What's Trending: Holiday location tours of 'The Hobbit,' 'Breaking Bad' and 'The Sopranos'
When you're watching your favorite movies and TV shows, you feel like you're there. But now there are travel location tours that take to where the movie took place.
The upcoming “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” has the masses talking and tweeting about Middle-Earth. If you want to really burrow into the experience, you can touch down at a completely re-created Hobbiton in lush Matamata, New Zealand, where all the "Lord Of The Rings" movies have been shot.
And when you’re ready to switch from Hobbit-holes to pie-holes you can hit the Shires Rest for some magic Lembas bread.
If the Hobbit isn’t your scene, how about “Breaking Bad?” You can take this tour in Albuquerque, New Mexico. AMC's meth drama tour will take you to 13 stops including Jesse's house, Walter's carwash and the industrial laundry concealing the drug lab.
Feeling lost since "Lost" went off the air? Kos Tours takes fans, known as Lostaways or Losties, on itineraries that hit dozens of Hawaiian locations. The most popular is Hurley's homemade golf course.
Still not ready to pack your bags? Just in time for season 4, how about a "Downtown Abbey" tour where you can immerse yourself in English culture at Highclere Castle, the nerve center of the Anglo-novela. You also can visit towns like Oxfordshire, Cambridgeshire and London.
If you want to stay closer to home, you could always head out to Jersey for a SopranoLand looksee or gather the gals and follow in Carrie Bradshaw's stiletto-heeled footprints on the Sex And The New York City tour.
Location tours. They’re here and they are what’s trending.
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