The first few weeks of May are always a great time to visit the parks. During our latest visit to the Universal Orlando Resort, we were delighted to see lower-than-usual wait times and less crowds walking around both parks and CityWalk.
While it is surely a good sign when theme parks are filled, it is also refreshing to see that the slow season still exists for some of Orlando's theme parks (we are looking at you, Magic Kingdom). Join us as we walk around Universal Studios.


Let's start to explore the park by visiting Production Central:

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Work continues on the new building located by Despicable Me - Minion Mayhem:

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As we mentioned at the beginning, wait times were much lower than usual:

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Even Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit only had a 20-minute wait in the middle of the afternoon:

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By the way, work is still being done in the queue area of the attraction:

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The Universal Orlando logo is now displayed on the LED screens on either side of the Music Plaza:

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The new Race Through New York attraction continues to take shape nearby:

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The building is being extended:

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A new facade is expected to cover the majority of the soundstage:

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At the moment, the height of the steel frame only reaches about half of the walls of the soundstage:

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The corner of the building has a different frame:

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The Blues Brothers were patrolling the area:

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The future entrance of the new attraction:

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The majority of the New York backdrop has been refurbished:

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It looks like more walls will soon be installed on top of Soundstage 57D (Revenge of the Mummy):

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Let's walk around the rest of New York:

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Transformers only had a 15-minute wait:

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Interestingly, an extended queue was set up near the entrance:

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