Universal Studios International Drive

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Universal Studios on International Drive is a TV and movie based theme park in Orlando, Florida. This theme park opened its doors on June 7, 1990 with the entertainment industry theme acting as its big draw. The unique selling point of the park is that it invites guests to ‘ride the movies’ which basically means that visitors can get to take a ride in one of the many movies or television themed rides.

The Universal Studios theme park is a part of the Universal Resort in Orlando. The park has several attractions as well as live shows, which draw an annual crowd of approximately 5.9 millions. Its sister facility in Hollywood is a working studio that acts as a tourist attraction and has gained the status of a theme park. But Universal Studios, International Drive, Orlando is different. This park was designed specifically both as a theme park as well as a studio. The idea of the place being an amusement park was there from its conception itself. The entire area is broken up into two parts, which are a part of the theme park, and another separate downtown area.

Universal Studios is smaller than Disney World but is just as much fun as the latter. The Universal Studios theme park has utilized the concept of Hollywood tour scenes and built attractions around them. There are several attractions which are based on production houses other than Universal too. This park also has an active production facility.

During a tour of Universal Studios, International Drive, visitors get a chance to experience beyond what is shown on a movie screen and feel a part of the action for themselves. Guests get to be the star for a day in their own show and experience the feeling of being the center of adulation.

This real, working TV and film production facility offers an amazing array of shows, rides, movie sets and attractions that will mesmerize you for sure. For food enthusiasts and those who wish to have an insider’s view of how well the cast and crew of a show are fed, the Universal Studios offer a dazzling range of dining options to choose from. So, whether you want to take an ice cream cone that you can enjoy on the go or wish to opt for full service dining at Finnegan’s Bar and Grill or Lombard’s Seafood Grille, you can have it all here.  

Apart from enjoying the themed dining facility, you can even make the most of your trip to Universal Studios, International Drive by booking tickets for various shows and rides, as well as visiting the movie sets and attractions of this place. All round the year, several exciting special events are held here, which you can enjoy during your visit. If your stars favor you, you may even get the chance to see how a real film crew on the backlot works.

Starting from entertaining shows that let you take a peep behind the actual movie-making process to state-of-the-art rides that help you become a part of the action, nobody brings the magic of the movies, television, and music to life like the Universal Studios.

Rides at this theme park are reinvented and changed to add new rides. So, no matter how many times you visit the park, there’s always something new for you to enjoy. Enjoy ultimate adventure and enjoyment with your family at Universal Studios as Universal Studios International Drive brings the magic of the screen alive for you to savor.