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The Cheapest Month to Visit Universal Orlando Resort

Explore Hogwarts, Jurassic Park, and more without the wait (or the costs).<p>Whether you’re visiting for the superheros, the dinosaurs, the Simpsons, or …

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Want to live in a futuristic smart city today? Take a cruise

The cruise industry is rapidly evolving to integrate the Internet of Things — with sensors, connected devices, artificial intelligence, and cloud …

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Seven things not to do at hotel checkout

Checking out of a hotel seems like a simple enough process, but it can sometimes trip up even experienced travelers — especially if it involves stumbling around at dawn to stuff everything in a suitcase and make an early flight. Below are a few common mistakes people make during hotel checkout; …

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Early Look: Universal's Aventura Hotel at Universal Orlando Resort

Big additions continue to come to Universal Orlando Resort. Along with two new hotels opened since 2014, Universal Orlando is again expanding its …

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Inside the magical Christmas celebrations at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Universal Orlando

Orlando, Florida has long been a firm favourite with Brits looking for the ultimate family holiday.<p>And while it's usually the summer months that tend …

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Six Flags parks open for the holidays

It gets mighty cold in December. I should know. I rode an open-air roller coaster car aboard the classic Thunderbolt at Six Flags New England in Agawam, Mass. With December temperatures dipping down into the 30s, and the wind-chill factor created by the 40-mph ride making it seem lower than that, I …

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Best Tips for Celebrating the Holidays at Universal Orlando

<i>The Universal Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s makes it way down the New York Street</i><p>The Universal Orlando Resort celebrates many events and …

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Escape the Cold for Sunny Orlando Florida

Total donated so far:<p>Time Remaining:<p>About the Experience<p>The weather is getting colder and winter will soon be here, but for a $10 donation to charity …

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New Harry Potter concept design prints released by MinaLima

You are, of course, familiar with the Time-Turner, the Triwizard Cup and the Goblet of Fire, as seen in the Harry Potter films. Now you have a chance …

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Harry Potter Christmas in the Wizarding World at Universal Orlando Florida • McCool Travel

The new Harry Potter Christmas festivities transform the Wizarding World at Universal Orlando Resort with holiday decorations, music, and a …

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America's Top 14 Theme Parks for the Holidays

Get into the holiday spirit with plenty of cheer at state-of-the-art amusement parks.<p>Potterheads looking to experience a little magic this season can …

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You Won't Believe How Magical Harry Potter World Is at Christmas

Good tidings, Harry Potter fans, because Universal theme parks have brought Yule Ball magic, Christmas decorations and festive entertainment to …

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Universal's New Cotton Candy Clouds Might Be Even Better Than Butterbeer

The towering treats come in an array of flavors including blue raspberry, pink vanilla, and birthday cake, and can be piled high on a paper cone — or …

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Dine with Your Favorite Super Hero at Universal Orlando

Guess who’s coming to dinner?<p>If you’re dining in the Orlando area, the answer might be Captain America, Spider-Man and more superheroes at a new …

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6 Christmas movie locations you can visit in real life

<b>(CNN) —</b> One of the great traditions of the holiday season is watching (and rewatching) beloved Christmas movies.<p>How about turn the tradition into a travel adventure? Here are six real-life destinations where Christmas classics and newer favorites were either filmed or which provided the inspiration …

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Accio Christmas! Enjoy an enchanted holiday in the Wizarding World

Two years ago, says Michael Aiello, Senior Director of Entertainment Creative, the creative minds at Universal Orlando – who’d been chomping at the …

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Universal resorts capture holiday magic with Harry Potter

For the Universal resorts in Orlando and Hollywood, Harry Potter is the gift that keeps on giving. Since the wizard cast his spell at the theme parks, interest, attendance, and revenue have skyrocketed. For the gift-giving season, Universal is hoping that new Potter festivities will make its …

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Christmas At Universal Orlando Resort

There are so many fun ways to celebrate Christmas at Universal Orlando Resort. Get into the holiday spirit with a hot Butterbeer, the awe-inspiring …

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The Best Cyber Monday Travel Deals You Should Take Advantage Of

At some point, waiting in line outside Best Buy on Black Friday in the freezing cold to save $100 on a pair of Beats became as much a part of the …

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20 Magical Holiday Places to Take Your Kids Before They Grow Up

Take a train ride to the North Pole, slide through an ice castle, and eat inside a gingerbread house on an epic bucket list journey.<p>1 of 16<p>Where Movies Come to Life<p>1 of 16<p>Courtesy of A Christmas Story House<p><i>A Christmas Story House, Cleveland, Ohio</i><p>Your kids can play with everything (even the famous …

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Where to Celebrate New Year's in Florida

Champagne toasts! Fireworks! Parties! The Sunshine State rings in the New Year in a big way, from the white sands of Pensacola to the bright lights …

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You Can Now Celebrate Christmas in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

(9:27 am EST) -- What's more magical than the Wizarding World of Harry Potter? The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Christmastime!<p>For the first …

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The Best Black Friday Travel Deals

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are not just for getting a jump on holiday shopping. Travel suppliers across the board are offering enticing travel …

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AftT's Guide to Travel Cameras

This year, our trusty point and shoot camera bit the dust, and now it’s time to replace it. It was a small Canon PowerShot that we took pretty much …

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Favorite seasonal traditions join new celebrations during the holiday season

Even The Grinch can't resist the holidays at Universal Orlando Resort. // © 2017 Universal Orlando Resort<p>Feature image (above): A snowy Sunset …

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Hollywood Christmas Celebrations with Harry Potter’s Magic

As the Christmas and New Year holidays approach, The Universal Studios in Hollywood has launched a new experience to celebrate these two events Harry …

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Garbage plant or theme park? This Japanese structure has left tourists confused

Tourists who are currently taking in the sights and sounds of Osaka – a port city and capital of the capital of the Osaka Prefecture – seem to be …

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The 9 Holiday Things You HAVE To Do At Universal Orlando Resort

This year’s incredible holiday festivities kick off on Saturday, November 18. With Christmas coming to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter for the …

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VIDEO The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts at Universal Orlando Resort

The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts is here, and Harry Potter fans rejoyce at spending the most magical season in the Wizarding World. For the first …

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How to Get the Best Black Friday & Cyber Monday Travel Deals

Looking to save big on your next vacation? You need these tips on how to get the best Black Friday & Cyber Monday Travel Deals for 2017. Forget about …

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