ByMichelle Siouty, writer at

For you Potterheads out there, I'm sure you're just as excited as I am to know that Universal Studios Hollywood is set to have its very own Harry Potter theme park!

While waiting for Spring 2016 seems like lightyears away, and Muggles unfortunately aren't gifted with Time Turners to fast forward, the website has blessed us with an interactive map that will give you a little sneak peek to pacify those cravings.

The theme park is divided into three main attractions which include Hogwarts, Hogsmeade, and a Hippogriff Flight ride.

1. Hogwarts

Dumbledore's Office
Dumbledore's Office

Some iconic locations include Dumbledore's office, the Defense Against Dark Arts classroom, the Gryffindor Common Room, as well as the Room of Requirement.

Another attraction includes a 3D-HD adventure called 'Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey' in which you will encounter many magical creatures found in the book.

2. Hogsmeade

Ollivanders Wand Shop
Ollivanders Wand Shop

The thought of walking through Hogsmeade during a light snowfall has always been a wish of mine, and thankfully I will now have the chance (although it never snows in L.A., so I'll have to pretend).

Some other shops in Hogsmeade include Three Broomsticks, Ollivanders, Owl Post, Wiseacre's Wizarding Equipment, Gladrags Wizardwear, Dervish and Banges, Filch's Eporium of Confiscated Goods, Honeydukes, and Zonko's.

3. Hippogriff Flight

Go, Hippogriff, go!

If you have ever wanted to ride a Hippogriff, now is your chance! Soaring around Hogwarts sounds like it would have the most breathtaking view, and now you can with this Hippogriff Flight ride.

I can't wait to get myself on there so that I can feel the wind in my hair!

The Three Broomsticks
The Three Broomsticks

I can't wait to have a Butterbeer after enjoying a fast Hippogriff ride. Then, I would take a stroll over to Dumbledore's office and check out his Pensieve. I can't wait to see what secrets are swirling around in there.

For now, I'm going to fix up my Slytherin robes and polish my Firebolt while taking the virtual online tour over and over again.

[Source: Wizarding World Hollywood]


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