Located just minutes from Hollywood, Universal City is home to Universal Studios Hollywood, the world-famous theme park that features the legendary Studio Tour. Get a behind the scenes look at how movies are made, then experience amazing rides like Fast and Furious Supercharged, Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem and Transformers 3D. Enjoy live music, dining, shopping, and nightlife under the neon lights of Universal CityWalk Hollywood. Hotels range from designer cool to family-friendly with cabanas and swimming pools.
THE WIZARDING WORLD OF HARRY POTTER
HOGWARTS IS NOW IN HOLLYWOOD! The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ is one of the West Coast’s greatest entertainment experiences and everyone loves the signature attraction, Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey in hyper-realistic 3D-HD.
FAST & FURIOUS - SUPERCHARGED
Fast & Furious - Supercharged, based on the Fast & Furious action movie series, is a dynamic hydraulic-motion based ride that catapults guests into the high-stakes underground world of fast cars. Housed in a new 50,000 square-foot building, Supercharged tells an original Fast & Furious story with hyper-realistic special effects that immerse guests in the adrenaline-fueled Fast & Furious universe.
SPRINGFIELD - THE SIMPSONS RIDE™
A more family-friendly ride, The Simpsons Ride™ takes you on a simulator journey through Krustyland with fun animation in high-definition.
Springfield captures the spirit of the hometown of America’s favorite family, The Simpsons. The vibrant and expansive space surrounding The Simpsons Ride comes alive with favorite locations from the award-winning animated series. From famous eateries like Krusty Burger, Luigi’s Pizza and Phineas Q. Butterfat’s 5600 Flavors Ice Cream Parlor to iconic watering holes like Moe’s Tavern and Duff’s Brewery, guests will feel as if they’ve stepped through their TV and into the colorful city of Springfield.
DESPICABLE ME MINION MAYHEM
Inspired by the blockbuster Despicable Me animated movies, Despicable Me Minion Mayhem - a 3D Ultra-HD movie motion-simulator ride - and Super Silly Fun Land, an outdoor family play zone, are now open.
TRANSFORMERS™: THE RIDE – 3D
Transformers™: The Ride-3D at Universal Studios Hollywood
TRANSFORMERS™: The Ride - 3D is an immersive, next generation thrill ride that blurs the line between fiction and reality. Fusing HD 3D media and flight simulation technology, this epic ride creates an experience unlike anything this planet has ever seen. Based on the popular movie franchise, this mind-blowing Transformers adventure puts you in the middle of the ultimate war zone.
The world famous Studio Tour is perhaps the most legendary attraction at Universal Studios. Narrated by Jimmy Fallon, the Studio Tour offers guests the chance to explore the working backlot of a real Hollywood movie studio. The tram ride takes visitors past sets from films like War of the Worlds, Psycho, Jaws, and others, with a fiery special effect or two thrown in for good measure. The tour also includes filmmaker Peter Jackson’s heart-pounding King Kong 360 3D, the world’s largest 3D experience.
If you’ve ever wanted to see movie stunts live and in person, this is your chance. The number-one-rated WaterWorld® stunt show features wild jet ski tricks, pyrotechnics, air stunts and more. Don’t sit in the front “Soak Zone” unless you’re prepared to get waterlogged.
SHOPPING AND ENTERTAINMENT AT UNIVERSAL CITYWALK
With over 30 stores, 30 dining options, 6 nightclubs, live outdoor entertainment and a 19-screen movie theater - including a seven-story IMAX - Universal CityWalk is a one-stop destination for entertainment that's located just steps from Universal Studios Hollywood. Be sure to check out the state-of-the-art 5 Towers concert venue which showcases live, free entertainment all year long.
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