Do you have the travel bug that makes you want to jump in a motorhome and travel the country? If not, these following 20 movies are sure to inspire the “gypsy” spirit in you and get you out on the road.
1.The Motorcycle Diaries
It’s a well-known fact that travel can open your eyes and show you your life’s calling. “The Motorcycle Diaries” shows just how much a road trip can open your eyes to the world around you.
- Eat, Pray, Love
If you’re looking for some healing and want to travel the world to find it, it’s a good idea. Based on a true story, “Eat, Pray, Love” proves that travel can bring us back to ourselves after a breakup or heartbreak.
- The Darjeeling Limited
A movie about brothers traveling India, “Darjeeling Limited” gives us a glimpse on how travel can bring us closer to the ones we love.
Yet another movie based on a true story, the adventure of a solo female traveler will truly inspire the women who want to set out to discover the world on their own.
- Before Sunrise
Romance can happen anywhere, but it’s especially heartwarming when it happens unexpectedly on a vacation. Before Sunrise is the kind of movie that you will want to see to get you excited about the possibilities of meeting your one true love on the road in a motorhome hire.
- Little Miss Sunshine
While you may not want your road trip to turn out exactly as it did for little Olive Hoover and her family, this iconic movie is a heart-touching film that will get you thinking about road tripping with your family. It’s sure to bring you all closer to each other.
An Australian film about a woman who travels alone over 1,700 miles in the desert area of Australia, “Tracks” is a beautiful film about finding out what matters to you, remembering those you love, and finding strength to keep on going even after loss. Be prepared with Kleenex, it is a tear-jerker for some.
- The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Can you say FAVOURITE? If you want to get inspired with a travel bug, this movie is a definite must. It’s sweet, attention-grabbing, and it has some pretty great tunes on top of it.
- Into the Wild
A movie that makes you think about how travel can shape your future and bring a completely unique perspective or your life, “Into the Wild” is an iconic film for those who are looking for adventure.
- Y tu mama Tambien
A Mexican movie about a coming of age, this film is intense, unique, different and full of life. Centered around the lives of two teenage boys who end up on a road trip with a beautiful woman in her late twenties, this is a story that you will want to see.
- The Bucket List
A movie that has probably inspired many people to start bucket lists of their own, The Bucket List is a funny, touching, and inspiring film that will most definitely get you out on the road to enjoy life while you can.
- The Art of Travel
The name says it all, doesn’t it? “The Art of Travel” shows us that it’s okay to leave the American dream in pursuit of something else, especially when it comes to healing and rediscovering yourself.
- Away We Go
Who says that you can’t road trip while expecting? “Away We Go” is a sweet movie about a couple with a baby on the way. As they road trip throughout the country to find a place to call home, they experience some great moments, some challenging times, and best of all, make new friends.
- Lost in Translation
Strangers from different places meet in Tokyo and become friends. This is the main plot of “Lost in Translation;” a movie that beautifully depicts the chance encounters that can happen while traveling.
- The Way Back
You may not be planning a trip out of prison, but “The Way Back” is a fascinating film based on a true story of trekking, survival, and freedom. You can’t pass up the opportunity to watch this one!
- The Road Within
A beautiful story about a young disabled man who wants to honor his deceased mother, “The Road Within” is a must-see film.
- On the Road
What could be better than watching a movie about a road trip where the characters meet a mix of unique people while living a unique experience together? “On the Road” is a great film to see before road-tripping.
- The Trip to Italy
Do you like food? Do you like traveling? Do you like fun movies? We’ve got the movie for you! “The Trip to Italy” is a lighthearted movie that the whole family will enjoy.
- Thelma & Louise
You may not have committed a crime, but Thelma and Louise’s road trip to escape the police is an awe-inspiring story that will inspire the travel bug in you.
- Long Way Round
While you may prefer the comfort of a motorhome hire over riding around on motorcycles, we are confident that the “Long Way Round” will be the movie that shows you just how fun a road trip with friends can be.