Movie buffs, thrill-seekers, special effects enthusiasts, and children will be blown away at the one-of-a-kind, immersive experience found only at Universal Studios Hollywood. Fall in love with your favorite movies and characters all over again and get up-close and personal in magically themed-environments when you visit these top attractions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Plus, with 10 Universal Studios Preferred Hotels, in Burbank it’s easy to see it all!
Stay close to the action!
Universal Studios Hollywood is located mere minutes from Downtown Burbank. When you stay in one of our great hotels in partnership with Universal Studios Preferred Hotels and purchase an entrance ticket, you’ll get an extra hour in the park! That means you’ll have early access to the best attractions to beat the crowds.
As you plan your trip and look for things to do in Burbank, CA, don’t forget to get tickets to Universal Studios and experience the one-of-a-kind immersive rides and thrills you won’t find anywhere else.
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
If you can’t get enough of the books and movies, the logical next step is to visit the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood. Stroll through Diagon Alley and pay a visit to Ollivanders, where maybe your wand is waiting to choose you. Don’t forget to try butterbeer at the Three Broomsticks. On your way out, find out what it’s like to ride a Hippogriff as you soar over the Hogwarts grounds and Hagrid’s hut.
The Walking Dead Attraction
Shhhh, don’t let them hear you. Walkers have recently found their way into Universal Studios Hollywood, and it’s up to you to fight for your life. Walk through the temporary shelters and sets from the series and comics in a nightmarish maze of fire, bloody corpses, and eerie whistling that will have you looking over your shoulder for Walkers and Negan’s Saviors. Hard-core fans will love the effects from the comic books not found in the series, and all fans will experience a level of sheer terror unheard of for live-action attractions.
Despicable Me Minion Mayhem and Super Silly Fun Land
Kids and adults will laugh out loud and have a blast on this 3-D ride that will take you through Gru’s adventures – as one of his minions! Your minion training may not prepare you for all of Gru’s evil shenanigans, but you will still walk away remembering the ride as one of your favorites.
After the mayhem is over, head to Super Silly Fun Land, the seaside carnival from Despicable Me, where you can play and cool off in more than 80 water-play activities and maybe even win a unicorn that’s “so fluffy!” in the “Super Silly Space Killer” arcade game.
Jurassic Park the Ride
Admit it – you wished Jurassic Park was real when you first watched the movie. Thanks to Universal Studios Hollywood you can finally experience Jurassic Park for yourself! This rafting adventure will let you get an up-close look at a 50-foot T-Rex (maybe too close of a look, as you’ll have to endure an 80+ foot drop to escape its grasp). At the end, experience a raptor encounter with a full-size monster and maybe even help a raptor handler with their raptor, if you dare get that close.
If nothing else, you must take a Universal Studios tour and get a behind-the-scenes look at the sets of your favorite movies and TV shows. See the whimsical Whoville from The Grinch, and maybe even the sinister lurking fin of the infamous great white shark from Jaws. Jimmy Fallon is your video host and will humorously narrate your tour.