As I'm uploading all these pictures, I am realizing man, I took a lot of pictures! Day 4 in Orlando was a Tuesday, and we had planned to visit Universal and Islands of Adventure! Brian was a little tired from the all-day Magic Kingdom extravaganza the day before, so instead of heading to the parks first thing in the morning, we took some time to visit the outlets!
Orlando has some great shopping, and we loaded up on some bargain goodies! Our favorite spots were J. Crew, Coach, Columbia, and the Lucky outlets. I found a great mint Columbia rain jacket, some mint shorts and a white cardigan from J. Crew, and some skinny jeans from Lucky.
After shopping, we decided on Buffalo Wild Wings for lunch before we left for the park. When we were done with our yummy lunch, I was so ready for the rides at Universal!
We rode the Mummy ride first- it's one of my favorites!
Next, we strolled though the park. I was hoping our next ride would be Jaws. Much to my dismay, we found out Jaws is gone! I was so sad they got rid of that ride! :o( So instead of Jaws, we settled for the Simpson ride, which is always a lot of fun!
After the Simpsons, we were done with Universal and ready for Islands of Adventure and Harry Potter! We booked it over to Hogsmeade. Brian wanted to "rest" on the way, but I was having none of it! I power-walked my booty to Harry Potter as fast as I could! I was craving the Three Broomsticks Restaurant and that heavenly Butterbeer!
Brian wasn't too excited about my power-walking madness, as you can tell by this picture of him taking a rest while waiting in line to order dinner:
Ready for our yummy Shepherd's Pie at the Three Broomsticks!
My precious Butterbeer, I had been waiting a long time for you!
My Butterbeer 'stache:
Honeydukes Candy Shoppe:
Me and the conductor of the Hogwarts Express:
(as you can tell, there were a lot of thumbs up going around that day!)
About to ride The Forbidden Journey (well, after a 90 minute wait, that is!)
If you have a prosthetic limb, you may want to rethink your decision to ride! Really? I have never seen this warning on a ride before! So bizarre!
Inside Honeydukes! I got some cookies and cream fudge!
I think I found Hedwig in the rafters of the train station:
What a great day it was! I hope you enjoyed even more pictures from my trip! I still have so many more to share! It's kind of exhausting putting all these blog posts together, but I don't want to forget one moment of our trip!
I hope you are all having a good weekend! Maybe I'll have time to do a Weekend Wrap Up post this weekend! :o)