Trippin’ Midwest Mama’s Complete Guide to Universal Orlando

Since launching Tabby Travels with Simply Mouse Vacations , I’ve noticed Trippin’ Midwest Mama’s Universal library  just keeps growing and growing.  So, as part of my spring cleaning, I’ve  updated the blogs with the most current information, and decided to create a single spot here with links to each of them.

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley at Universal Orlando Resort.

I expect this guide will grow over time, because Universal Orlando is always shaking things up!

So far, here’s I’ve got so far:

 1 Day in Universal Orlando

I share my personal itinerary from a single-day visit with my teenage son, which includes a ton of attraction details and time-saving tips.

5 Game Changers Coming to Universal Orlando

New of some of the big changes and additions at Universal as of Dec. 2017.

10 Way to “Chillax” at Universal Orlando

Think a trip to Universal has to be a non-stop, action-packed thrill ride? Here’s how to save time while setting aside time for some R&R.

15 Tips to Know Before You Go

This blog is loaded with insider tips I learned from my own experience at Universal.

A final note:

I’ve poured a ton of personal time and research into these blogs for the simple reason of making my readers’ travel plans run smoother.  I only ask that if you are planning a visit to Universal, consider booking with Tabby Travels at Simply Mouse Vacations. You can read all about that here in my blog, “Announcing my New Venture…”.

If you’re interested in learning how I can support your Orlando vacation plans to Universal, Disney or Sea World, you can reach out to me on my travel agent Facebook page or email at for a no-obligation vacation quote. My services are offered free of charge to clients booking with me.