Universal Orlando Resort Jurassic Park in Islands of Adventure entrance to Jurassic Park River Adventure

Top 10 BEST Movies to Watch for Your Universal Studios Trip

If you’re here, you’re probably wondering: What are the best movies to watch before going to Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure?

You’ve booked the Universal Hotel and bought your park tickets.

Now you got your ThemeParkHipster guide downloaded and researched everything there is to know about the food, rides and more.

Heck you even splurged on an Express Pass!

Now there is really only one thing left to do.

Enter the movies…

Universal Orlando Resort is known for allowing its guests to step into some of its most famous and popular films and franchises through its attractions.

If you are a first time visitor, you would want to get a feel for what you’re about to step into, look no further than the movies.

Today, I will be exploring some of the films that one could watch as they get ready to head to Universal Orlando Resort!

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Universal Studios Hollywood NikkyJ in front of Famous Globe and Red Carpet Going alone on a Solo Theme Park Trip

5 BEST Universal Studios Hollywood Attractions for Solo Travelers

Are you ready to dive into a solo theme park adventure and are looking for the best Universal Studios Hollywood attractions?

Solo travelers know EXACTLY what the best part of going to theme parks alone is!

The benefit of being able to make theme park plans and ride attractions without having to consult with others is the ultimate.

You are on your own time schedule and can explore the park however which way you choose to do so.

Today, we will make a special focus on the best Universal Studios Hollywood attractions, so you know which ones will be the must-do attractions for the park!

Be sure to check out our other park guides for the best attractions for other theme parks!

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Universal Studios Hollywood Height Requirements Guide: Simpsons Land Springfield USA Krustyland Ride and KwikEMart

Universal Studios Hollywood Height Requirements (2024 Cheat Sheet)

Have you been wondering if Universal Studios Hollywood has any height requirements that might impact your upcoming vacation?

Yeah, there are some, but don’t worry!

There are still plenty of shows and entertainment you can enjoy no matter how tall you are.

Want to know the ride height minimums at Universal Studios Hollywood?

No problem, I’ve got you covered with a quick and easy cheat sheet.

But before we jump into that, let’s tackle a few commonly asked questions. Sounds good?

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Universal Studios Hollywood Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle

Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood 2024 Guide: Rides, Food, Tips and more!

Welcome to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood, where magic comes to life!

This immersive experience transports you to the beloved world created by J.K. Rowling, where you can explore iconic locations such as Hogwarts Castle in Hogsmeade Village.

From thrilling rides like Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey to delicious treats at The Three Broomsticks, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

This theme park guide will help you make the most of your visit, with tips on attractions, dining, shopping, and more.

So grab your wand and get ready to experience the enchantment of Harry Potter World Universal Studios Hollywood!

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Jurassic World - The Ride at Universal Studios Hollywood

2024 Universal Studios Hollywood Crowd Calendar: Your Best Days to Visit This Year

Did you know that using a Universal Studios Hollywood Crowd Calendar can help you avoid the long wait times at this park?

You’ll want to use this tool to pick the best day to visit Universal Studios Hollywood.

By checking the calendar before your visit, you can plan your day around when the crowds are smaller, allowing you to spend more time in the park!

Universal Studios Hollywood is one of the top-rated amusement parks in the United States, and it’s located right in the heart of California.

It has a variety of blockbuster thrill rides and attractions, as well as some of the most fun you’ll ever have!

However, if you’re not careful about when you visit, it can be frustrating if you go on a busy day.

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Welcome to Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights in Hollywood, California

2024 First-Timer’s Guide to Halloween Horror Nights Hollywood: Houses, Tickets and more!

Are you looking for the ultimate survivor’s guide to the 2023 Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood?

If you are reading this, then that means I have officially survived my very first HHN at Universal Studios Hollywood last year!

It was such a different and fun experience for someone who is used to the terrifying event overt at Universal Studios Florida.

I learned quite a bit and I’m super excited to tell you about everything there is and how to survive your own first visit to HHN at Universal Studios Hollywood!

I have quite a bit to cover so let’s dive into the scares.

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Universal Studios Hollywood Entrance to the world famous backlot studio tour

Discover the Secrets of Universal Studios Hollywood Backlot Studio Tour!

Are you ready to take a ride on the World-Famous Universal Studios Hollywood Backlot Studio Tour?

Going to Hollywood, California is a big deal for those who visit!

Our eyes tend to be full of stardust, waiting to run into a glamorous celebrity while dining or visiting a set of your favorite movie.

As someone who is really into films from the golden age of Hollywood, visiting Hollywood just has that certain charm to it.

But the best way to really get the full immersive experience, is to do a backlot studio tour.

There are many options like the Warner Bros Studio Tour, Sony Pictures, Adventures By Disney: Disney Backstage and Paramount Pictures.

But my personal favorite is the one we will be doing a deep dive of today, The World-Famous Studio Tour at Universal Studios Hollywood.

Today, we will dive into the following:

  • The History of this Famous Tour
  • Present Day Walkthrough and Iconic Scenes
  • Special Events
  • What to Know Before You Go
  • Tips for the Best Experience

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Universal Studios Hollywood Super Nintendo World Princess Peach Castle

2024 Beginner’s Guide to Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Hollywood: Tips, Rides, and more!

Are you looking for the ultimate guide to Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Hollywood?

I understand that all of the information online can be a bit overwhelming especially if it’s your first time.

That’s why I’m here to help!

In Mid-February of this year, California welcomed the grand opening of Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Hollywood. 

Mario fans were (and are) simply elated!

Brand new to Universal Studios Hollywood – comes interactive experiences, familiar faces walking around you throughout the day, tasty snacks, and an incredible new ride…

Ready to get started?

“Alright! Here we go!”

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4th of July at Universal Studios Hollywood Travel Guide

Celebrate 4th of July at Universal Studios Hollywood: Fireworks, Tips, Food and more!

Are you looking for a fun and exciting way to celebrate the 4th of July? Look no further than Universal Studios Hollywood!

This popular theme park has all you need for a festive and patriotic holiday, from dazzling fireworks displays to delicious food and drink options.

In this guide, we’ll explore everything you need to know to make the most of your Universal Studios Hollywood Independence Day experience.

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Transformers the Ride 3D Universal Studios Hollywood California

23 First Timer Tips for Universal Studios Hollywood (2024 Complete Planning Guide)

Going to Universal Studios Hollywood is such a fun thing to do, whether you have one day, three days, or more at this theme park.

However, if you are going, you want to make sure that you have the best time possible and get to do everything you want to do.

If you are new to theme parks, or just new to this park, you don’t want to miss out on some awesome opportunities.

Through this article, you will find all the tips and tricks you need to know to get the most out of your day or days in Universal Studios Hollywood .

Ready? Let’s go!

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