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Universal Orlando Resort Features and Articles

Theme Park Tourist's range of in-depth articles covering rides, attractions and restaurants at Universal Orlando Resort are listed below. As well as previews and reviews of new rides, look out for "Top 10" lists and tips for saving time and money on your next visit.

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Monday, May 13, 2019 04:52

But just as good voice acting can define an attraction for decades, a bad voiceover can tear you right out of the immersive worlds Disney and Universal work so hard to build.

Wednesday, May 08, 2019 05:56

Here are the best eight theme parks in the Southeast.

Incredible Hulk Coaster - Riders in front row
Saturday, May 04, 2019 05:21

It’s every modern theme park visitor’s worst nightmare: facing an insane theme park line with no smartphone.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 02:41

The log flume is a staple at every self-respecting theme park on the planet. It’s a cheap ride to construct and maintain, and so everybody has one. Which ones are the best, though?

Monday, April 08, 2019 05:03

While many Disney and Universal queues are themed, significantly fewer can truly be said to be interactive – that is, to offer things for guests to actually do

Friday, April 05, 2019 05:11

Who's the best?

Friday, March 22, 2019 04:04

It may seem odd that Disney would go through the time and expense of having these characters in lines... But that's exactly where they're needed most!

Friday, March 15, 2019 05:15

After the sun sets, Disney and Universal's Parks truly come alive.

Saturday, March 09, 2019 05:14

One of the strangest feuds on the internet is the battle between Universal and Disney loyalists. Based on scale, it’s a lot like fans of the Hartford Yard Goats hating the New York Yankees, but the Goats have shown a lot of promise in recent years. They hired a wizard back in 2010 and have risen fast after that. Think of them as a team full of top prospects with plenty of potential.

Thursday, February 28, 2019 04:56

Here are several things Universal should learn from Disney.

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019 05:17

These hotels offer a kind of parallel dimension to Disney that can feel like as much of an escape but in a vastly different way. And, after enjoying some of these resorts myself, I can say that it is now time to consider staying at Universal instead of Walt Disney World.

Image - Flickr, RollerCoasterPhilosophy
Friday, January 25, 2019 06:12

When thinking about what’s next for Universal, we must also ask ourselves what might go away to make room for the big changes? What follows is an attempt to answer that question.

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