Does all that red-carpet Oscar buzz have you reminiscing about a favorite movie, or perhaps that award-winning TV show you just can’t get enough of? Have you ever thought of going on vacation to where that much-loved movie or television series was filmed?
Perhaps you should! A much-loved movie or TV show that’s filled with incredible scenery and real-life locations has the makings of a fun and exciting vacation. And what’s more iconic for a film-based vacation destination – besides Hollywood of course – than New York City or London!
For all you movie buffs out there, this infographic is for you, as well as for anyone else considering a vacation to either London or New York City.
Exploring Real Life Film Locations in London & New York
The Where Fiction Meets Reality infographic is chock full of activity suggestions based on famous movies and a few television shows that have occurred in either London or New York. It’s perfect for anyone interested in including iconic locations in their travel plans, and who want to walk in the footsteps of some of the world’s most popular movies.
Use the infographic to find restaurants, bars, shopping, culture, and entertainment that have all been featured in London or New York City based movies. Revisit scenes like:
- When Harry Met Sally a long-time favorite? Then have lunch at New York City’s Katz’s Delicatessen, where that famous Meg Ryan scene was filmed.
- Sherlock Holmes more your style? Top off an evening in London with drinks at The Museum Tavern.
- More action required? Go ice skating at Rockefeller Ice Rink, just like Buddy did in Elf.
- Craving a Bond experience? Check out London’s River Thames. You can almost see James Bond and his speedboat from The World Is Not Enough.
And what’s a trip to either London or New York City without shopping at such iconic stores like London’s Harrods and Leadenhall Market, or New York City’s Macy’s Herald Square and FAO Schwarz. Yep, all featured in a variety of movies over the years.
Infographic produced by Fairmont Hotels & Resorts.
This infographic is the perfect accompaniment for anyone planning a trip to London or New York. Whether you are a movie buff or not, these iconic destinations are sure to thrill and they are just plain fun to experience! So go on, start exploring now, and be ready to include these must-see sites the next time your travel plans take you to either of these filmtastic cities.
Do Your Travels Include Movie or TV Film Locations?
Are you considering your very own filmtastic trip to London or New York? Exploring destinations where favorite movies and television shows have been filmed can be fun and exciting. I know! I’ve planned a complete vacation around a favorite movie series. Harry Potter to be exact. I’ve also included scenes from the Starz television series, Outlander, in previous travels. Nothing brings home a favorite movie like exploring where it was filmed.
How about you? Have you planned a vacation around a favorite movie or TV show film location? Would you ever consider planning this kind of vacation? Do share!