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    May Updates for the Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando 2021

    A major rollback of social distancing restrictions and a rapturous reception for the new VelociCoaster lead our May 2021 monthly updates to the Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando.

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    Remembering the First Walt Disney World Trip

    Bob Jacobs, a fan of The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World, recalls his first visit to Walt Disney World. Let’s join him on his journey back in time. I’m sure you have memories of your first trip to Walt Disney World. Who doesn’t? BUT…do you have memories about the first time you used the Unofficial Guide? I do: it was

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    Unofficial Guide to the Jurassic World VelociCoaster at Universal Orlando

    Universal Orlando is about to unleash the Jurassic World VelociCoaster, and we were among the lucky guests to get a sneak preview of this eagerly anticipated new raptor-inspired attraction, so buckle up tight for your Unofficial Guide to the wildest ride in Universal’s repertory.

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    The Disney Wish is Ready to Welcome Guests in the Summer of 2022

    During a first-of-its-kind virtual event for media and travel agents, Disney revealed the design concept of the fifth ship in the Disney Cruise Line fleet. The Disney Wish will sail on her maiden voyage on June 9, 2022, from Port Canaveral. Going forward the ship will offer three- and four-night Bahamas sailings with visits to Castaway Cay, Disney’s private island. A statue of Cinderella will

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    Camp Jurassic Reopens at Universal Orlando’s Islands of Adventure

    The pandemic has kept many theme parks’ playgrounds closed, but Islands of Adventure’s Camp Jurassic recently reopened after over a year, and the Unofficial Guide has your first look back inside Universal Orlando’s best interactive children’s area.