FIRST LOOKS: Daily updates on inhabitants of ‘Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure’
Apr15

FIRST LOOKS: Daily updates on inhabitants of ‘Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure’

Universal Orlando Resort is unleashing looks every day this week (through April 19) at the inhabitants that will be featured in Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure. We’ll update this post as more info becomes available. Fluffy, the Three-Headed Dog Fluffy is a giant three-headed dog that’s known for being the trusted guard dog of the Sorcerer’s Stone.Proceed with caution – he’s a guard dog first and foremost. And, as...

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Elegant incorporation of theme shown in new renderings for Universal’s Endless Summer Resort
Apr10

Elegant incorporation of theme shown in new renderings for Universal’s Endless Summer Resort

Relaxing summer vistas are the overall theme for the upcoming Universal’s Endless Summer Resort and we can see just how nicely that theme is being interpreted for the new Value resort thanks to new renderings released today. The Resort is split into two distinct properties:  Surfside Inn and Suites and Dockside Inn and Suites. The decor differs slightly between the two based on their respective names but both aim to deliver a...

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Universal Orlando Resort is bringing a BIGFIRE to Universal CityWalk
Apr09

Universal Orlando Resort is bringing a BIGFIRE to Universal CityWalk

BIGFIRE is the hottest new restaurant coming to Universal Orlando Resort. The all-new, full-service restaurant promises a specially created menu and a highly-themed environment for the Universal CityWalk lineup. About BigFire At the heart of the venue will be a custom wood fire grill that will allow guests to see their meal being prepared from anywhere in the restaurant. And for the first time at Universal Orlando, each dish will be...

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STRANGER THINGS returning once again for Halloween Horror Nights, Hollywood and Orlando!
Mar27

STRANGER THINGS returning once again for Halloween Horror Nights, Hollywood and Orlando!

It’s only March but a lot of people are already counting down to scare season and now Universal have given us our first official announcement about the return of STRANGER THINGS to both Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort as part of the popular Halloween Horror Nights event! About the Mazes This year’s mazes pick up where last year’s mazes left off, continuing the suspenseful storyline where a predatory...

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‘Universal’s Endless Summer Resort’ confirms Phase 1 opening June 27, 2019!
Mar21

‘Universal’s Endless Summer Resort’ confirms Phase 1 opening June 27, 2019!

Universal’s Endless Summer Resort is Universal Orlando’s newest hotel property and first-ever Value level property and it’s so big that it’s opening in two phases! The first phase will actually be ready a little bit sooner than originally anticipated with the Surfside Inn and Suites portion of the Resort opening up on June 27, 2019! Bookings are available now and room rates can be secured for as low as $76 per...

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WATCH: Additional details for ‘Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure’ with Tom Felton and Alan Gilmore
Mar12

WATCH: Additional details for ‘Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure’ with Tom Felton and Alan Gilmore

New details have been released about the upcoming Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure attraction coming to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Universal’s Islands of Adventure this summer! The attraction promises a “new level of storytelling and innovative coaster technology with rich environments and sets.” In a new video released today featuring actor Tom Felton and art director Alan Gilmore we learn a...

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SPOTLIGHT: ‘E.T. Adventure’ at Universal Studios Florida is a slice retro theme park magic
Mar06

SPOTLIGHT: ‘E.T. Adventure’ at Universal Studios Florida is a slice retro theme park magic

E.T. Adventure at Universal Studios Florida is undoubtedly a slice of retro theme park fun. It is classic Universal creation that exists now only in Florida but at once point stood proudly at Universal’s Hollywood and Japan locations, as well. The immersive story begins in a forest where you board a bike-like vehicle (you don’t need to peddle here) and take off with ET on a journey to return him to his home, the...

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‘Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle’ will bring Dementors, Death Eaters, and Voldemort to life at Universal!
Feb28

‘Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle’ will bring Dementors, Death Eaters, and Voldemort to life at Universal!

A new sort of magic is brewing at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and it’s decidedly DARK! Both Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort will be bracing for Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle! The new projection-mapped experience on the iconic Hogwarts Castle will summon As darkness falls on Hogwarts castle, Dementors, Death Eaters and other unspeakable creatures from Aragog and Mountain Trolls to Thestrals will...

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PICTORIAL: Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort is an incredible take on mid-century modern
Feb27

PICTORIAL: Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort is an incredible take on mid-century modern

On a recent visit to Florida, we really wanted to check out Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort. We’re big fans of mid-century modern style so it gave us great pleasure to find with this property with an abundance of style and class. We didn’t stay as guests but just walking around gave us a sense for the wonderful attention to detail given to this “Prime Value” hotel. Universal hotels are split into four...

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JUST ANNOUNCED: Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure to open at Universal Orlando June 13
Feb21

JUST ANNOUNCED: Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure to open at Universal Orlando June 13

After Universal’s Dragon Challenge coaster closed at the Wizarding World, it became clear that a new attraction was in the works and while construction has been going for several months now, “mum” has been the word on details for the new coaster. We now have a name and theme for the new attraction: Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure! Plus, we now have a June 13 opening set for the new attraction!...

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