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Best Land at Universal Studios Florida

Which is the best land in Universal Studios Florida?


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chriss.moyer

Newcomer
Jun 23, 2018
27
What do you think is the best quality land in USF? Consider all factors, theming, immersion, rides, restaurants, shops, cohesiveness, details, overall look, etc. You know the drill haha.

Also, how do you rank the lands in USF? Leave it below! Let's discuss!

Production Central


New York


San Francisco



Diagon Alley (This also includes the London section outside of this land!)


World Expo


Springfield


Woody Woodpecker's KidZone


Hollywood
 
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Mad Dog

Premium Member
Jan 30, 2013
19,317
Pittsburgh area
Diagon/London hands down...Best land in the USA even. Hogsmeade might be close or even, over at IOA, with Hagrids added . I'll have to experience Hagrids mix though, to rate it now....At WDW I'd rate Africa at AK as their best land. Probably Frontier land second, Asia third, Pandora fourth .
 

Nick

Staff member
Moderator
Sep 22, 2011
21,512
Orlando
#UnpopularOpinion: New York actually has more to offer than Diagon in terms of rides, is immersive, and has many different options for F&B.

I’m not sure if it’s “better” or not, but I think it’s way under appreciated as a complete land.
 

JoeCamel

Premium Member
May 20, 2015
5,555
Upper Lower
#UnpopularOpinion: New York actually has more to offer than Diagon in terms of rides, is immersive, and has many different options for F&B.

I’m not sure if it’s “better” or not, but I think it’s way under appreciated as a complete land.
:agree:
 
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Cheezbat

Veteran Member
Jan 18, 2013
1,406
Orlando Florida
#UnpopularOpinion: New York actually has more to offer than Diagon in terms of rides, is immersive, and has many different options for F&B.

I’m not sure if it’s “better” or not, but I think it’s way under appreciated as a complete land.
New York is my #2 choice. It’s great for what it is, and has USFs best ride...Revenge of the Mummy.

Diagon is still #1.
 

Moose84

Rookie
Nov 25, 2017
294
New York is my #2 choice. It’s great for what it is, and has USFs best ride...Revenge of the Mummy.

Diagon is still #1.
Totally agree NY is great and from an actual ride perspective I’d put as number 1 but Diagon Alley showed the theme park industry that a land is greater than the sum of its rides. DA has almost a gravitational pull, it’s like the old lays potato chip commercial except instead of “I bet you can’t eat just one” its “I bet you can’t go just once”
 
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belloq87

Veteran Member
Dec 7, 2009
4,063
Universal Exports
Pleased to see some love for New York here. I voted for Diagon Alley, because I genuinely believe it is the best themed area I've ever seen in terms of replicating a fantastic environment from a film series (like we should get in a park whose slogan used to be "Ride the Movies"), but New York has the best ride in the park, arguably the best store (The Film Vault), and terrific details throughout. Plus The Blues Brothers... though they really belong in Chicago!
 

chriss.moyer

Newcomer
Jun 23, 2018
27
These last 3 comments are all so true! So glad New York is getting the credit it deserves! Yes, Diagon Alley is obviously the best themed, but New York has the best ride in the park easily with Revenge of the Mummy, the best store in the park with The Film Vault, the Blues Brothers which are awesome, and Finnegan’s and Louie’s are two solid eateries that I enjoy, and the land also has some really cool details throughout!
 

jrn14

Veteran Member
Dec 21, 2016
1,355
I threw Springfield a vote because I love it, but the right answer is Diagon Alley :ay:
 

Joel

Premium Member
Apr 14, 2016
2,337
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
New York was the first thing that came to mind when thinking about the best "land" in Universal, but that's only because I didn't think of Diagon Alley as being in Universal.. I feel like I'm walking into another world when I walk into Diagon which shows how f'n great it is. So ya, Diagon #1, NY #2.

Aesthetically: Hollywood

Overall Ride Quality: World Expo
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JPRA513

Rookie
May 1, 2016
246
Cincinnati, OH
Obviously voted for Diagon Alley, very hard to beat, but I also love New York. Such a well done area, and home to my favorite ride (may change after a ride on the Hagrid coaster).
 
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