This 10-acre island, inspired by the works of the late Theodore Seuss Geisel, is awash in Day-Glo colors, whimsical architecture, and curved trees (the latter were downed and bent by Hurricane Andrew before the park acquired them). Needless to say, the main attractions here are aimed at the younger set, though anyone who loved the good Doctor as a child will enjoy some nostalgic fun on these rides. And those who aren't familiar with his work will enjoy the visuals -- Seussian art is like Dalí for kids.
Riding the Rail -- After years of klonking, bonking, jerking, and berking, the miniature monorail that hangs high over Seuss Landing (which had gone riderless for what seemed an eternity) now runs from morning till night. The High in the Sky Seuss Trolley Train Ride is a whimsical kid-friendly ride that runs along two separate tracks. Traveling in individual "cars," you'll pass classic Seussian scenes and colorful characters -- with an occasional view of Seuss Landing below. Lines can be excruciatingly long, but high-power fans will keep you cool while you wait.
Note: Each day, one child is picked to be the "Conductor of the Day." As honorary conductor, the child is decked out in a trolley hat, red leather gloves, blue bandanna, and sticker before getting to announce that boarding is about to begin. Front-row seating on the trolley, as well as Universal Express Passes for the child's family (good for a single attraction at either Universal park), are part of the package.
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