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Here you’ll find our INSIDER GUIDES to enhancing your Universal Studios Hollywood vacation.

The CI Universal Hollywood Center houses our FREE, INVALUABLE collection of Universal Studios Hollywood vacation planning content. It includes over a hundred pages dedicated to Universal City’s attractions, restaurants, and more. Plus, we offer readers six surprising advantages over other conventional guidebooks and websites:

  • Near-constant coverage of new and insider developments throughout the resort
  • Extensive, in-depth analysis of all rumors, construction projects, and resort developments
  • Top-notch multimedia, with thousands of HD photos and video content
  • First-hand coverage of annual events (including Halloween Horror Nights & Grinchmas) with annually updated and relevant trip advice
  • Real-time, real-guest reviews of the resort’s theme park attractions and restaurants
  • Constant in-park photo updates broadcast live from Universal City

We are proud to launch California Informer as the sister site to Orlando Informer, where over THREE MILLION FAMILIES plan their perfect vacations and become resort experts every year. We couldn’t be more excited to expand our offerings and become the premier independent resource for guests visiting Universal Studios Hollywood.

Just learning about our in-depth content? Please read this page:
Using California Informer to plan your Universal Studios Hollywood vacation

 

CI Universal Hollywood Center table of contents

Read real reviews of Universal Studios Hollywood or write your own

FREE Monthly Universal Studios Hollywood Crowd Calendar

PREPRODUCTION: Before You Go, Tickets, Transportation & More

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION!: In-Park Information

THE WIZARDING WORLD OF HARRY POTTER

SEASONAL EVENTS AT UNIVERSAL HOLLYWOOD

  • Halloween Horror Nights – Coming soon!
  • Grinchmas – Coming soon!

TOURING PLANS

IN-DEPTH ATTRACTION PROFILES

IN-PARK DINING GUIDE

CITYWALK

  • FULL SERVICE RESTAURANTS
    • Bubba Gump Shrimp Company
    • Buca di Beppo
    • Camacho’s Cantina
    • Hard Rock Cafe
    • Johnny Rockets Burgers & Shakes
    • Karl Strauss Brewing Company
    • Saddle Ranch Chop House
    • Samba Brazilian Steakhouse & Lounge
    • Tony Roma’s
    • Wasabi at Citywalk
    • Wolfgang Puck Bistro
  • QUICK SERVICE RESTAURANTS
    • Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream
    • Cinnabon
    • The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
    • The Crepe Cafe
    • The Frame Broiler
    • Jamba Juice
    • KFC/Pizza Hut Express
    • Panda Express
    • Pink’s Famous Hot Dogs
    • Popcornopolis
    • Smashburger
    • Starbucks Coffee
    • Subway
    • Taco Bell
    • Wetzel’s Pretzels
    • Yogurtland
  • SHOPPING
    • Universal Studio Store
    • Abercrombie & Fitch
    • ANGL
    • Billabong
    • Bubba Gump Shrimp Store
    • Crow’s Nest Toys
    • The Dodgers Clubhouse
    • Element
    • Flip Flop Shops
    • Fossil
    • Francesca’s Collection
    • GUESS Accessories
    • Hard Rock Store
    • Hot Topic
    • IT’SUGAR
    • Lids
    • Locker Room (by Lids)
    • The Los Angeles Sock Market
    • LUSH Cosmetics
    • Magnet Max
    • The Raider Image
    • SCENE
    • Sketchers
    • Sparky’s
    • Things From Another World
    • Upstart Crow
  • ENTERTAINMENT
    • iFLY Indoor Skydiving
    • Infusion Lounge
    • Howl at the Moon
    • Universal Citywalk Cinema (featuring IMAX)