Monday, July 22, 2013

Attention to Detail: Tower of Terror at Disney's Hollywood Studios

The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror opened 19 years ago today.

There's a lot to love about this attraction.

I love the winding outdoor queue...

I love the hotel backdrop, and the Hollywood glam setting...

 I love the Twilight Zone theme...

I love the elaborate backstory, and the keen attention to detail...

I love the creepy imagery...

But...I hate big drops.

I knew I had to do Tower of Terror at least once; I mean, how could I not, right? I did manage to put it off for a long time, until my most recent visit. But then I did it. I finally did it.

I loved every inch of the attraction...up until that first drop.

I'm glad I experienced it- but if I go in again, I will likely be using the chicken exit.

(Did you know there's a chicken exit? Just about every attraction has one...)


  1. I'm so excited that you posted these pictures because I have never been on it in my twenty-something Disney trips! I know, I know! But the big drops always give me migraines, and it never seemed worth ruining the rest of my day. But now I know what it looks like on the inside so I'm excited! Also, I totally love the movie they made about it in the 90s with Kirsten Dunst. It was one of my Halloween favorites as a kid.

    1. Next time- go through the queue- it's totally worth it! You can tell the CM prior to getting on the elevator that you're not going on- they'll point you to the chicken exit...

  2. We missed riding this ride when we were at Disney. It decide to rain the entire day that we were at Hollywood Studios.

  3. Wow amazing photos you have there, I am popping by from the Bloggy Moms July Blog Hop! Fab blog you have here, I am a newbie blogger, only done my first post but already hooked! I look forward to reading more on your blog x

  4. One of my favorite queues!

  5. Tower of Terror is my absolute favorite attraction! I love everything about it, from the background music to the fact that they "dust" the attraction to make it look abandoned. And of course, I love the ride itself! The first time I went on it, I almost took the chicken exit though. I'm sure glad I didn't!

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