U is for Universal Orlando Resort

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Universal Orlando Resort, Florida

“U.” What the heck am I going to blog about in this opens in a new windowA to Z Challenge that starts with U? Doh! opens in a new windowUniversal Orlando Resort in Florida! Of course, now I’m thinking about “V” for the next post.

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Truffalos Are So Lovely this Time of Year.

Well, this post will be short – I’m traveling again on business meaning I need to catch up on office work after meeting all day with folks. I did sneak over to Universal for a couple of hours tonight for dinner and ride Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey (I have an annual pass.) Plus, I’m dealing with personal “stuff” putting me in a funky place.

Anyway, I hope to get caught up in reading A to Z blogs (and others!) this weekend. (I DO appreciate your comments!)

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I'd Love to Have One of these Light Shades from the Jurassic Park Section

In the meantime, here are a few snapshots from Universal Orlando Resort and links to my blog posts on the topic. I have to admit, it was wonderful visiting the park by myself. It wasn’t that busy and I was able to walk onto the Harry Potter ride because I was a single rider. That particular attraction has fast pass access for single riders to fill in the holes of couples and parties of three.

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Hmm, Which House with the Sorting Hat Place Me?
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Is this True?
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Ribbon Dancing is an Olympic Sport, Right?

opens in a new windowKeeping Cool When Visiting Universal Studios Florida in Orlando this Summer

opens in a new windowBest Theme Park Turkey Leg: Disney or Universal?

opens in a new windowMy Date with Harry Potter in Universal Orlando

Have you been to Universal Orlando?

This post is part of the opens in a new window2012 Blogging from A to Z Challenge. Check back daily for a different letter!

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Jennifer A. Huber is an award-winning travel and outdoor blogger and writer in Southwest Florida. Originally from Buffalo, N.Y., a hiking trail led her to a career path in the tourism industry for more than 30 years. She spent a decade with a park management company in Yellowstone, Death Valley, and Everglades National Parks. She founded the travel blog, SoloTravelGirl.com with the goal of inspiring others to travel alone, not lonely. The unexpected death of her former husband in 2008 reminded her how short life is. His passing was a catalyst for sharing her experiences with the goal of inspiring and empowering others to travel solo. Jennifer holds a Travel Marketing Professional certification from the Southeast Tourism Society, is a certified food judge, member of the NASA Social community, and alum of the FBI Citizens Academy. When not traveling, she is either in the kitchen, practicing her photography skills, or road tripping with her dog, Radcliff.

3 thoughts on “U is for Universal Orlando Resort

  1. … never been and I never think I will go neither. A great post, but not really my thing and maybe I have lost “my young at heart”, been to Disneyland in Paris and Disney World in Anaheim – had a great time but that is all.

  2. I’ve been to Universal many times, and it never gets old. I prefer to visit during the off-season though, when the temperatures and crowds are bearable! 🙂

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