There’s a lot to be excited about this summer at the Orlando Theme Parks. Whether it be a new roller coaster, a new cafe, or a themed land, there’s something for everyone visiting the nation’s number one tourist destination in the United States. Today, we cover some of our must-do’s if you’re visiting Orlando in the coming months, as well as where and when these exciting new experiences open to the public.
Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventures – For Universal Orlando Resort, this summer is is chalked full of openings, but none have been more anticipated than the opening of their newest Wizarding World of Harry Potter exerience, Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventures. This immersive new coaster, set to open on June 13th, 2019, will take guests on an thrilling journey through the Forbidden Forest, with exciting twists and turns at every corner, and a few surprise encounters with legendary creatures along the way. Of course, things don’t always go as planned when Hagrid’s around. Furthermore, this highly anticipated coaster is Florida’s longest roller coaster at 5,053 feet of track, and hosts 7 launches in addition to a 17-foot freefall drop. Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventures opens inside the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort on June of 2019, and we could not be more excited to take you along for a ride in the coming future.
Universal’s Endless Summer Resort: Surfside Inn & Suites – ‘Tis the sea-sun for Universal Orlando resort’s newest hotel! Opening days after the highly anticipated Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure, Universal Endless Summer Resort: Surfside is set to be the perfect affordable on-site hotel for familes looking to make the most of their Universal Orlando Resort vacation! Sporting a surf vibe and beach-themed rooms throughout the resort, Surfside will be Universal Orlando Resort’s most affordable hotel to date, in addition to having the added perk of being the newest! Universal’s Endless Summer Resort: Surfside opens on June 27th, 2019 and is taking reservations now!
TODAY Cafe – Experience the feeling of stepping onto the set of the TODAY Show at Universal Orlando Resort’s newest dining experience, the TODAY Cafe, located inside of Universal Studios Florida. This Studio 1A-themed dining location offers such specialties as the TODAY Cafe Blend, Al’s Avocado Toast, and the I <3 Vegan Sandwich, all of which are exclusive to the TODAY Cafe. The TODAY Cafe is now open at Universal Studios Florida, so be sure to stop in for a quick bite to eat the next time you are in-park.
Sesame Street – Down the road from Universal Orlando Resort is SeaWorld Orlando, which is home to the laughter and fun-filled Sesame Street! Made for the whole family, this interactive land is where all of your favorite characters from the world of Sesame Street live and play everyday! From Big Bird’s Nest, to Hooper’s Store, Character Meet-and-Greets throughout the land and an Award-Winning Parade (highly recommended) there’s something for everyone to enjoy during your family’s next visit to Sesame Street at SeaWorld Orlando. This land and all of it’s attractions are now open. All they need is YOU to come and play!
With so many exciting new experiences at the Orlando-based theme parks, we can’t think of a better time to start planning your next vacation to Florida. We look forward to an exciting summer, and hope to take you along with us on our many adventures to the theme parks in the coming future!