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Quick Guide To Universal Orlando Resort



Play, scream and laugh with some of the biggest characters in movies, TV and pop culture at Universal Orlando Resort!

In addition to three incredible theme parks, including a water theme park, Universal Orlando Resort offers entertainment, shopping and dining at Universal CityWalk, as well as accommodations for every style and budget.


It’s the only place in Orlando where you can soar over Hogwarts with Harry Potter, swing through city streets

with Spider-Man, escape menacing raptors in Jurassic World and conquer the mighty Krakatau volcano, among many other unforgettable adventures, experience it for yourself during your next trip to Orlando.

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At Universal Studios Florida, you’ll become the star of your own hit movie with the help of an A-list supporting cast. Race with “the family” from Fast & Furious, help heroic Transformers save the day, or even phone home with the lovable E.T. It’s a never-ending blockbuster where you call all the shots!

Universal Studios Florida also boasts half of Universal Orlando Resort’s most stunning achievement to date: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Inside The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley, you’ll find wizard-friendly attractions, dining and shopping. And yes, of course they serve Butterbeer!

Park-to-Park ticket-holders can board the Hogwarts Express: King's Cross Station for a mostly cheery ride across the British countryside. Upon arriving at Hogsmeade Station at Universal’s Islands of Adventure, you can explore the charming village of Hogsmeade, complete with its own lineup of themed rides, shopping, dining and entertainment, including Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure!

Of course, there are plenty of reasons to visit Universal’s Islands of Adventure... Marvel Super Hero Island,

Jurassic World, Seuss Landing and well, you never know what myths, monsters and legends you may encounter!


At Universal’s Volcano Bay, you’ll journey to an island paradise that’s packed with heart-pounding thrills and complete relaxation. Volcano Bay also features the awesome Universal’s TapuTapu wearable technology, which changes the way you wait in line and uncovers special features throughout the park.


Located at the epicenter of Universal Orlando Resort’s theme parks, Universal CityWalk presents an unbeatable combination of dining, nightlife, entertainment and shopping. Whether you want to dance and sing till the wee hours of the night, chow down on a fusion of burgers and sushi, or play a game of mini-golf, this is the place to be.


What’s more, Universal Orlando Resort has announced a new, fourth theme park: Universal’s Epic Universe! Envisioned to create an entirely new level of experience that will forever change theme park entertainment, Universal’s Epic Universe will take you on a journey where beloved stories expand into vibrant lands and where the journey is an adventure unto itself. Check back for more details about Universal’s Epic Universe, including the new park’s attractions, entertainment center, hotels, shops restaurants and more, as they become available!

Universal Studios Florida

It just got real at Universal Studios Florida! Hang on tight. Your heroes are about to burst through the screen and yank you into the story. You’re the star here and you’ll disappear into one jaw-dropping adventure after another.


Dodge evil villains. Defend the earth. Face a fire-breathing dragon. Wander into animated worlds where characters you love are suddenly right beside you. Go beyond the screen, behind the scenes and immerse yourself in the next generation of entertainment at Universal Studios Florida, where your favorite movies, television and more to life.

Universal's Islands Of Adventure

Climb in, sit down and prepare for a place where super heroes, beasts, and magical creatures stand before you.


Adventurers, explorers, book lovers and thrill-seekers will be awed by the unbelievable experiences that await at Universal’s Islands of Adventure, because you're entering lands where everything is real.

Explore a school of witchcraft and wizardry. Fly high above the city streets with a famous web slinger. Hide from hungry dinosaurs and hope you're not their next meal. And face the most colossal ape ever to walk the earth. Let the adventures begin right here in Orlando at Universal's Islands Of Adventure!

Universal's Volcano Bay

Water is Life. Life is Joy. That’s the philosophy celebrated at Universal’s Volcano Bay water theme park. It’s the carefree attitude the fabled Waturi islanders have embraced on their Pacific isle for centuries.


Now you can live the Waturi way where thrills and relaxation flow in perfect harmony. It’s a theme park like no other where every guest is granted the powers of the TapuTapu wearable. With just a wave of your wrist you can hold your place in the ride lines and reveal wondrous surprises throughout the park. At Volcano Bay there’s no standing in long lines, no carrying rafts around the park, nothing between you and a full day of fun. Which means more time to careen down slides, brave whitewater torrents, drift down a winding river, or relax in your own waterside cabana.


Universal CityWalk

Universal CityWalk is where it all comes together. This is where unforgettable family fun and entertainment meets restaurants that don't just make you say "Yum," but "Wow."  The one place where the dining tastes of every single member of the family can enjoy with so much entertainment for all the family. 

Whether you want to dance and sing till the wee hours of the night, catch the latest movies,  chow down on a fusion of burgers and sushi, or play a round of mini golf, this is the place to be It's everything you're looking for. And anything but ordinary. Universal CityWalk, The Epicenter of Awesome.

Universal's Epic Universe

What’s more, Universal Orlando Resort has announced a brand new theme park, Universal’s Epic Universe!


Scheduled to open in summer 2025, Epic Universe is envisioned to create an entirely new level of experience that will forever change theme park entertainment forever. Universals's Epic Universe will take you on a journey where beloved stories expand into vibrant lands, and where the journey is an adventure unto itself, we really can't wait to explore this epic universe.


Check back for more details about Universal’s Epic Universe as they become available, including the park’s attractions, entertainment district, hotels, shops, restaurants and more!

Universal Orlando Resort Hotels

As a Universal Orlando Resort hotel guest, you get more ride time, more free time and more family time every day of your vacation. It couldn’t be easier. Each of Universal Orlando’s uniquely themed hotels is conveniently located close to the action at Universal’s theme parks, so you and your family stay right on the corner of everything.


Every morning, guests of Universal Orlando’s official hotels can breeze into one of Universal Orlando's theme parks one hour before other guests with Early Park Admission. With free water taxis or shuttles, it’s a quick hop between the parks and the hotels. Guests of select hotels can enjoy free Universal Express Unlimited access to skip the regular lines at most popular attractions at Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure,

including The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man, Despicable Me Minion Mayhem and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. You’ll just need separate, valid admission to get into Universal’s theme parks to enjoy this perk.

Plus, there’s even more. From character sightings, family-dinner shows and world-renowned restaurants, to resort-wide charging privileges and more, Universal Orlando’s hotels come with more awesome every day.

Hotels here include the luxurious Lowe's Portofino Bay Hotel themed to the Mediterranean, the Hard Rock Hotel showcases the unique style of a California mission, complete with Hard Rock touches that range from classic rock 'n roll memorabilia to bellmen with  purple hair. the Royal Pacific Resort is designed to be the most exotic hotel in North America - complete with an orchid court and hand-carvings straight from Bali, amazing!.

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