Universal Studios

Have you ever wanted to step right inside your favorite movies or TV shows? You can do just that when you visit Universal Studios in Orlando. Visit Diagon Alley and Hogsmeade Village in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, meet the minions of Despicable Me, and experience the 3D interactive ride as the Transformers battle their enemies. Men in Black, Twister, Terminator 2, the Simpsons, and Shrek are but a few of the movies and shows that inspired attractions here at Universal Studios.

Shows such as the behind-the-scenes of horror movie makeup, Fear Factor Live which includes audience participation, and Lucy - A Tribute, a show dedicated to the life and career of Lucille Ball, are all extremely popular. Universal Studios schedules annual events such as a celebration of Harry Potter, Mardi Gras, and Halloween Horror Nights as well as monthly events and programs. If there are young children in your group, check out the themed playgrounds. Each ride is also rated for child-friendliness so you will always be aware of the level of appropriateness.

For the adults in your group, the shows, shopping, dining, and nightlife of CityWalk are not to be missed. See the Blue Man Group then stop by Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville for a drink or hear some live music and enjoy the ambience of the Red Coconut Club. If you enjoy shopping, look into the Jurassic Park Outfitters store, the Supply Vault, or pick up a Simpsons souvenir at the Kwik-E-Mart. Whatever your group dynamic, whether its a social group, youth group, school trip, or family reunion, everybody will be thrilled with what they find at Universal Studios.

Most people have dreamed at one point or another of stepping into their favorite movies, becoming a character, and placing themselves right in the action. If you are one of these people, you should definitely experience Universal Studios.