Florida Attraction Guide - Hollywood Studios - Page 1
Star Tours - Hollywood Studios
With the latest Star Wars release (the Force Awakens) being released in cinemas, Disney are keen to push the Star Wars brand as much as they can (not that they really need to push it all that hard! ). Until the new Star Wars Zone is built at Magic Ki...
Viewed 2303 times since 23 December 2015.
Tower of more Terror
Having come to Florida for the past 10 years, we have always had affection for Hollywood Studios (Formerly MGM Studios). As a something for everyone family park, you can’t really can’t go far wrong with Hollywood Studios. From great shows, to first c...
Viewed 2172 times since 11 October 2013.
The Tower of Terror
The first time I decided to ride Tower of Terror I was with my two children. My daughter and I reached the lift doors and chickened out. Feeling highly embarrassed we were escorted to the shop, where we waited for my son to return from the Twilight Z...
Viewed 2888 times since 25 January 2013.
Tower of Terror
This ride is, without doubt, the most fun ride at the Disney’s Hollywood Studios. If you have ever been on it, or near it, you will know this from the number of screams echoing from the building!
Opened in 1994, the ride is based around ...
Viewed 3280 times since 1 February 2012.
Our Long Day at Hollywood Studios Part 5
The girls were slightly disappointed that we were not going to the Starring Rolls Café as they wanted one of their famous cup cakes however we said if they didn’t have a dessert at the Brown Derby they could have one later.
We were all ve...
Viewed 2800 times since 2 November 2011.
Our Long Day at Hollywood Studios Part 4
My parents went on this tour in the first year that Hollywood Studios (then known as MGM) opened 20 years ago and have subsequently been on every time they visit the Park. It depicts what it is like to be on a life movie set and the tram trundles ont...
Viewed 2877 times since 2 November 2011.
Our Long Day at Hollywood Studios Part 3
All the family enjoyed watching the special effects and explosions on the film set and were chattering happily about the battle scenes as we exited the set and set off towards the tram on which we were to continue our tour. On the way to this we pass...
Viewed 2883 times since 2 November 2011.
Our Long Day at Hollywood Studios Part 2
We then wandered back down Sunset Boulevard and as we did outside the cinema we encountered a noisy crew making a film in the street. We joined the crowd which was gathering and spent about ten minutes laughing at the crew’s antics.
Viewed 2933 times since 2 November 2011.
Our Long Day at Hollywood Studios Part 1
As the girls have got older they have become less interested in the Magic Kingdom (although a visit is always necessary) and more interested in Hollywood Studios. When we visited our villa last March they were only staying for eight days so only one ...
Viewed 3067 times since 2 November 2011.
Hollywood Studios........a history.
If Walt Disney missed the opening of Magic Kingdom by a whisker then he missed the opening of M. G. M. by a mile for he had been dead for 23 years.
But his magic and influence continue to live on in all of the later projects.
Viewed 3209 times since 20 March 2011.
Exploring Disneys Hollywood Studios
Disney’s Hollywood Studios opened in 1989 although in those days it was named MGM Studios. It is not only the third and smallest theme park in Walt Disney World Resort, but also it is a fully fledged working TV production facility although most of it...
Viewed 3243 times since 5 December 2010.
The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror
For someone who has a fear of lifts this ride is something that you would never dream to go on. Why would I subject myself to a ride that 13 stories tall and the lifts plunge at varying stages? We have been visiting Florida since the children...
Viewed 3797 times since 6 June 2010.
Which theme park is the best depends on your own personal preferences. One of my favourite parks is Hollywood Studios (one of the Disney Parks). The park is designed around a movie theme and really brings the movies to life through the various rides ...
Viewed 3745 times since 17 November 2009.
MGM becomes Hollywood Studios
Disneyworld Orlando, Florida’s Hollywood Studios opened on May 1st 1989 and stretches across 135 acres. Much of it is devoted to television and movie production, and this park has seen many attractions come and go, including the ‘Backlot Tour, ’ with...
Viewed 4073 times since 1 September 2008.
Star Tours - Hollywood Studios
Star Tours can be found on the far side of Disney Hollywood Studios, beyond Echo Lake. Characters from the Star Wars films, such as Chewbacca, can sometimes be seen outside the Star Tours attraction. My brother thinks this is the best ride in...
Viewed 4100 times since 1 September 2008.
RocknRoller Coaster - Hollywood Studios
The Rock 'n' Roller Coaster at Hollywood Studios which stars Aerosmith opened in 1999 and is a Fast pass ride. It is located on the left near the end of Sunset Boulevard, just before you reach the Hollywood Tower Hotel. This is a great attrac...
Viewed 4171 times since 1 September 2008.
Stars and Motor Cars Parade - Hollywood Studios
Apparently Walt Disney was infatuated with parades when he was young. Whenever a circus came to his town he would follow it all around the parade route. Afterwards with his sister and friends he would try to build and decorate floats so that he could...
Viewed 4038 times since 1 September 2008.
Indiana Jones - Hollywood Studios
Even if you have never been to see this show if you have ever visited Hollywood Studios you will surely have heard it! The show, which is located in Echo Lake, is a 35-minute live show that features daring stunts and thrilling special effects...
Viewed 4755 times since 1 September 2008.
Streets of America - Hollywood Studios
When we first used to visit Hollywood Studios this area was known as New York Street as it was meant to be a typical cosmopolitan city. It was renamed the Streets of America in 2004 and is located behind Commissary Lane and toward the Backlot area of...
Viewed 4231 times since 1 September 2008.
Star Tours at Hollywood Studios
This must be one of the most well liked rides in Hollywood Studios it has been around for a long time but with the resurgence of the Star Wars films of late it is once again popular with the kids, or if like me you were a kid when the first film came...
Viewed 3956 times since 1 September 2008.
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