horror Nights event, many horror lovers thought all would be lost for ... Read More