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Movies About Family Vacations

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Movies often can inspire someone about something. If this is the first time for you to have a family vacation or you want something different for your next family vacation, maybe you can find some inspiration from movies. That’s why we write this post for you: movies about family vacations.

No need  to wait, here is the list of best movies that have been made about vacation stories. This list is purely made based on our personal taste and interest:

1. National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983)

We put this at the top of this list because this movie is really the best one. You should see this movie. You’ll get a lot of inspiration for your upcoming family vacation. You may read the plot here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Lampoon’s_Vacation

2.Vacation (2015)

list of movies about vacations with familyOkay, do you something identical about the plot of this movie with movie #1? Well, you should see that because this movie is the fifth theatrical installment of the National Lampoon’s Vacation film series. Which one is better? Both are best. Each of them has their own charms.

  1. The Great Outdoors (1988)

What we like about this movie is because it is set in the mountains instead of the beach. You should consider to see this movie before you have a vacation in the mountains. You will not disappointed at all. Okay, Here is the link of the plot: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Great_Outdoors_%28film%29

4. National Lampoon’s European Vacation (1985)

We watched this movie some times and felt satisfied with  it. Although we must admit that it is not as good as the first one. You may  see the plot here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Lampoon’s_European_Vacation.

5. National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)

Considered as a modern christmas classic, this movie is a good one to see before you have your own christmas vacation. The plot can be read here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Lampoon’s_Christmas_Vacation

6. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

I think the plot is unusual. It is touching as well as inspiring. Although this movie is about an “accidental” family vacation, it really has a sweet ending for us as a member of a  family. You must see this movie. You can read the plot here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Miss_Sunshine

7. Mr. Hobbs takes a Vacation (1962)

If you want something funny to see, you can chooseto see this film. It is funny. It is… Okay, the link of the plot is this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mr._Hobbs_Takes_a_Vacation

8. Summer Rental

Another movie about a father who tries to take his family away for a beach vacation. Unfortunately, everything is not as good as he has planned.

9. We’re the Millers (2013)

This movie is about a fake family, doing an RV trip. Well, although it’s not a vacation of a real family , the story is interesting enough. You can read the plot here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/We’re_the_Millers

10. RV (2006)

This movie is about a vacation of the Munro family. Instead of a fun family vacation to a beach or something, they are suffered through the ups and downs of an RV trip from California to Colorado. Well, it’s still a good movie since here we can see how the family learns to reconnect with each other and have fun along the way although the family trip is really challenging. You can read the plot here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RV_%28film%29

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