Travel inspiration comes from several different places including social media, travel blogs and friend’s recommendations. But what about TV? HomeAway conducted a study asking Millennials if reality TV shows such as “Southern Charm” and “Vanderpump Rules” drive their interest to travel to the destinations where the shows take place.Turns out, they do. 73 percent of millennials reported that they are inspired to travel to hot destinations such as The Hamptons, Miami and Beverly Hills where the drama and debauchery of their favorite reality TV shows unfold.
HomeAway has put together a collection of properties that are will give travelers the opportunity to eat, drink and play in these hot these destinations.
One-third of millennials revealed their top choice to travel is Miami, where “Jersey Shore: Family Vacation” filmed its first season at the beginning of 2018.
Although it’s not the exact house the Jersey Shore cast stayed in for their family vacation it has a similar feel complete with a pool and Hispanic accents. With South Beach and frequented hot spots like club E11EVEN only a short Uber ride away, your crew will be able to get the complete “Magic City” experience.
4 beds / 3 baths / Sleeps 8
Next pick was The Hamptons, where Bravo TV is currently filming season three of the smash hit “Summer House.” The poll revealed that 22 percent of millennials wish to travel or plan a trip to the East Coast’s favorite beach and rosé destination.
Looking to make memories at your own Summer House? This rental is a beaut! But the Hamptons is a pricey town to eat, drink and play like your favorite NYC transplants.
Village of East Hampton, New York
7 beds / 7.5 baths / Sleeps 12
Another destination of interest includes Charleston, S.C. where Bravo’s “Southern Charm” is filmed.
Looking to connect with your inner Southern Belle? This 1851 antebellum home sits in the center of the historic district near the Southern Charm cast’s favorite watering holes.
Charleston, South Carolina
8 beds / 5 baths / Sleeps 16
Can’t forget Beverly Hills, Calif., where “Vanderpump Rules” and “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” takes place.
All the drama, the fights, the cheating husbands, housewives against housewives, housewives against waitresses, waitresses against waitresses we all live for it on “Vanderpump Rules”. Maybe you won’t want any drama of your own when visiting Beverly Hills, but this vacation rental is sure to make you feel just as glamorous and as powerful as Lisa Vanderpump herself (complete with chrystal chandeliers in every room).
Cheviot Hills, Los Angeles, California
5 beds / 4 baths / Sleeps 12
The final destination is Waco, Texas where HGTV’s favorite duo Chip and Joanna Gaines shot five seasons of “Fixer Upper.”
HomeAway has a few renovated homes that were featured on the popular HGTV show “Fixer Upper” available for rent. Indulge in the final outcome of Chip and Joanna’s hard work while visiting the Silos and taking in all that Waco has to offer.
5 beds / 2 baths / Sleeps 20