Universal vs Disney

Disney vs Universal: Which is Better for You?

ThemeParkHipsters, today we are SO excited to bring to you one of our most requested article topics: Disney vs Universal! Which is better? Which is cheaper? And which should you choose for your long awaited and well-deserved vacation?

As you likely already know, this question is really hard to answer! 

Both theme parks are unique in their own special way, and you’d definitely walk away from each one with memories to last a lifetime! 

However, we also know that each Theme Park Hipster has their own unique needs and desires…

And so, that’s exactly what we plan on addressing in today’s Disney vs Universal Comprehensive Guide! 

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Best theme parks in Orlando Florida with Epcot Magic Kingdom and Universal Studios

What is the Best Theme Park In Orlando? Here’s a list of the best to “worst” theme parks in Orlando!

Are you wondering what is the BEST theme park in Orlando for your vacation?

Fair warning– this article is going to be a lot like reading The Bachelor. There is going to be tons of drama. A little bit of cattiness. And a lot of unsheathed claws.

And it is for you (my amazing ThemeParkHipster) that I am going to brave this storm and find out:

  • Which theme park will be crowned the Best Theme Park in Orlando?
  • And more importantly– which one will end up at the bottom of the list?

*dramatic pause*

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HULK Roller Coaster Universal Islands of Adventure

8 BEST Rides at Universal Orlando Resort the You MUST Do (2023)

Are you looking for the BEST rides and attractions that you MUST experience at Universal Orlando Resort?

There’s nothing like a trip to Universal Orlando Resort (UOR). The sprawling theme park complex has two thrilling theme parks, almost a dozen hotels, a shopping and entertainment district, and a beautiful water park.

The best thing is, most of this is all within walking distance or a short bus ride away from each other!

After you’ve checked in to your hotel at Universal Orlando Resort it will be time to hit the two theme parks: Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure.

Both of the parks have must-do attractions, and I’ve narrowed down the list to eight rides that you cannot miss.

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Universal Orlando Cabana Resort Famous Entrance

Review & Guide: Universal Orlando Cabana Bay Beach Resort

Are you trying to decide if the Cabana Bay Beach Resort is best for your trip to Orlando?

Universal Orlando is one of the most visited resorts around the world, giving guests the dream vacation of their choice.

Home to three theme parks and several hotels and resorts, Universal Orlando, is a vacation destination for many people offering comfortable lodging arrangements.

Still, none of them would provide you with the exciting stay that the Cabana Bay Beach Resort offers its guests. An on-property hotel at Universal Orlando, the Cabana Bay Beach Resort is ranked as one of Universal’s Prime Value category hotel.

For guests looking to visit Universal Orlando on a budget, then Cabana Bay is a great choice. It offers you a beachfront vibe and exciting amenities, all of which make your visit to Universal Orlando a memorable one.

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Universal Orlando Resort On Site Hotels

Universal Orlando Resort On-Site Hotels (Everything You Need to Know)

Have you decided which one of the Universal Orlando Resort on-site hotels to stay at or are you feeling a bit overwhelmed with the decision?

When you think of Universal Orlando Resort you might think of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Men in Black: Alien Attack, or if you’re like us you think of E.T. Adventure!

And after a long day in the parks you’re going to want to go back to a comfortable hotel. That’s where Universal Orlando’s on-site hotels are a major win.

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The Magic Inside JK Rowling Quote

19 JK Rowling Quotes to Inspire You to Live Your BEST Life!

The woman who created the Harry Potter universe has inspired so many of us to follow our dreams and live a life with purpose. Over the years, JK Rowling has given us some incredible quotes that are perfect for self-growth.

Whether through her books or through her interviews, there have always been little nuggets to life hidden within her dialogue.

One of my favorite quotes from JK Rowling is:

We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.

This quote is what sparked me to write this article for you to see just how inspirational this woman is and has been to me.

You may even find a quote that lifts your spirit today and pushes you towards that goal you’ve been putting off.

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Universal Orlando Resort Diagon Alley Dragon in Harry Potter World

7 Beginner Tips for ANY Diagon Alley Grand Opening Day (A Harry Potter Celebration)

Please note that this guide was originally written on July 7, 2014 with the Diagon Alley grand opening date of July 8, 2014 right around the corner. I wanted to give this post an update on how to survive any Wizarding World of Harry Potter celebration. Whether it be a new land or new attraction. Enjoy!

So, you’ve decided to brave the Florida heat and stand uncomfortably close to other Potterheads during a Wizarding World of Harry Potter Diagon Alley grand opening celebration.

Well, don’t worry about it!

You are not alone.

I am right there alongside of you plotting ways to get as close to the front of the line as I possibly can for any Harry Potter World opening day.

The recent opening of Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure has so many Muggles wondering what kind of theme park magic makes someone wait in line for 10 hours!

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Things to do at Universal Orlando with couple splashing in the water at Volcano Bay.

Top 5 Things You Must Do This Summer at Universal Orlando

Today, we have a guest sponsored post from Mikey Miller (@mikeyemiller). Mikey is an East Coast-based freelance writer. He writes about everything from Broadway to margaritas to theme parks for ShowTickets.com and BestofOrlando.com.


With summer just upon us, it’s now prime time to get yourself down to the Sunshine State to visit Universal Orlando.

The incredible rides, attractions, and the food and drink options – as well as the beautiful Floridian climate – make the theme park the perfect place to spend any part of your summer.

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