11 Movies About Women Traveling to Get You in the Wanderlust Spirit


Aug 17, 2015

11 Movies About Women Traveling to Get You in the Wanderlust Spirit

Although summer is slowly coming to an end, it's not too late to hit the open road or book a last-minute flight to a dreamy destination.

Stuck on where to go?

Maybe a movie night is just the ticket to spark your wanderlust and sense of adventure. Whether they're taking a road trip across the country, or jet-setting across the world, or traveling in a pack, we'd definitely try to crash these epic girl power trips. 

Get some inspiration for your next real-life getaway by checking out these travel movies in the gallery above. 

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"Wild" Starring: Reese Witherspoon | After experiencing a recent personal tragedy, a woman sets off on a 1,100 mile solo hike in order to recover. Photo Credit: IMDB
"How Stella Got Her Groove Back" Starring: Angela Basset | A successful stock broker from San Francisco jets off on a first-class vacation to Jamaica with her colorful friend. She meets an enchanting man and questions how she can find a balance between love, companionship, motherhood, and career. Photo Credit: IMDB
"Thelma & Louise" Starring: Geena Davis and Susan Surandon |This classic road trip movie chronicles the lives of an Arkansas waitress and a housewife after they've committed a crime. They take to the open road in a '66 Thunderbird and encounter more twists and turns. Photo Credit: IMDB
"Out of Africa" Starring: Meryl Streep | A Danish baroness and plantation owner has a complicated life full of problems with her husband, plantation troubles, and war. She begins a passionate love affair with a free-spirited hunter in 20th century colonial Kenya. Photo Credit: IMDB
"Under the Tuscan Sun" Starring: Diane Lane | After her husband divorces her for the woman he was having an affair with, a struggling writer makes an impulsive choice and buys a villa in Tuscany to try and change her chaotic life. Photo Credit: MDB
"Eat Pray Love" Starring: Julia Roberts | Based on the best-selling book with the same name, a woman steps out of her comfort zone and goes on a global trip on a quest for self-discovery. She gets in touch with the importance of quality nourishment, spirituality, and unexpectedly comes across inner peace and balance of true love. Photo Credit: IMDB
"Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" Starring: Blake Lively, America Ferrera, Alexis Bledel, Amber Tamblyn | Four best friends who spend a summer apart from one another plan to keep in touch through a pair of magical jeans that perfectly fit each of them, despite their various shapes and sizes. Aside from passing along the pants, they pass along the adventures each experiences while apart from each other. Photo Credit: IMDB
"Roman Holiday" Starring: Audrey Hepburn | A sheltered princess travels to Europe on a good will tour. Bored with her royal duties, she escapes her guardians and goes on a trip around Rome with an American journalist. Photo Credit: IMDB
"Away We Go" Starring: Maya Rudolph | A mom-to-be and her husband travel across the country to visit friends and family to find the perfect home to begin their new lives together. Photo Credit: IMDB
"Lost in Translation" Starring: Scarlett Johansson | A young wife of a photographer and a washed up movie star form an unlikely bond while staying in Tokyo. Photo Credit: IMDB
"Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter" Starring: Rinko Kikuchi  | After discovering a VHS copy of "Fargo," a jaded office worker believes it is a treasure map and flies off to Minnesota to hunt down and locate the large case of money. Photo Credit: IMDB

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