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Favorite Attractions for Adults at Universal Studios Hollywood™ – aRes Travel

Why leave all the fun to the kids? When it comes to finding a theme park that holds just as many rides and attractions that cater to adults as to younger visitors, you cannot beat Universal Studios Hollywood™.

A veritable mecca for all things Hollywood, Universal Studios Hollywood™ offers a mix of entertainment industry-themed live shows, rides, attractions, and dining options that adults can enjoy on a weekend with the girls, a boy’s trip, or simply after you’ve tucked the kids into bed for the evening and called the sitter.

To help you plan your trip, the expert travel concierge team at aRes Travel has put together the following list of unbeatable attractions for adults at Universal Studios Hollywood™.

Thrilling Coasters

For the visitors to Universal Studios Hollywood™ who don’t have to give a second thought to height restrictions, there is an unmatched selection of thrilling, fast-paced, and sometimes terrifying rides.

The following are our top picks for Universal Studios Hollywood™ for the older crowd.

Revenge of the Mummy℠: The Ride

Based on the popular movie franchise, Revenge of the Mummy™: The Ride is one high-tech and high suspense thrill ride you don’t want to miss!

Built in 2004, this enclosed ride is a roller coaster that plunges into a world of forbidden treasures and pharaohs’ tombs, as well as a sudden attack of scarab beetles.

All this takes place at speeds of up to 45 mph, thanks to the ride’s use of linear induction motors, which launch riders back and forth through a warehouse that includes actual props from the sets of all your favorite The Mummy™ films.

Transformers™: The Ride 3D

The Transformers™: The Ride 3D is a can’t-miss experience that combines all of the fun of a dark ride coaster with the nostalgia of the beloved Transformers™ franchise that many adult visitors to the park grew up with.

As with most Universal Studios Hollywood™ attractions, the fun starts way before the ride even begins with an in-queue pre-show that includes a briefing from the Autobot’s leader, Optimus Prime himself.

You’re along for the ride as your favorite cars-turned-heroes battle the Decepticons to keep planet Earth and the Allspark safe.

Can’t-miss shows and attractions

At Universal Studios Hollywood™, the fun doesn’t simply stop when the rides do: Adult visitors have an entire selection of awe-inspiring shows and attractions to choose from that are on offer year-round at the California theme park.

The Studio Tour

If Universal Studios Hollywood™ has one absolute can’t-miss attraction and park signature, The Studio Tour is it.

An exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the actual film sets that take up the majority of space in the 400-acre park, guests that take part in the beloved Studio Tour will encounter some of the most well-known scenes and props from some of their favorite television shows and films.

You’ll come face-to-face with Bruce, the notorious animatronic shark from the cult classic Jaws, and enjoy an up-close look at the infamous Studio 12, one of Universal Studios Hollywood’s™ most widely used stages where entire jungles and cities have been constructed for your favorite films.

The Studio Tour

WaterWorld® – Universal Studios #1 Rated Show

This show is a thrilling experience for Adults and kids alike. This amazing pyrotechnics and stunts, with new sets, new cast and all new action you are in the middle of the mayhem as good fights evil in this live war at sea. The Stunts are amazing with high divers and world champion jet skiers flying around a giant set. If you like pyrotechnics you will be amazed by many of the effects including a giant fireball that rising 50 feet in the air. You will be holding on to your seat and your loved ones as a plane comes crashing almost into your lap. On a hot summers day if you pick your seat right you may get hosed down by one of the cast members or catch a little spray from all the mayhem that makes this a Universal Studios Hollywood can’t miss experiences.

Dining Like an Adult

When it comes to good eats and fine cocktails, there are a variety of choices for the 21-and-up crowd that are sure to please.

Hog’s Head™ Pub

Hog’s Head™ Pub

Don’t let its small and dimly lit appearance fool you: Like most of the attractions located in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ section of Universal Studios Hollywood™, there is something magical about the Hog’s Head™ Pub.

In this case, that something magical might be the pub’s extensive selection of wizard-themed draft beers that are brewed exclusively for the theme park, including a Hog’s Head™ Brew red ale, a Dragon’s Scale lager, and a Wizard’s Brew Porter.

Duff Brewery Beer Garden

For fans of America’s favorite yellow working-class family, there is no more iconic brew than Duff.

The perfect place to relax and escape the California heat, the Duff Brewery Beer Garden is an open-air bar where fans can watch a screening of some of the best moments in the show’s 30-season while enjoying a chilled glass of Homer Simpson’s favorite beer.

The Seven Duffs – lovingly named Tipsy, Queasy, Surly, Sleazy, Edgy, Dizzy, and Remorseful – line the beer garden and adult guests can pose as the eighth member of the Duffman’s crew for a photo op that’s sure to inspire laughs long after the suds have been sipped.

Exclusive Ticket and Package Offers From aRes Travel

When you book your tickets to Universal Studios Hollywood™ with aRes Travel, you are taking advantage of exclusive deals that allow for incredible savings, so the only cost you’re worried about on your kid-free weekend is the babysitter’s fee.

For express savings, check out aRes Travel’s Universal Express™ 1-Day General Admission ticket, which includes straight-to-gate admission to the park, as well as one-time express access to all of the rides and attractions that are located in the park. On top of that, you’ll enjoy priority seating at one of Universal Studio’s Hollywood’s™ awesome live shows.

Get Going With aRes Travel

Whether it’s enjoying a pint of Duff’s Beer with the citizens of Springfield or plunging past zombies in a post-apocalyptic world, there is no shortage of rides, shows, and other attractions for adults to enjoy at Universal Studio Hollywood.

For the best deals on Universal Studios Hollywood™ tickets, the lowest prices on packages and hotels, and amazing savings on travel, call 1 (800) 434-7894 (international callers use +1 (866) 731-7511) to speak with an aRes Travel planning expert seven days a week, or book online now.

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