5 Awesome Rides & Attractions at Universal Studios
Get ready to have the time of your life at Universal Studios! Everyone knows that Universal Studios is home to numerous rides and attractions that everyone can enjoy. If you are planning a trip to Universal Studios soon, here are the top five rides and attractions that you should check out.
Revenge of the Mummy at Universal Studios Florida
If the thought of racing through scary mummies on a roller coaster appeals to you, you’ve got to check out Revenge of the Mummy. This ride features a unique display of effects that include riding into the mouth of a mummy, forwards and backwards ride movements as well as a close call with a blast of real fire! This three-minute ride is one you won’t forget and will likely want to ride more than once.
Skull Island: Reign of Kong at Islands of Adventure
A giant sculpture of King Kong greets you as you enter Skull Island. This ride uses immersion technology that takes you on an exciting adventure through Skull Island. First, you’ll get to tour the temple where you’ll see a shamaness as well as worm roaming around. This ride takes it up a notch with 3-D glasses on the second part of the adventure where you’ll get to experience being attacked by bats and chased by dinosaurs. Lots of fun!
Despicable Me Minion Mayhem at Universal Studios Florida
If you enjoy the minions, the Despicable Me Minion Mayhem ride is a must. This is a 3-D, motion-simulated experience where you’ll get to enjoy all the antics of the minions from being hit in the head, pushed around, and zapped at with laser guns. After the ride, you’ll even get to dance with costumed minions. How cool is that?
Transformers: The Ride 3D at Universal Studios Florida
With the Transformers 3-D ride, there is more than meets the eye! You are invited on a quest to help the Autobots save the world from the Decepticons. The actual rides are transformed robots that are motion simulated. Get ready to see large replicas of your favorite Transformer characters as your ride replicates the on-screen action.
Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts at Universal Studios Florida
For the lovers of all things Harry Potter, Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts is a must. You’ll tag along with Harry, Hermione and Ron as they fight evil menaces. This ride is one of the most popular at Orlando because of the total experience it offers. Even as you wait in line, you are graced with a pre-show that includes Gringotts Bank with its fire-breathing dragon as well as the goblin tellers and interactive paintings as well as an elevator that takes you to the underground where you’ll prepare to defeat Voldemort. Pick up your 3-D glasses and get ready for the coaster portion of Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts, where all the real action takes place.
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