The iconic Harry Potter books and films have been transformed in a thrilling amusement park world at Universal Studios. The Hogsmeade at Islands of Adventure park is one of the most popular themes at Universal Studios because it gives you a chance to experience the look and feel of Hogsmeade through food, rides and a life-like visual landscape.
The Hogsmeade world comes to life with rides like the Dragon Challenge. This is a high speed roaster coaster that is great for teenage and adult fans of the Harry Potter movies. The entire family can enjoy another ride called the Flight of the Hippogriff because this is designed for young Harry Potter fans. With adventures like Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey fans get taken through the world of Hogsmeade through the eyes of Harry Potter. It doesn’t get much better than this for people that have experienced this movie.
The roller coaster rides are just the beginning of the thrills for those that visit Hogsmeade at Islands of Adventure. There are also opportunities to listen to a choir perform songs associated the wizardry of Harry Potter along with large croaking frogs. Fans of Harry Potter will also be impressed with their ability to enter Hogwarts classrooms and corridors that are found in the film. This is a very thrilling experience for all that are fans of this series. Many people that visit will be amazed by the attention to detail for the castle grounds.
In addition to the thrilling rides, there will also be opportunities to shop. No trip to a Harry Potter theme park would be complete without picking up a few keepsakes for memories of this wonderful experience. There are things like shirts, toys, books and movie prop replicas available. The Hogsmeade Shops are filled with wizard equipment and merchandise that can provide a fun shopping experiences for true Harry Potter fans.
There is even a stationery store for those that seek writing material. Happy Potter stamps are available at the Owl Post. There are some toys and gifts found here. The great thing about this store is the special Harry Potter postage that can be placed on mail. Kids that want to mail letters to friends can do so from here with a Harry Potter postmark.
Fans are impressed with this theme park because they get the chance to experience Hogsmeade from so many different angles. The rides are amazing and the visual landscaping is precise. Many fans that have visited are impressed by how the theme park has through brought Hogsmeade to life. Restaurants like Three Broomsticks provide tourists of this theme park with British dishes. Ollivanders allows Harry Potter wizardry enthusiasts a chance to purchase Hero wands and wand sets. This is all an intricate part Hogsmeade that comes to life through this theme park. Every aspect of the shops, foods and rides are directly linked to Hogsmeade. The visual imagery here brings imagination to life. Tourists that visit this theme park on a Harry Potter Universal package offer, find it very entertaining.