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Islands of Adventure

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  • 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...
  • Wizarding World of Harry Potter’s Diagon Alley opens July 8

     
    Muggles: Have you booked your tickets for Florida yet? In its second phase, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, the […]...
  • Universal's Transformers ride features big battles, real feel

     Universal's Transformers ride features big battles, real feel
    Good and evil are locked in another epic theme-park battle in Universal Studios' new Transformers: The Ride — 3D. Following a tradition of attractions pitting Harry Potter versus the Dementors and Spider-Man battling an array of supervillains,...
  • Universal: 'Celebration of Harry Potter' set for January

    Universal: 'Celebration of Harry Potter' set for January
    Break out the butterbeer. A three-day "Celebration of Harry Potter" is set for Universal Orlando in January. The event, co-hosted with Warner Bros., will feature Q&A sessions and film tributes with actors and filmmakers from the "Harry Potter" series of...
  • Universal Studios: Now, about that Harry Potter dragon ...

    Universal Studios: Now, about that Harry Potter dragon ...
    If you've stared at the new rendering for Universal's Wizarding World of Harry Potter -- Diagon Alley, you probably noted a dragon, a fire-breathing one, perched atop what looks like the Gringbotts Wizarding Bank, high above the tourists visiting the...
  • Universal Orlando: Deal gives Florida residents a second park day for free

    Universal Orlando: Deal gives Florida residents a second park day for free
    Universal Orlando has introduced a buy-one-get-one deal for Florida residents. Floridians who buy a one-day ticket to either Universal Studios or Islands of Adventure at regular price get a second day for free. These tickets must be purchased through...
  • Universal Studios: Inside the Transformers ride

    Universal Studios: Inside the Transformers ride
    Summer is coming, and so is the Transformers ride at Universal Studios. Transformers: The Ride -- 3D remains on target for a summertime opening, Universal Orlando officials said  during a brief tour through the ground level of the structure on Friday. ...
  • Theme park Sniglets: Some new terms for your Orlando attraction lexicon

    Theme park Sniglets: Some new terms for your Orlando attraction lexicon
    On a steamy day at Magic Kingdom, I noticed the wait time for Mickey's PhilharMagic was a mere 10 minutes. So while others queued up nearby for FastPasses of New Fantasyland attractions, I slipped into line for the 3-D musical, an Old Fantasyland...
  • Universal Studios: Rock the Universe lineup includes Lecrae, Switchfoot, Casting Crowns, Chris Tomlin

    Universal Studios: Rock the Universe lineup includes Lecrae, Switchfoot, Casting Crowns, Chris Tomlin
    Universal Orlando has unveiled the lineup for Rock the Universe, its annual Christian-music festival at Universal Studios theme park. The two-night event will feature Switchfoot, Chris Tomlin, Crowder, Tenth Avenue North, Family Force 5, Colton Dixon...
  • Despicable Me Minions come to Universal Orlando hotel

    Despicable Me Minions come to Universal Orlando hotel
    The minions are coming to a hotel room near you. Universal Orlando announced that each of the 18 kids' suites at its Loews Portofino Bay Hotel are being renovated to feature a theme based on the movie Despicable Me, complementing the park's new...
  • Thor's Hammer dark ride set to debut at Norway's Tusenfryd

    Thor's Hammer dark ride set to debut at Norway's Tusenfryd
    A new motion simulator-based dark ride that tells the story of Norse gods and mythical monsters with 3-D scenes and special effects is set to debut at a Norwegian theme park this summer. Photos: Thor's Hammer dark ride at Norway's Tusenfryd Drawing on...