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Adding Orlando Before or After A Cruise

Adding Orlando Before or After A Cruise

One of the more popular ports in the United States is Port Canaveral. Did you know that the airport you fly into for a cruise out of Port Canaveral would be Orlando? Extending your trip to add in some time in Orlando is the perfect way to keep the fun going. How Far Away is […] Read more…

Thrill Rides at Universal and Universal Islands of Adventure

Thrill Rides at Universal & Universal Islands of Adventure

Universal Studios is synonymous with blockbuster movies, incredible attractions, and unforgettable experiences. I recently visited with my now 16 year old son Mason. He had the best time, but theme park visits have changed dramatically from what they were when he was younger.  Now he enjoys as many thrill rides as we can fit into […] Read more…

Super Nintendo World

Let’s go! Time to enter Super Nintendo World at Universal Hollywood! First Things First The first thing to do is get your Power Up Bands. These let you play the games within the land as well as gather coins from the coin blocks. Power Up Bands can be purchased at one of the stores near […] Read more…

Universal Resort Orlando Hotels

Universal Resort Orlando Hotels

Universal Resorts Orlando has many resorts that fit all family needs.  There is a wide range of prices from value priced to Deluxe.  Value Hotels  Prime Value  Preferred Hotels  Premier Hotels Premier Hotels include Express Pass Unlimited. Our team recommends Premier Hotels because the Express Pass is such a good value.  You can check out […] Read more…

Best Kid-Friendly Getaways

So many of our clients here at Embrace the Journey Travel are families looking for fun and affordable family vacations. We polled our agents to find out what they think are the best kid-friendly getaways for families. Cruises From Disney to Norwegian to Royal Caribbean – the cruise lines have it all. There is space […] Read more…

We Love Universal Resorts Orlando

Top 5 reasons We Love Universal Resorts Orlando

Find out why we Love Universal Resorts Orlando! Our team at Embrace the Journey Travel loves Universal Resorts Orlando! Here are just 5 reasons any trip to Orlando should always include time at Universal Resorts. There are some incredible things to see and do – no one will be bored. When you’re looking for things […] Read more…

Visiting Orlando During the Holiday Season

Visiting Orlando during the Holiday Season

The Holiday Season in Orlando!  I love the Holiday Season in Orlando. There is something extra special about the Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons in Orlando.  I have a breakdown of the incredible Holiday events in November, December, and the first of January.  Walt Disney World The Holiday Season Starts at Walt Disney World in November. […] Read more…

Universal Orlando

Top Reasons Why You Should Visit Universal Orlando

If you are looking to add more thrills and excitement to your family vacation, Universal Orlando does just that. I just returned from a vacation with my daughter and two grandsons (5 & 6). This was my second trip in the past 6 months.  For this trip, we stayed 5 nights at the onsite Premier […] Read more…

Universal Studios a movie and book lovers dream

Universal Studios is a Movie and Book Lovers Dream

I recently returned from a trip to Universal Resorts Orlando and I wanted to share a suggested movie list to watch before the trip and a few book suggestions.  Let’s start with a Classic for kids who grew up in the 1980’s – ET  This ride opened in the 1990’s and it’s such a fun […] Read more…

Universal Orlando Pandemic

Universal Orlando During the Pandemic

We visited Universal Orlando during the pandemic… My family and I decided to take a much needed family mini-vacation, and headed to Universal Orlando this past February. It was sort of last minute, but all the planets aligned and we were desperate for some sunny days, blue skies, and swaying palm trees. And… we weren’t […] Read more…

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