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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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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.

Back to the Future: The Ride
Wednesday, August 05, 2015 10:19

In-Depth Retrospective: Take a look back at Back to the Future: The Ride, the attraction that saved Universal Studios Florida.

Universal Entrance
Friday, July 24, 2015 13:28

This is an insider’s look at what it’s really like to work for Universal Orlando based on nearly two decades of experience.

Friday, July 03, 2015 07:23

Here are four critical facts about virtual reality and theme parks.

Tuesday, June 09, 2015 02:07

We are only a few days removed from the release of the annual Global Attractions Attendance Report, the seminal theme park data evaluation from the Themed Entertainment Association, which is effectively the facts and figures bible of the theme park industry. Even though the data presented requires a bit of extrapolation and projection and is thereby not 100 percent accurate, it’s still the primary industry resource regarding theme park attendance for a given year.

Image - quintanomedia, Flickr
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 23:48

Films can be art. Photographs can be art. Video games can be art. Even selfies can be art (no, seriously). And, I would argue, theme park attractions can be art – particularly the ones you'd find at Disney parks around the world or Universal's parks in Orlando and Los Angeles. No, maybe they aren't on the same level as the Mona Lisa or the Sistine Chapel, but they're a bit closer than you may think.

Thursday, May 14, 2015 05:33

Sorting through the rumors and facts, however, here is my best guess on the similarities and differences between Kongfrontation and Reign of Kong.

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