Universal Studios – Post 1 of 2

Here are photos taken in January, 2018 at Universal Studios theme park in Orlando, Florida.  I have previously posted photos from the Harry Potter portions of the park but there is much more there to see.  There are three main areas to the park and we spent 4 days walking through two of them.  The third park is mainly a water park and since it was mid-January the days were cool and some of the nights got chilly, so that area wasn’t open the day we tried to go.  Believe me, there is PLENTY to see in the other two areas.  We had a “pay-for-two-days and get two days free” ticket which I recommend if you want to visit the Harry Potter areas.  They are split between the two parks and that ticket allows you to ride the “Hogwart Express” train between them.  As you will see, there are many other theme areas in the park and I didn’t even take pictures in some of them.

I was glad we were there 4 days so we didn’t feel rushed.  We rode most of the rides, some more than once.  There is an app you can download to your smartphone which provides wait times to help you plan your day “on the fly”.  We didn’t ride either of the big roller coasters (1 in each park) but enjoyed most of the other rides, many of which feature videos with special effects.

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One of the areas which was recommended to me by my friends Shawn and Eric was the “Dudley Do-Right” ride, but unfortunately it was closed for maintenance.

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