Hampton Inn closest to Universal Orlando
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We had been told how fabulous Epcot was, but it was difficult to understand the sheer size and scale of it until we saw it for ourselves. The park is divided into two distinct parts - Future World and World Showcase. Future World is full of amazing rides, technological, futuristic, educational... We went 'Soarin'' over the USA; designed and 'test drove' our own racing cars in Test Track; were trained as astronauts in Mission Space ...
... those at the other parks, and there were lots of animal exhibits. We spent a lot of time at the white tiger exhibit, which has become Olly’s favourite animal since we saw them in Singapore.
On Tuesday we went back to Universal Studios, to visit the park next door, Islands of Adventure. This is where the new Harry Potter World opened recently, and the wait time for the ride there was 90 minutes at 9.30 in the morning! Knowing everyone would be going over ...
... began to drizzl so they closed it - and we wandered back to Test Track.
Then Matt came and I rode - so another 20 miutes for poor patient Duncan. The boys were impressed they managed to design the most powerful car possible (scoring 99 for power)
Then off to the World Showcase for our first proper visit. We wandered through Mexico and started exploring Norway with a visit to the ...
... the fun.
4. LOCAL TRANSPORTATION
Now here is where most Americans / Europeans will close their eyes and opt in for a rental. It's a hefty price for the convenience to travel to the park and just park your vehicle the whole day in the sun and pay a bomb. You could actually take a Yellow Taxi that would appear more expensive but in real could be as much as (or lower) the total Rental + Insurance + Gas + Parking Fee if you travel smart. Besides the ...
... as the place we were staying didn't have enough bandwidth
AAARRRGGGHHH I was reduced to collecting the devastating England
results the following morning and watching the 5 minute highlights on
A second day of anguished searching for the SA/Oz game was in process when suddenly, as if by magic, just as I was about to give up, an advert on the appeared on facebook of all places - an Irish pub up the strip from the hotel had ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center