Travel to the U.S.A.
Universal Studios, Hollywood, Scottsdale & New Orleans
TJ’s hotel reviewers headed to California, Arizona and Louisiana to experience the best places to stay and most entertaining things to do. Here are a few of our favorites.
Universal Studios Hollywood, California
Universal Studios is a must-see for all ages. One of the oldest and most famous Hollywood studios still in use, it is also an amusement park - both fascinating and educational.
Things to do:
• See how Hollywood movies are made on a studio tour
• Learn how blockbusters are made at the “Special Effects stage”
• Thrills, chills and spills with King Kong, Transformers, The Mummy, The Simpsons, Shrek, Jurassic Park, WaterWorld and haunted house attractions. Take pictures of your children with their favorite characters: Transformers, The Minions, The Simpsons, SpongeBob SquarePants, Shrek, Curious George, Scooby-Doo and more
Where to stay:
Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City
The Hilton is just a block away from Universal Studios Hollywood’s entrance and less than 10 minutes from the historic Hollywood Walk of Fame and TCL Chinese Theater (formerly Grauman’s Chinese Theater). Other nearby attractions include the Hollywood Bowl, Pantages Theater, Hollywood and Highland Center, Griffith Park and Observatory and the Los Angeles Zoo. tj
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