Universal Orlando 2011: A Book Review

Well this is a case of perfect timing. I have been getting very excited about my next trip to Universal Orlando and Walt Disney World. It has been a few years since I visited Universal and I thought it was about time. In the past, I have enjoyed Kelly’s Universal books and thought they were very helpful.

Of course, the big news this year is the addition of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Islands of Adventure. Like many of you, I have been trying to gobble up as much information as I can.

So this book review will be a little different. Not only will I be talking about this very good book, but I am creating a list of things I don’t want to forget in anticipation of this trip. Don’t be scared.
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Hassle-Free Walt Disney World Vacation: A Book Review

The 2011 edition of The Hassle Free Walt Disney World Vacation guide marks two milestones this year. The first is this is the 10th year, I believe. Secondly, it includes several pages of color pictures.

Steven Barrett checks in with the regular updates and mentions of new/changed attractions that you would expect to find, including recent changes like the addition of Captain EO as well as mentions of the upcoming changes to Fantasyland. The Hassle Free guide follows the same easy to read format of the previous editions. There is a brief description of each park, then one of each attraction with some notes/comments, followed by touring plans for various age groups and lengths of stay.

The color photos I mentioned above come into play for the new photo quiz for this year, color really does make the difference and adds to the fun!
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