Single or committed, married or unmarried, in love with someone or just in love with the idea of being in love, there is hardly anyone who has not dreamt of their own fairytale romance. And most of the times, we imagine ourselves in places which we’ve admired, yearned to be at, and witnessed only in Hollywood movies.
As cheesy as they may be, the dreamy locations of these ten romantic movies lead you to experience a flawless Hollywood honeymoon which goes beyond the realms of overrated movies like P.S. I Love You.
And for those couples who’ve not yet decided a place for their special beginnings, this list of ten breathtaking movie locations would be the perfect place to start planning the most romantic Hollywood honeymoon ever.
10 Stunning Locations For A Flawless Hollywood Honeymoon
10. New Orleans In The Lucky One
Playing the role of a U.S. Marine Sergeant, Zac Efron did manage to raise a few eyebrows with his jaw-dropping performance. While the chemistry between Logan and Beth was admirable, the surreal, silent, and serene location of New Orleans in Louisiana did all the magic that was required on screen. From the pretty treehouse to the secluded lake, the movie portrays New Orleans in a romantic light which is perfect for a Hollywood honeymoon full of music, dance, live performances, and love.
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Must Experiences: Visit the Jackson Square, indulge in the nightlife of Bourbon Street, feel blessed at St. Louis Cathedral, spend a day at Audubon Zoo, go fishing at Lake Pontchartrain, and more
Best Time To Visit: February to May
Nearest Airport: Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
9. Tuscany In Letters To Juliet
From Verona in Spain to Tuscany in Italy, the movie of Letters to Juliet is a pure European delight to watch, and to experience on a Hollywood honeymoon. While the sweet romance between an ardent writer Sophie and an attractive young businessman Charlie blooms in the Italian landscape, the movie takes you on a journey through the lush, refreshing, and relaxing greens of Siena, Montepulciano, and San Gimignano in Tuscany.
Must Experiences: Visit the Florence Cathedral, discover the Uffizi Gallery, do not miss out on the Leaning Tower of Pisa, discover the charm of Elba Island, explore the Palazzo Pubblico, visit Torre Grossa, visit the Torre del Mangia, and more
Best Time To Visit: April to June, and September to October
Nearest Airport: Galileo Galilei International Airport, Pisa
8. The Island Of Majorca In Me Before You
Although a billionaire boy falling in love with a middle class girl is a love story told by millions, it was the stunning Emilia Clarke, the charming Sam Claflin, and the magical Majorca that made this movie stand out from rest of the usual romantic dramas. While the movie also showcases the beauty of Wales initially, a major part of the film was shot on the beach of Mallorca, which not only is one of the best beaches in Spain but also is a land of sun, sand, sea, and a perfect destination for a Hollywood honeymoon.
Must Experiences: Hit the Cap de Formentor beach, visit the Palma Cathedral, go caving at Cuevas del Drach, Bellver Castle, enjoy hiking at Torrente de Pareis, visit the Palma Aquarium, discover the charm of Marineland, spend a day at Western Water Park, and more
Best Time To Visit: July to September
Nearest Airport: Palma de Mallorca Airport
7. Chicago City In The Vow
Considered to be one of the best novels of Nicholas Sparks that is based on a real life story, the movie Vow not only depicts the beauty of sacrificial love between Leo and Paige but also takes you through the stunning architectural marvels of Chicago. From the mesmerizing Cloud Gate in Millennium Park to the Art Institute where the couple gets married, experience the modern-day charm of the metropolitan lifestyle on your Hollywood honeymoon in Chicago.
Must Experiences: Get atop the Willis Tower, adore the Cloud Gate, shop at Navy Pier, visit 875 North Michigan Avenue for the best skyline views, visit the Shedd Aquarium, stroll along the Chicago Riverwalk, and more
Best Time To Visit: April to May, and September to October
Nearest Airport: Chicago O’Hare International Airport
6. Amsterdam In Fault In Our Stars
There must have been fault in their stars but Hazel and Augustus made sure that the famous bench in the movie had all its stars in place. Located at the conflux of River Herengracht and River Leidsegracht, this bench has become one of the most popular attractions in Amsterdam. Be it the Hotel De Filosoof, the Vondelpark, or the Rijksmuseum, let Amsterdam cast a magical spell on you on your romantic Hollywood honeymoon.
Must Experiences: Visit the Anne Frank House, the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, go on the beer tour of Heineken Experience, shop at Jordaan, click a selfie with your favorite star at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam, Rembrandt House Museum, and more
Best Time To Visit: April to May, and September to November
Nearest Airport: Rotterdam The Hague Airport
5. The Island Of Oahu In 50 First Dates
The island of Oahu forms a perfect backdrop for sweet yet testing love story of Henry and Lucy. While Lucy kept living the same day every day at the Kualoa Ranch, the pristine environs of Waikane and Kaneohe serve as an ultimate paradise that keeps Henry motivated to remind Lucy each day of their forever love. And when it comes a romantic Hollywood theme, a honeymoon in Hawaii needs no introduction to the newlyweds.
Must Experiences: Explore the preserves of Kualoa Ranch, fly to the Pearl Harbor, shop at the Ala Moana Center, go hiking at the Diamond Head, swim with the dolphins at the Sea Life Park, visit the Waikiki Aquarium, and more
Best Time To Visit: April to mid-June, and September to mid-December
Nearest Airport: Honolulu International Airport
4. Los Angeles In 500 Days Of Summer
Off lately, cute little benches set amidst the well manicured gardens have started forming the core of every romantic movie than the story itself. However, located at the heart of Los Angeles, the adorable yet hurting love story of Summer and Tom revolves around this particular bench in 500 Days of Summer. Overlooking the fast paced life of the metropolitan, busy roads, glittering restaurants, thriving bars, bustling plazas, and tall building blocks of Downtown in LA, the movie manages to reflect how one can find their moment of the magic and love in every season.
Must Experiences: Indulge in the nightlife at Sunset Boulevard, go for a Disneyland tour, adore the skyline views from Griffith Observatory, enjoy a day out at Santa Monica Pier, go shopping at the Rodeo Drive, watch a live show at the Dolby Theatre, and more
Best Time To Visit: March to May, and September to November
Nearest Airport: Los Angeles LAX Airport
3. Oxfordshire In The Holiday
Not only does the movie encourage the concept of exchanging homes, but also showcases how impromptu trips happen to be the best types of trips one needs to take at least once in a lifetime. While Iris and Miles spent most of the time in and around the neighborhood of San Marino in California, it is the love story of Graham and Amanda that takes you through the surreal beauty of Oxfordshire in England. From the rustic yet cozy Rosehill Cottage to the stunning Cornwell Manor near Chipping Norton, you cannot help but fall in love with the romantic aura of Oxfordshire on your Hollywood honeymoon.
Must Experiences: Cruise on River Thames, visit the Blenheim Palace, go hiking at the Thames Path, explore the Cotswold Wildlife Park, visit the Pitt Rivers Museum, discover the charm of Ashmolean Museum, and more
Best Time To Visit: April to early June, and September to October
Nearest Airport: London Heathrow International Airport
2. South Carolina In The Notebook
Be it the beach, boating on the lake behind Cypress Gardens, or just dancing in the middle of the road, Notebook had everyone swooning over not just the heartbreaking love story of Noah and Allie but also the enchanting attractions of the gorgeous South Carolina. The Boone Hall Plantation, the Edisto Island, College of Charleston, and Mount Pleasant are some of the enchanting sites in South Carolina which are underrated often when compared to the honeymoon destinations in North Carolina. Adding the much needed charm to this ever romantic movie, you must visit South Carolina on your Hollywood honeymoon.
Must Experiences: Visit the Cypress Gardens, shop at the Broadway, explore the Congaree National Park, take a ride on the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, stroll through the Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, go for a romantic walk at the Brookgreen Gardens, and more
Best Time To Visit: March to May, and September to November
Nearest Airport: Charleston International Airport
1. Rome In The Roman Holiday
Remember the saying of “old is gold?” Well the adventures of Princess Anne and Joe Bradley through the streets of Rome will go down in the history as one of the best and classic love stories ever. It does not happen often that a common reporter takes a royal princess on an adventurous journey to explore the historic capital city of Rome on their own. While the scooter does add to the classic look of the movie, the backdrop of Piazza del Pantheon, Fontana di Trevi, Castel Sant’Angelo, Piazza Venezia, and of course the Colosseum adds to the overall feel of romantic travel.
Must Experiences: Relish the essence of the Colosseum, feel blessed at St. Peter’s Basilica, visit the Roman Forum, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Vatican Museum, and Castel Sant’Angelo, explore in and around Piazza Venezia, Circus Maximus, and more
Best Time To Visit: October to April
Nearest Airport: Leonardo da Vinci International Airport
Hoping that we’ve covered your favorite romantic movie, do let us know in the comments below if you feel we should include the mesmerizing locations of any other romantic movies which are perfect for a flawless Hollywood honeymoon. Nonetheless, your honeymoon is sure to be a hit at any of these enchanting locations. So, what’s going to be your pick?
Frequently Asked Questions About Hollywood Honeymoon
A. Majorca, Tuscany, and South Carolina are the most romantic Hollywood honeymoon destinations based on the above mentioned movies.
A. The Time Traveler’s Wife, Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, the Bucket List, Darjeeling Unlimited, and the Art of Travel are few other movies that are totally based on travel.