Universal Orlando is a theme park located in Orlando, Florida and part of the Universal Orlando Resort. The park lets visitors “Ride the Movies.” It offers many shows and rides, along with countless other things for guests to see and do.
Universal Orlando consists of two theme parks (Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure), a night-time entertainment complex (Universal CityWalk Orlando), and several Loews Hotels (Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, Hard Rock Hotel, Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Cabana Bay Beach Resort).
Universal Studios Florida
This combined film production studio and theme park features is composed of themed areas and attractions based on the film industry. Visitors get themed dining and shopping, a variety of special events throughout the year, and may even catch an actual film crew at work on the backlot. The park consists of eight themed areas – Hollywood, Production Central, New York, San Francisco, Diagon Alley/London, World Expo, Springfield, and Woody Woodpecker’s Kidzone.
Universal’s Islands of Adventure
Universal’s Islands of Adventure is a theme park composed of seven distinct “islands” that are themed to various forms of adventures. Visitors start off in the Port of Entry and make their way through the various islands – Marvel Super Hero Island, Toon Lagoon, Jurassic Park, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, The Lost Continent, and Seuss Landing.
CityWalk features shopping, nightclubs, dining venues, an AMC Movie Theater, and a Blue Man Group show.
Universal Orlando host many special events throughout the year, including Macy’s Holiday Parade, Mardi Gras celebrations and Halloween Horror Nights in the fall.
1000 Universal Studios Plaza
Orlando, Florida 32819
- From I-95 points north – Take I-95 south (Florida) to I-4, then I-4 west to exit 75A, then follow the signs to Universal Studios Florida.
- From I-95 points south – Take I-95 south (Florida) to I-4, then I-4 west to exit 75A, then follow the signs to Universal Studios Florida.