Free Universal Orlando Vacation Planning Resources

We have a lot of free resources on our website to help you plan your Universal Orlando vacation. To make it easy for you to navigate these resources, we created this simple list of our most popular content, including our theme park guides, hotel guides, ride profiles, show profiles, restaurant profiles, and special event guides. All of this content is regularly updated with new text, reviews, and images.

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Universal Orlando Deals

See all of the current deals on tickets, hotels, dining, entertainment, and vacation packages.

Temporary and Permanent Closures

See a list of Universal attractions that have recently closed (temporarily or permanently).

Theme Parks

Universal Orlando Resort has three theme parks.

Universal's On-Site Hotels

There are five on-site hotels at Universal Orlando Resort and more on the way. 

Universal On-Site Hotel Dining and Bars

Every on-site Universal Orlando Resort hotel offers multiple dining options.

Universal Orlando Partner Hotels

Universal Orlando has partnered with several area hotels.

Universal CityWalk

Universal CityWalk is a dining, shopping, and entertainment district on Universal Orlando Resort property. 

CityWalk Dining

CityWalk Shopping

CityWalk Entertainment

Universal Studios Florida Rides

Universal Studios Florida has 13 rides plus one other ride under construction and scheduled to open in 2018.

Universal Studios Florida Play Areas

Universal Studios Florida has two large outdoor play areas. Both are located in KidZone.

Universal Studios Florida Shows

Universal Studios Florida has eight daily shows, one daily parade, and multiple street shows.

Universal Studios Florida Dining

Universal Studios Florida has full service and quick service dining options.

Islands of Adventure Rides

Islands of Adventure has 16 rides and one under construction that is scheduled to open in 2019.

Islands of Adventure Play Areas

Islands of Adventure has four play areas.

Islands of Adventure Shows

There are six shows in Islands of Adventure.

Islands of Adventure Dining

Islands of Adventure has full service and quick service dining options.

Shopping at Universal

There are lots of places to shop at Universal.

Character Meet and Greets at Universal

There are scheduled and unscheduled character meet and greets in Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure.

Volcano Bay Dining

Universal's Volcano Bay had four quick service restaurants.

Mardi Gras

Universal Studios Florida hosts "Florida's Biggest Party" during February, March, and April.

Halloween Horror Nights

Halloween Horror Nights is a premier annual event held in September, October, and November at Universal Studios Florida.

Holiday Events at Universal

Universal Orlando hosts annual holiday events, including Universal's Holiday Parade, Grinchmas, and holiday shows.

Universal Orlando Vacation Tips

Use these tips to save money and have more fun at Universal Orlando Resort.

International Drive

Also known as I-Drive, International Drive is an 11-mile tourist strip near Universal Orlando.

Interviews

We interview experts and theme park fans to help you get the best vacation tips. 

 Universal Studios Florida

Universal Studios Florida

 Islands of Adventure

Islands of Adventure