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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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Smartphone with battery charging
Thursday, May 03, 2018 05:18

We’ve gathered together six of our favorite smartphone apps to hack your next theme park vacation.

Mickey and Friends
Saturday, March 24, 2018 05:06

Let’s get one thing out of the way—theme park crowds are a pain.

Saturday, March 10, 2018 05:29

Today, let’s take a look at the cost of admission at several theme parks to see which ones are the priciest.

Saturday, March 03, 2018 05:52

. The events that begin this chain of events are the nighttime spectaculars, the ones with fireworks and stories.

Captain Phasma and her Stormtrooper Batallion at Disney's Hollywood Studios
Saturday, February 03, 2018 04:18

Geek culture has changed the landscape of Walt Disney World forever. How exactly did this shift happen?

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 04:19

Increasingly, Universal’s formula is feeling a little stale... And we've got some suggestions. We’re determined to offer up four kinds of rides that we think are absolutely essential to Universal’s growth… ride genres Disney has, in many cases, mastered; attractions that elevate the experience to a new level. In so many places, Universal is so close. But growth comes from stepping into the unknown…

Sunday, October 22, 2017 05:45

LOST LEGENDS: T2 3-D – Battle Across Time: Yet another Universal classic has closed, and this was a BIG one. T2 3-D was one of the most expensive media attractions ever, reuniting blockbuster stars, Hollywood directors, and themed entertainment industry legends in one of the most larger-than-life, massively-scaled attraction experiences ever. From the 1980s to the 2020s, this time-traveling experience was unlike anything else.

Sunday, October 08, 2017 06:27

If you’re looking ahead to find the best time for a visit with your children, there are several factors to consider.

Saturday, September 30, 2017 05:18

LOST LEGENDS: Back to the Future – The Ride: When Universal first eyed the opportunity to bring a version of its famed Hollywood studio park to Florida in the mid-1980s, the idea of taking on Disney was simply too daunting... to become a contender in Disney's own back yard would take an out-of-this-world E-Ticket ahead of (and in this case, also behind) its time. Headed up by Spielberg himself, this closed classic is the reason Universal Orlando exists! This is the full story...

Dragon above Diagon Alley
Monday, September 25, 2017 05:08

There is no question that sends Florida theme park fans into a passionate debate faster than, “Which is better-- Walt Disney World or Universal Orlando Resort?”

Saturday, July 29, 2017 06:14

While you may think it might be a little awkward for Disney and Universal to essentially share custody of Marvel characters, this situation actually benefits both parties.

Jurassic Park
Saturday, July 29, 2017 04:58

As you’d probably expect, Universal Orlando is all about cinematic greats.

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