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Universal Orlando Travel Guide

Universal Studios

Inspired by the California original and opened in Orlando in 1990 (when the city assumed it would become "Hollywood East"), Universal Studios celebrates the movies. The park is a jumble of areas and attractions. But the same is true of back-lot sets at a film studio. Suspend any disbelief you might have, and just enjoy the motion-picture magic.

At Production Central large soundstages

house attractions based on TV programs and films like Shrek, Despicable Me, and Twister. Because it’s right near the entrance it may be the park's most crowded area.

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