By the exit of Dragons Challenge there is a shelter with seats, so you are able to protect and cool down from the sun. There are souvenir shops up the village full of Harry Potter merchandise. You can even buy the school Uniform. On the right side of... Viewed 5110 times.
With all the excitement over the new Harry Potter feature at Universal’s Island of Adventure, it may be easy to forget all the great rides there are at the Universal Studios. I should suspect a great many people head straight for Harry Potter when th... Viewed 4508 times.
This series of concerts takes place in Universal Studios, Orlando as part of the Mardi Gras celebrations.
This American rock band was formed in Jacksonville Florida in 1964, and they became prominent in ... Viewed 4220 times.
Are you going to visit Orlando February, March or April? If so then you may be lucky enough to be able to visit Universal Studios and celebrate Mardi Gras. This amazing event is the largest Mardi Gras celebration outside of New Orleans. The streets o... Viewed 4086 times.
At Islands of Adventures Toon Lagoon, there are more than 150 cartoon characters that inhabit this colourful part of the park. As you stroll down Comic Strip Lane you will see Betty Boop, Hagar the Horrible and Krazy Kat to name just a few of the fam... Viewed 5579 times.
I have to hold my hand up and tell you I know very little about Harry Potter. I haven’t read any of the books. I have watched some of the Harry Potter movies. So I did have a general idea who Harry Potter was and what was involved in his world.
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Keeping very young children entertained and occupied can be a trial at the best of times and if you start to run out of ideas head for the Islands of Adventure at Universal. Inside you will find Seuss Landing, over ten acres designed almost entirely ... Viewed 5407 times.
I usually give the water rides at miss at theme parks, one because I’m a whimp and don’t want to get soaked and secondly because I don’t want to spend the rest of my day walking around dripping wet.
However, my daughter convinced me that ... Viewed 8657 times.
Twinned with Universal Studios, the Island of Adventures is my favourite Orlando theme park. The recent addition of the Harry Potter Wizarding World has cemented its' popularity in my child-like mind. In the world before Harry, the Islands ha... Viewed 5021 times.
Those of you who love basketball, will enjoy NBA City, established in 1999 and which is situated between Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios. As you approach, you can see a huge 30 feet+ statue of the NBA logoman. If you are feeling daring you... Viewed 6222 times.
Headed along I4 to go to Islands of Adventure and experience the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Got ourselves parked in the Jaws area car park and wandered down to the park entrance. The crowds were not bad at all, probably because it was a... Viewed 4930 times.
I thought you may like a couple of general tips that apply to both Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure which could be of help and interest to you before you actually ‘try the parks’. Universal Orlando makes a special effort for its dis... Viewed 5152 times.
Having seen the Blue Man Group in New York, we decided to check out the local performance at Universal Orlando Resort. The show is housed at The Sharp Aquos Theater which is situated between the 2 Universal theme parks, adjacent to the Hard R... Viewed 5980 times.
Every ride and attraction within these two theme parks has a sign at the entrance that lists the height requirements for the ride and also warnings about certain medical conditions Children under 48' (1. 22 meters) must be accompanied by an a... Viewed 5847 times.
We were all very excited when what seems like ages ago Universal announced it was going to include the attraction of Harry Potter at its Island of Adventure Theme Park. In fact it is only three years since Universal announced this addition of a “Them... Viewed 5223 times.
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter opened in June 2010 in Islands Of Adventure. During our recent holiday we were able to experience this new addition to the theme park. The village is quite small and compact and due to it’s popularity can b... Viewed 4714 times.
Popeye and Bluto’s Raft Ride at Universal Islands of Adventure Florida Do you want to get wet? No, I mean really, really wet. This ride is the most fun that you can ever experience, the rafts sit around ten people who strap in with lap seat be... Viewed 5314 times.
Ever since James Cameron’s highly acclaimed movie ' Avatar' was released, at least a few mentions of floating mountains, Pocahontas, and blue people are going to crop up. So, naturally, as I was strolling through City Walk at Universal, Orlan... Viewed 4045 times.
Hogwarts: the one place that pretty much every child secretly hopes he or she will be invited to attend when the heralded eleventh birthday rolls around. Unfortunately, I did not receive my green-inked letter, and to my utter astonishment and... Viewed 4849 times.
The Wizarding world of Harry Potter We were lucky enough to be offered the chance to go to universal studio this week on Monday for a preview of the new attraction of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter As you walk through the archway t... Viewed 3200 times.
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