Everything new happening at Universal Hollywood

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A new world has opened at Universal Studios Hollywood, and to celebrate my friends at Get Away Today are offering a limited-time ticket sale! Learn all about Universal Studios Hollywood below.

Universal Studios Hollywood
Universal Studios Hollywood offers attractions, rides and more themed after many of your favorite films and TV shows. Fun for all ages, you can find thrills and adventure in Jurassic World, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Despicable Me and beyond.

Universal Studios Hollywood - Attractions
The newest ride at Universal Studios Hollywood is Jurassic World - The Ride. Based on the popular franchise, it joins existing rides at Universal Studios such as Fast & Furious - Supercharged, World-Famous Studio Tour and more. Get a list of attractions below:

Jurassic World - The Ride: Climb aboard a boat and take a ride through Jurassic World, if you dare! You will encounter both friendly and not-so-friendly dinos on this journey, but it is still a family-friendly ride. It does include a drop, so prepare young riders for the adventure!

DinoPlay: This play area in the new Jurassic World area is fun for all ages! Climb, slide and more among the dinosaur-themed structures.

DreamWorks Theater Featuring Kung Fu Panda: See DreamWorks characters as they decide who will undergo a noble quest, and then take a wild, motion-simluated ride with Po.

Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey: Journey through Hogwarts and the castle grounds, dotted with magical creatures. This motion simulation ride is perfect for Potter fans.

Flight of the Hippogriff: A family-friendly coaster, Flight of the Hippogriff takes you on a ride around the Pumpkin Patch and Hagrid’s hut.

The World-Famous Studio Tour: Take a 45-60 minute tour of working TV and film sets aboard the tram, narrated by Jimmy Fallon.

King Kong 360 3-D: As part of the Studio Tour, you can experience King Kong in 3-D!

Fast & Furious - Supercharged: This motion-simulated ride is fun for all ages and can be found on the Studio Tour! You’ll feel like you’re a part of a street race with the Fast & Furious crew.

The Walking Dead Attraction: Perhaps best left for older guests, the outdoor Walking Dead attraction offers a walk-through experience of zombies and an apocalyptic world. This attraction is available both day and night during park hours.

Super Silly Fun Land: Experience the Despicable Me carnival for yourself in this land! Based on the carnival visited by Gru and his three daughters, there’s a whole lot of silliness to be found.

Silly Swirly Fun Ride: Get a birds-eye view of the carnival aboard unique carriages.

Despicable Me Minion Mayhem: This motion simulation ride makes you feel like part of the Minion crew. Join Gru, his daughters and the Minions for mission training and a dance party.

Transformers: The Ride 3-D: Be a part of the Transformers universe on this immersive experience.

The Simpsons Ride: Follow along with the Simpsons through Springfield on this indoor simulation.

Revenge of the Mummy - The Ride: Another ride more suited for older guests, try your luck at escaping the Mummy on this coaster ride.

Character Sightings: You’ll have a number of opportunities to spot some of your favorite characters such as Transformers, Minions, Simpsons family members, SpongeBob, Curious George, Scooby-Doo and more.

Universal Studios Hollywood - Entertainment

What would a trip to Hollywood be without excellent entertainment? Well, my friends at Get Away Today have personally visited a number of these shows and recommend checking out as many as you can!
Raptor Encounter: Friend or foe? Find out if these dinos are friendly or not at the Raptor Encounter

The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle: Select dates in 2019 you can see Hogwarts lit up to honor the four houses of the school.

Ollivanders: More than just a wand shop, you can participate in a viewing of a wand selecting its wizard at Ollivanders.

Frog Choir: Spot this small choir on the streets of the Wizarding World and take in the music of wizards and frogs alike.

Triwizard Spirit Rally: Participate in a rally celebrating Dumstrang, Beauxbatons and Hogwarts as they get pumped for the Triwizard Tournament.

Despicable Me Carnival Games: Get in on the carnival action Super Silly Fun Land!

The Simpsons Carnival Games: Here’s another chance to beat your score in a number of carnival games.

Celebrate DreamWorks’ Trolls: Guy Diamond joins Poppy and Branch at Universal Studios Hollywood. Get some hugs and watch out for glitter bombs!

Special Effects Show: See how Hollywood stuntmen and special effects coordinate to make your favorite blockbusters.

WaterWorld: Whether you’re in the splash zone or not, you’re sure to enjoy this performance based on the WaterWorld film.

Universal’s Animal Actors: Trained animal actors put on a family-friendly show displaying their talents.

Universal Studios Hollywood - Dining

No matter who you’re traveling with at Universal Studios Hollywood, there’s a dining option for those rumbling tummies. The list seems never ending, but be sure to grab a bite at a restaurant or vendor themed after one of your favorite shows.

Jurassic Cafe
Three Broomsticks
Hog’s Head
Krusty Burger
Moe’s Tavern
Cletus’ Chicken Shack
Luigi’s Pizza
Duff Brewery Beer Garden
Bumblebee Man’s Taco Truck
Lard Lad Donuts
Suds McDuff’s Hot Dogs
Phineas Q. Butterfat’s Ice Cream
Gru’s Lab Cafe
Despicable Delights
Hollywood & Dine
Isla Nu Bar
French Street Bistro
Mel’s Diner
Cocina Mexicana
Studio Cafe
Palace Theater Cafe
Mulligan’s Irish Pub
Studio Scoop
Magic Neep Cart
Universal Tower Snack Bar

Universal Studios Hollywood - Shopping

If you’re looking for souvenirs to commemorate your Universal Studios visit, you'll find it at one or more of the many themed choices in the park. From dinos to wizards and more, there’s a shop for that!

Jurassic Outfitters
Universal Studio Store
Owl Post
Zonko’s Joke Shop
Dervish and Banges
Hogsmeade Station
Animation Studio Store
Character Shop
Super Silly Stuff
Transformers Supply Vault

Hollywood Photo Land
At the above stores you can find collections of apparel, toys, keychains, wands and other accessories inspired by your favorite characters and adventures.

Discount Universal Studios Tickets
When you book a Universal Studios Hollywood vacation with Get Away Today by August 17, 2019, you can take advantage of big savings! They’re currently offering a Buy a Day, Get a 2nd Day Free special on Universal Studios Hollywood tickets. Combine those savings with hotels and enjoy perks such as complimentary breakfast, reduced or waived parking fees and more. Tickets need to be used by September 26, 2019, and blackout dates apply. If you plan to visit Universal Studios another time, you can still take advantage of ticket savings year-round with Get Away Today. You can find all vacation packages at www.getawaytoday.com or by calling an agent at 855-GET-AWAY.

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