WDW – Hollywood Studios

Hollywood Studios

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Overview

Originally named Disney-MGM Studios(opened May 1989), Hollywood Studios (name changed in 2008) is a park centered around Hollywood and show business in the 1930’s and 1940’s.

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Getting Around

Hollywood Studios is made up of six themed areas.

  • Hollywood Boulevard – Is the main avenue from the entrance to the big Sorcerer’s Hat.   This boulevard is lined with many shops.
  • Echo Lake – As you stroll down Hollywood Boulevard look off to the left and you will see a small oval shaped lagoon.   Surrounding the lagoon is a few attractions, services, and Gertie the Dinosaur.
  • Streets of America – Originally only part of the backlot tour, the streets of New York and San Francisco are now open for pedestrian traffic.
  • Animation Courtyard – This area is the Hollywood Studios home to Disney Animation classic and new.   Be sure to step into Walt’s shoes and explore One Man’s Dream.
  • Pixar Place – Modeled after the Emeryville campus of Pixar Studios this area is home to Hollywood Studios newest attraction, Toy Story Midway Mania.
  • Sunset Boulevard – Home to the thrill rides at Hollywood Studios.   Both Tower of Terror and Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster can be found in this area.
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