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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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Friday, September 16, 2016 04:36

They’re trying to trick you into missing out on some of the tastiest bites in Orlando. Here are six of the best restaurants at Universal Orlando.

Thursday, September 08, 2016 04:13

Hello, dear Muggles. It is I, Professor Minerva McGonagall, here to teach you about an important subject: Muggle rides at Universal Studios.

Image - Flickr, joeshlabotnik
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 04:53
Disney has the backing of a multi-billion dollar corporation, while Universal has changed hands among a handful of corporations since its launch. How could this ragtag park ever hope to compete with the big bad mouse?
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 03:10

In 2010, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter arrived in Orlando, Florida. The theme park that hosted it, Islands of Adventure at Universal Orlando Resort, claimed a paltry 4.3 million visitors in 2009. In 2015, that total had almost doubled to 8.8 million. All the credit goes to the Harry Potter license, which is why Universal execs doubled down on the premise in the years that followed, adding a second Potter themed land to Universal Orlando Resort, this one located at Universal Studios Florida.

Manta at SeaWorld Orlando
Monday, May 16, 2016 13:43

Theme Park Tourist's guide to the 50 most popular theme parks in the world. How many of the globe's best parks have you visited?

Seven Dwarfs Mine Train
Thursday, April 21, 2016 01:41

These attractions could use your votes!

Saturday, April 02, 2016 00:21

Here are YOUR favorite attractions from a wide variety of other theme parks around the globe!

Disney-MGM Studios Opening Day
Tuesday, March 01, 2016 06:14

The idea of a theme park based on a studio concept sounded good at first...

Diagon Alley
Friday, December 18, 2015 06:15

Universal has already created two lands, Hogsmede and Diagon Alley, based on the locations found in the series, both of which brought in millions of dollars and fans from across the globe. Naturally, it makes sense that they would at least consider building a third Wizarding World

Image - scmikeburton, Flickr
Monday, October 19, 2015 00:11

Universal has reached a point where it has to make a decision of what it wants to be: A Disneyland-style park that puts immersion and freshness ahead of variety and volume, or a Walt Disney World-style resort that caters to every vacation whim and encourages week-long stays. Every indication is that Universal desperately wants its Orlando resort to be the latter, which can mean only one thing: It’s time to build a third theme park.

Jack's back with The Carnage Returns
Thursday, September 24, 2015 06:30

Does Halloween Horror Nights 25 deliver?

Universal Studios Florida poster
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 10:49

This is what really happened on Universal Studios Florida's catastrophic opening day.

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