One of the best ways to inspire you to travel or go on an adventure is watching flicks where they go to amazing destinations. So here is my ongoing list of travel movies I recommend, be sure to add your favorites in the comments below!
One of my favorites! 15 year old, William is hired by Rolling Stone Magazine to tour and write a piece about up and coming band, Stillwater.
Amélie is a waitress at a Parisian café who wants to make those around her happy.
Parents-to-be (Maya Rudolph & John Krasinski) travel across America to find the perfect place to raise their family.
No matter which one you watch from the trilogy you’re in for an adventure with Marty and Doc Brown.
Alex Winter & Keanu Reeves play a couple of high school buddies wanting to start a band but risk the failure of their history class which means Ted would be sent to Military school. I mean, adventure is in the name. This movie gives you a history lesson and great quotes.
Two strangers (Morgan Freeman & Jack Nicholson) meet in a hospital where they share the same room and decide to complete their bucket lists before their time is up.
The chase is on around the world to catch Frank Jr. (Leonardo DiCaprio)
I love Jon Favreau! I swear the DMV instructor who tested me when I was 16 is his body double. Anyways….this is about Chef Carl (Favreau) and his passion for food. With the help of his best friend and son, they fix up a food truck and travel across the country delivering Cubanos.
Liz played by the beautiful Julia Roberts is on a quest for self-discovery which has her taking a trip of a lifetime.
In this comedy, Scott is on a quest across Europe to find his pen pal Mieke.
Jason Segel plays Peter, a musician who recently got dumped by Sarah played by Kristen Bell. He escapes to Hawaii to get over her only to find she’s there with her new beau.
The ultimate adventure movie about a group of friends looking for lost treasure.
In this family favorite an American bulldog, golden retriever, and cat take a thrilling journey to get back home.
Dr. Jones! An adventuring archaeologist, need I say more?
This soul-searching movie is about Christopher played by Emile Hirsch, letting go of possessions and exploring the wilderness.
A comedy about Danny (Adam Sandler) trying to win over young Palmer (Brooklyn Decker) by lying to her about his fake family with Katherine (Jennifer Aniston) takes them to Hawaii.
An epic journey to destroy One Ring
Two lonely strangers meet in Tokyo, Japan, and share an unlikely bond.
A witch in training has to move to a seaside town where she starts a courier service.
Gil played by Owen Wilson is a screenwriter and aspiring novelist vacationing in Paris when he seems to be swept back in time to the 1920s
Kermit the Frog meets some friends on his journey from Florida to California to pursue a movie career.
A hilarious comedy about Clark (Chevy Chase) trying to take his family on a vacation.
Some people really don’t like Nicolas Cage but no matter your feelings I suggest watching this movie. A take on Indiana Jones if you ask me, a journey to find treasure and unveil the truth in history.
A bit of a tear-jerker, Holly played by Hilary Swank is set on different tasks left by her deceased husband played by Gerard Butler.
European Princess played by Audrey Hepburn takes a night off in Rome from her goodwill tour.
Walter (Ben Stiller) is a daydreamer set to find the missing picture needed to print in Life Magazine by going on an adventure of his own
Two neighbors played by Steve Carell and Keira Knightley embark on a journey as the world is ending.
Four friends set out to find a dead body.
A comedy staring Steve Martin and John Candy who get stuck with each other as they try to get home for the holidays
What starts out as a tour of Italy turns into Frances (Diane Lane) purchasing a Tuscan villa.
Carl is set out to fulfill his lifelong dream when he’s surprised by a tag-along named Russell.
Ryan played by George Clooney, fly’s around the world firing people, but he has a new co-worker traveling with him played by Anna Kendrick.
A story about a man (Martin Sheen) who travels to France to collect the remains of his son (Emilio Estevez) and ends up finishing the journey his son was on.
Cheryl, played by Reese Witherspoon, set’s out to hike the Pacific Crest Trail alone.