Famous Film Locations: Seaside, Florida

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The film location for "The Truman Show". Photo by Clark Maxwell.

You’ve got mail? Look at that teeny tiny post office! Photo by Clark Maxwell.

I recently wrote a post for Flipkey.com called Vacation on Location: 5 Famous Film Locations. In it, I wrote about the setting of the film The Truman Show.  Though it isn’t my favorite Jim Carey film (I prefer Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), I loved the setting and was surprised to learn that the white-washed, white-sand beach town in the movie wasn’t a Hollywood set but a real “master-planned community” in Panama City Beach, Florida.

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Seaside, Florida. Photo by Tim Cummins

Photo by Tim Cummins.

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Movie Still from the film "The Truman Show". Photo courtesy of Reel-Scout.com

The photo above is a still from the film The Truman Show. It’s courtesy of an article about iconic movie locations from reel-scout.com.

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View from a vacation rental in Seaside, Florida

Photo above courtesy of Flipkey.com

Ain’t it beautiful? I’d love to stay there one day.

What about you? What famous film locations have you visited?

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