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Universal Studios Hollywood
100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, California 91608
1-800-UNIVERSAL
http://www.universalstudioshollywood.com
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Rides & Attractions Trip Reports Park Guide Nostalgia Park Maps Discussion
Roller Coaster Photos
Revenge of the Mummy
Flight of the Hippogriff

Other Ride Photos
House of Horrors
Backdraft
Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem
Forbidden Journey
Jurassic Park River Adventure
King Kong
Shrek 4D
The Simpsons Ride
Special Effects Stage
Studio Tour
Terminator 2: 3D
Transformers: The Ride 3D
Waterworld

TPR Trip Reports
Theme Park Review's 2009 West Coast Trip
Halloween Horror Nights 2009
Halloween Horror Nights 2008
Halloween Horror Nights 2007
Universal Studios 2005 Photos
Photos from "Winter Coaster Solace Weekend 2005"
Revenge of the Mummy Media Day Photos 2004
Photos From "Revenge of the Mummy - Behind the Scenes Hard Hat Tour" 2004

TPR Member Photo Trip Reports
March 30th, 2015 by Jew
June 29th, 2014 by Divv3K
July 3rd, 2011 by biosciking
Voyager's 2009 West Coast Trip
July 9, 2008 by Arrowfanman
July 13th, 2007 by ECZenith
December 17th, 2006 by Shockwave
September 2nd, 2006 by Ryan King
July 31st, 2005 by SharkTums

Attractions
The Studio Tour is the signature attraction, as the park is a working studio this lengthy tour takes you to both historical and current sets with an entertaining tour guide/tram driver leading the way. Revenge of the Mummy is the only major coaster but not the only can't miss ride. Don't forget about Jurassic Park The Ride, Transformers, Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey or the Simpson Ride.
Food
Pizza, pasta, salads, chicken, burgers, hot dogs, Mexican, Chinese and BBQ options exist in the park.

The hot dogs served at the park are not standard as you can partake in two Los Angeles tradition with a choice of either Dodger Dogs or Pink's. Franchisees can be found with Pizza Hut, El Pollo Loco and Panda Express locations in the park. For heavy eaters, Universal offers an "All You Can Eat Pass" If that's not enough choice Universal CityWalk right outside the park has more options.
Operating Season
Open year round.
Established Seasonal events
Halloween Horror Night was for years considered the gold standard of theme park Halloween events, and still delivers. This is a separately ticketed event with scare zones and walk through houses.
Access & Location
The following website outlines how to get to the park by car, via the Metro and links to Los Angeles Bus Maps. There is also information on hotels in Los Angeles and Anaheim that partner with Universal offering free shuttle bus service.

http://www.universalstudioshollywood.com/visitor_info_transportation.html
Nearby Lodging
Since you are in Los Angeles there are literally hundreds of lodging options Universal's two on-site hotels (The Sheraton Universal and The Hilton Universal City) both offer complimentary shuttle bus service to the park..
Virtual Queue Options
A limited number of Front of Line Passes are available each day. Of course Front of Line Passes get you to the front of the line but they are also good for priority seating at the shows and behinds the scenes benefits to Waterworld, Animal Actors and Terminator 3D.
Shows
Shows are a strong suit of Universal. Waterworld is the park's long running stunt spectacular based on the movie of the same name. The show is entertaining for all age groups. Universal's Animal Actors is a must see for any family with children and pet lovers alike. The Special Effects Stage shows you the behind the scenes aspects of make-up, computer generated effect, 3D, stop action, blue screen and many other Hollywood staples.
Nostalgia
Mark's Postcard Paradise
2005 Park Brochure

Park Maps
2009 Park Map
2009 Park Map (HHN)
2006 Park Map

Discussion
Universal Studios Hollywood Discussion Thread

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