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19 Coasters from ’99

When we ranked the Top 5 years for new coasters in 2015, 1999 just missed the cut, coming in as an honorable mention. In honor of the 20th anniversary of a pretty solid year for coasters (with a few real...

My Final Rides on Dueling Dragons

I last visited Islands of Adventure in 2006 — I spent a couple of hours at the park after a long day at the neighboring Universal Studios Florida. The visit consisted of a lap around the lagoon with a couple...

Dragon Challenge Closing at Islands of Adventure

The Universal Orlando Resort blog confirmed a bombshell rumor that has been circulating for months: Dragon Challenge, formerly known as Dueling Dragons, will be removed from the park this September. The iconic dueling inverted coaster’s removal will make room for...

Incredible Hulk Relaunch Details Unleashed

The Incredible Hulk coaster at Islands of Adventure is preparing to reawaken after a nine-month overhaul. And from the looks of details released by Universal today, enduring those nine Hulk-less months will pay off. The makeover, announced in August 2015, will bring the legendary...

Skull Island: Reign of Kong Ride Vehicles Revealed

Last May, Universal Orlando Resort announced Skull Island: Reign of Kong, which would in Summer 2016. As Summer 2016 approaches, Universal has revealed details of the ride vehicles for the new attraction on their blog. The ride vehicles will measure over 40...