The famous springfield, Simpsons City, exists at Universal Studios since August 2013 in Orlando.
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The replica undoubtedly impresses with its fidelity and richness in every detail.
In addition, the space also has a simulator that is successful on site.
It's like you're transported to the show, so real is the experience.
So, check here everything you can find there, in particular, find out what to eat and when, you better be hungry, because the options are many, check it out.
The Springfield Details from Universal Studios
Those who are fans of the cartoon will enjoy the moment to the fullest, as it seems that you are inside the series and will bump into Homer and family at any moment.
The creators of this place did an excellent job and it is clear that they took special care to reproduce everything very faithfully.
For example, they even put up a statue of Jebediah Springfield, the fictional founder of the city.
Not to mention the main characters that are scattered around the place ready to take a selfie with you.
Find out more about The Simpsons
She's a series American animation that satirically shows a little about the life of the American middle class, through its protagonists: Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie.
Its premiere took place in 1989 and around 618 were shown episodes. Thus, in March 2021, the broadcaster confirmed the 34th and 35th season. As such, it is arguably the longest-running American sitcom.
In 2007, they made a movie that grossed over half a billion dollars.
On the other hand, the series that has the fictional Springfield has already earned a star on the Walk of Fame, as well as numerous awards over the years.
Times magazine ranked it in 1999 as the best series of the 20th century.
See where the Simpsons area is in Orlando
she stays at park from Universal Studios along with Islands Of Adventure. In fact, together they form the second largest theme park space in the city.
Universal Studios Orlando is a great entertainment option for both adults and youngsters.
The Simpsons also got their own attraction in the Springfield and you can see all about it below.
Meet The Simpsons Toy at Universal Studios
There are actually two attractions in the Simpsons area of Universal, only one stands out more than the other. However, you will get to know both of them later on.
The Simpsons Ride
It is a simulator that tells the story of this family when they visit Krusty's park. That way, on this ride they end up riding a runaway roller coaster.
It is worth noting that the minimum height to participate in this adventure is 1.02m.
Without a doubt, it is one of the most sought-after rides, so that means long queues. However, they usually go fast.
What's interesting is that while you wait, you go through scenarios and videos from the series, so time passes in Springfield and he doesn't even notice.
When it's your turn, you enter the simulator and then the excitement begins.
At the end, people go out into a store with products and souvenirs from the Simpsons, there is a lot of stuff, who is a fan will not know what to take home.
A tip: if you get seasick easily, it might not be a good idea to participate in the simulator, due to the sudden movements.
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This toy, on the other hand, looks like Dumbo the Flying Elephant.
But your version in Springfield wins Bart's face.
The public enters a cart that looks like a flying saucer and aliens narrate the entire ride and encourage everyone to destroy the city.
Check out where to eat in Orlando's Springfield
There is no shortage of options when hunger strikes. Thus, there are 7 different environments, each with a specialty and of course, inspired by the successful series.
At the first stop, there's the Duff Beer store, where you can try Homer Simpson's favorite beer.
In fact, you can even take home long neck bottles of 3 different flavors:
- The traditional;
- Light version, a little sweet and with hints of fruit;
- And Duff Dry, a darker and stronger drink.
the menu of Springfield brings all 28 items available that were endorsed by the creators of the design. Among them are:
- Krusty Burger, which offers hamburgers and hot dogs;
- Cletus? Chicken Shack, all chicken dishes, sandwiches and more;
- The Frying Dutchman serving fried seafood;
- The pizzeria from Luigi.
A magical paradise for animation fans
And there's more. Thus, Springfield it has lighter options, for example, Lisa's Teahouse of Horror, with salads, wraps and lighter sandwiches.
Bumblebee Man's Taco Truck already offers Mexican food and, finally, one of the great highlights that couldn't be missed: Lard Lad Donuts, which serves the famous donut with pink frosting, Homer's favorite.
In addition to the places already mentioned, there is Moe's Bar, as well as the Kwik-E-Mart Supermarket and of course, the home of the most successful family in the United States.
What is Moe's Tavern in Springfield at Universal?
Does not exist Springfield no Moe's bar, which is Homer Simpson's favorite.
Therefore, it was replicated as faithfully as possible on Fast Food Boulevard.
There you can find the life-size Barney Gumble figure. Plus, you can order a Duff Beer for yourself, if you're over 21, of course.
Otherwise, it is possible to admire the Flaming Moe, a non-alcoholic drink made with dry ice and which has an incredible effect with a flame in the drink.
It's just an orange soda, but it's successful because of its flaming characteristic.
Thus, it only loses perhaps to Butterbeer, that is, the Harry Potter butterbeer that you also find at Universal Orlando.
The differences between the beers at Moe's Bar
In the series they joke that the three drinks at the bar are the same thing. However, in Springfield from Orlando this is not quite like that.
All of them are produced by the Florida Beer Company, which is located in Melbourne. In this way, the first of them, Duff tastes similar to Heineken beer.
Duff Lite, on the other hand, is a light Pilsen, that is, a little more bitter than the others. But it has the classic creamy white foam.
Lastly, Duff Dry, which is stout, similar to Guinness. In fact, all of them you can buy right there.
See where to shop at this Universal park
There you have two options of places to shop and of course, also inspired by Springfield from the series. So check out a little more about them below.
In the series, she is a convenience store where she sells everything. On the other hand, Orlando park merchandise has several options for souvenirs, some even more extravagant.
After purchasing some products, don't forget to take a photo with Milhouse van Houten. A version of the character is right at the entrance to the store, sitting on a bench drinking a soda.
This area is an outdoor kiosk in Springfield, which is right next to the brewery that bears the same name. That way, there you can find several items inspired by the most iconic fictional beer brand, Duff, for example:
- Ice buckets;
- Decorative objects;
- Hats, keychains and more.
Fun facts about Springfield from Universal Studios
The Simpsons Ride opened in May 2008, but the park as it is now has gone through several phases since then.
The Fast Food Boulevard was increased only in June 2013.
In addition, others restaurants also only arrived in August of the same year.
It would take 3 years for Universal to separate the Springfield of the World Expo space, where it was formerly a part. Then there was a name change to what it is today: House of the Simpsons.
Springfield is the Simpsons area at Universal Studios
For sure, Springfield is one of the coolest parts of this park in Orlando. Undoubtedly, all the experiences it provides, as well as all the details of the space, were thought of by the audience that followed the series during all this time.
In addition to the toys, there are many restaurant options, with different types of food.
Not to mention the items and party favors that leave people not knowing what to choose.
It's worth visiting Moe's Tavern, which is very similar to the original bar in the series, it's impossible not to feel like you're there.
The Krusty Burger, for those in the mood for a hamburger or hot dog while walking around Springfield.
Do you have Cletus? Chicken Shack, for chicken lovers. Finally, for dessert, enjoy the iconic donut with pink frosting and Homer Simpson sprinkles.
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