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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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Shrek meet-and-greet at Universal
Thursday, August 29, 2019 05:09
What kind of universe should Universal plan to expand for its brand-new park?
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 05:33

walkthroughs remain across Disney and Universal parks, from sweet asides to special effects spectaculars. Here are some of our favorites...

Saturday, August 17, 2019 06:46

We’ve reached a turning point where Universal is refusing to live in Disney’s shadow any longer. Let’s examine how we reached this point and what happens next.

Thursday, August 15, 2019 06:52

Take a read through our absolutely unforgettable theme park scents (good and bad!) and just imagine... it's almost like you can smell them right here, right now...!

Tuesday, August 06, 2019 08:23

Universal, Disney, or Both? Where do you stand in the biggest theme park debate?

Saturday, August 03, 2019 05:54

And you're about to see why. Here are the top nine rides at Islands of Adventure.

Thursday, August 01, 2019 00:33

Believe it or not, half a billion people – that's 7% of the planet! – visited a major theme park in 2018.

Monday, July 29, 2019 05:20

Over the next few weeks, we’re going to pull back the curtains, revealing a bit more about the staff here.

Saturday, July 13, 2019 06:42

From cartoon carousels to intergalactic adventures; trippy dark rides to adrenaline-packing thrills, 2019 was another banner year for theme parks across the United States. SeaWorld Parks continue their upswing, Cedar Fair parks continue to break coaster records and try their hands at theming, too, and the war wages on between Disney and Universal... the uncontested winner in this year's battle for tourism dollars? You and I.

Wednesday, July 03, 2019 06:33

Here are a few fun facts about Marvel Super Hero Island.

Wooden Wheel chandelier at Three Broomsticks
Monday, July 01, 2019 07:13

There is one area where it feels like Universal still just doesn’t match up to Walt Disney World.

Image: Flickr, iainstars
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 05:57

Because of their newfound commitment to taking on Disney, Universal has managed to outclass its local competition with bigger thrills, more technological innovation, and better value resorts. It really is harder to say no to a spending a day or two at Universal than it ever has been. That said, Disney is still king for a reason.

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