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Wet ‘n Wild Orlando is open year round


Its a busy MLK Jr. Holiday Weekend for the parks in Orlando, well most of them. Universal’s Wet ‘n Wild (as well as Aquatica) are open year round, and today’s weather was just warm enough to enjoy the day. Lines were no where to be found. As you might expect most people don’t plan on a water park trip in mid January, and the parks know it! Wet ‘n Wild seems to be taking the approach of rehabbing popular attractions during this time, and that will continue, here is an update on upcoming park rehabs according to 1/5/15 – […]

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ACE Fall Conference 2014 in Tampa, Kissimmee & Orlando – Prologue: Universal Orlando Resort

Universal Orlando Resort On Wednesday, September 24 I drove to Florida for the ACE Fall Conference at Busch Gardens Tampa and Fun Spot America parks in Kissimmee and Orlando. Before the Conference would get underway on Friday, I met up with Richard Bostic and David Lipnicky for a day and night at Universal Orlando Resort. I had never been to Hollywood Horror Nights at Universal, so the timing of this Conference gave me the perfect opportunity. On Thursday, September 25 we went to Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure. We started at USF, then took the train to IOA […]

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Orlando Halloween Events are less than a month away


Its early August and its time to start thinking of your Orlando Halloween events! The events to research are: 2 Kids Events: Disney World’s Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Pros: Loads of Candy, unique Parade, Fireworks, and meet and greets. Cons: Separately ticketed 5 hour event starting at $62 for non-peak nights. This event CAN get rather busy, which is why Disney offers this event at early as September 1st. On peak nights the prices can go up to $77. More Info: The event is held on Sunday, Tuesdays, and Fridays in September; and select days up to 4 days a […]

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Major Expansion Announced For Universal Studios Florida

Diagon Alley

Today Universal finally announced what many in the theme park world have been anxiously awaiting: an all new expansion to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Dubbed The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley, guests at Universal Studios Florida in 2014 will be able to step into the shoes of Harry Potter as he viewed the Wizarding World for the first time. Potterverse favorites such as the Leaky Cauldron, and Gringotts Bank are sure to be staple must-see experiences in this new area. So far there are two attractions confirmed for the area. The first will be a […]

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