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ORLANDO, Fla. While Portland may be the inspiration for the Simpsons hometown of Springfield, there s a new expanded area at the Universal Orlando Resort that s getting the show s fans excited.

Guests will be able to experience Springfield first-hand in the new replica of the town, which will be home to The Simpsons Ride.

This will be a must-see experience for Simpsons fans all over the world, said Mark Woodbury, President of Universal Creative on the studio s website Friday. For the first time ever, they re going to be able to enter a world that they ve only seen on television and we re really excited to bring that world to life.

There will also be a Krusty Burger where you can get a Krusty-certified meat sandwich, a Lard Lad doughnut shop, and Moe s Tavern, which will server Duff Beer brewed exclusively for Universal Orlando Woo-hoo!

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