Orlando, Florida is widely regarded as the world’s top family vacation destination, and with good reason. Within this Central Florida vacation paradise you’ll find a wide variety of options to choose from, whether you’re looking for theme park thrills or rest and relaxation.
Orlando’s most dynamic vacation destination offers the best of everything. At Universal Orlando® Resort you’ll find cutting-edge rides, family-friendly attractions, exceptional dining, scintillating live entertainment, first-rate accommodations and more. With two amazing theme parks, non-stop nightlife and world-class on-site hotels, all in one convenient location, Universal Orlando Resort offers an unforgettable vacation for every member of the family.
Universal Studios ¦The centerpieces of Universal Orlando are the resort’s two theme parks. You can jump into the action of the movies at Universal Studios®, the number one movie and TV based theme park in the world. At this real working motion picture and television production studio, an astounding array of rides, shows, movie sets and attractions take you behind the scenes, beyond the screen, and right into your favourite scenes from your favourite movies.
You can plunge into darkness, facing fireballs, scarab beetles and an army of warrior mummies on Revenge of the Mummy. See, hear and feel the action through the miracle of OgreVision in the hilarious Shrek 4-D™. Zap aliens to save the galaxy on the interactive ride MEN IN BLACK™ Alien Attack™. Fight for the survival of humanity in the futuristic TERMININATOR 2®: 3-D. Rocket through the worlds of your favourite Nicktoons on Jimmy Neutron’s Nicktoon Blast™, and enjoy the family fun of Woody Woodpecker’s KidZone®.
Universal’s Island of Adventure ¦ Right next door you can experience the innovative excitement of Universal’s Islands of Adventure® theme park. Here you’ll take a journey through five uniquely-themed islands — Seuss Landing™, The Lost Continent®, Jurassic Park®, Toon Lagoon® and Marvel Super Hero Island® — where timeless myths, legends, children’s stories, cartoons and comic books come to life before your eyes. You’ll battle villains high above the streets in the eye-popping, first-of-its-kind 3-D ride The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man®. Feel the rage as the Incredible Hulk Coaster® takes you on a high-speed roller coaster rampage. Escape the jaws of a hungry T-rex on the Jurassic Park River Adventure®. Brave the white-water rapids on Popeye & Pluto’s Bilge-Rat Barges®. Ride both Dueling Dragons® as Fire and Ice take you on a roller coaster dogfight across the sky, and spin and whirl through the mischievous world of The Cat in the Hat™.
Universal City Walk ¦ Universal Orlando’s theme parks are situated side-by-side, an easy five-minute walk from one entrance to the other. Located right between the entrances to both theme parks is Universal CityWalk®, Orlando’s hottest spot for entertainment. This dazzling entertainment complex features an eclectic collection of themed nightclubs, restaurants, concert venues, shops, a 20-screen cinema and more. Popular locations at CityWalk® include Jimmy Buffett’s® Margaritaville®, Emeril’s® Restaurant Orlando, Bob Marley — A Tribute to Freedom, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.™ Restaurant & Market, the groove dance club, Latin Quarter™, NASCAR Cafe™, and the world’s largest Hard Rock Cafe®, to name a few. Admission to CityWalk is free (although some venues with live entertainment may have evening cover charges), and it’s open every evening until 2:00 a.m.
Loews Hotels ¦ Plus, you can stay right in the heart of all the fun at one of Universal Orlando’s three magnificently themed on-site Loews Hotels. Experience la dolce vita — the sweet life — at the luxurious Portofino Bay Hotel, A Loews Hotel, designed after the famed seaside village of Portofino, Italy. Live like a rock ‘n’ roll super star at the exciting Hard Rock Hotel®, and kick back and relax under the swaying palm trees of a tropical paradise at the exotic Royal Pacific Resort, A Loews Hotel. All three hotels are within easy walking distance of both theme parks and CityWalk.
If you’re looking for a complete vacation destination with something to excite both young and old alike, you’ll want to take your next trip to Universal Orlando Resort, the home of today’s hottest entertainment.