07/12/2014 07:50 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

The Real-Life Set Locations Of Classic Summer Movies, All On One Fancy Map

There's nothing like a summer at -- or better yet, in -- the movies.

Creative wizards at Pinterest have concocted the ultimate guide to real-life sets from our favorite summer films. From the waterfront in "Jaws" to the "box of chocolates" park in "Forrest Gump," you'll probably want to plan a road trip to every darn spot. Don't worry -- we'll bring the popcorn.

Browse the pins here, then tour the 10 greatest real-life film sets below.

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Hook & Ladder 8, New York City

There's a "Ghostbusters" badge painted on the sidewalk in front of this working firehouse in NYC's Tribeca neighborhood.
hook and ladder 8

"Dirty Dancing"

Lake Lure, North Carolina

Only a shirtless Patrick Swayze could make this spot more scenic.

"Ferris Bueller's Day Off"

The Art Institute of Chicago

This museum is incredibly enriching, even beyond the stained glass windows where Ferris makes out with his girlfriend.

"Forrest Gump"

Chippewa Square in Savannah, Georgia

Yup, "life is like a box of chocolates" happened right behind this statue.
forrest gump bench

"Jurassic Park"

Na Pali Coast in Kauai, Hawaii

Take a kayak around what the movie calls "Isla Nublar."

"The Dark Knight Returns"

Wollaton Hall in Nottingham, England

You might know this Tudor mansion by its stage name, Wayne Manor.

"The Shining"

Timberline Lodge on Mount Hood, Oregon

You probably won't run into Jack Nicholson with an ax, but this is indeed a charming little hotel in the Oregon mountains.
timberline lodge mount hood


Oak Bluffs in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts

Can you imagine a vicious shark demolishing this town?

"American Graffiti"

Mystic Theatre in Petaluma, California

George Lucas made small-town life look epic in this California enclave -- Mystic Theatre is still a rip-roaring live music venue.
mystic theatre petaluma

"Notting Hill"

Portobello Road street market in London, England

This charming London neighborhood is where Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant fell in love -- and its open-air antiques market is still there.



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