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Guide to Christmas 2023 at Universal Orlando

Our guide to Christmas 2023 at Universal Orlando Resort offers tips for both theme parks–Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios Florida–plus the hotels and CityWalk. It includes Wizarding World of Harry Potter entertainment, crowd levels, food, free things to do, upcharge offerings, decorations, tips & tricks. For starters, Universal Orlando Resort celebrates Christmas beginning on

DreamWorks Animation Land Coming to Universal Studios Florida in 2024

Universal Orlando Resort will debut an all-new themed land featuring DreamWorks Animation at Universal Studios Florida in 2024. This post shares the official announcement, which movies and characters will appear in the area, rumored attractions, and our commentary about the upcoming addition to USF. Let’s start with the official announcement. According to Universal, guests’ imaginations

Universal Announces Fast & Furious Rollercoaster

Universal Studios Hollywood has finally announced the long-rumored Fast & Furious roller coaster, and confirmed that construction is officially underway. This post shares details revealed in the USH press release, along with other expectations for the new thrill ride based on past leaks, our commentary, and more. According to the press release, Universal Studios Hollywood will bring

Attendance Increases As Disney World Loses Market Share to Universal Orlando

Last year’s attendance report that covers Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando has been released by the Themed Entertainment Association. This post takes a look at the winners and losers in the first almost entirely normal year post-reopening, with commentary about changes and trends for both Central Florida theme park heavyweights. For starters, the Global

2023 Universal Orlando Planning Guide

If you’re visiting Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure in 2023, our planning guide offers restaurant recommendations, park & ride strategy, plus tips & tricks to help you save money & time, avoid crowds, and more to have the best vacation possible. (Updated May 23, 2023.) We’re Universal Orlando Annual Passholders and huge fans