Enjoy attractions that are fun for everyone including Despicable Me
Minion Mayhem and Shrek 4-D.
Pamper yourself by staying in one of the deluxe on-site hotels; then
experience the vibrant nightlife of CityWalk®.
Enjoy thrilling rides including The Incredible Hulk Coaster® and
TRANSFORMERS: The Ride-3D
Language: The language spoken in Orlando is English.
Currency: The currency used in Orlando is US Dollars ($).
Local time: Orlando is 5 hours behind GMT/UK time.
Fly to:Orlando International Airport
is located 16 miles away from Universal Orlando® Resort.
Flight time from UK: 8 – 10 hours
Tourist Information:Further Orlando
tourist information can be found here.
Visa & Health: Before you travel click here for
recommendations and advice on visas and health for your holiday in the United States.
Weather & Climate
Temperatures: Average temperatures in the early 30°.
Best time to visit Orlando:Spring or
autumn when you get all that lovely Florida sunshine but without the intense heat.
Orlando weather is hot and humid during the summer. At this time,
try to avoid the theme parks in the middle of the day when the sun is at its hottest. Winters
are mild, but remember to bring a light jacket if you’re planning to venture out in the
All of Universal Orlando® Resort’s on-site hotels are within walking
distance of both theme parks and Universal CityWalk®, all of which are located right next door
to each other. In addition to walking paths, all on-site hotels offer a shuttle service to the
parks and CityWalk®, whilst the DELUXE hotels also offer complimentary water taxis.
There's almost always something to celebrate
in Universal Orlando's theme parks. At the holidays, Universal Studios Florida® hosts The
Macy’s Holiday Parade™ to celebrate Thanksgiving, whilst over at Universal’s Islands of
Adventure® you can experience a wintry wonderland as part of Grinchmas™. Enjoy live music as
part of the Mardi Gras event in Spring, where you can see some of music’s top names perform in
Universal Studios Florida®. And on select nights in September, October and November, your worst
nightmares will take shape as Universal Studios Florida® theme park is transformed into
Halloween Horror Nights®, the nation's premier annual Halloween event.
It’s two amazing theme parks, spectacular on-site resort hotels,
non-stop nightlife and more, all in one convenient location. Take a starring role in some of
the biggest movies and TV shows ever created at Universal Studios Florida®. Right next door,
literally just a few steps away, experience the pulse-pounding thrills of Universal’s Islands
of Adventure®. Sitting between both parks is the Universal CityWalk® dining and entertainment
complex. Plus, stay steps away in one of the resort’s uniquely themed on-site hotels. There’s
fun and excitement for all ages at Universal Orlando® Resort, where you can Holiday Like You
Experience the pulse-pounding thrills of Universal’s Islands of
Adventure®, where you can step right into the worlds of your favorite myths, legends, comic
books, cartoons and children’s stories. Right next door you can go beyond the screen, behind
the scenes, and jump into the action of your favorite films at Universal Studios Florida®, the
world’s premier movie and TV based theme park. See the ‘Parks’ tab for further details.
NEW FOR SUMMER 2014
All-new thrills and magical experiences await with the opening of The
Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ - Diagon Alley™, Summer 2014 at Universal Orlando®
Resort. Dine at the Leaky Cauldron™, shop at Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes, and get ready for an
adventure on the multi-dimensional thrill ride, Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts™.
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STAY IN THE HEART OF THE EXCITEMENT
Make the most of your holiday by staying on-site at Universal Orlando®
Resort and be within walking distance of both theme parks and the Universal CityWalk® dining
and entertainment complex. Universal Orlando’s on-site hotels offer you an array of theme park
benefits including Early Park Admission† to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ one hour
before the theme park opens (valid theme park admission required). See the ‘Hotels’ tab for
HOME OF THE BLUE MAN GROUP
Experience the mystery, the humor, the euphoria and the indescribable
celebration of art, technology, and music that is Blue Man
Group at Universal CityWalk. Blue Man Group’s unique theatrical experience is a form of
entertainment like nothing else, and you’ll become part of the show from the minute you step
inside the doors of the Blue Man Group Orlando Theatre. See the ‘Parks’ tab for further details
of Universal CityWalk®.
ENJOY ORLANDO’S PREMIER WATERPARK
Located just a short five-minute drive from Universal Orlando® Resort,
Wet ‘n Wild® offers more themed, multi-person thrill rides than any other waterpark in the
area. You’ll enjoy high-speed, seriously twisted, multi-person family adventures that let you
experience the excitement with up to four people at a time. See the ‘Parks’ tab for further
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