Disney’s Hollywood Studios Hacks

Rock n Roller Coaster Single Rider Line
Rock n Roller Coaster Single Rider Line - Photo by Steps to Magic

Travel hacks are growing trends within the industry because folks are looking for insider tips to give them the best experience possible. These can be categorized as tips, tricks, ideas or thoughts…but at the end of the day, it’s all about giving you an edge for having a memorable time.

Here’s my list of Disney’s Hollywood Studios Hacks


Star Tours: The Adventures Continue

Want to be the rebel spy? Outside of winking at the camera and wearing a shirt that says “PICK ME!”, there’s actually a hack. When you sit down, put your seatbelt on and just enjoy the time until the ride starts BEFORE putting on your 3D glasses. It may not be a guarantee, but your chances are going up substantially!


Tower of Terror

Library Hack

When you walk into the pre-show room, ie the Library, you’ll want to stand in the far corner away from the tv. After the video, you’ll notice that the wall next to you will open and congratulations….you’re ahead of everyone else!

Left or Right?

Oh, when you’re walking to the elevators there’s a choice to make. Do you go right or left….and the answer is…depends 100% on how many elevators they are running that day. Sometimes it’s the left side and sometimes it’s the right side.


Closing Time

When theme parks close, you don’t want to be stuck in crowds when you can be enjoying the theming and excitement of shopping on the main stretch of the Studios. Know ahead of time that shops stay open for one hour after the last attraction closes…so you’re able to get your last minute shopping done without standing in terrible lines for transportation with everyone else!


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Rock n Rollercoaster

Single Rider Line

Want to ride with Aerosmith but not stand in a huge line? You’ll actually get to bypass the regular standby queue by using the single rider line, which fills empty seats in the ride vehicle from groups of 1, 3, 5, 7, etc. With every ride, know that your just making another friend who probably has never been on the ride before!

Brave enough to sit in the front row?

Just ask the cast member at the front of the line if you can wait for the front and they’ll direct you to a separate part of the waiting area for the next Super-Stretch Limo. It’s definitely worth it


Hope that you got some fun hacks, insights and tips that will allow you to enjoy your time at Disney’s Hollywood Studios!

Disney Hollywood Studios Hacks - #StepstoMagic
Disney Hollywood Studios Hacks – #StepstoMagic

Written by Dustin Fuhs

I’m Dustin Fuhs, a theme park fanatic that has created this platform to showcase my passion, tools and opinions to create a fun and interactive experience for everyone who visits. My goal is to help you and your family have the most magical experience at Walt Disney World. In reading my articles and ideas, I hope that you can find some fantastic ways to bring your dreams into reality! If you want more Theme Park fun - listen to the We Like Theme Parks Podcast at https://welikethemeparks.podbean.com/

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