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Volcano Bay Features and Articles

Theme Park Tourist's range of in-depth articles covering rides, attractions and restaurants at Volcano Bay 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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Tuesday, November 05, 2019 03:15

Universal Studios Florida opened in 1990. It turns 30 in 2020. It’s time we start looking at some of that park’s attractions with the same reverence afforded to Disney’s classics. Here are eight attractions and areas at the Universal Orlando resort that should be considered classics, just like Disney’s best.

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019 05:09

A movie can be an awesome way to spend an arrival night, or a great spot to spend a few hours on a rainy day. And, Orlando has enough great movie theaters that it’s actually a pretty solid place, all things considered, to see that movie you’ve been waiting all year for. But, as you likely know from your home town, all movie theaters are not created equal.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 06:10

Universal Resort Orlando arrived long after World Disney World and has often stood in the shadow of the world’s most popular theme park. In recent years, Universal has stood up for itself by challenging its more storied opponent. Universal’s innovations have garnered acclaim, particularly at the new water park that’s staked a claim as the best in Orlando. Here are seven reasons to visit Volcano Bay, Universal’s spectacular water park.

The Landmark

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.

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Saturday, May 25, 2019 03:56

While they probably aren’t what makes you want to plan a trip down to the Sunshine State, Orlando’s water parks are among the finest anywhere in the world. Plus, the variety and amount of water parks on offer really makes Orlando one of the key destinations for anyone who enjoys water slides, wave pools, and other water park fun.

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.

Friday, August 31, 2018 04:33

Here are the best eight water rides in North America!

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