Hello, and welcome to Dateline Universal Orlando! This week, we’ll take a look at both Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios, and the many changes at both parks.
Welcome to Universal!
Some pieces of the Incredible Hulk Coaster are back in place as this ride will return in the summer.
Who is ready for season two of Daredevil on Netflix?
We only had a 5 minute wait for Spidey! Still one of the best rides in the world!
Some of the footers awaiting track on the Hulk.
Lots of new foliage up near Skull Island: Reign of Kong.
Can’t wait to see this ride open soon!
Jurassic Park River Adventure closed for refurbishment.
Looking like our Forbidden Journey won’t be getting 3D anytime soon.
Off to London.
We poked around Sugarplam’s for a bit.
Walls haven’t changed out front at the former Disaster/Fast and Furious location.
Scrims up next door though.
As you can see, the entire Beetlejuice theater and almost all of the Disaster ride building have been completely demolished.
Universal is moving at a crazy pace.
The Hogwarts Express is much more visible without those buildings there!
Looking like Mummy got a fresh coat of paint.
The inside of the old Twister building has been completely gutted to prepare for Jimmy Fallon’s arrival.
They are also extending the building. Race Through New York opens in 2017, alongside Fast and Furious: Supercharged.
Mardi Gras is still running strong, and when Fall Out Boy was here over the weekend, it reportedly brought the park to capacity.
The gift shops up at the front of the park are finally reopened.
The star of the show is the new Hello Kitty shop.
Some cute movie posters that link to classic Universal attractions here.
That’s it for this week!
Wow! Lots of things happening all over Universal. Which are you most excited for? Let us know in the comments below! Thanks for reading!
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