On May 25th the geography of Universal Orlando will change. Along with 2 theme parks, there will be the new water park, Volcano Bay. The philosophy celebrated at this new water park is “Water is
Life. Life is Joy”. It’s the carefree attitude that the fabled Waturi islanders have embraced on their Pacific isle for centuries. Now you can live the Waturi way at this all-new park where thrills and relaxation flow in perfect harmony. Continue reading Universal Orlando’s Volcano Bay is here to stay! →
This past October, my family took a trip to Orlando. The past 40-something trips we hop on the Magical Express and went to Disney World. This time, we opted for something different. We caught a cab and headed toward Universal Orlando.
Continue reading Universal offers a ton of fun! →
A sentence that I find myself saying, quite often, as a Travel Pixie, is “Universal Studios is not part of Disney.” Universal Studios is about 20 minutes away from Disney World. It’s located closer to the Orlando International Airport. And yes, it is NOT part of Disney. Universal is it’s own unique and awesome vacation destination!
Last month, I shared information about the awesome resorts that are located on the Universal grounds. Now, I want to share the two incredible parks. Universal has two parts: the Studios and Islands of Adventure. Continue reading Universal Is EPIC! →
For years you’ve known Our Laughing Place Travel as your Disney Vacation Specialists. We’ve been helping families plan magical vacations for nearly 20 years now! But did you also know that we specialize in planning Universal Orlando vacations as well? That’s right! So whether you want to plan your entire vacation around Universal Orlando or add it to your Walt Disney World Resort vacation, we’re your one stop vacation planning extraordinaire! But, gosh, you probably haven’t heard a lot from us regarding Universal, so I want to make sure you’re up to date on the many exciting things there are to see and do at these exciting theme parks and resorts.
To start with, did you know that Universal Orlando has 4 resort hotels on property and will be adding a 5th during the summer of 2016? That’s right, you can enjoy fabulous
hotels and dining plus have the convenience of being close to the
theme parks. With choices ranging from the moderate on price but max on style Cabana Bay Beach Resort to the Deluxe resorts including Leows Royal Pacific Resort, the Hard Rock Hotel, and Leows Portofino
Bay Hotel, you’re sure to find the perfect spot for you and your family. And in 2016 you can add Leows Sapphire Falls Resort to your list of choices. AND the best part about staying at a Universal hotel is the automatic “fastpass” to every attraction that resort stayers get in the amusement parks! Continue reading Exciting Fun At Universal Orlando! →