Christmas Vacation

Thank You To Both Owen Lockwood From The When Write Is Wrong Website And To Chuck Snyder For Figuring Out The Colorado Locations

  • (0:02)  The Griswold Family Driving Out To Cut Down Their Christmas Tree / 27000 Colorado 9, Silverthorne, Colorado (Note: The Camera Is Facing North In The First Screen Shot, And The Car Is Just South Of Ranch Road. The Houses In The Second Screen Shot Are Just North Of Ranch Road, On The West Side Of Colorado 9)

  • (0:06)  Clark Griswold Driving Under The Truck Hauling Logs / 28000 Colorado 9, Silverthorne, Colorado (Note: The Camera Is Looking South In The Screen Shot)

  • (0:07)  The Christmas Tree Farm / Tiger Road Between Highlands Drive And Braddock Drive, Breckenridge, Colorado (Note: This Was On The Edge Of Breckenridge Golf Club Property With The Camera Looking East In The First Screen Shot)

  • (0:08)  Clark Finding The Perfect Christmas Tree / Breckenridge Golf Club; 200 Clubhouse Drive, Breckenridge, Colorado (Note: The Exact Spot Is On Hole Number 3 On The Bear Course)

  • (0:13)  The Big Christmas Tree Shown In Downtown Chicago And The First Establishing Shot Of Where Clark Works / 69 W. Washington Street, Chicago (Note: The Tree Is In Daley Plaza With The Camera Looking South. The Tree Is No Longer Put There)

  • (0:14)  The Office Building Interior / 444 S. Flower Street, Los Angeles (Note: The View Out Clark's Window Is Looking At The U.S. Bank Tower At 633 W. 5th Street)

  • (0:15)  Establishing Shot Of The Historic Water Tower In Chicago / 806 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago

  • (0:15)  Establishing Shot Of The Mall / Macy's; 111 N. State Street, Chicago (Note: In The Movie It Was Called Marshall Field And Company)

  • (0:15)  Clark Having An Uncomfortable Talk With A Lingerie Sales Lady / Bullocks Wilshire; 3050 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles (Note: This Is No Longer A Department Store As It Is Southwestern Law School)

  • (0:17)  The Griswold Residence / Warner Bros Ranch, Burbank (Note: The Ranch No Longer There. This House Plus Every Other Structure Has Since Been Torn Down To Make Room For Soundstages)

  • (0:20)  The Next Door Neighbor's House / Warner Bros Ranch, Burbank (Note: This House Is Also Known As Being The Murtaugh Residence From The Lethal Weapon Series But It Was Torn Down Just Like every Structure On The Ranch)

  • (0:32)  Clark Getting Stuck In The Attic / Summit High School; 16201 Colorado 9, Breckenridge, Colorado (Note: This Was A Set Built In The High School Gym And Was Not Actually At The House On The Warner Bros Ranch)

  • (0:34)  Clark Watching An Old Home Movie Celebrating Christmas Of 1955 At Another House / Warner Bros Ranch; Burbank (Note: This House Is A Few Houses Down From The Griswold House On The Far Side Of Their Neighbor's House But It Was Also Torn Down Along With The Other Structures On The Ranch)

  • (0:47)  Establishing Shot Of Clark's Work Place / John Hancock Building; 875 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago (Note: This Is The West Side Of The Building Along N. Michigan Avenue)

  • (0:47)  The Board Room At Clark's Office / Still Searching For This Location

  • (0:48)  The Top Of The Sledding Hill With Clark Greasing The Sled / Timber Trail Road At Four O'Clock Run Road, Breckenridge (Note: This Is Just West Of That Intersection)

  • (0:51)  The End Of Clark's Sledding Adventures At A Walmart Parking Lot / 840 N. Summit Blvd, Frisco, Colorado

  • (0:52)  Clark Imagining He Has His New Pool / Warner Bros Ranch, Burbank (Note: This Pool Is No Longer There As It Was Removed Along With All Of The Other Structures On The Ranch)

  • (1:00)  Clark And Eddie At Walmart / 840 N. Summit Blvd, Frisco, Colorado

  • (1:23)  Eddie Leaving The Shirley Residence / 727 W. Kenneth Road, Glendale (Note: Since The Property Is Gated This Is The Best I Could Do In Matching The Screen Shot)


  1. The house in the old home movie is best known as being the Bewitched house.

  2. I love the Christmas vocation so much <3

  3. FYI At the time of filming the department store you referred to as Macy’s was a Marshall Field& Co. store.

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  5. One of the best movies of all time

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