Universal Orlando Travel Guide
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Plan Your Universal Orlando Vacation
Universal Orlando's personality is revealed the moment you arrive on property. Mood music, cartoonish architecture, abundant eye candy, subtle and overt sound effects, whirling and whizzing rides plus a throng of fellow travelers will follow you to nearly every corner of the park. For peace and quiet, seek out a sanctuary at one of the resort hotels.
Fodor's local writers visit every hotel we recommend. Look for our discerning Fodor's Choice picks or search by price and location.
With dozens of restaurants, including the world's largest Hard Rock Cafe, Universal Orlando is a mecca for those seeking a meal, plain or fancy. Islands...read more
Things To Do in Universal Orlando
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
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In Hogsmeade, the village that's the home of Hogwarts, you'll find the signature restaurant, Three Broomsticks, which serves traditional British... Read more
Head-of-the-Line Access. Your hotel key lets you go directly to the head of the line for most Universal Orlando attractions. Unlike Disney's... Read more
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