Welcome to Universal Orlando Resort
Go behind the scenes, beyond the screen, and jump right into the action of your favorite movies at Universal Studios,the number one movie and TV based theme park in the world.
It’s everybody’s fantasy… to leap through the screen and find yourself in the middle of your favorite motion pictures. Here at Universal Studios, YOU become the star of some of the greatest movies and TV shows ever made.
At this real, working film and TV production facility you’ll find an amazing array of rides, shows, movie sets and attractions that put you right in the picture. You’ll enjoy themed dining and shopping, a variety of exciting special events throughout the year, and you might even catch a real film crew at work on the backlot. From entertaining shows that take you behind the scenes of the movie-making process to state-of-the-art rides that make you part of the action, nobody brings the magic of the movies… television… and music to life like Universal Studios.
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Universal Islands of Adventure
Universal’s Islands of Adventure is a theme park located in Orlando, Florida. It opened May 28, 1999 as part of an expansion that, along with CityWalk Entertainment District, the Portofino Bay Hotel, and Hard Rock hotel, converted Universal Studios Florida into the Universal Orlando Resort. The park’s overall theme is that of a journey of exploration, where guests depart from a main port to visit six islands, each having its own distinct theme, but all emphasizing adventure. On June 18, 2010, the seventh island, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter (themed to the popular Harry Potter franchise) officially opened at the park, its largest investment since opening. In 2010, Islands of Adventure hosted approximately 5.9 million guests, ranking it #7 among United States parks and #12 worldwide
Wizarding World of Harry Potter
This Wizarding World of Harry Potter forms part of Universal Parks and Resorts Islands of Adventure theme park in Orlando, Florida. It is one of seven themed areas within the park. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter was officially announced on May 31, 2007, and after a two-and-a-half year construction period, the area officially opened to the public on June 18, 2010.
The area’s flagship attraction is Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey which exists within a re-creation of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. It takes riders on a journey through Harry Potter’s wizarding world. Other attractions include Dragon Challenge, a pair of dueling roller coasters, and Fight of the Hippogriff, a family roller coaster. The area also features a re-creation of Hogsmeade which includes a full-sized model of the Hogwarts Express as well as many gift shops and restaurants from the series of Harry Potter books. These including Dervish and Banges, Honeydukes, Ollivanders, Zonko’s Joke Shop, The Three Broomsticks and The Hog’s Head.
CityWalk at Universal Orlando
Located at Universal Orlando Resort in Florida “CityWalk” offers great food, entertainment, & variety of concerts at CityWalk’s Rising Star. Enjoy some great food from Emerils Restaurant, Jimmy Buffet’s “Margaritaville”, Bob Marley “A Tribute to Freedom”, The Bubba Gump Shrimp Co, Hard Rock Cafe, Latin Quarter, NASCAR Sports Grille, NBA City, Pastamore Ristorante & Market. There is something for all you hungry people. CityWalk also has some of the best Club’s, Bar’s & great Night Life atmosphere in the Orlando area. Visit Universal’s Official Website at: http://www.universalorlando.com
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