Wanderlust is a common ailment, especially so when you're settled into a regular routine day in and day out. Travel lovers often feel the urge for a new adventure, but unfortunately you can't always hop on a plane or bus and set off. This is exactly why movies for travelers exist. The best travel movies involve an adventure to an interesting, far-off, and often exotic locale with new and exciting people. When you can't go on these adventures yourself, you can sit down and live vicariously through characters on screen.
The best traveling movies feature curious characters who plunge into places unknown, whether intentionally or by accident. Whether it's an emotional journey through the Pacific Crest Trail or witnessing the '60s counterculture by biking through the Southwest, these films about travel will satisfy your cravings to get out and see the world. Browse this list for some good films to watch when you're filled with wanderlust.