Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal City, California

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Universal Studios Hollywood

1000 Universal Center Dr

Universal City, CA 90618

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(800) 864-8377

http://www.universalstudioshollyw

  • 4 mentions in Things to do during a 28 hour layover?

    • Zoe B.

      Zoe B. said, "...You can definitely do one of the theme parks like Universal Studios Hollywood although it is pretty far from the airport. You could stay at an airport hotel and drop your bags. Many offer paid shuttle services to the various parks. My recommendation..." See More

    • Dave L.

      Dave L. said, "...of the airport - take the Flyaway Bus from LAX to Union Station and catch the metro to either Hollywood or Universal Studios Hollywood. From Union Station later in the day when you need a hotel, you can also take the metro..." See More

    • A F.

      A F. said, "...If you have your heart set on seeing Universal Studios Hollywood you should do it -- it's definitely manageable. Going will eat up almost your entire time in LA, however, and there is a decent chance you will be stuck in serious traffic..." See More

    • Andrew K.

      Andrew K. said, "...LAX is 45 minutes from Universal Studios Hollywood and 45 minutes from Disneyland Resort With traffic the trip to Universal could be over an hour, But in South LA you won't have as much traffic on the way to Disney. and since you're..." See More

  • 4 mentions in Best things to do with teens in Los Angeles?

    • Spencer S.

      Spencer S. said, "...Kind of like an "Amazing Race" for seeing a city. Heard some good things about it from friends with kids. Otherwise, Universal Studios Hollywood (as mentioned below) or seeing a free screening. I've used 1iota before, which offers free tickets for shows like..." See More

    • Valerie A.

      Valerie A. said, "...to mind. Amoeba Music would really cool to wander through. That place has endless records and posters if they like music. Universal Studios Hollywood is actually a lot of fun and here's a secret tip... go up to someone who works there and..." See More

    • Fred M.

      Fred M. said, "...- Santa Monica Pier- Universal Studios Hollywood- Riding bicycles on Venice Beach and Boardwalk..." See More

    • Mary Anne F.

      Mary Anne F. said, "...cousins between 15-18 yrs. old. They love going to Amusement Parks like Disneyland Park/Disney's California Adventure, Six Flags Magic Mountain and Universal Studios Hollywood. They also like to walk around Hollywood Walk of fame, shop, eat and explore. If they love shopping,..." See More

  • 3 mentions in Which movie/TV studio to visit

    • Dave L.

      Dave L. said, "...I've gone on the following five major area studio tours, Paramount Studios, NBC (tour part no longer offering), Sony Pictures Studios, Universal Studios Hollywood and Warner Brothers Studio.Note that only Paramount is still located in Hollywood proper. All are interesting tours with history,..." See More

    • Matt V.

      Matt V. said, "... Universal Studios Hollywood is a full day experience. You can take a tram ride, approximately an hour long, through all of the sound stages and lots of current sets. Each tram has a tour guide that provides a history of the studio. It's..." See More

    • Andrew K.

      Andrew K. said, "...Universal's Studio Tour was so popular they built an entire theme park around it. Universal Studios Hollywood Why not also go see the taping of a tv show? Tickets are free. Or a game show? Or go on a movie location tour. http://www.tcm.com/tours/tour_la.html..." See More

  • 2 mentions in New Years in Southern California: What to do?!

    • Josh W.

      Josh W. said, "...endless list of pay to attend events. There are also lots of bars, restaurants, shops and tourist spots to visit too. Universal Studios Hollywood, Disneyland Park, Disney's California Adventure and Knott's Berry Farm have the parks decorated for the winter holidays. If..." See More

    • Joelle H.

      Joelle H. said, "...hotel/condo next to the beach is....amazing and recommended since it will guarantee parking. You can visit Little Italy, Los Angeles Chinatown, Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal CityWalk, Hollywood Boulevard. There's plenty to do in Southern California. Though, with Hollywood blvd it's not as..." See More

  • 2 mentions in What are the best hotels in Los Angeles close to family attractions?

    • Melanie M.

      Melanie M. said, "...Hi Nataly, It really depends what you're wanting to do. I agree that a hotel near Universal Studios Hollywood is a good idea, not only for the proximity to the the theme park and Universal CityWalkbut because it is a very short drive..." See More

    • Mira D.

      Mira D. said, "...If you wanted to stay near Universal Studios Hollywood, my aunt has stayed in the Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City and had nothing but good things to say!..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Where should a tourist stay in LA (3 days)

    • Crystal L.

      Crystal L. said, "...bunch of great sights to see, but there is no place that is truly central to all Hollywood Walk of fame, Universal Studios Hollywood, and Santa Monica, as well as being close to beaches and clubs. It just takes so long to..." See More

    • John S.

      John S. said, "...Red Line Metro Station between downtown Los Angeles and Universal Studios. The Red Line will easily and quickly take you between Universal Studios Hollywood to Hollywood Walk of fame to Downtown Los Angeles. Downtown has a lively restaurant and bar scene, so if..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Best cheap, safe, and clean places in LA?

    • JR J.

      JR J. said, "...works well. I'd rent a car especially if you're planning on going to family attractions like Santa Monica, Disneyland Park or Universal Studios Hollywood. LA normally has really reasonable rental car deals. If you shop around you can find something for $20-30/day...." See More

    • Mira D.

      Mira D. said, "...heard great things about the Hollywood Downtowner Inn. You're close to all the touristy hot spots like Mann's Chinese Theater and Universal Studios Hollywood. The Metro is right down the street to take you to other parts of Los Angeles and again,..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Where are fun family places to go in Los Angeles?

    • Srikanth M.

      Srikanth M. said, "...that might be good to visit in LA with a family: - Santa Monica Pier Carousel and Third Street Promenade - Universal Studios Hollywood (if you have one full day available) - Hollywood Walk of fame, Mann's Chinese Theater..." See More

    • Johnny L.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Johnny L. said, "... Universal Studios Hollywood is great. If you go north, there's a Six Flags Magic Mountain. Of course there's Disneyland Park. Santa Monica Pier Carousel is less of a time and money commitment. The beaches are great too...." See More

  • 2 mentions in What are must see places when traveling with kids in Los Angeles?

    • Mei & Kerstin O.

      Mei & Kerstin O. said, "...see in LA, because there are Disneyland in other palces around the world too, and they're all practically the same. However, Universal Studios Hollywood is a much more interesting theme park. Of course, there is also one in Florida, but the one in..." See More

    • Leonard L.

      Leonard L. said, "...Don't forget Universal Studios Hollywood !Museums are sometimes a little tough when you're surrounded by sun, sand and surf! But definitely second La Brea Tar Pits which is very unique, as well as the previously mentioned science museums. Griffith Observatory is worth it..." See More

  • 2 mentions in What are the most popular neighborhoods in L.A.?

    • Kristal S.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Kristal S. said, "...Not very familiar with this area, however I do know that that's where Warner Brothers has their studio. Studio City - Universal Studios Hollywood (not sure if it's technically Studio City, but it's all very close). Los Feliz - Larchmont has some cute..." See More

    • Louis P.

      Louis P. said, "...crowd. Burbank (California)/Universal City, where most of the film/TV industry is actually located, including the WB and Universal lots. Home to Universal Studios Hollywood, and small town feeling downtown Burbank strip, this area is family oriented with safe neighborhoods and clean public..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best activities to do in LA with kids?

    • Frances C.

      Frances C. said, "...As touristy as it may be, I'm sure they would love Universal Studios Hollywood. A day at the beach can always be fun, I'd say Manhattan Beach or Santa Monica (for the pier, there's a lot of rides!)..." See More

  • 1 mention in LA-San Diego-Las Vegas-San Francisco: road trip with kids, what to see?

    • Breanna W.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Breanna W. said, "...easiest. Things to try to add to your LA itinerary (and not terribly far from Thousand Oaks): The Getty Center and Universal Studios Hollywood San Diego: try to make it to La Jolla Cove during a weekday, my niece and nephew loved it..." See More

  • 1 mention in Activities for Kids in LA

    • David C.

      David C. said, "...Plenty of choices. If you like theme parks, and want to be very close to LA, then Universal Studios Hollywood; further away, you can try Disneyland Park or Knott's Berry Farm. If you like beaches, you have a coast worth of them...." See More

  • 1 mention in What is there to do in January in Los Angeles and where to stay?

    • Kristal S.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Kristal S. said, "...CA - Sunset Strip For things to do: - Amusement parks - Disneyland Park, Six Flags Magic Mountain, Knott's Berry Farm, Universal Studios Hollywood- Museums: LACMA and Getty Museum are my favorite - Touristy things to do that are fun: Hollywood Walk..." See More

  • 1 mention in First time in LA - How can I feel like a local?

    • JR J.

      JR J. said, "...of other tourists. Places like Hollywood Walk of Fame , Santa Monica Pier , Third Street Promenade, Venice Beach and Boardwalk, Universal Studios Hollywood, Disneyland Park are the biggest tourist attractions in LA. These places cater to tourists and therefore you'll get..." See More

  • 1 mention in Is the Santa Monica Pier worth seeing?

    • joe s.

      joe s. said, "...dirty and the rides feel a little unsafe. If you want rides, plenty of other options like Knott's Berry Farm or Universal Studios Hollywood. If you want SM pier, go for the Santa Monica State Beach...." See More

  • 1 mention in Where to stay for Disneyland & Universal Studios trip to L.A.?

    • JR J.

      JR J. said, "...have 2 children so I understand what you're looking for :) I'd stay some place central between the Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood. I know how hard it is packing and unpacking to move hotels, so unless you're planning on doing..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best Restaurants and things to do in LA?

    • Laurie P.

      Laurie P. said, "...Film studio tours: These can be fun, and informative. You get a sense of Hollywood’s film/tv history. Universal Studios Hollywood offers something called “The V.I.P. Tour." But it’s “6 hours of total moviemaking immersion.” Their number is 1-800-UNIVERSAL. But I’m sure the other..." See More

  • 1 mention in 3 Weeks Excursions in State Of California

    • Shrirang J.

      Shrirang J. said, "...As Nicole has said, there are a LOT of places. Here are few additions LA metropolitan area - Universal Studios Hollywood, Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hollywood - about 4 days (could be much more) Las Vegas and Grand Canyon National Park..." See More

  • 1 mention in Cool things to do for 6 days in LA with 3 teens

    • Veronica M.

      Veronica M. said, "...behind the scenes magic at Warner Bros. VIP Studio Tour or Paramount Pictures VIP Studio Tour. If you want theme-park fun, Universal Studios Hollywood offers a back-lot tour as well. 6) To shop like a tourist (or Pretty Woman) you'll visit Rodeo Drive...." See More

  • 1 mention in Visiting a friend in November for a week and need suggestions on what to do

    • Mei & Kerstin O.

      Mei & Kerstin O. said, "...Angie, We recently published a post about top 10 things to do in Los Angeles and the surrounding area, including the Universal Studios Hollywood, the Griffith Observatory, the Getty Villa, the The Getty Center, with addresses, the best beaches and insider tips..." See More

  • 1 mention in What would be on your top-100 list of things to do in L.A.?

    • Kristal S.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Kristal S. said, "...- this is LA as it gets 12. walk down Venice Beach and Boardwalk 13. Go to Disneyland Park 14. Visit Universal Studios Hollywood 15. visit the Sunday Hollywood Farmers' Market 16. Go to the Farmers Market - this is the permanent one..." See More

  • 1 mention in 5 best things to do in L.A.?

    • Kristal S.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Kristal S. said, "...want to go to any theme parks, LA is the place to do it. There's Disneyland Park, Six Flags Magic Mountain, Universal Studios Hollywood, Knott's Berry Farm. The Grove is a nice open air mall with the Farmers Market right next to..." See More

  • 1 mention in L.A. with family and kids?

    • JR J.

      JR J. said, "...of money to split time as well because you have to buy separate tickets for each park. If you go to Universal Studios Hollywood i wouldn't recommend staying up there. I'd stay at the beach and make the drive up and back for..." See More

  • 1 mention in Safe areas to stay in Los Angeles?

    • Melanie M.

      Melanie M. said, "...see as a tourist in LA (and close to freeways). You'll also be close to a lot of good restaurants and Universal Studios Hollywood. Studio City is also a pretty safe area with more nice, mid-range hotels...." See More

  • 1 mention in 6 Days in LA - what are the best experiences? :-)

    • Abraham K.

      Abraham K. said, "...Not sure what you are looking for, but a safe bet would be Universal Studios Hollywood, Downtown Los Angeles + LACMA or The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, and Venice Beach. Don't fall for the tourist traps on Hollywood Blvd unless you just..." See More

  • 1 mention in Things to do in Los Angeles

    • Tiana T.

      Tiana T. said, "...place to take photos. The Grove is an outdoor mall with celebrity sightings, lots of shopping, dining and a movie theater. Universal Studios Hollywood if you love movies, theme parks and fun this is a great place for the whole family and to..." See More

  • 1 mention in Advice for a 2 weeks holiday in the West Cost

    • Joelle H.

      Joelle H. said, "...and great dining. La Jolla for the beach and underwater park, Balboa Park, San Diego Zoo. L.A. has Los Angeles Chinatown, Universal Studios Hollywood, Hollywood Walk of Fame, Santa Monica Pier, Hollywood Sign..." See More

  • 1 mention in Universal Studios or Disney Land!!

    • Kemkem C.

      Kemkem C. said, "...and you can get a bus or rent a car. It will take you about 1.5 hours or so to reach Universal Studios Hollywood Universal Studios (my fave!) which is in Universal City close to Hollywood. I hope this helps. Have a wonderful..." See More

  • 1 mention in California - 14 days itinerary on the coast?

    • Kristal S.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Kristal S. said, "...Drive, 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica Pier, Venice Beach and Boardwalk, Malibu, Zuma Beach, Marina Del Rey, theme parks (Disneyland Park, Universal Studios Hollywood, Six Flags Magic Mountain). http://www.trippy.com/question/San-Francisco-Top-things-to-do-see-eat For food recommendations in both LA and SF, feel free to check out..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best view points of the city during day and night?

    • Kemkem C.

      Kemkem C. said, "...the top. You want to be on Blair Ave. You will have one of the most awesome views. The backlot of Universal Studios Hollywood with remnants of whatever movies are being filmed, plus the permanent ones like the Jaws lake, Psycho house, and..." See More

  • 1 mention in Fun, unique things to do in California in January?

    • Kathryn L.

      Kathryn L. said, "...a great place to take anyone. I would also recommend visiting the The Queen Mary and the Hollywood Walk of fame. Universal Studios Hollywood might be an idea if he's into movies. However, if he's more of an outdoors kind of person he..." See More

  • 1 mention in What to do with 3 teens for a day in Los Angeles and Ladera Ranch?

    • Spencer S.

      Spencer S. said, "...Kind of like an "Amazing Race" for seeing a city. Heard some good things about it from friends with kids. Otherwise, Universal Studios Hollywood or seeing a free screening. I've used 1iota before, which offers free tickets for shows like Jimmy Kimmel. If..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best places to stay for Star Wars 2015 Anaheim Convention Centre

    • JR J.

      JR J. said, "...there too. I normally don't recommend long beach, but considering the mobility issues, this might make sense. Then also staying near Universal Studios Hollywood or Disneyland Park would make sense too so they can hang out in the park or at the nearby..." See More

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