Universal Orlando

“Ride the Movies. Live the Adventure.”

Vacation like you mean it at Universal Orlando Resort, an exhilarating theme park destination that features two theme parks, a themed water park, an entertainment complex, and numerous on-site hotels. Universal Orlando combines fantastic theming, innovative technology, and thrilling elements to create exhilarating attractions that immerse you into blockbuster movies and television shows. Throughout the theme parks, you’ll venture to themed areas inspired by iconic cities and popular films and shows. At this incredible destination, you’re not just watching stories unfold; you’re placed directly into the stories. Ride the movies and let the adventures begin at Universal Orlando Resort.


Orlando, Florida


Open daily; hours vary

Recommended Ages

Kids, tweens, teens, adults

Dragon atop Gringotts Bank at Universal Studios Florida
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley at Universal Studios Florida
Overlooking Universal Studios Florida lagoon
Overlooking Universal Studios Florida lagoon
Transformers ride & New York area at Universal Studios Florida
Transformers ride & New York area at Universal Studios Florida
Jurassic World VelociCoaster soars above the Jurassic Park waterfront at Islands of Adventure
Jurassic Park waterfront at Islands of Adventure
Hogwarts Express train stationed in Hogsmeade area at Islands of Adventure
Hogwarts Express stationed at Islands of Adventure
Incredible Hulk Coaster speeds by at Islands of Adventure
The Incredible Hulk Coaster at Islands of Adventure
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Places to Explore

Universal Studios Florida gateway arch

Universal Studios Florida theme park

Go beyond the screens and into the action of top movies and shows.

Islands of Adventure lighthouse

Islands of Adventure theme park

Travel to compelling islands that transport you to mythical worlds.

Epic Universe concept art
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Epic Universe theme park (scheduled to open in 2025)

Journey into beloved stories and through vibrant lands on epic adventures.

Krakatau volcano at Volcano Bay

Volcano Bay water park

Relax and have a blast at a South Seas oasis filled with exciting attractions.

Nighttime lights shine bright at Universal CityWalk Orlando

Universal CityWalk Orlando complex

Shop, dine, and have a blast at the entertainment capital of Orlando.

Popular For

Optimus Prime points into the distance at Universal Studios Florida

Themed Attractions

Universal Orlando is known for its thrilling attractions that place guests into popular films and shows.

Hogwarts Castle peaks through Hogsmeade's rooftops

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Magical themed areas bring the Harry Potter series to life, allowing guests to explore recognizable locations.

Pumpkin scareactor at Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights

Halloween Horror Nights

The event has been continuously rated the nation’s number one Halloween event due to its immersive haunted experiences.


Top Attractions

Hogwarts Castle at Universal's Islands of Adventure

Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey

Set flight on an unforgettable journey with Harry Potter that puts you face-to-face with an array of creatures.

Coaster vehicle speeds uphill on Jurassic World VelociCoaster

Jurassic World VelociCoaster

Enter a raptor paddock and feel the rush of the hunt as you race alongside a nimble Velociraptor pack.

Riders encounter Fluffy featured in the Harry Potter films
Image: Universal Orlando

Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure

Climb atop a banshee and take a thrilling flight over Pandora’s unique landscape.

Top Themed Areas

Dragon atop Gringotts Bank at Universal Studios Florida

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

The magical world of Harry Potter comes to life, and you can see it all for yourself. Stroll through Diagon Alley and Hogsmeade and go for exciting journeys.

New York facades featuring small businesses

New York

Experience the fantastic sights and sounds of New York in the sunshine state, complete with alleyways, a park, and more.

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