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Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Universal Orlando Reveals Harry Potter Details

The new Harry Potter area opening at Universal Orlando Resort this summer will allow fans to ride the Hogwarts Express train and experience the British countryside just as the characters did in the book and movie series.

CBS Miami–03/14/2014

Give Kids The World (Source: CBS4)

It Takes A Village To Give Kids With Life-Threatening Diseases The World

For little girls who have lost their curls, the discovery of what appears to be a magical looking glass, makes them smile. At Give Kids the World Village in Orlando, children who have battled cancer, many of whom have undergone chemotherapy, a peek into the mirror reveals a princess wearing a beautiful crown.

CBS Miami–03/06/2014


Best Spring Break Destinations For Students On A Budget

College students on a budget may still find discount travel packages to spring break destinations like South Padre Island, Daytona Beach and Panama City.


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Best Winter Getaways In America

Whether it means hitting the slopes or riding the waves, many winter travelers have a few favorite destinations across America to cure the winter blues. The following are five of the best winter getaways in the U.S.


Rip Ride Rockit became stuck at Universal Studios Orlando on Oct. 9, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Universal Fla. Roller Coaster Reopens After Glitch Strands Riders

Thrill seekers are back in line at a Universal Studios Orlando roller coaster hours after it was shutdown due to a malfunction that left a dozen people stuck for more than two hours.


Rip Ride Rockit became stuck at Universal Studios Orlando on Oct. 9, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Thrill Seekers Get Stuck On Universal Studios Fla. Roller Coaster

Thrill seekers got more than they bargained for Wednesday night at Universal Studios in Orlando.


Universal Studios in Florida (Source: Universal)

Passengers Stuck On Universal Roller Coaster

Roller coasters are made to thrill and excite those who care to ride, but for 12 people at Universal Studios Wednesday night, a glitch may have given riders a little more of a scare than they expected.


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Famous Movie And Television Locations Around The U.S.

From the Empire State Building in “Sleepless in Seattle” and “The Sopranos” cafe in the show’s finale, to the “Field of Dreams” in Iowa and the Coney Island roller coaster from “Annie Hall,” fans have always loved visiting famous television and movie locations.


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Governor Scott Sets High Goal For 2014 Tourism

Governor Rick Scott, at a conference on tourism in Orlando Wednesday, set the goal for leaders to lure in 100 million tourists to the state of Florida in 2014.


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