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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
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Ranked #1 of 442 things to do in Orlando
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: There are many ways to enjoy your Orlando vacation, but there is only one place where vacation becomes adventure: Universal Orlando Resort. It is a unique destination featuring two theme parks, Universal Studios Florida and Universal's Islands of Adventure, three magnificently themed on-site hotels and a nighttime entertainment complex. It's the only Orlando destination where you are not just entertained - you become part of the most exhilarating entertainment ever created. You can soar above Hogwarts with Harry Potter, swing above the streets with Spider-Man, battle aliens alongside Agent J, and help Shrek save Princess Fiona in Shrek 4-D. Now open: the new, heart-warming and hilarious Despicable Me Minion Mayhem ride. And coming soon: Transformers The Ride-3D. Universal Orlando Resort is part of NBCUniversal, a Comcast company.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Baby buggy parking, Lockers / storage
Reviewed 30 March 2018

This was the highlight of our trip to Orlando. The park is beautiful, the staff is amazing, and it is a very magical experience. Get there early to get on one of the major rides before the lines grow. We stayed passed 7:00 pm and found that there was not line for the Forbidden Journey Ride. We rode it twice in a row.

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

As a die hard Potterhead, reading teacher, mom of two young fans I couldn't believe how amazing the Wizarding World of Harry Potter really was. It was really like walking into the books/ movies. We had already booked the trip, but hadn't told our kids about it yet when I was reading the new illustrated version of Sorcerer's Stone to my youngest son. When we got to the pages where Diagon Alley was illustrated in such wonderful detail he gasped and said he wished we could go there. I almost told him about the trip right then. When we passed through the brick wall by the Leaky Cauldron, he gasped again and hugged me and said that he couldn't believe it, he was really there like it was in his book. That is a memory I will treasure forever. Seeing my oldest put some much thought into making his wand match his pottermore wand and then wandering around explaining the history of all things Harry Potter to his little brother was amazing.

The employees were wonderful. I have to especially thank Ashley at the Hogs head for being so kind to my boys and even making a magic fruit punch for my little guy who not feeling another butterbeer or pumpkin juice.

We had a fabulous time and can't wait to come back.

Thank Kelleyrel
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

It truly is like you stepped into Harry Potter. The rides are great, the train is fantastic, and selecting a wand is very neat. It gets Very busy though so go as early as you can. They made the whole area very authentic, which means close corridors and lots of people. If you don’t like small spaces this isn’t the place for you.

Thank Jaime W
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Spent more than a good day and a half in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. It was a dream come true for our 2 Potterheads. We loved the theming and all the details that were put in the designing of these 2 "lands."
Hubby is a photography buff and enjoyed taking night shots.
My elder daughter had the time of her life when she was "chosen by the wand" at Ollivander's.
Rode the Escape from Gringots 3x! Could not get enough of it, even waiting in line was worth it since they really brought Gringgot's to life.

Thank kandylee8
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Take your little Harry Potter lovers here!
The “baby swap” family rooms at Universal make going w babies/small kids easy and fun.
The castle is amazing and the Butterbeer is delicious. Plan to spend lots of time here as wonderful little details from the books abound. All staff are very helpful and stay in character which is fun.
Pay ahead of time for pass that lets you travel back and forth on the Hogwarts Express.

Thank Alkneuman
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