There are ordinary film sets — and then there’s the type of fictional scenery that means something more. Those easy-to-recognize places in shows and movies that become so quintessential and familiar to the art they reside in that they begin take on characters of their own. After all, where might the cast of Friends be without Central Perk to host all of their hilarious stories, one-liners and meet-cutes? How memorable would Home Alone have been without the home that Kevin was left alone in? And where would the kids of Bayside High have gathered after school if there had never been a Max?
Frankly, we don’t even want to think about it, and lucky for us, we don’t have to. Some of those captivating locales are so ingrained into society, in fact, that you can visit them in real life. That’s right! That stunning island you couldn’t take your eyes away from in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi?” Real. Gilmore Girls’ Stars Hollow? Also real. Read on for 14 made-up places accessible by car, boat, plane or train that will have you packing your bags, stat.