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Top Amusement Parks In The US

Pack up the family and head out to one of the top amusement parks in the country. Each park offers something unique for visitors, but all offer families great entertainment, thrilling attractions and unique dining venues.

08/07/2014

Transformers: The Ride 3D will officially open at Universal Orlando on the morning of June 20, 2013. (Source: Univeral)

Riders Rescued From Universal’s Transformers Ride

Blame the Decepticons for this one. Riders on the Transformers: The Ride – 3D ride at Universal Studios in Orlando had to be evacuated by firefighters after the ride came to a screeching halt.

07/15/2014

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Details Emerge On New Harry Potter Ride At Universal Orlando

The highly anticipated Wizarding World of Harry Potter-Diagon Alley will open this summer at the Universal Orlando Resort. The centerpiece of the new Harry Potter-themed area will take visitors into Gringotts bank to help retrieve a magical object .

05/13/2014

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Family Suites Open At Cabana Bay Resort At Universal Orlando

Universal Orlando has gone retro at its new resort. The first phase of the Cabana Bay Beach Resort opened Monday. The design of the 600 family suites in the North Courtyard was inspired by the sweeping motor courts of the 1950s and 60s.

03/31/2014

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Record Year For Tourism In Florida

If you thought 2013 was a busy year, you were right. It was a record year for tourism.

02/15/2014

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Best Places To Visit Off Season In The US

New Orleans, Orlando, Maui, Phoenix, and San Francisco are among the best places to visit in the U.S. in the off season.

01/07/2014

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Best Places In America For A Tropical Christmas

Americans hoping to escape winter weather can enjoy a tropical Christmas in Hawaii or Florida at places such as Honolulu, Lahaina, Waikiki and Key West.

12/10/2013

Matt Groening, (L) creator/executive producer, and executive producer Al Jean attend FOX's "The Simpsons" 500th Episode Celebration at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on February 13, 2012 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

“The Simpsons” Area Complete In Orlando

Fans of the hit television show “The Simpsons” can soon guzzle down some of Homer’s favorite Duff Beer and revel in all-things-Simpsons.

09/06/2013

Optimus Prime, leader of the Autobots, and Bumblebee are now making in-park appearances at Universal Studios Florida.  Towering at more than nine-feet-tall, the characters will be in-park daily to meet, interact and take larger-than-life photos with guests. Universal Orlando Resort introduced this experience to get guests ready for the battle they’ll experience when TRANSFORMERS: The Ride – 3D opens this summer. 
 
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Transformers Ride Opens At Universal Studios

The Autobots and Decepticons battle heated up Thursday in Orlando with the grand opening of the new action packed thrill ride based on the movie “Transformers”.

CBS Miami–06/20/2013

Autobots Optimus Prime and Bumblebee at the official Universal Orlando announcement about Transformers ride opening. (Source:2012 Universal Orlando Resort.)

Transformers Ride Opens At Universal In June

Bumblebee and friends will start thrilling fans in Florida in less than two months. Universal Orlando says its new, 3-D theme park ride based on the Transformers toy brand will open June 30.

CBS Miami–05/02/2013

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