The two most popular theme park operators approach their Halloween events quite differently. Universal, known for attractions featuring King Kong, Harry Potter’s creepy archenemy, Voldemort, and the flesh-eating zombies from “The Walking Dead,” offers the…Read More
Category: Universal Parks
These log flume rides make quite a splash
They have not been around as long as roller coasters and carousels, but log flume rides have been thrilling—and dousing—visitors for decades. Let’s log on and check out some of parkdom’s more intriguing flume rides…Read More
Universal Orlando’s Fast & Furious – Supercharged: Does it live up to the movies?
The Universal theme parks have long invited visitors to “ride the movies.” Many of its attractions incorporate large screens and media — literally placing ride vehicles in front of movies — to insert guests in…Read More
Universal resorts capture holiday magic with Harry Potter
For the Universal resorts in Orlando and Hollywood, Harry Potter is the gift that keeps on giving. Since the wizard cast his spell at the theme parks, interest, attendance, and revenue have skyrocketed. For the…Read More
9 Best Universal Orlando Rides for Kids
It is true that Walt Disney World is loaded with rides and things to do for young children. Universal Orlando, meanwhile, is often seen as the place to go once kids have grown out of the princess and pirates…Read More
They’re here! Freak out at Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights
Do you love horror movies, haunted houses, and Halloween? Then you would love Halloween Horror Nights, which draws huge crowds to Universal Orlando each fall and is the nation’s premier Halloween event (in conjunction with the West…Read More
The 10 Best Rides at Universal Studios Hollywood
Universal Studios Hollywood boasts some of the best theme park attractions in the world. In fact, nearly all of its major attractions are world-class. Let’s count down the top ten best rides at the park….Read More
Could You Handle the 10 Most Thrilling Rides at Universal Orlando?
Unlike the more restrained Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando lets it ride when it comes to thrills. (That’s not to say that there aren’t any thrills to be had at the nearby Mouse House.) Nearly all…Read More