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Islands of Adventure

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  • Nuevo 'tren de enanitos' abre el 28 de mayo en Disney World

    Nuevo 'tren de enanitos' abre el 28 de mayo en Disney World
    La nueva montaña rusa de Walt Disney World llevará a los pasajeros por oscuros pasillos y se desplazará en medio de sacudidas, pero no dará volteretas, ni correrá desenfrenada o subirá violentamente hasta cimas altísimas para caer por un precipicio....
  • Harry Potter watch: More Gringotts ride details coming Tuesday, Universal Orlando says

    Harry Potter watch: More Gringotts ride details coming Tuesday, Universal Orlando says
    Universal Orlando will officially announce more details Tuesday about its Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts ride, one of the most anticipated elements of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter -- Diagon Alley, which is scheduled to open this...
  • Universal's new Harry Potter ride will have big cars, Gringotts Bank story

    Universal's new Harry Potter ride will have big cars, Gringotts Bank story
    The signature ride at Universal Orlando's new Diagon Alley will have big vehicles that can whisk 12 people through a Harry Potter story featuring villains, dragons and goblins, a Universal executive said Monday. One goal for the new Harry Potter and the...
  • First Look at 'Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts' Ride in Orlando

    Universal Orlando Resort has provided a more detailed look at its "Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts" ride inside Diagon Alley, the expanded portion of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park that will open this summer. The ride is one of...
  • Disney's new coaster more 'family friendly' than thrilling

    Disney's new coaster more 'family friendly' than thrilling
    Riders aboard Walt Disney World's new roller coaster will travel through dark passageways and into the Florida sunshine in cars that wobble a bit while charging ahead. But riders won't be turning upside down, reaching high speeds or soaring to extreme...
  • Universal's sturdy annual passes are just the ticket

    Universal's sturdy annual passes are just the ticket
    I try to remember not to mock people who get sentimental about theme parks. I try to be understanding when there is weeping about the closing of a ride, anger when a menu changes or Twitter hysteria after another rumor surfaces. Who am I to judge? I'm...
  • New film fuels more speculation about King Kong ride at Universal

    New film fuels more speculation about King Kong ride at Universal
    Construction has been going on at Universal Orlando's Islands of Adventure, and news of an upcoming King Kong movie has fueled speculation among bloggers that that the project could be a new attraction based on the giant ape. Legendary Entertainment...
  • Discovery Cove nabs top prize from TripAdvisor

    Discovery Cove nabs top prize from TripAdvisor
    Discovery Cove, SeaWorld's day resort that features interactions with dolphins, exotic fish and birds, again has won the top spot in TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice competition.  It was ranked the No. 1 amusement park in the world for 2014. Universal's...
  • Diagon Alley: What you want to know about Gringotts

    Diagon Alley: What you want to know about Gringotts
    I'm not the only one with questions. Here's what folks keep asking me about the Harry Potter and the Escape From Gringotts ride: •Can I ride it? Although Universal does not call it a roller coaster, it does have coaster qualities. It's not as...
  • Hogsmeade vs. Diagon Alley: Sizing up 2 Potter 'worlds'

    Hogsmeade vs. Diagon Alley: Sizing up 2 Potter 'worlds'
    In the tradition of the "Harry Potter" movies, Universal Orlando has come up with a sequel. On Tuesday, Universal Studios will open Wizarding World of Harry Potter — Diagon Alley, a follow-up to the blockbuster boy-wizard attraction that debuted...
  • Orlando: Hotel deal gives early entry to Harry Potter's Diagon Alley

    Orlando: Hotel deal gives early entry to Harry Potter's Diagon Alley
    Diagon Alley opens Tuesday (today) as the latest feature in the Universal Orlando kingdom in Florida. For those who can't wait, Hilton Orlando offers a room and three-day park-to-park tickets that allow you to enter an hour earlier than everyone else...