Spiderman Ride Reopens At Universal Studios

Universal Orlando reopened “The Amazing Adventures of Spiderman” ride on Thursday after a month-long renovation.

The ride offers new energy and new thrills, according to the design team.

Visitors to the new ride were excited about the updates.

“Awesome. I thought it was really cool because of the 3D,” said one visitor. “It’s much better.”

The ride now features new high-definition animation, new audio and new “Spider-Vision” 3D glasses.

Officials said the story is the same as it was when it opened in 1999. The ...

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Scootarama Orlando Florida Electric Scooter Rentals (ECV) for Disney World

Scootarama admits it is taking scooter vacationing –the newest travel trend to hit Orlando, Florida–into a completely new degree of professionalism, fun and convenience by giving full-service scooter rental providers to all vacationers, whether they call for a private transporter for walking aid or merely a sporty solution to create their Orlando experiences more relaxing and enjoyable. Since Orlando premiere scooter Business, Scootarama creates the rental selection for all travelers easy by providing the most Disney World ecv ...

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Disney World Scooter Rentals

Scootarama may not resonate with the average tourist visiting Orlando, Florida. But if you are physically disabled, and in need of a motorized scooter for use in the local theme parks such as Disney World, Universal Studios and SeaWorld; then Scootarama will be a household name for you. Coming highly recommended by websites like Passporter.com and Allearsnet.com it really cuts out the huge guessing game when choosing a scooter company. Undisputed leader in customer service this Disney World scooter rental ...

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Which Super Bowl MVP is going to Disney World on Monday

Someone will be going to Disney World after the Super Bowl on Sunday, and he’ll be making good on that promise quickly. A member of the championship team will be honored with a parade at the Magic Kingdom on Monday.

Of course, we can’t know the player’s identity until after the game pitting the New England Patriots and New York Giants in Indianapolis.

The parade will travel down the theme park’s Main Street just before 1:30 p.m. on Monday. It will be included in regular park admission.

The chosen player — ...

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Construction reroutes daily parade in Magic Kingdom

The Fantasyland expansion is in full swing — the forlorn Dumbo sign could still be seen in the ride’s former location behind a construction fence.

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is also closed for a long rehab; you can see it encased in scaffolding. And buildings in Frontierland and on Main Street are being worked on. The ground appears to be being resurfaced in Frontierland in big patches, too.

The Frontierland work means the parade can’t get through — so a modified version ...

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SeaWorld Orlando offers Free Fun Card for Florida teachers

SeaWorld Orlando again is offering a free “Teacher Study Pass” that gives active and certified Florida school teachers entry to the theme park through the rest of the year.

To receive the pass, teachers must pre-register at www.SeaWorldOrlandoTeachers.com. When they go to SeaWorld, they then must bring Florida teaching certificate, recent pay stub and photo ID. The pass has no black-out dates.

SeaWorld presents its “Study Pass” as part thank-you card, part educational inspiration. It says the park provides experiences that can ...

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Universal Studios Orlando will add “parade night” this spring

Universal Orlando will unveil a bundle of attractions — including its first daily parade, an after-dark salute to movies, a new Blue Man Group show, its “Despicable Me” production� and high-tech enhancements to its Spider-Man ride — during the next few months.

Although these multimillion-dollar additions are sprinkled across Universal property, the bulk will be inside the Universal Studios theme park, which has stood in the shadow of its sister park, Islands of Adventure, since The Wizarding World of Harry Potter opened there in 2010.

This spring, the Studios will ...

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Harry Potter expansion set to include Gringotts, replace Jaws

The buzz surrounding the upcoming expansion of Universal’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter increased a level with the Theme Park Insider website posting details of plans to put the attractions at Universal Studios, on the site of the Jaws ride.

Robert Niles, editor of Theme Park Insider, reports that he has seen what appear to be preliminary plans for Potter attractions, which have been crowd favorites since opening next door at Universal’s Islands of Adventure in 2010. He would not reveal his source. ...

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How to pass the time while waiting in theme park lines

It’s inevitable that a trip to Disney World or Universal Studios will involve spending time waiting in lines. With a little preparation for the younger travelers in your group, you can avoid the incessant complaining and subsequent meltdowns.

It’s really tough for kids to wait in line for 45 minutes or an hour, even if the reward is the thing they want most, such as meeting a favorite princess or riding the most-anticipated ride.

To help pass the time, try these tips:

— Use the ...

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