Disney’s Hollywood Studios has been part of the Walt Disney World Resort since 1989 and was once a working film, television, and animation studio. The park was formerly known as Disney-MGM Studios and is now home to dozens of movie-themed rides, and attractions. It also hosts several shows and holiday events throughout the year. Hollywood Studios is the park for Disney movie fans and anyone who wants to enjoy even more rides and fun Disney experiences during their Walt Disney World vacation.
Here are ten must-see sites at Disney’s Hollywood Studios:
#1: American Idol Experience
One of the more popular experiences at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, this is the chance to perform on stage or just watch talented singers from around the globe compete in front of a live audience. If you or the kids have always wanted to be on the American Idol stage, this is your chance to register for an audition, work with a vocal coach, and perform in front of a Disney’s Hollywood Studios producer and get cast in a show!
#2: The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror™
You can’t miss the Hollywood Tower Hotel when you’re visiting Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Head here to explore this spooky property as you plunge 13 stories into The Twilight Zone.
#3: Toy Story Mania!(R)
This is one of the newer attractions at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and is a 4D adventure experience for all Toy Story fans out there. Jump into the vehicle and make your way through some fairground-style games with your favorite Toy Story characters.
#4: Lights, Motors, Action!(R) Extreme Stunt Show®
Cars fans will have a chance to see their favorite characters in action at this 33-minute live action experience. Guests have the chance to see the filmmaking secrets behind those pyrotechnics and car stunts we see in the movies.
#5: Indiana Jones™ Epic Stunt Spectacular!
Find out how some of those memorable scenes from Indiana Jones™ movies were made, and catch the 30-minute live stunt show which recreates some of the famous scenes from the very first Indiana Jones movie.
#6: Muppet*Vision 3-D
Take a tour of the Muppet Labs to see all of your favorite Muppet characters and play a fun game of bursting bubbles as you go! This is a fun attraction and experience for younger kids in the traveling party and is one of the few 3D adventures at the parks.
#7: Voyage of The Little Mermaid
Fans of Disney’s The Little Mermaid won’t want to miss this undersea adventure with the music and scenes from the movie. You’ll get the chance to see Aerial’s world and sing along to your favorite songs from the animated classic as well.
#8: “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” Movie Set Adventure
Find out what life is like from an insect’s view as you get shrunk down to size by the Electromagnetic Shrinking Machine and work your way through the 11,000 square-foot play area. The play area is designed just like scenes from the original movie and you’ll have to maneuver through the maze of grass blades and litter scattered throughout the area.
#9: Rock’n’Roller Coaster® Starring Aerosmith
Older kids and adults will enjoy this high-speed and high-energy attraction that’s choreographed to a soundtrack recorded by rock legends. This roller coaster experience is one of the few thrill rides at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
#10: Star Tours®
Star Wars fans of all ages get the chance to play with their favorite characters in this 3D adventure that’s set up like a virtual reality adventure. You’ll fly with Darth Vader, Stormtroopers, Chewbacca, R2-D2, and other Star Wars characters, and the storyline and location change each time to ensure a unique experience!
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