8 Reasons Why Locals Prefer Universal Orlando Resort Over Walt Disney World

Plans to visit Orlando in the upcoming future? Most families traveling to the City Beautiful make arrangements for visiting Walt Disney World, with four theme parks, two water parks, shopping at Disney Springs, and world-class restaurants.

But, you shouldn’t skip out on seeing more than the Mouse. Orlando locals even prefer Universal Orlando Resort over Walt Disney World any day.

Even during Florida’s tourism high seasons, Universal Orlando Resort tickets can be as much as 50% cheaper than Walt Disney World tickets.

Universal Orlando Resort Costs Substantially Less than Disney

Park-Hop, Shop, Eat and Catch a Concert Without Getting in the Car

With two theme parks side-by-side and Universal Orlando City Walk in between them, getting from one Universal Orlando Resort Park to another is just a few steps away.

The newest addition, VelociCoaster, includes four upside-down loops and a 100-foot-long “zero-gravity stall” that will make your stomach drop.

Universal Orlando Resort Has More Thrill Rides

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

There are two signature rides within the Wizarding World of Harry Potter—Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts and Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey.

With Jurassic World, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Marvel, Krustyland, and more, you might have a more well-rounded experience.

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