Universal Studios in Orlando is becoming a stronger and stronger rival to Disney World everyday as it continues to expand to attract more visitors to its parks. While it currently has two main theme parks, construction is well underway on its third park. “Epic Universe,” as it’s called, is scheduled to open in the earlier half of 2025. It also features an elaborate water park deemed Volcano Bay, which allows for all sorts of fun in the sun. Most notably, ... Continue Reading →
One of Universal Orlando’s biggest draws is the Wizarding World of Harry Potter – and for good reason. The incredibly detailed areas within Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure truly take guests directly into the lands and stories from the Harry Potter franchise. If you are a fan of the books or movies, your trip to Orlando would not be complete without a visit! In order to make the most of your valuable time in the parks, this guide will ... Continue Reading →
An attraction threads the lines between reality and virtual blurs so well you will appear awe-struck and slack-jawed. Already among the greatest theme park rides in the entire world since its debut in 1999, a 2012 makeover in addition to all-new HD movie animation, fresh 3-D eyeglasses, and other improvements that create remarkably crisp and vivid graphics and produce the charm even more immersive and more awe-inspiring.
Spider-Man is your everything-but-the-kitchen-sink of theme park attractions. ... Continue Reading →
Navigating Walt Disney World when handicapped is an arduous task. Every aspect, from finding accessible parking to using accessible restrooms can be nerve-racking, to say the least. Many people consider renting a scooter as a solution. Carlos Figueroa, a representative at Scootarama, a scooter rental company based in Orlando, Florida, has some advice to offer for those finding themselves in this situation.
According to Figueroa, many people are unsure of what to look for when renting a Disney World scooter.
“At Scootarama, ... Continue Reading →
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 ... Continue Reading →
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 ... Continue Reading →
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 ... Continue Reading →
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 ... Continue Reading →
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. ... Continue Reading →
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 ... Continue Reading →