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Universal’s Flight of the Hippogriff: Ride it or skip it?


  I’m a wimp when it comes to roller coasters. Let’s just get that out there. I’m not quite sure why I’ve always avoided them. I don’t remember getting sick following a ride in my childhood. I’ve just always avoided them. I’ve watched videos of rollercoaster rides and that alone puts a pit in my stomach. SO. I. SIMPLY. DON’T. RIDE. THEM. While this seems to bother my family and friends, it’s never bothered me. Until recently. I had the [...]

Universal’s Flight of the Hippogriff: Ride it or skip it?2016-08-02T09:50:19-04:00

Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort


From the moment you arrive at this resort, you'll love it and all its retro-themed charm! When you walk into the lobby, you'll be transported to 1950's America. You'll love the open spaces, bright colors, and clean lines here. And the experience is completely immersive -- the theme continues throughout the resort, including the Starbucks Cafe The enormous Jack LaLanne Fitness Studio The Galaxy Bowl bowling alley, with snack food and a full-service bar and the Quick-Service restaurant, Bayliner Diner, [...]

Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort2016-01-25T17:31:46-05:00

Universal Orlando – Without the kids


Maybe you don't have children; Maybe you're empty-nesters; Maybe you have a houseful of children at home, and you're just ready for a long weekend of adult fun... Whatever the scenario, Universal Orlando can be a great place for a vacation without your kids!   There are four very nice hotels on Universal's property (Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort, Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, and Universal's Hard Rock Hotel) with an assortment of really cool perks - [...]

Universal Orlando – Without the kids2015-12-03T10:49:06-05:00

Tips For Turning Reading into a Vacation!


A great way to encourage reading is for your kids to earn their way to a vacation destination!  Kids love watching a movie or playing video games, but reading, unfortunately, has become the media of last resort. So, you have to find a way to turn reading, or the Reading Fair, into a challenge with an award for completing the book.  This move will create enthusiasm and engage your family in planning a vacation together! One of the most popular [...]

Tips For Turning Reading into a Vacation!2015-10-27T16:31:49-04:00

Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort Black Friday offer!


Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort Black Friday offer!                                                                                                                                                 [...]

Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort Black Friday offer!2014-11-26T09:12:49-05:00

All Aboard! Hogwarts Express comes to Universal Orlando


ALL ABOARD! UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT REVEALS NEVER-BEFORE-RELEASED DETAILS ABOUT THE MAGICAL JOURNEY GUESTS WILL EXPERIENCE ABOARD THE HOGWARTS EXPRESS Universal Creating First-Ever Experience that Will Allow Guests to Actually Ride the Iconic Train Between London and Hogsmeade – Just Like in the Books and Films ORLANDO, Fla. (March 14, 2014) – One of the most memorable and exciting experiences from the Harry Potter series will come to life at Universal Orlando Resort this summer. Imagine: • Being transported from the [...]

All Aboard! Hogwarts Express comes to Universal Orlando2019-05-29T13:54:34-04:00