As a Floridian and theme park-lover, Universal Studios has always been a source of joy for my family and I. We always have the best time in Orlando, and it’s been incredible to see the rides change over the years. But after the parks closed earlier this year due to the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVD-19) pandemic, I wasn’t sure what the future of one of my favorite places would look like. So, when the parks reopened recently, I was itching to make the drive to Orlando and experience it (mostly for the rides, but also for banana split flavor Dippin’ Dots) for myself. Here are the top six things you should know about the “new” Universal Studios if you plan on going anytime soon.