Now On Sale: Theme Park Insider's 2015 Orlando Guidebook

November 3, 2014, 7:46 PM · We are pleased to announce the release of our 2015 Orlando theme park guidebook: Theme Park Insider Visits Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando.

Cover of 'Theme Park Insider Visits Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando'Discover why Orlando is one of the world's most popular vacation destinations with Theme Park Insider's in-depth guidebook to the all the attractions at the Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando resorts. Based on ratings and reviews submitted by thousands of visitors on, our newly updated and rearranged 2015 guidebook includes detailed descriptions and ratings of hundreds of rides, shows, restaurants, and hotels, as well as advice for making reservations and getting the most from each day of your visit.

This guide includes listings for SeaWorld Orlando, Busch Gardens Tampa, and Legoland Florida, as well as for Disney and Universal. We include visitors' Top 10 attractions, restaurants, and hotels in several categories, to help you find the best way to spend your time in Orlando. Additional tips include advice on prepaid dining plans, line-skipping options, accommodating disabilities, special meal requests, celebrating birthdays, and even how to overcome a fear of riding roller coasters.

This is not the book for people looking for rigid, turn-by-turn directions for visiting the parks. Our guidebook instead provides the detailed, inside information that will help you customize a vacation to your individual family's needs. We want to help you enjoy your Orlando vacation like a Theme Park Insider!

If you know someone who is thinking about a trip to Central Florida in 2015, order a paperback copy of our guidebook and that's one thing you can cross off your Christmas shopping list already! Or order an eBook version and treat yourself to all the great tips and advice from the Theme Park Insider community, in one place with no Internet connection required.

Here are the links to order (some links might not yet be active):

This year's 232-page book is revised, updated, and rearranged from last year's version, and includes looks at the major new attractions at each resort, including the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train and Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley.

Remember, if you'd like an even more in-depth look at Diagon Alley, we have published a mini-guidebook entirely devoted to the Wizarding World: Theme Park Insider Visits The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. That 63-page, 18,000-word booklet also tells you the history of the project and includes comments about the lands from the their designers and from the stars of the Harry Potter films.

We hope that you will support the Theme Park Insider community by purchasing these books, and by spreading the word. Thank you to everyone for being part of Theme Park Insider!

Replies (6)

November 3, 2014 at 8:33 PM · Please consider offering your books in iTunes store overseas outside of the states. Love your site.
November 3, 2014 at 8:41 PM · They will be available there in a few days. We've submitted the book and are just waiting for iTunes to move the book onto those stores.
November 4, 2014 at 6:30 AM · Note to TPI regulars, please make an effort to help out our boy. Post a link to the book on your Facebook pages.

Here is what is posted on mine. Feel free to cut and paste:

This is the PERFECT holiday gift for any family members or friends who might be planning a theme park vacation to Orlando in 2015. Robert Niles is not only an expert on all things related to the Orlando parks (from attractions, to acomodations, to fine dining and shows) he is an excellent writer -- using clear language to support his insight.

November 4, 2014 at 8:04 AM · Hey what gives....? I just bought the Universal guide book, and now you have another book..... You want me to spend another 12 bucks?

Sell me why I need this new book?

November 4, 2014 at 9:02 AM · This is everything in Orlando, plus Disney and all of Universal, not just the Harry Potter stuff. (Though there is *far* more Harry Potter stuff in the Wizarding World guidebook than there is in this one.) If all you're interested in is the Wizarding World, get that book. If you want a comprehensive Orlando guide, get this one. If you want a comprehensive Orlando guide, plus bunch of extra info on Harry Potter, get both.

Hope this helps.

November 4, 2014 at 12:12 PM · BTW, the book is now available on iTunes in 32 countries. I don't have access to all those links, but if you search for the book title in your local version of the iTunes Store, it should come up. Thanks!

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