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How to Ride Hogwarts Express in Universal Orlando?

Are you ready to take your voyage on the Hogwarts Express?

For me personally, I jump at the slightest chance of getting close to J.K. Rowling’s magical world– the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

So when I heard that Universal Studios was bringing the Hogwarts Express to, complete with the bustling area of Diagon Alley, dementors, more scenes from the Harry Potter movie and Kings Cross station, I knew I had to be one of the first people to experience this back in 2014.

Universal Studios has really outdone itself on this one. It is the only ride in the entire park that is not just a ride but a transport system as well!

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Tips and secrets located in The Wizarding World of Diagon Alley

19 Incredible Things to Do at Diagon Alley Universal (Definitive Guide)

Complete Wizarding World of Harry Potter Diagon Alley Universal Orlando Guide for Muggles

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is a dream come true for the legions of Harry Potter fans the franchise has built over the last two decades.

As one of the more popular attractions at Universal Studios, Diagon Alley features a huge selection of magical activities that range from riding the Hogwarts Express to being a part of the wand selection process first hand.

Diagon Alley is themed around the Harry Potter series written by J.K. Rowling and is a must do for any fan!

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Butterbeer Universal Studios Recipe with hot butterbeer and Hogwarts castle in the background.

Where to Find Butterbeer at Universal Studios + Recipe

Finding Butterbeer at Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure isn’t hard. But, recreating it at home may be challenging for us folks who are not really into cooking or baking.

In case you’re a Muggle, Butterbeer is a drink mentioned several times in the Harry Potter books. It is the drink of choice for many of the adolescents throughout the famous Wizarding story.

Similar to the common drinks in our society such as soda and coffee. It’s a staple concoction and a must have beverage whenever you visit Universal Studios.

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Cinnamon Toast Crunch Drink with RumChata and Fireball Whisky at Hogshead in Harry Potter World

How to Make Cinnamon Toast Crunch Drink (From Harry Potter World – Hogsmeade)

‘Tis the season to get all lit up like a Christmas tree with the Cinnamon Toast Crunch Drink from the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hogsmeade.

Imagine heading to Hogwarts on a picturesque morning with the intentions of grabbing a cold cup of butterbeer at the Hogshead to start your day.

The barmaid notices that you’re a lonely kind of muggle and offers you a delicious take on breakfast to make you magical journey just a bit better.

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Hogsmeade at Universal Hogwarts Castle Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey

7 Best Tips for Hogsmeade at Universal Orlando (Ultimate Guide)

Complete Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hogsmeade at Universal Orlando: A Guide for Muggles

Are you planning on making a trip to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter soon? If so, you should know the best tips to experience Hogsmeade at Universal Orlando with this ultimate guide!

Universal Orlando Creative has done a spectacular job of bringing the novels of J.K. Rowling to life. As you approach the “Please Respect the Spells Limits” Hogsmeade sign, you’ll feel like you have officially made it home.

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Diagon Alley Grand Opening Tips with Fire breathing Dragon

7 Best Tips for ANY Diagon Alley Grand Opening Day

Please note that this guide was originally written on July 7, 2014 with the Diagon Alley grand opening date of July 8, 2014 right around the corner. I wanted to give this post an update on how to survive any Wizarding World of Harry Potter celebration. Whether it be a new land or new attraction. Enjoy!

So, you’ve decided to brave the Florida heat and stand uncomfortably close to other Potterheads during a Wizarding World of Harry Potter Diagon Alley grand opening celebration.

Well, don’t worry about it!

You are not alone.

I am right there alongside of you plotting ways to get as close to the front of the line as I possibly can for any Harry Potter World opening day.

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