Any theme park groupies out there who – like me – are missing the rides at Universal Studios? Well, then you’re in the right place. You can now enjoy Universal Studios rides from the comfort of your home!
Many of your favorite Universal Studios rides are available virtually via YouTube.
Pedal up into the sky alongside E.T. at Universal Studios Orlando, battle Optimus Prime and the Autobots on the Transformers ride at Universal Studios Hollywood, or experience Hollywood Dream, a backward roller coaster, at Universal Studios Japan.
The best part about virtual rides? You don’t have to wait in long lines for hours!
VIRTUAL RIDES AT UNIVERSAL STUDIOS ORLANDO
- Hop on a bicycle and ride up and away alongside E.T. (just like in the movie!) during E.T. Adventure at Universal Studios in Florida.
- Visit Skull Island: Reign of Kong and come face-to-face with the King – King Kong, that is.
- Careen through sheer darkness at up to speeds of 45 miles per hour on the roller coaster and dark ride, The Revenge of the Mummy.
- Climb aboard (and hold on tight!) as you speed through the Fast & Furious Supercharged ride at Universal Studios Orlando.
- Help the Men in Black zap aliens on the Men in Black: Alien Attack ride.
- Calling all Potterheads! You’re going to love riding Hagrid’s Motorbike forward (and backward!) on this Wizarding World of Harry Potter ride.
- Climb aboard a barge and sail through whitewater rapids on Popeye Raging Rapids water ride. The best part: You won’t get soaked!
- Come and experience The Incredible Hulk Coaster, a launch coaster at Universal’s Islands of Adventure at Universal Orlando Resort.
- Journey to the streets of New York City and take on six of Spiderman’s ruthless villains on The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man.
- If you love to go fast, then this steel roller coaster is for you! Reach speeds of up to 65 miles per hour on one of the fastest roller coaster rides around – the Rip Ride Rockit!
UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD VIRTUAL RIDES
- Participate virtually in Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem, a simulator ride attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood (also at Universal Studios Florida).
- Board a boat and prepare to be surrounded by a multitude of dinosaurs on Jurassic World: The Ride.
- Fight alongside Optimus Prime and the Autobots on Transformers: The Ride – 3D.
- Join Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie as you smash and blast through Krustyland, a low-budget theme park, on The Simpsons Ride at Universal Studios Hollywood.
MORE UNIVERSAL STUDIOS RIDES
- Pretend you’re donning a virtual reality headset and ride Attack on Titan at Universal Studios Japan.
- Come face-to-face with Jaws (yes, you still can!) at Universal Studios Japan.
- Fly through the night sky on Hollywood Dream, a backward roller coaster in Japan that will make you scream.
- Join Puss and Kitty on the Puss in Boots ride, a roller coaster adventure where you’ll seek to find the legendary golden eggs at Universal Studios Singapore.
- Hop aboard a boat and explore Madagascar: A Crate Adventure at Universal Studios Singapore.
- Venture into space and meet a variety of Sesame Street characters on Sesame Street Spaghetti Space Chase (also in Singapore).
Are you hooked on virtual rides? Me, too! Check out these 20 Virtual Disney Rides You Can Enjoy from Home.
Virtual roller coaster rides are fun, of course, but I know you can’t wait to experience the rides at Universal Studios in person!
Why not start planning your next trip to Universal Studios today! These Awesome Things to Do at Universal Studios, Orlando will help get you started.
MORE FUN THINGS TO DO WHILE YOU’RE STUCK AT HOME:
- Check out these kids education websites offering free subscriptions.
- Help your kids learn how to make bubbles at home!
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- Enjoy these free virtual field trips that your kids can take from the couch.
- These crafts for kids are so fun and easy!
- Learn how to make headbands with buttons.
- Make reading even more fun with this PB kids summer reading challenge.
- Coloring is fun! Especially with Easter coloring pages.
- You won’t believe why parents are gluing pennies on shoes.
- Rawr! Here are some of our favorite dinosaur crafts.
- Get kids off technology and back to basics with learning worksheets you can print at home.
- Make being stuck at home fun with our favorite indoor games for kids.
- Have fun coloring our awesome Fortnite coloring pages.
- You will love these fun Halloween games for kids!