10 Harry Potter Experiences You Have To Try At Universal Orlando
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10 Harry Potter Experiences You Have To Try At Universal Orlando

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10 Harry Potter Experiences You Have To Try At Universal Orlando
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These are 10 must-do experiences for any and every Harry Potter lover at Univeral Orlando!

Get a Mug of Frozen Butterbeer in Hogsmeade

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The frozen type is perfect for a hot summer day!

Join Bill in the Gringotts Vaults in Escape from Gringotts


Ramble along in a minecart and come face to face with He Who Must Not Be Named and Bellatrix Lestrange.

Tip: Go through the regular line to get the full experience

Explore Hogwarts and it's secrets on Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey

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Attend a Quidditch match right in the center of the action, escape the Whomping Willow, and face a terrifying dragon (and Aarog!).

Warning!: The ride does make you go on your back at least once during the Whomping Willow scene

Take the Hogwarts Express between Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley

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You do need a ticket for one of the other parks (Islands of Adventure, Universal Studios) in order to take the train to the other parks

Get a Wand at Ollivanders

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The wand may not choose you, but you can choose it (interactive wands are available too!)

Spend All Your Galleons at Honeydukes

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Chocolate Frogs, Bertie Bott's Every Flavour Beans and Exploding Bonbons galore! You'll never want to leave!

Get the Newest Pranks at Weasley's Wizard Wheezes

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Get your U-No-Poo, Skiving Snackbox and Fainting Fancies here from the epic pranksters themselves!

Try to find Knockturn Alley

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It's a nice break from the sweltering and unpredictable Orlando weather

Get ready for the new season at Quality Quidditch Supplies


Get a new broom, find out about this years must haves and get the scoop on Chudley Cannons

Soar on the back of a Hippogriff on Flight of the Hippogriff


Like a real Hippogriff, this ride is extremely fast-moving and unless you don't want to drop your wand, move your belongings to a non-adventurous family member or drop them off at the lockers for Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey.

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