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  • Five theme park favorites that make us festive

    Five theme park favorites that make us festive
    We haven't made all the seasonal theme-park stops yet, but here are the top five we look forward to, and not just because they give us a lump in our throats. •5. Storm the castle. Sure, Disney has "Frozen" front and center at Cinderella Castle this...
  • Don't miss: Holidays at Universal Orlando

    Don't miss: Holidays at Universal Orlando
    WHAT: Universal Orlando kicks off holiday celebrations Saturday with a famous parade, an infamous green meanie and a familiar Christmas-music artist. Mannheim Steamroller will be in concert on six nights — Saturday, Sunday, Dec. 12, 13, 20 and 21...
  • Universal plans new project on Turkey Lake Road

    Universal plans new project on Turkey Lake Road
    Universal Orlando Resort is planning a construction project at the southern part of its property, according to documents it has filed with the state. Universal would not say what it will build on the property east of Turkey Lake Road and south of its...
  • Tips para sobrevivir la Navidad en los parques de Orlando

    Tips para sobrevivir la Navidad en los parques de Orlando
    La época más linda del año, ya llegó. ¡Estamos en Navidad! Y con ella los miles o tal vez un par de millones de visitantes preparan sus maletas para pasar esta temporada en nuestra ciudad, a donde vienen atraídos por el colorido, la magia de las...
  • Warming up: Butterbeer hot again at Wizarding World of Harry Potter

    Warming up: Butterbeer hot again at Wizarding World of Harry Potter
    Universal Orlando has warmed up to hot butterbeer. The beverage, part of the Harry Potter lore, is now a year-round fixture at both of its theme parks. Two cooler versions — one frosty, one frozen like an Slurpee — debuted alongside the...
  • Orlando theme park homages highlight new trailer for Universal's 'Jurassic World'

      Have you ever been stuck at one of Orlando's theme parks surrounded by thousands of your closest nonfriends and thought to yourself, "Wouldn't it be great if dinosaurs just came in an ate everyone up?" If so, then Universal Pictures has the movie...
  • Theme-park gifts can add spark to holiday

    Theme-park gifts can add spark to holiday
    Your friends and loved ones deserve a souvenir from your theme-park exploits. A folded-up guide map isn't going to cut it. Instead, you could upgrade your gift-giving experience with one of these park purchases. •The year's hot new magical item is,...
  • Colores y sonidos de diciembre en parques y hoteles de Orlando

    Colores y sonidos de diciembre en parques y hoteles de Orlando
    "Ha llegado Navidad, la familia alegre está, celebrando Nochebuena en la paz del santo hogar", dice una de las estrofas del tradicional villancico Cascabel, cuya letra pasa de generación en generación en los países latinoamericanos. Pero en lugar de...
  • Universal offering hot butterbeer to Wizarding World visitors

    Universal offering hot butterbeer to Wizarding World visitors
    Hot news: A warm version of butterbeer is back at Universal Orlando. The beverage, introduced with the debut of Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Islands of Adventure in 2010, is typically served over ice or in a frozen, slushy form. On Friday, some...
  • Only in Orlando: Theme park rides unique to Florida

    Only in Orlando: Theme park rides unique to Florida
    The big theme-park companies usually know a good thing when they see it. That's why Transformers rides and Space Mountains keep popping up around the world. But some Central Florida attractions maintain one-and-only status — you won't find their...
  • Return to Disneyland draws Disney World comparisons

    Return to Disneyland draws Disney World comparisons
    There I was, surrounded by Mickey Mouse and a lot of pixie dust. I floated through Pirates of the Caribbean and by Jungle Cruise. I had 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea flashbacks. I couldn't find the bathrooms. It wasn't a dream. I was in Disneyland....