Orlando is always offering something exciting for visitors and this summer it seems the city has a plethora of new experiences to try. From new thrill rides to out-of-this-world lands and more here are 6 new experiences to check out this summer in Orlando:
Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure
Harry Potter fans can take an adventurous ride with Hagrid this summer at Universal Orlando’s The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in the new attraction Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure. The thrill coaster takes guests across the paths of some of the wizarding world’s most magical and dangerous creatures.
In between rides on Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure fuel up with some coffee and a snack at the new TODAY Cafe at Universal Studios Florida. Step inside a recreated Studio 1A, where the TODAY Show broadcasts live, and enjoy themed food and drink inspired by the cast.
Busch Gardens Tampa recently opened their newest coaster, Tigris. The tallest launch coaster in Florida, Tigris mimics the agility of the world’s largest and most powerful cat - the tiger. Riders will experience an exhilarating ride through looping twists, breath-taking drops, a 150-foot skyward surge and speeds more than 60 miles per hour.
Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge
On August, 29, 2019, the highly-anticipated Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge will open at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Fans will get the chance to head into a galaxy far, far away at Blackspire Outpost on the Planet Batuu. Here, experience everything from new attractions like Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run to new restaurants like Oga’s Cantina and much more.
Beginning August 12, 2019, basketball fans can live out their dream of being a professional player at the all-new NBA Experience at Walt Disney World. Enjoy interactive games and immersive experiences that allow you to shoot hoops and dunk balls. There is also a store and an adjacent restaurant.
Endless Summer Resort
The beach is coming to Orlando this summer with the new Endless Summer Resorts at Universal Orlando. The park’s first ever on-property value hotel, Endless Summer Resorts opens June 27 and offers guests the same perks as Universal’s exciting hotels, with a beach and surf theme.