Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach: A Groovy Resort with a Swell Family Suite

Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach: A Groovy Resort with a Swell Family Suite

By: Allison Flynn December 12, 2017 I think having parents raised in the 50s and 60s may have contributed to my love of retro things and beach music. So when we decided to drive down to Orlando a day early for our vacation, I knew I wanted to spend at least one night at Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort. Do you remember staying in hotels with over-the-top fixtures and filled with kitsch? If you miss that, then you will absolutely enjoy this...

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What is the Universal Express Pass?

What is the Universal Express Pass?

By: Corrie Krpejs November 9, 2017 Universal Express Pass allows you to skip the regular lines at most attractions in Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure, which significantly reduces your wait time. It is also now offered at all Wizarding World of Harry Potter attractions! The Express Passes are extremely helpful during crowded times or if you only have one day at the parks. But it does cost extra. Unless you are staying at select...

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It’s a “Universe” of Characters!

It’s a “Universe” of Characters!

By: Rebecca Jones October 17, 2017 At the Universal Orlando Resort theme parks, you never know who you’ll meet! My family is a huge fan of meeting the characters who bring our favorite movies and books to life. I never really associated Universal with a ton of character meet and greet opportunities, but I was pleasantly shocked on our last vacation there. To start with, in Universal Studios theme park, you’ll find your favorite characters...

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Great Dining at Universal Orlando City Walk – Vivo Italian Kitchen

Great Dining at Universal Orlando City Walk – Vivo Italian Kitchen

By: Anna Trosper June 22, 2017 Universal Orlando’s City Walk offers so many wonderful attractions, from shops, to entertainment, and- possibly everyone’s favorite- dining! Located at 6000 Universal Blvd, near the Cowfish sushi and burger bar, Vivo is a quick stroll away if you’re staying in any of the Universal resorts, or a cheap Uber ride from your off-site hotel. As you may have already guessed, Vivo Italian Kitchen offers Italian...

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Universal Orlando Citywalk

Universal Orlando Citywalk

By: Anna Trosper May 30, 2017 Universal’s City Walk is the main hub for entertainment at Universal. There’s literally something for everyone- dining, shopping, nightlife, even live karaoke for the Kelly Clarkson in us! Once the parks close and the day comes to an end, however, is when City Walk really comes to life. Even Orlando natives like to come and hang out, so you know that City Walk is pretty darn trendy. It also makes for a great...

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