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Universal Studios Florida Features and Articles

Theme Park Tourist's range of in-depth articles covering rides, attractions and restaurants at Universal Studios Florida 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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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...!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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, 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.

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.

Wednesday, December 26, 2018 05:44

DECLASSIFIED DISASTER: Nickelodeon Studios at Universal Studios Florida: If you ever dreamed of winning a new Huffy sports bike on Double Dare; slaved over what your talent might be on Figure It Out; imagined piecing together the Silver Monkey on Legends of the Hidden Temple; or spent your after-school hours tuned into Slime Time Live daydreaming about being gakked, then you’ve come to the right place. Let’s tour Nickelodeon Studios at Universal Studios Florida.

Sunday, December 16, 2018 03:50

THEME PARK TOURIST'S IN-DEPTH COLLECTION LIBRARY: For years, Theme Park Tourist has been building collections of in-depth entries on some of the world's most well-known rides and attractions. The secret attraction histories Disney and Universal don't want you to know? They're here in our full (and ever-expanding) collections of detailed explorations, yours to explore: Lost Legends, Disaster Files, Modern Marvels, and Possibilitylands.

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