Universal Orlando Resort, Orlando

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Universal Orlando Resort inspires more than 7 million annual visitors to "ride the movies," offering a behind-the-scenes look at movie-making and TV shows. It features two theme parks, seven themed areas, numerous 3-D rides, hotels, restaurants, nightclubs, and shops. Created by one of the biggest film studios in the world, the complex provides a mix of rides, live shows, and costumed characters. As you walk around the centrally located lagoon, look for special appearances by Marilyn Monroe, Betty Boop, the Simpsons, Shrek, and Woody Woodpecker, the official mascot of the complex. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Orlando holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Universal Orlando Resort and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • I think people make mistakes at Universal that will cost them their experience. Note that it’s a huge, hot, and expensive park. Duh. You also have to go during a time of the year where you won’t sit i...  more »
  • This is a ride at the back of the park. Involves shooting aliens from a moving car. Its excellent fun as you get points the more you shoot. The tips are to keep your trigger pulled, aim for high up st...  more »
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  • Best park for teenagers. It’s a bit different concept from Disney, however, both parks are like a dream for the kids. The lines are so big during the weekend and holidays it’s recommended to get express passes or plan your vacation in low season which is much better to enjoy all the attractions and have a better experience. Regular parking costs 26 dollars and VIP parking 40 dollars if you want save money just take the regular parking which will be fine anyways. My whole family loved the Harry Potter Experience and Rides. It’s just the best!!!!
  • We've visited Universal Orlando resort when my son was staying at Give Kids the World Village. I have to say that Universal beat Disney World hands down for taking care of my son. The staff was compassionate helpful and kind. The park itself is amazing loads of fun. Thank you Universal Orlando. You made our cancer Journey just a little bit better.
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