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22 Cool Movie and TV Tours Across America

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Between stay-at-home orders and lingering travel restrictions, we’ve all been guilty of marathoning a few too many movies or binge-watching endless Netflix shows over the past two years — but now that most states have opened back up to visitors, it’s the perfect time to get out and explore the same spots that your favorite movie and TV characters frequented on screen.

 

Whether you’ve always wanted to explore the "Jurassic Park" set in Hawaii or you’re keen to walk a mile in Carrie Bradshaw’s shoes in Manhattan, we’ve rounded up some of the coolest movie and TV tours from Los Angeles to New York — and places in between — to help you plan your next "set-jetting" experience.

 

 

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Sopranos Sites Tour
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'Sopranos' Sites Tour

Locations: New Jersey and New York City

Price: $72-$750 per person

Length of Tour: 3-4 hours


This comprehensive The Sopranos Sites Tour will impress even the most die-hard fans of the classic series. Led by real actors who appeared in "The Sopranos" as stand-ins or extras, you’ll explore sites across New York City and into New Jersey as you follow in the footsteps of Tony Soprano and the rest of the notorious fictional crime family.

 

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Boston Movie Mile Walking Tour
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Boston Movie Mile Walking Tour

Location: Boston

Price: $55-$350 per person

Length of Tour: 1.5 hours


You might not immediately think of Boston when conjuring up images of iconic movie sets and locations, but you’d be surprised by just how many well-loved films call Boston home. The Boston Movie Mile Walking Tour will take you to the original "Cheers" bar, the famous mob hang out scene in "The Departed," the Dunkin' Donuts featured in "The Town," and even the historic home from "The Thomas Crown Affair" that was released in 1968.

 

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Jurassic Adventure Tour
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Jurassic Adventure Tour

Location: Oahu, Hawaii

Price: $140 per person

Length: 2.5 hours


On Hawaii's island of Oahu, the Jurassic Adventure Tour was made for travelers looking for an adrenaline-pumping excursion. The custom open-air transport vehicle will take participants through some of the most iconic "Jurassic Park" sets, including the Indominus Rex paddock. Note that Kualoa also offers the opportunity to zipline through Jurassic Park for an additional fee.

 

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Sex and the City Hotspots Tour
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'Sex and the City' Hotspots Tour

Location: New York City

Price: $66-$750 per person

Length of Tour: 2.5-3.5 hours

 

Whether you’re a Carrie, a Miranda, a Charlotte, or a Samantha, the Sex and the City hotspots tour will allow you to spend the perfect New York City day as your favorite on screen heroine. The Manhattan-based tour will take you from Carrie’s iconic brownstone stoop to some of the girls’ most well-loved bars and restaurants in the city, including Onieal’s in Little Italy and Buddakan in Chelsea.

 

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Gossip Girl Sites Tour
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'Gossip Girl' Sites Tour

Location:New York City

Price: $66-$750 per person

Length of Tour: 2-3 hours

 

"Gossip Girl" stans have all made their way to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York to sit on the iconic Met steps — but the Gossip Girl Sites Tour will take you to so many more famous locations around the city. Channel your inner Blair or Serena as you visit the Museum of the City of New York (which was used as Constance Billard - St. Jude’s schools) and the Empire Hotel, to name a few. 

 

Related: 40 Free or Cheap Things to Do in New York City

Lost Sites Tour
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'Lost' Sites Tour

Location: Oahu, Hawaii

Price: $180 per person

Length: 8 hours

 

In Hawaii, hop in a convoy of sporty Hummers and explore all the now-famous locations seen in "Lost." The small group tour covers filming locations all across Oahu — and while it mainly focuses on "Lost," you’ll also see filming locations for movies like "Blue Hawaii" and "Forgetting Sarah Marshall."

 

Related: The Best of Hawaii on a Budget

Walking Dead Walking Tour on Private Filming Backlot
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'Walking Dead' Walking Tour on Private Filming Backlot

Location: Haralson, Georgia

Price: $30 per person

Length: 45 minutes

 

This next level "The Walking Dead" tour in Haralson, Georgia, takes visitors through the Cherokee Rose Retail, the Esco Feed Mill Complex, and even the Meeting Barn. Participants also have the option of receiving a “walker bite” from a professional makeup artist before the tour starts.

 

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Chicago el train crossing the Chicago River at Wells St during colorful summer afternoon in the Loop
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Chicago Film Tour

Location:Chicago

Price: $30 per person

Length: 2 hours


Chicago has one of the most objectively beautiful skylines in the country — so it only makes sense that the city is prime with movie and TV locations. The Chicago Film Tour unveils handfuls of famous and lesser-known sets, including various locations from "Ferris Bueller’s Day Off," "The Dark Knight," and "My Best Friend’s Wedding," to name a few.

 

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Breaking Bad RV Tours
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'Breaking Bad' RV Tours

Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Price: $80 per person

Length: 3 hours


This comprehensive Breaking Bad tour is a must-visit for all fans of the addictive series. The tour takes participants behind the scenes of some of the most well-known sets in the series, including Walter White’s house, Saul’s office, Jesse’s RV junkyard, and more, before ending the tour with a round of "Breaking Bad" trivia. It’s also worth noting that, in true "Breaking Bad" form, the tour is conducted entirely from an RV like the one in the show. 


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Warner Bros. Studios Hollywood Tour
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Warner Bros. Studios Hollywood Tour

Location: Burbank, California

Price: $69 per person

Length: 3 hours

 

The official Warner Bros. Studios Hollywood Tour is a must-visit for movie buffs (or families who can’t decide on just one movie or TV show set to visit). The tour takes you through some of the most iconic sets and props in television history, including the "Friends" stage (with the Central Perk couch), "Harry Potter" broomsticks, and even the Batmobile.

Las Vegas Reality Show VIP Tour
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Las Vegas Reality Show VIP Tour

Location: Las Vegas

Price: $70 per person

Length: 4 hours

 

Las Vegas might be best known for its casino and hotel culture — but the desert city is also a hotbed for great reality television. The Las Vegas Reality Show VIP Tour will take you to the real pawn shop in "Pawn Stars," as well as locations from "Tanked," "American Restoration," "Counting Cars," and more.

 

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New Orleans Film, TV, + Book Locations Tour
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New Orleans Film, TV, + Book Locations Tour

Location: New Orleans

Price: Free

Length: 30 to 60 minutes

 

New Orleans is packed with significant film and TV history and the self-guided New Orleans Film, TV, + Book Locations Tour offers one of the best walking paths to follow if you want to see where your favorite Louisiana-based TV and movies were shot. The centrally located tour will take you from "NCIS: New Orleans" sets to "James Bond: Live and Let Die" filming locations — all at your own pace (and for free!).

 

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Private Stranger Things “The Upside Down” Film Locations Tour
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Private Stranger Things “The Upside Down” Film Locations Tour

Loction: Atlanta

Price: $159 per person

Length: 3 hours

 

Fans of "Stranger Things" will flip for this private film location tour in Atlanta. This tour — including hotel pick up and drop off — takes participants through various filming locations in the region while a knowledgeable guide shares little-known facts about the locations and the series as a whole. The tour will include visits to the homes of the Wheelers, Sinclairs and Hendersons, the exact street corners where so many bicycling scenes took place, and even a glimpse into the studio sets. 

Rockefeller Plaza NYC Christmas
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New York Holiday Lights and Movie Sites Bus Tour

Location: New York City

Price: $58 per person

Length: 2.5 hours

 

The New York Holiday Lights and Movie Sites Tour was created with holiday-movie fiends in mind: The tour takes participants to a whole slew of well-known movie sets, including the apartment where Buddy the Elf stayed with his dad in "Elf," the same Macy's from "Miracle on 34th Street," and various locations from "Home Alone 2."

 

Related: Classic Holiday Movie Locations in America and Beyond

Curb Your Enthusiasm Tour
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'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Tour

Location: Los Angeles

Price: $59 per person

Length: 1.5 hours


Larry David’s "Curb Your Enthusiasm" changed the way we thought about improvisation, becoming one of the most well-loved sitcoms on TV at the time. The Curb Your Enthusiasm Tour takes fans through infamous locations in West Los Angeles, like Larry David's house and Jeff and Susie's house. Note that the tour includes transportation in a small passenger Jeep.

 

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Movie Locations Segway Tour of Savannah
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Movie Locations Segway Tour of Savannah

Location: Savannah, Georgia

Price: $75 per person

Length: 75 minutes


Not keen on a walking tour — but don’t want to cram into a passenger van? The Movie Locations Segway Tour of Savannah not only takes participants through locations of famous Savannah movies, like "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" or "Something to Talk About," but also allows you to test drive a self-balancing Segway to get from site to site.

 

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Hollywood Movie Sites Tour in Oahu
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Hollywood Movie Sites Tour in Oahu

Location: Oahu, Hawaii

Price: $52 per person

Length: 1.5 hours

 

The Ka’a’awa Valley in Hawaii is known as “Hollywood’s Backlot” and has a whole lot more to see than just "Jurassic Park." A vintage school bus, this tour will take you through an abundance of famous sets, including the boneyard from "Kong: Skull Island," various "Hawaii Five-O" and "Magnum P.I." areas, and several locations from "50 First Dates."

Paramount Studio Tour
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Paramount Studio Tour

Location: Los Angeles

Price: $63 per person

Length: 2 hours


The Paramount Studio Tour takes participants through Hollywood’s first major film studio with stops at iconic sets like the New York Street Backlot and even the Prop Warehouse. The tour takes place daily — which makes it pretty easy to book — but it’s recommended to book in advance.

Hello Neighbor! The Mister Rogers Walking Tour
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Hello Neighbor! The Mister Rogers Walking Tour

Location: Winter Park, Florida

Price: $39 per person

Length: 2 hours

 

Fans of Mister Rogers will want to sign up for this walking tour in Winter Park, Florida. The Mister Rogers Walking Tour will take participants through Winter Park, visiting the same places that Fred Rogers and his wife, Sara Joanne Byrd Rogers, frequented throughout their lives. The tour guide will also share tidbits about Fred’s life that will leave participants with a better understanding of the inspiration behind "Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood."

Pinot Noir Vineyard in Sonoma County, CA - Aerial Shot
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Sonoma Wine Country Movie Sights Tour

Location: Sonoma, California

Price: $145 per person

Length: 8 hours


The Sonoma Wine Country Movie Sights Tour is a stand-out option for movie buffs and wine aficionados alike. The full-day tour will take you to various wineries in the region, lunch at Jack London Saloon (from the movie "Bottle Shock"), and a tour of Francis Ford Coppola’s movie memorabilia collection at his winery.

rodeo drive the famous shopping street in California
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'The Real Beverly Hills Housewives' Tour

Location: Beverly Hills, California

Price: $59 per person

Length: 1.5 hours


The Real Beverly Hills Housewives Tour is a must-do for RHOBH stans. The one-of-a-kind tour takes Housewives aficionados on a luxurious whirlwind of a tour through Beverly Hills, including current and former Housewives’ homes, Lisa Vanderpump’s restaurants, and more iconic locations that the Bravo-obsessed have come to know so intimately.

Fixer Upper Tour of Waco
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Fixer Upper Tour of Waco

Location: Waco, Texas

Price: $40 per person

Length: 2.5 hours

 

The Fixer Upper Tour of Waco is a must-visit for fans of the award-winning HGTV design series. The small group tour takes participants to a handful of real homes that were featured on the show — and usually includes a tour inside a real Chip and Joanna-designed home (depending on availability).