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Could Fourth Universal Orlando Park Be Named “Universal’s Fantastic Worlds”?

There has been an awful lot of online chatter about Universal Orlando’s yet-to-be-announced new major theme park being secretly built across the street from its current location, but recently a new interesting detail has emerged. According to recent documents filed by Universal City Studios with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, “Fantastic Worlds” has

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Universal Opens Diagon Alley – Your Move Disney?

Today marked the opening of Diagon Alley at Universal Orlando and, as expected, Potter and theme park fans showed up in droves. As I am writing this, the line for Harry Potter and the Escape From Gringotts is at 7.5 hours and counting. Across the board, myself included, most are saying it’s the most immersive

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More Exploration of Diagon Alley in Universal Studios Florida

When the Wizarding World of Harry Potter opened a few years ago, Universal Orlando created a new “gold standard” when it comes to theme parks. Hogsmeade, being just one land in Islands of Adventure, had more detail and character than any other theme park had ever seen before. When Universal Creative was given the task

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Inside Harry Potter And The Escape From Gringotts

Today we will take a look around Harry Potter and the Escape From Gringotts in Diagon Alley at Universal Studios Florida. Needless to say, everything in this article can be considered spoilers since the attraction and Diagon Alley haven’t officially opened yet. However, I suspect it will soft open some time this week so they can

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A Peek Inside Diagon Alley at Universal Studios Florida

A few days ago, through dumb luck, I managed to snag a pass to Universal Orlando’s VIP party for Diagon Alley. As you’ve already heard by now, it’s even more impressive than Hogsmeade at Islands of Adventure. For me, easily the highlight was taking the train from Hogsmeade to London/Diagon Alley. The experience is as authentic

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Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort Great Value For A Moderate Resort

Stepping through the lobby of Universal’s new Cabana Bay Beach Resort really is like stepping into a time machine. Universal Creative and Loews Hotels have knocked it out of the park with this gorgeous hotel. It’s as if they preserved this hotel under a glass dome since the early 1960s and just unsealed it on

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Universal Orlando’s Right Moves

Part of our goal here at TPU is to report on themed entertainment from a different perspective than other blogs. Most other attraction websites report on what is going on, mostly dedicated to pictures peeking over construction fences. On occasion, you’ll get to read an interview on who just built the latest restaurant or roller

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