Universal Orlando Resort ET Adventure ride at Universal Studios Florida

2023 E.T. Adventure Universal Guide: Rumors, Secrets and more!

Are you ready to save the Green Planet on the E.T. Adventure ride at Universal?

If so, let’s go on a far out journey with this popular creature.

The E.T. Adventure is a classic Universal Studios Florida dark ride and the only remaining original attraction left that’s based on the 1982 Steven Spielberg film.

This sci-fi film took viewers on an epic ride of friendship and loyalty with the extraterrestrial and a young boy named Elliot.

If you’re a fan of this fun attraction at Universal Studios, then hang-on as I take you through an interstellar journey!

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Velocicoaster ride at Universal Jurassic Park

2023 Jurassic World VelociCoaster Guide: Speed, Height, Photos and more!

You may be wondering, is Jurassic World VelociCoaster scary?

No need to worry because I’m going to give you the top 23 tips and secrets you must know before heading out to this Jurassic World inspired roller coaster.

And yeah… it’s wild, it’s crazy, but it’s also FUN!

Before we get started.

I was invited by Universal Orlando Resort to explore their wonderful roller coaster. As always, the opinions I express in this article are my own. Enjoy!

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Discover the Secrets of Universal Studios Hollywood Backlot Studio Tour!

Are you ready to take a ride on the World-Famous Universal Studios Hollywood Backlot Studio Tour?

Going to Hollywood, California is a big deal for those who visit!

Our eyes tend to be full of stardust, waiting to run into a glamorous celebrity while dining or visiting a set of your favorite movie.

As someone who is really into films from the golden age of Hollywood, visiting Hollywood just has that certain charm to it.

But the best way to really get the full immersive experience, is to do a backlot studio tour.

There are many options like the Warner Bros Studio Tour, Sony Pictures, Adventures By Disney: Disney Backstage and Paramount Pictures.

But my personal favorite is the one we will be doing a deep dive of today, The World-Famous Studio Tour at Universal Studios Hollywood.

Today, we will dive into the following:

  • The History of this Famous Tour
  • Present Day Walkthrough and Iconic Scenes
  • Special Events
  • What to Know Before You Go
  • Tips for the Best Experience

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5 BEST Wizarding World of Harry Potter Rides (Ranked for 2023)

Ready to conquer ALL the Harry Potter rides on your trip to Universal Orlando?

Muggle, wizard, hag, goblin or elf, you have DEFINITELY heard of the Boy Who Lived. 

And if you are a regular ThemeParkHipster like me, you have DEFINITELY heard of the Harry Potter World in Universal Studios, Orlando!

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is something of a legend on this blog. It is one of the most well-integrated lands in any theme park I have ever seen.

From the Beauxbatons dance to Ollivander’s shop to the looming Hogwarts castle, everything is straight out of the movies.

BUT, the true icing on the cake are the Harry Potter rides! 

From riding a Hippogriff to escaping Dementors on the Hogwarts Express, your adrenalin will be pumping throughout the visit.

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter rides are not for the weak-hearted– at least, not the rides we explore on this blog.

We are NOT here to talk about kiddy rides or the rides designed to keep the kids occupied while parents gulp down some Fire Whiskey.

Instead, we are going to talk about rides that have you screaming, gasping, laughing and awe-struck.

So put on your invisibility clock because we are going scouting!

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5 Best Rides at Universal Islands of Adventure You CAN’T MISS in 2023!

Upon your descent through the majestic gates of Universal, you’ll want to know what the best rides at Islands of Adventure are!

You may not have time to try out each and every ride in the park on your trip, so you’ll want to know what the must-do attractions are before you even come face-to-face with this incredible theme park.

Well look no further, I have put together the 5 best attractions at Islands of Adventure just for you! So, let’s dive right in…

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Incredible Hulk Universal Islands of Adventure

Cheat Sheet: Universal Orlando Resort Height Requirements (2023 Guide)

You may be wondering if there are height requirements at the Universal Orlando Resort theme parks and how they may affect your upcoming trip?

Yes there are minimum height requirements at the Universal parks with many of the attractions being a bit restrictive for most riders.

Today I’ll give you the quick and easy cheat sheet on every ride height minimum at Universal Orlando Resort, but first let’s go through a couple of the most commonly asked questions.

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Doctor Doom’s Fearfall at Universal: The Good, the Bad, and the Scary!

Are you too scared to ride Doctor Doom’s Fearfall at Universal’s Islands of Adventure?

Don’t be…

Hidden in an alley within the Marvel Superhero Island, lies a supervillain concocted attraction.

Most people don’t even realize that it is an opening day attraction, making its debut with Islands of Adventure on May 28, 1999.

But the question is why is it so overlooked?

It could possibly be due to the fact that it’s a bit hidden away and its next to the Amazing Adventures of Spiderman ride, a popular superhero.

Today, we will dive into the history and why you should give it a bit more love on your next visit to Islands of Adventure.

Regarding Dr. Doom, I will touch on:

  • Backstory of Dr. Doom
  • History of the Ride
  • Theme of the Attraction
  • Story of Doctor Doom Fearfall
  • Ride Stats

So, let’s dive into the mind of Victor Von Doom!

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Transformers the ride entrance

2023 Guide to Transformers the Ride at Universal Studios: Join the battle, become the hero!

Are you looking for the ultimate guide on Transformers the Ride 3D at Universal Studios Florida?

If you’ve ever dreamed of being IN a Michael Bay movie, then here’s your chance!

I mean, does being dropped into the middle of an action film and fully immersed in surround sound-drama sound like a good way to spend your vacation?

If you said yes, I agree!

And that’s why I recommend you take time to check out the Universal Studios Orlando Transformers Ride.

In this article we’ll talk you through how this ride made it to Universal Studios Orlando after premiering in other Universal Studios Parks:

  • What you can expect from Transformers the Ride 3D
  • Why you must ride it
  • Smart tips that will help you have the best experience

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NikkyJ in front of Hogwarts Express Harry Potter World Universal Studios Hollywood California

Ride the Hogwarts Express at Universal Orlando: 2023 Guide to the Most Magical Train!

Are you ready to take your voyage on the Hogwarts Express at Universal Orlando Resort?

For me personally, I jump at the slightest chance of getting close to J.K. Rowling’s magical world– the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

So when I heard that Universal Studios was bringing the Hogwarts Express to along with the bustling area of Diagon Alley, dementors, more scenes from the Harry Potter movie and Kings Cross station, I knew I had to be one of the first people to experience this back in 2014.

Universal Orlando has really outdone itself on this one.

It is the only ride in the entire park that is not just a ride but a transport system as well!

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Can’t Decide? Get the 5 Best Rides at Magic Kingdom for Genie+

Are you trying to figure out which rides are the best at the Magic Kingdom for Genie Plus?

Don’t worry, I’m here to help!

Disney’s Genie+ service can be confusing.

With so much to see and do in the world’s most visited theme park, using Genie+ effectively during your trip to Magic Kingdom is crucial!

Though it works in a similar way to FastPass, it can be confusing!

This article will help you get organized and stay on track to make the most of your day in the park!

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