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6 Movie Location Vacation Destinations
St. Regis Princeville - Kauai
1. Los Angeles - Be At The Awards
Travelers can also go watch the stars walk the red carpet on February 22. Go to Universal Studios to learn about movie magic or take a tour on the Warner Bros. lot.
Priceline.com Vacation Package includes Roundtrip airfare from NYC and 3 nights at the 4-star Omni Los Angeles at California Plaza at $592/person for the dates of Feb. 20-23.
Other hotels worth staying in include:
Loews Hollywood - www.loewshotels.com/hollywood-hotel
W Hotel in Hollywood - www.whollywoodhotel.com
Chateau Marmont - www.chateaumarmont.com
Stay Near The Stars in Hollywood
2. Kauai - Ideal Movie Set
Kauai has been selected to represent not only Hawaii, but also the South Pacific, Asia, South America, Africa and other tropical locales. It's a prime film location for numerous full-length feature movies. It all started in 1933, with the filming of White Heat. From the soaring cliffs of the Napali Coast to the vast chasms of Waimea Canyon, Kauai offers an ideal setting for movie and vacation magic. Learn more by going to www.kauai.com
Recent movies filmed in Kauai -
In 2011 - Pirates of the Caribbean was filmed in Kalalau Valley, Maha’ulepu
In 2011 - Just Go With It was filmed in Kilauea Falls
In 2011 - The Descendants was filmed Hanalei, Princeville
In 2011 - Soul Surfer filmed at Tunnels beach, Hanalei Pier, Kalalau Trail
Afternoon Tea at the Ahwahnee Hotel
3. Wild - Yosemite National Park
Explore part of the Pacific Crest Trail and reward yourself with a relaxing hotel stay at the end of your hike. There are three places to stay in the park - Curry Village, Yosemite Lodge and the Ahwahnee Hotel. Go to www.yosemitepark.com to check on availability and rates.
Priceline.com Getaway Rates offers Roundtrip airfare NYC-Fresno/Yosemite Airport for $651. Rates for the week of July 12. Visit www.priceline.com/news
Staying in Yosemite Valley
Cabins and Tents
Do You Watch The Award Shows
4. Grand Budapest Hotel - Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
Several European vacation destinations and hotel properties inspired the hotel façade for the movie, including the five-star Grandhotel Pupp in Karlovy Vary.
Priceline.com Getaway Rates offers Roundtrip airfare NYC-Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic for $2,227. Stay at the hotel for $198/night during the week of June 14. Visit www.priceline.com/news
5. The Imitation Game - London, England
Take a day trip out to Bletchley Park to see a replica of Alan Turing’s code-breaking machine.
Priceline.com Vacation Package: Roundtrip from NYC and six nights at the 4-star Doubletree By Hilton Westminster for $1,503/person from Feb. 15-22. Visit www.priceline.com/news
6. Selma - Memphis, Tennessee
Learn more about the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement by visiting The National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel.
The museum offers 260 artifacts, more than 40 new films, oral histories, interactive media and external listening posts that guide visitors through five centuries of history. Learn about the beginning of the resistance during slavery, through the Civil War and Reconstruction, the rise of Jim Crow, and the seminal events of the late 20th century that inspired people around the world to stand up for equality.
Priceline.com Vacation Package offers a Valentine's Day package on Feb. 14-16 with roundtrip air from NYC and two nights at the 4-star landmark Peabody Hotel for $497/person. Visit www.priceline.com/news