Movement and scare guides, Travel Guide, Universal Studios/Sea World
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Scare Guide: Universal Studios Orlando

Some rides scare children, either because of the movement or the scenes along the way. Universal Studios rides are listed clockwise here as “None” (not scary to the typical five-year old), “Some” (scary to a sensitive five-year-old) and “Lots” (bad choice for all five-year olds due to movement or scenes). Some faster rides have height […] Read more...

Movement and scare guides, Travel Guide, Universal Studios/Sea World
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Movement Guide: Universal Studios Orlando

Scared of the coasters? You can’t always tell from the front of the ride. Universal Studios rides are listed here clockwise as “None” (slow, even movement or none at all), “Some” (not a coaster, but a hill or other jerky movement) and “Lots” (a coaster or its equivalent). Further explanation is given if necessary. Production […] Read more...

Travel Guide, Universal Studios/Sea World, Universal's Islands of Adventure
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Universal’s Islands of Adventure

January 2012: If Universal Orlando compares to Disney Hollywood Studios, then Islands of Adventure must be awkwardly compared to the Magic Kingdom. The park has six lands – seven if you count the shops around the entrance – themed to different concepts. And, like the Magic Kingdom, the theme in at least three lands is […] Read more...

Tips: Save money – beat crowds, Travel Guide, Universal Studios/Sea World, Universal's Islands of Adventure
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Islands of Adventure survival guide

January 2012: People opting for a two-park pass to Universal Studio’s two parks once headed to Universal Studios before Islands of Adventure. That changed, however, when The Wizarding World of Harry Potter debuted. Minus the magical boy’s appeal, however, Islands of Adventure appeals a bit more to younger vacationers. Expect a lot of teens and […] Read more...

Movement and scare guides, Travel Guide, Universal Studios/Sea World
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Scare Guide: Islands of Adventure

Some rides scare children, either because of the movement or the scenes along the way. Islands of Adventure rides are listed clockwise here as “None” (not scary to the typical five-year old), “Some” (scary to a sensitive five-year-old) and “Lots” (bad choice for all five-year olds due to movement or scenes). Some faster rides have […] Read more...

Movement and scare guides, Travel Guide, Universal Studios/Sea World
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Movement Guide: Islands of Adventure

Scared of the coasters? You can’t always tell from the front of the ride. Islands of Adventure rides are listed here clockwise as “None” (slow, even movement or none at all), “Some” (not a coaster, but a hill or other jerky movement) and “Lots” (a coaster or its equivalent). Further explanation is given if necessary. […] Read more...

Other fun things, Travel Guide, Universal Studios/Sea World
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Discovery Cove

September 2011: Is it a water park, a get-in-the-water version of Sea World, or both? For guests willing to spend almost $300 per person (or  as low as $140 if traveling in slow season and pre-booking), Discovery Cove creates the illusion of a tropical paradise where visitors can swim with peaceful (usually) sea creatures. It’s […] Read more...

Movement and scare guides, Travel Guide, Universal Studios/Sea World
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Scare Guide: Sea World

Some rides scare children, either because of the movement or the scenes along the way. Sea World rides are listed clockwise here as “None” (not scary to the typical five-year old), “Some” (scary to a sensitive five-year-old) and “Lots” (bad choice for all five-year olds due to movement or scenes). In general, no Sea World […] Read more...

Movement and scare guides, Travel Guide, Universal Studios/Sea World
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Movement Guide: Sea World

Scared of the coasters? You can’t always tell from the front of the ride. Sea World rides are listed here clockwise as “None” (slow, even movement or none at all), “Some” (not a coaster, but a hill or other jerky movement) and “Lots” (a coaster or its equivalent). For Sea World, we rate only the […] Read more...