Category: Universal

New to Islands of Adventures: The Raptor Encounter

Velociraptors have taken over Jurassic Park at Universal Orlando Resort. Beginning Friday, May 22, 2015, guests have the chance to see these magnificent creatures face to face in an all-new experience: Raptor Encounter. The encounter is located in UniversalÕs Islands of Adventure between Camp Jurassic and the Jurassic Park Discovery Center. Universal Orlando Resort is the ultimate vacation destination and home to two incredible theme parks, four magnificently themed on-site hotels and entertainment complex, Universal CityWalk.
 
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If you are planning a vacation to Universal’s Islands of Adventures, you need to be sure to head over to the Jurassic Park section.  Newly opened is a new experience called the Raptor Encounter.  Here you will be able to…

The Mystic Fountain in Islands of Adventures

The Mystic Fountain at Islands of Adventures

The Mystic Fountain is located in Universal’s Island of Adventure in front of the Eighth Voyage of Sinbad.  The official description from Universal is as follows: Carved of ancient stone atop the mysterious underground geysers of a long Lost Continent,…

Things in Universal Studios NEVER Seen in Disney World

Universal Cast Members Talking

Disney World is a land of magic and wonder created specifically by using a huge variety of rules specified by the company.  These rules make each of their lands, sections, restaurants have a certain look and feel to them that…

A Celebration of Harry Potter to include Many Celebrities

For those who are avid Harry Potter fans, you will certainly be excited to hear about the upcoming “A Celebration of Harry Potter” event coming up on January 30 – February 1, 2015. The event will include some of the…

A Celebration of Harry Potter to include Many Celebrities

For those who are avid Harry Potter fans, you will certainly be excited to hear about the upcoming “A Celebration of Harry Potter” event coming up on January 30 – February 1, 2015. The event will include some of the…

A Celebration of Harry Potter to include Many Celebrities

For those who are avid Harry Potter fans, you will certainly be excited to hear about the upcoming “A Celebration of Harry Potter” event coming up on January 30 – February 1, 2015. The event will include some of the…

Universal Studios Theme Park Locations Worldwide

Wizarding World of Harry Potter Owl Post Shop

There are a wide variety of Universal Studios Theme Park locations worldwide.  Most people know about the various Disney Theme Park locations worldwide (if not see here), but not about these locations: Universal Studios Japan                                                                                                      Park Map Location address: 2-1-33…

How to Improve your Universal or Islands of Adventures Vacation

Ningini

So much of what is seen in the Universal Studios parks is wrapped up in movies.  For instance, when you visit the newly opened Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Universal Studios and the Islands of Adventures, you will certainly…

Olivanders Interactive Wand Hidden Extras

Universal Studios Olivanders

  Universal Studios has recently opened their Diagon Alley section which has replaced the former Jaws attraction. When you visit, you really should consider getting one of the Ollivanders interactive wand. The wands are new with the opening of the Diagon Alley section.…

Exchange Muggle Money for Gringotts Cash

Gringotts Bank Goblin

Plan on your next vacation to Orlando to visit Universal Studios and the Islands of Adventures to see the newly opened Diagon Alley.  While visiting, be sure NOT to miss seeing the Gringotts Money Exchange.  Muggles will definitally be entertained by seeing a…