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8 Universal Attractions and Places that are Every Bit as Classic as Anything at Disney

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.

Turning Point: Disney Raises Prices One Too Many Times

Let’s examine the events that have led to Disney increasing prices one too many times.

Theme Park Tourist's Park of the Month: Universal's Islands of Adventure (November 2019)

Islands of Adventure also accidentally invented the IP-park model that's been often imitated, but will never again be duplicated...

Behind the Ride: Mad Tea Party

Despite its nauseous reputation, this ride maintains an elevated status in theme park industry. Let’s go behind the ride to learn what makes Mad Tea Party spin tick.

BLOCKBUSTER: THE RIDE – The Cinematic Story of Disney’s “Ride the Movies” Era

Will we ever again see an "original" anchor attraction at Disney or Universal parks? Or is the future filled with E-Tickets backed by billion-dollar box office hits and popular intellectual properties alone?

The 6 Best Movie Theaters in Orlando

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.

8 Insider Hacks to Upgrade Your Next Walt Disney World Vacation Basically for Free

Ways abound to simply save money at Walt Disney World, but what if you could actually level up your trip for basically no extra cost?

Where Should You Eat, Walt Disney World Resorts Or Theme Parks?

So, the question becomes which is better? Where should you eat at Walt Disney World, the resorts or the parks? Read on to discover both sides of the debate.

Walt Disney World's Biggest Blunders EVER

For the most part, the Walt Disney Company gets things right. They’ve been so good at giving guests and fans things that they didn’t even know they wanted — from themed resort hotels to moving films to TV shows about bounty hunters. But, on occasion, Disney kind of screws up.

7 Reasons Why You Should Give Universal's Volcano Bay Another Look

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

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