Are you ready to travel but a bit overwhelmed at the prospect of fandom-based tourism? Whether you are just checking out a restaurant you saw in a reality show or you’re traveling to a new country with a hit list of filming locations to visit while in full costume, pop-culture travel has something for everyone. Here are eleven ideas to help jumpstart your pop-culture travel planning!
You’ve watched different movies and television shows, but swear you recognize their filming location and really want to visit it in person because you are such a huge fan. If you love the idea of traveling to locations featured in popular literature, film, and television, you likely have pop-culture travel on the brain.
Filming locations for the Lord of the Rings trilogy spanned over 150 locations across all of New Zealand from the North Island to the South Island. Here I’ll take you through my top 5 Lord of the Rings filming locations to visit while in New Zealand.
When I had the opportunity to visit Hobbiton, the set where the Lord of the Rings was filmed in New Zealand, I jumped at the chance! Check out my favorite things about that amazing experience.
I love visiting Scarborough Renaissance Festival – it’s one of my favorite Renaissance Festivals in Texas! I try to attend at least once every year. Check out my top 10 tips for making the most of these visits!