Universal Orlando unveils prehistoric Jurassic World ‘VelociCoaster’ opening date

Courtesy: Universal Orlando Resort The time has finally come for eager Jurassic World fans at Universal Orlando’s Islands of Adventure theme park with the opening date reveal of the all-new, high thrills VelociCoaster. A projected opening date for the long-awaited apex predator rollercoaster addition to the theme park’s Jurassic World extension has been set for

As Spring Breakers hit Florida for warm escape, Walt Disney World reservations are sold out

Cinderella’s Castle at Disney’s Magic Kingdom theme park. Photo: aliwigle/Pixabay.com Florida has always been a popular destination for spring breakers across the country.  This year more than ever, will test Florida’s ability to handle a likely surplus of visitors from all states because of COVID-19 restrictions everywhere but in the Sunshine State.  As travelers look

Universal Orlando will resume Epic Universe park construction following eight-month hiatus

Rendering of Universal Orland Epic Universe Park – Courtesy: Universal Orlando Florida will soon be getting another theme park on Universal Orlando Resort property. Epic Universe will join Islands of Adventure, Universal Studios, and Volcano Bay as the fourth member of the theme park family. Work is slated to begin ramping up in the coming

Blue Man Group calls it ‘the end’ for popular Universal Orlando attraction

Blue Man Group – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by alexandre zveiger They’re blue, funny, entertaining, and most especially a staple at one of Florida’s largest theme park attractions—Universal Orlando. The Blue Man Group announced earlier this week via Twitter that it would cease shows and performances at the famed Universal park after 14 years. While

Will Florida’s Walt Disney World be converted into a COVID-19 Vaccine Site?

Courtesy: Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay The happiest place on Earth may soon have plans in motion to become a COVID-19 vaccine site in Florida. Florida is one of the nation’s hardest-hit states, with over 1.5 million confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic, trailing only California and Texas in total cases. Converting a

Tampa Bay’s Busch Gardens welcomes Speedy Revamp to storied Wooden Coaster— Meet Iron Gwazi, the fastest and tallest coaster of its kind

Courtesy: Busch Gardens Tampa Bay A video released by Busch Gardens has surfaced showing the all-new additions to the once wood-only rollercoaster at the popular Florida theme park. Gwazi, as it once was called, was a dueling wooden roller coaster with opposing running tracks named Lion and Tiger; the name originated from a fabled creature

Disney World Orlando theme parks announce increased capacity limits amidst growing virus numbers in the state

Courtesy: Shutterstock – Photo by Jerome LABOUYRIE It’s no secret that this year has been one filled with ups and downs for just about everyone. The truth is, the COVID-19 pandemic was something no one ever expected and, least of all, something that was never expected to have the impact it has had so far.

Universal’s Endless Summer Resort – Dockside Inn and Suites set to open in December

Courtesy: Alex Perna (NBCUniversal) The second member of the Endless Summer Resort at Universal Orlando will finally open its doors to the public on December 15, 2020. The Dockside Inn and Suites will join its sister resort Surfside Inn and Suites on the property and will begin offering stays at $79 per night.  Because of

Snowcat Ridge to become Florida’s first Snow Park

Courtesy: Snowcat Ridge website Whoever told you it doesn’t snow in Florida lied. Coming next month to Dade City, Snowcat Ridge will become the first and only outdoor snow park in the Sunshine State.  Construction for the park began in the spring of last year by transforming existing flat fields into a 60-foot tall hill

Getting into Disney Parks just got easier

Courtesy: Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay The happiest place on earth may be giving visitors more reason to start their day happy in an unconventional way. For years, Disney World patrons have complained about the long lines to get into the theme parks.  Usually, lines create a bottleneck effect in the baggage check portion of