Top 3 Ways to Spend a Rainy Day at Universal Studios Florida
Your vacation has arrived! You wake up, open the curtains and…wait. It’s raining?! You’ve planned your whole day and the last thing you want to think about is rain or how you’ll spend a rainy day at Universal Studios Florida. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered…literally! From sheltered shows and attractions to dining and more, there’s so much to do at Universal Orlando Resort when it rains. The biggest challenge will be fitting it all into one day! Check out our list of the top three ways to spend a rainy day at Universal Studios Florida:
1. Ride an Indoor Attraction
At both Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure, you can experience high action and thrilling roller coasters or experience amazing 4-D and 3-D attractions. One of my all-time favorites is TRANSFORMERS: The Ride-3D. The visual effects on this ride are spectacular. I also get goosebumps from riding Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts. From the moment you enter the line, the whole experience makes you feel like you’re in the movies. In addition, make sure to challenge your friends to a high score at Men in Black: Alien Attack, or experience even more awesome effects in The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man.
2. Watch a Covered Show
Several of our spectacular shows are performed rain or shine. If you’re in Universal Studios Florida, I highly recommend catching Animal Actors: On Location! Who wouldn’t love seeing adorable animals perform unique tricks? In Islands of Adventure, you can experience the exciting action of The Eighth Voyage of Sinbad Stunt Show, or the amazing follow-along adventure of Poseidon’s Fury. I honestly can’t pick a favorite between these two shows! Check out your handy park map the day-of for show times.
3. Dine Indoors
With numerous dining experiences on property, there are several options to suit everyone’s palette. From fine dining to casual and quick serve, there’s an option for everyone. The food’s so good, you will probably forget it’s even raining! You’ll certainly feel like you’re in the movie at Leaky Cauldron and Three Broomsticks. I also enjoy the screamtastic Universal Studios’ Classic Monsters Café. If you’re staying at one of our fun resorts, take some time to go bowling with the family at Galaxy Bowl Restaurant. At Universal CityWalk, you can spend some time looking at the memorabilia on the walls of Hard Rock Cafe Orlando. Make sure to check out all of our dining options before you visit.
Consider your rain plan complete with this convenient infographic that gives you a list of attractions and shows you can experience on a not-so-sunny day at Universal Orlando Resort!
How do you like to spend a rainy day at Universal Studios Florida?
Written by Siera Duiser: Siera Duiser is a travel agent with Destinations in Florida, Universal Studios Travel Agency Partner of the Year in 2010, 2011, and 2012. She loves helping plan Universal Orlando adventures at no cost to you. Contact Siera to book your next vacation at firstname.lastname@example.org or 734-771-1290. You can also follow her on Facebook and Twitter.
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