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Universal Orlando Resort - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819, USA

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About Universal Orlando Resort

One of the most visited resorts in the world, with an annual attendance of 21 million in 2017. Universal Orlando is the flagship resort of Universal Parks & Resorts. Universal Orlando consists of two theme parks, a water park, a night-time entertainment complex, six Loews Hotels, and an upcoming park, Epic Universe.

Attractions Near Universal Orlando Resort

Universal Studios Florida
Universal Studios Florida0.12km from Universal Orlando Resort

Universal Studios Florida is a must-see for any fan of entertainment and cinema. From classic movie attractions to thrill rides that put you inside some of the most iconic scenes from pop culture, the park offers something for everyone. Visitors can enjoy the appeal of live shows and parades, take a trip back in time to explore beloved animated characters from easy-to-miss alcoves, or even catch a live behind-the-scenes tour at one of its many specialized production facilities.

Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit
Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit0.13km from Universal Orlando Resort

This launch coaster takes riders up a fantastic 65 degree lift hill, giving great views of the park before reaching an exciting top speed of 65 mph. The roller coaster provides six unique inversions, including a tasmanian devil like roll and zero g stall. As well as indoor sections, surprises, special effects and music that Riders can choose- this coaster really stands out compared to other rides.

Universal CityWalk Orlando
Universal CityWalk Orlando0.24km from Universal Orlando Resort

Universal CityWalk is one of the best places to explore in the area. This vibrant entertainment complex offers a wide variety of attractions for all ages and interests. Whether you are looking for an exciting night out with friends or a place to relax and enjoy a delicious meal, It has something for everyone. Its many stores, restaurants, cinemas, and clubs provide entertainment to locals and visitors alike. The complex also features live music performances on weekends from top national acts.

The Incredible Hulk Coaster
The Incredible Hulk Coaster0.33km from Universal Orlando Resort

The Incredible Hulk Coaster is one of the most beloved theme park attractions in the world. This iconic thrill ride stands out for its spinning, looping coaster track with seven intense inversions and for the launch that propels riders from zero to 40 mph in two seconds flat. The Hulk also ascends 110 feet into the sky before diving at a 65-degree angle and putting riders through 5Gs (five times the force of gravity) as they careen around sharp turns.

Universal's Islands of Adventure
Universal's Islands of Adventure0.41km from Universal Orlando Resort

This is a world-renowned theme park filled with incredible rides and attractions. Spend the day zooming through the streets of Marvel Super Hero Island, exploring the mythical lands of The Lost Continent, and soaring high on some of the most thrilling roller coasters. Families will also get to experience two amazing water rides - Jurassic Park River Adventure and Popeye & Bluto's Bilge-Rat Barges. visitors can enjoy live interactive shows like Poseidon’s Fury or visit shops and restaurants.

Jurassic World VelociCoaster
Jurassic World VelociCoaster0.5km from Universal Orlando Resort

Jurassic World VelociCoaster is a thrilling roller coaster experience located in Universal's Islands of Adventure - part of Universal Orlando Resort in Orange County, Florida. This incredibly fast and high-intensity ride features four extreme launches, the world’s first upside down “Zero G Stall” and an 80-degree drop at a maximum speed of 70 mph. The incredible journey takes riders on a series of tight curves and drops that travel over 2,500 feet at top speeds from start to finish.

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Named for the fruit that constituted the county's main commodity crop. At its peak in the early 1970s, some 80,000 acres (320 km2) were planted in citrus in Orange County. The dark-green foliage of orange trees filled the county, as did the scent of the orange blossoms when in bloom. Fewer commercial orange groves remained by the end of the twentieth century.