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Harry Potter World Travel Guide

Friday, October 27, 2017

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What to eat:
  • The Leaky Cauldron: We only did breakfast here, but it was good! Good bacon, eggs, potatoes,  pumpkin juice, and butter beer. 
  • Sugar Plum's Sweet shoppe: GET ALL THE THINGS! Chocolate frogs, pumpkin pasties, cauldron cakes, pumpkin cakes, chocolate wands, butter beer fudge, and caramel apples. 
  • Fishy Green Ale: After you get sick of all the butter beer (try it in all forms!) get this! It's like a blueberry mint soda, which sounds weird but I thought it was good!
What to do:
  • Olivander's: The line gets big so go early! You do a little wand experience which is cool and I posted about here and then get to choose your wand. The gold label wands are interactive and do things around the park. They are about $50 and so worth it! 
  • Escape From Gringottss: This is the ride at Diagon Alley (there is only one). The line also gets long, so get there early! We went as single riders once and we waited less than a minute in line, so definitely consider that as well! 
  • Do all the spells around the park: It's hard at first but employees are really nice and will show you how to do it. 
  • Look around all the shops!
  • See the dragon breath fire!
  • See the drinking fountain squirt water at people lol.
See full posts here and here

What to eat:
  • The Three Broomsticks: The family feast is good and aesthetically pleasing. It's full of vegetables, potatoes, and meat. A very unique experience for sure! Do it! Other things that are good are the fish and chips, chicken tenders, fries, butter beer, and pumpkin juice. 
  • Honeydukes: A lot of the same pastries as Diagon Alley, in case you couldn't get everything you wanted there.
What to do: 
  • Hogwarts Express: Take the train to get here! It's way cooler walking in that way. 
  • The Forbidden Journey: Ok so the line is actually cool on this one because you get to walk through the castle. This ride was my favorite of the two! Seriously it was so so fun. 
  • Flight of the Hippogriff: I didn't go on this but my niece and nephew liked it!
City Walk:
This is right outside the parks and has good food options!
  • Vivo Italian Kitchen: Everyone in my family swore by the lasagna. It also has good bread and butter.
  • Cowfish: Sushi and burger bar. They have a sushi burger that J loved. You can sub any burger with a veggie patty. Super yummy! Also they have crazy milkshakes. 
  • Toothsome Chocolate Emporium: Really good macarons! My favorite was the lavender. 
  • Hard Rock Cafe: I actually don't like these, but I know a lot of people do so I thought I would include it as an option lol. 
  • Yardhouse: Ok so this isn't in City Walk. You'll have to drive/Uber but it's SO GOOD and WORTH IT! They have a whole section of GardeIn vegetarian foods. I got the veggie burger and it was SO GOOD!
Where to stay:
  • We stayed at Cabana Bay and actually loved it! It had shuttles that took you to the parks and was just the cutest thing. Read more about it here

Let me know if I missed anything! 
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