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Motion Sickness? You Should Avoid These 9 Rides at Universal Orlando

Don’t let an unexpected bout of motion-sickness ruin your day at Universal Orlando, here are some of Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure’s worst culprits when it comes to making riders feel a little nauseous…

4 Areas in Which Universal Can Never TRULY Beat Disney Parks

Today, we’ve collected four areas in which Disney clearly wins out… and maybe, can't be beat at all, no matter how hard Universal tries...

DE-SPARKED: 3 Legendary Coasters That Lost Their Most Iconic Features Forever

Though these rides will forever be icons in the story of roller coasterdom and the minds of thrill ride enthusiasts, their tales always come with a caveat about the "thing" that went missing from each...

6 Characters Universal Orlando NEED to Bring to Meet & Greets

Now that meet & greets are back in full swing in the Universal Orlando parks, here are a few characters that we would love to see interacting with guests over in Universal Studios & Islands of Adventure…

SCRAPPED: Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure Attractions That Never Happened REDUX

Eight years ago Theme Park Tourist reported on SCRAPPED Universal Studios attractions. Let's revisit that list and see if any lost ideas have been revived...

Nervous About Trying VelociCoaster? Here's What You Should Know!

For coaster enthusiasts, VelociCoaster is an easy must-do, but if you're a nervous rider (like me), you may be seeking out some second opinions to help you decide if it's something you believe you can tackle. This article will compare the intensity of VelociCoaster with other coasters within the Universal Orlando Resort to help you make the best possible decision for your situation.

5 Tips for Tackling Theme Parks in a Post-Pandemic Era

Theme park visits have certainly changed over the past few years, here are our tips on how to handle a post-pandemic theme park visit...

5 Tips and Tricks for Early Park Admission at Universal Orlando Resort

Universal's Early Park Admission is both a blessing and a curse for vacationers looking to navigate it. Try these five tips to make it more enjoyable!

Top 5 Water Rides to Cool You Off at Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure

Here are the best 5 water rides to cool off with at Universal Orlando Resort (excluding Volcano Bay!)...

Universal Vs Spielberg: Debunking The Rumored E.T Adventure Clause of Steven Spielberg’s Creative Consultant Contract

For years it’s been rumored that Steven Spielberg’s contract as Creative Consultant has allowed him to block Universal Studios from ever closing E.T. Adventure, here’s why this is nothing more than wild speculation…

4 Reasons Why Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights is About More Than Just the Scares

Each year, horror fans descend upon Halloween Horror Nights for a fright-filled night of delights, but there is much more to this beloved event than just the scares…

5 Must Try Refreshing Snacks at the Universal Orlando Resort This Summer

From ice cream to tasty beverages, here are five refreshing treats you can enjoy this summer at the Universal Orlando Resort...

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