Emily Kaufman: If you’ve got three days
to spend at Universal Orlando® Resort, you’re
in for an unforgettable experience.
But, what do you do first? Not to mention
second, third, or fourth.
Well, I can help with suggestions for how
to plan your three-day visit.
Start Day One at Universal’s Islands of
You’ll definitely want to spend some time
in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™
And your best bet is early in the morning
or late in the afternoon.
If you’re staying at one of Universal’s
you get Early Park Admission.
Plus, if you’re staying at one of the resort’s
you get free Universal Express℠ Unlimited
which lets you skip the regular lines
at most rides and attractions
in both theme parks.
There’s plenty more to do in Islands of
including The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man®.
On-site hotel guests can take a mid-day break.
You’re close enough to head back to the
hotel for lunch
or to take a dip in the pool and a quick nap.
Then head back to the park for more fun in
In the evening,
I’d catch a performance of Blue Man Group
Followed by the nightlife of CityWalk’s
clubs and restaurants.
There’s even a karaoke club
where you can sing with a live band.
On Day Two, it’s Universal Studios®.
Here, you can explore
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ – Diagon
featuring all new attractions,
and dining options.
Guests with a Park-to-Park admission ticket
can also ride the Hogwarts™ Express between
Hogsmeade™ Station in Islands of Adventure®
and King’s Cross Station in Universal Studios®.
Experience the thrilling TRANSFORMERS: The
and grab a Krusty Burger in Springfield, home
of The Simpsons™.
Make sure you get a reservation
for Universal’s Superstar Character Breakfast.
The kids will love it.
Then go experience the park’s other fun
including Despicable Me Minion Mayhem®.
In the afternoon,
you’ll want to catch
Universal’s Superstar Parade,
which includes Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants,
Dora and Diego,
and other favorite characters.
And cap off the day with Universal’s Cinematic
the park’s impressive night time show.
For the perfect finale,
make a reservation for the Cinematic Spectacular®
which combines a great dinner and dessert
with preferred seating for the show.
If you bought a three-day Park-to-Park ticket,
you can spend your third day revising one
or both Universal parks.
You can hit the attractions you didn’t get
and go back and ride your favorites all over
Or, if you bought a Wet ‘n Wild® combo
ticket, you could spend Day Three at Wet ‘n
Orlando’s most exciting water park, located
just a few minutes away.
And, featuring Blastaway Beach™, Florida’s
largest water play area.
Later in the day, once you’ve dried off,
you can come back to Universal CityWalk®
where you can challenge the kids to a game
at Hollywood Drive-In Golf™.
It’s open day and night.
Then enjoy shopping,
or just take in a movie.
Whether you’re staying three days or longer,
you can find information about all of your
vacation options at UniversalOrlando.com.
So start booking your visit today.