From children to adults, everyone will have a good time at Universal Orlando™. A trip to Universal Orlando™ is a full-immersion experience complete with character sightings! Rent a Casiola vacation home near the park to spend time with your family or friends and enjoy the many interesting and thrilling rides and top attractions. Do you know where to begin when making your Universal Orlando™ packing list? Many guests want to know what fundamental Universal necessities are required for a successful day at the parks and a memorable trip.
1. Can I bring a backpack to Universal Studios™ and Islands of Adventure™?
You are welcome to do so as long as you do not bring any prohibited items with you. It is a great way to keep all of your belongings together. Universal will let you bring one but bear in mind that it will be searched at the security checkpoint, so don’t try to conceal anything prohibited. It’s also possible to store it in a locker supplied by Universal Studios™.
- Bottled water
- Small snacks that do not require heating
- Any food required for medical purposes and medically indicated nutritional supplements
- Food required for special dietary needs
- Baby food/baby formula
- Soft-sided insulated bags no larger than 8.5″ wide x 6″ high x 6″ deep
- Alcoholic beverages
- Picnic lunches
- Food that requires heating or refrigeration
- Glass containers
- Hard-sided coolers
- Soft-sided coolers larger than 8.5″ wide x 6″ high x 6″ deep
- Suitcases and bags with wheels
- Folding chairs
- Clothing with offensive language or content
- Clothing that represents someone as emergency personnel
- Weapons of any kind
2. Can I bring bags on Universal Orlando’s rides?
You are not permitted to carry your bag or any loose items onto the majority of Universal’s thrill rides. You may use the free lockers located in front of the rides to store your belongings.
3. What should I wear at Islands of Adventure™ or Universal Studios™?
You always want to pack comfortable items such as shorts, leggings, a t-shirt, a hat, and sunglasses are all terrific selections. Remember that you’ll be doing a lot of walking, so think about bringing comfy shoes to avoid problems like blisters, muscular soreness, and foot pain. Florida’s humidity is more than most people assume. As a consequence, a plain t-shirt is maybe a little overdone. You may need to carry a variety of lightweight outfits to combat the heat and humidity. Because of the extreme heat, if you plan on visiting Universal Orlando™ between June and late September, you will almost surely need to change your shirt.
4. What should I bring to Universal Orlando™ in summertime?
Make sure you’re dressed for the heat and humidity if it’s summer. The weather in Florida may be very hot. Wear ball caps to keep the sun out of your family’s eyes and protect their heads from sunburn. You are allowed to carry up to 2 liters of bottled water into Universal Studios™. Make sure to take advantage of this to keep your family hydrated while avoiding the high water rates.
- Lightweight clothing
- Water Mist Fan
- Cooling Towel
- A Hat and sunglasses
- Travel size deodorant
5. Going to Universal Studios™ with kids, what to pack?
If you’re visiting Universal Studios™ with children, you’ll want to keep in mind their needs. A stroller is always useful because it can hold the majority of your belongings as you walk. At Universal Studios™, you’ll be walking a lot, and your small children won’t be able to keep up. By the end of the day, their feet will be hurting, and dad will have to carry them the rest of the park. You’ll thank us at the end of the day if you bring the stroller.
The weather in Florida may be changeable. It’s bright one minute and then a rainstorm appears out of nowhere the next. Even if the forecast predicts a bright day, bring a rain poncho along just in case.
You’ll need the following items:
- A change of clothing
- Rain ponchos
You could find yourself washing your laundry if you’re staying in a luxurious Casiola vacation home. As a result, you should add some laundry soap and bags to your shopping list.
Buy your Universal Studios™ tickets in advance
Remember to buy your park tickets in advance. The tickets may be printed or saved to your phone for simple access once you arrive at the park gates.
Vacation homes near Universal Orlando™ Resort
We have several vacation homes in Central Florida. Most of them are located around Walt Disney World®, in Kissimmee and Davenport to the south. If you’re planning a trip to Universal Studios™ and want to rent a vacation home, the nearest and easiest place to go is Vista Cay, which has all of the facilities of a resort while still having all of the conveniences of home. At Vista Cay Resort, you’ll be in the heart of the action, only minutes from Orlando’s greatest amusement parks, shopping, and entertainment. Vista Cay is conveniently located near Universal Studios – 12 minutes (4.4 miles / 7 km).
The perfect condo for your next Orlando vacation!
Condo - Vista Cay Resort - OrlandoThis three bedroom two bathroom gem has all you want in a vacation rental, as well as plenty of space for everyone to enjoy relaxing together. Put up your feet in the living room and watch a movie or read a book. The gourmet kitchen allows you to have the comforts of home. A breakfast bar with stools accommodates even more people for meals, or is great for entertaining. The master suite features a cozy king bed and bathroom en suite. The second bedroom and third bedrooms feature queen size beds. All bedrooms have flat screen TV's, so you can relax and watch your favorite shows. Vista Cay Resort is right next door to the Orange County Convention Center, and less than 10 minutes away from all major theme parks, including SeaWorld, Universal Studios and Walt Disney World.
Tropical Condo W/Balcony Near I-Drive, Universal, Heated Pool, BBQ
Condo - Vista Cay Resort - OrlandoStep into classic Florida with this spaciously elegant 3-bed, 2-bath condo in gorgeous upscale Vista Cay, only minutes away from the heart of Orlando’s entertainment! The common room features an extra-large sectional with a built-in chaise lounge, addition visitor seating, glass coffee table, wall-mounted flat-screen, and a deluxe window that allows for the Florida sunshine to make a special guest appearance. The dining area showcases elegant white chandelier and a voluminous banqueting table prepared for a party of six. Whether you’re entertaining or simply looking to prepare a special meal for the family, you won’t be able to get enough of this kitchen, highlighting granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, luminous pendant lighting, and endless storage within an array of cabinets. In the sitting room you will find tasteful island-inspired artwork and a cozy sofa beautifully framed by two matching end tables with ornate lamps atop. Bedroom 1 features 2 full size beds with tufted headboards and plenty of room to unpack and make yourself at home. Bedroom 2 showcases a king size bed, two matching modern nightstands, and calming color palate to put you in a state of ultimate tranquility, Bedroom 3 proudly boasts a king size bed with an elegant headboard, a stylish ottoman, quintessential paddle fan, and its very own private en suite with a commodious double vanity, and shower with separate tub. Your vacation should be easy and carefree, that is why in addition to your living quarters, you will find a washer and dryer stored in the laundry room for your ultimate convenience. Vista Cay Resort offers a 2.5 mile walking trail around Lake Cay which is located directly behind this unit offering easy access for your early morning jog and a relaxing walk at sunset! Vista Cay Resort is right next door to the Orange County Convention Center, and less than 15 minutes away from all major theme parks, including SeaWorld, Universal Studios and Walt Disney World. If you want to experience a Florida in a whole new way, welcome yourself into Vista Cay!
3-Bed/3.5 Bath Townhome - perfect for a family getaway!
Townhome - Vista Cay Resort - OrlandoThis completely renovated 3-story townhouse is a true paradise in the beautiful Vista Cay Resort. Enjoy all the amenities of the resort, including clubhouse with gym, spa and pool, and go home to your own private townhome with lots of space for everyone. This townhome is perfect for large families wanting to vacation together. Park in the attached single car garage and step into the cozy living room, tastefully decorated with tropical decor. A 50-inch flat screen smart TV is waiting for you to enjoy a quiet afternoon or movie night with the family. Just outside the living room is a walk-out balcony for enjoying the warm sun of Florida. The dining area is just beyond with a lovely table and seating for six. The kitchen is spacious and fully furnished - no wishing for a toaster or coffee maker! A half bath is located on this main level for your added convenience. Head to the third level to enjoy a large queen bed in one bedroom and two full beds in the other, both of which have their own TVs. A third bedroom is located on the quiet lower level with a queen bed and a 35-inch TV. All three bedrooms have their own adjoining private bathroom. Vista Cay Resort is right next door to the Orange County Convention Center, and less than 10 minutes away from all major theme parks, including SeaWorld, Universal Studios and Walt Disney World. Create your paradise at Tropical Retreat.
Charming 3BR, 2BA condo located off Universal Blvd!!!
Condo - Vista Cay Resort - OrlandoThis charming 3BR, 2BA condo is perfect for your Orlando vacation!!! Complete with a fully equipped kitchen to cook up delicious meals or barbecue at the resort picnic area! After a long day of fun in Orlando, enjoy cooling off at the resort pool or relaxing in the spa! This unit has one master bedroom with an en-suite master bathroom. Bedroom 2 has a queen size bed and bedroom 3 has 2 full size beds, both sharing a spacious bathroom. Free WiFi is provided so you can stay in touch with friends and family throughout your trip! Vista Cay Resort is right next door to the Orange County Convention Center, and less than 15 minutes away from all major theme parks, including SeaWorld, Universal Studios and Walt Disney World.
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