‘Discover Universal’ aims to help you plan your best vacation; so what is it?

ORLANDO, Fla. — If you’re thinking about a trip to the theme park capital of the world, there’s something Universal Orlando Resort wants you to know.


“Discover Universal” — billed as a trip-planning site with everything you need to know before you visit — is now up and running.

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Videos, podcasts and planning guides offer “innovative storytelling with the guest in mind,” Universal said about its new site.

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“Discover Universal” lets visitors in on “the “must-dos,” “must-eats,” “must-knows” and “how-tos” during their trip to Universal Orlando Resort,” the company touted.

Creators said “Discover Universal” will include the following “entertaining yet informative” content:

  • Ride Guys (debuts on Feb. 17): Embark on an entertaining tour of the top rides at Universal Orlando with two “Ride Guys.” The duo will answer specific attraction-related questions and then showcase what the actual ride experience is like. New episodes will be released monthly.
  • Dine & Ride (debuts in May): Enjoy a culinary quest and learn more about the elevated theme park fare around Universal Orlando. New episodes will be released monthly.
  • Checked In (debuts in May): Takes viewers on a fun tour of the lobby, rooms, pool and amenities of Universal Orlando’s eight magnificently themed hotels (one hotel will be highlighted in each episode).
  • The Discover Universal Podcast, where hosts will discuss the tips, tricks and must-know details to help guests plan the most epic vacation ever. The intro episode will be available on Feb. 18, and guests can enjoy new episodes biweekly beginning Feb. 22.
  • Informative guides filled with itineraries, inspirational travel photography and more.

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“Discover Universal” will launch fresh content throughout the year and eventually expand to include Universal Studios Hollywood, the company said.

For more information about “Discover Universal,” click here.

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