13 Places Every Movie Buff Has to Visit

Want to see the real-life places your favorite silver screen scenes were filmed? Grab your passport, pack your bag, and head out to one of these 13 famous places:

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1. Jurassic Park – Kauai, Hawaii

Best approached by helicopter, the green slopes of the Kauai Na Pala coast are the legendary hilltop views that welcome paleontologists Ellie Sattler and Alan Grant to the dinosaur-filled island of Jurassic Park. Dinosaurs are not the only beasts that roam this island however, in the 1976 version of King Kong, Kauai was the setting of Skull Island where the simian giant was born.

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2. The Amityville Horror – Long Island, USA

The infamous house that spawned the creation of numerous books and movies about the terrifying murders committed by one of its inhabitants can be seen at 112 Ocean Drive in the small Long Island neighborhood of Amityville. In the fall of 1974, Butch DeFoe murdered both his parents and four siblings claiming “the voices in the house made me do it.” The next owners of this creepy landmark lasted only 28 days before fleeing in fear. Only the bravest movie buffs are recommended to visit this truly haunted house.

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3. Home Alone – Winnetka, Illinois

Every year when the holiday season hits many of us gather round to watch our favorite Christmas classics. One of the most memorable childhood hits has to be Home Alone and you will all be happy to know that Kevin McAllister’s famous house is actually real. Located in the small town of Winnetka Illinois, at 671 Lincoln Avenue, the house is frequented by nostalgic movie lovers year round.

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Most Interesting Small Towns to Visit in the United States

If you’re used to living in a city or a big suburb, it can be hard to picture what life is like outside of all the hustle and bustle. In fact, U.S. cities house 62.7 percent of the population (as of 2015), but take up just 3.5 percent of the land area — and those numbers continue to grow as more people move into cities every day. If you need to get away for a bit, check out some of these incredible American towns. They may be small, but they’ve all got their own unique attributes that make them popular vacation destinations.

Most Interesting International Fast Food Chains We Wish Would Come to the USA

To connoisseurs of fast food, visits abroad bring the opportunity to see how the rest of the world eats on the go. Although we have our own fast-food chains at home — many which have spread around the world — the most exciting chains around today are regional chains, which use local ingredients flavored to perfectly suit the local’s palate. To get a taste at what’s out there, here are some amazing international fast food chains we wish would come to the United States.

Travel Destinations to Consider in 2019

Whether you’re looking to escape the cold winter weather or boiling summer heat or experience a different culture, there are endless potential travel destinations for you to choose from. But making the right decision may be challenging. Here are some of the top destinations throughout the world that you may want to consider visiting during 2019.