Holidays at Universal Orlando

December 2019 at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando Christmastime is always extra special at Universal Orlando Resort! And I hear from impeccable sources that not even The Grinch can steal holiday joy this year! From November 14 - January 3rd, you can get in on the mind-blowing, mischief-making, action-packed adventure of a lifetime.… Continue reading Holidays at Universal Orlando

Frightful Fun at Universal Orlando

Halloween Horror Nights may not be happening this year, but Universal Orlando has dreamed up other frightfully fun ideas to scare even its most stoic guests. And its included with daytime admission to Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure! September 26-27 and October 3-November 1 will be scary good! BRAVE TWO HAUNTED HOUSES… Continue reading Frightful Fun at Universal Orlando

Universal Orlando Resort – Loews Portofino Bay and CityWalk

For our recent visit to Universal Orlando Resort, we stayed at Loews Portofino - one of three premier resorts on property. It was already dark when we arrived, so this was our very first impression - a moonlit bay nestled on the Riviera. Breathtaking! Loews Portofino was inspired by the quaint Ligurian fishing village in… Continue reading Universal Orlando Resort – Loews Portofino Bay and CityWalk

Universal Orlando Resort – Islands of Adventure

Remember how I mentioned I'd post my Islands of Adventure post tomorrow? Let's pretend the whole concept of time being a figment of our imagination applies to January as well. Ha! Over in Islands of Adventure, the areas are divided into mythical lands featuring superheroes, beasts, and magical creatures. It seemed to storm every time… Continue reading Universal Orlando Resort – Islands of Adventure

Universal Orlando Resort – Universal Studios

I can't tell you how many times I sat down to write this series on Universal Orlando Resort. Where has the month of January gone?! In any event, we went to Universal Orlando Resort in the days between Christmas and New Year when the concept of time is but a figment of our imagination. We… Continue reading Universal Orlando Resort – Universal Studios

Universal Orlando Resort and Seaworld Travel Tips

For those of you planning or thinking of planning a trip to Universal and / or Sea World, I thought I'd compile a short list of dos and don'ts for you. Universal Spring for the one of the premier resorts. Staying at Loews Royal Pacific over Cabana Bay gave us all free Universal Express Passes.… Continue reading Universal Orlando Resort and Seaworld Travel Tips

A Universal Orlando Resort and Sea World Thanksgiving

For the last few years, we spent Thanksgiving Day in the country with elderly friends and their family. Sadly, the patriarch passed away a few months ago. I decided my little family of four needed our own Thanksgiving tradition. That's when the idea for a Thanksgiving vacation was born. CityWalk We hit the road first… Continue reading A Universal Orlando Resort and Sea World Thanksgiving