R | | Adventure, Comedy
The Griswold family's cross-country drive to the Walley World theme park proves to be much more arduous than they ever anticipated.
The St. Louis inner city, and the Dodge City main street were created and filmed on the Warner Brothers' studio backlot.
Aah, what d'ya say honey? Ohh. Despite all the little problems, it really is fun isn't it?
Ellen Griswold: No. But with every new day there's fresh hope.
As family gets into the truckster to start their trip there is no luggage on top of the car. As soon as Clark puts the car in reverse several pieces of the luggage are stripped of the roof of the car after striking the top of the garage door.
During the credits, you see snapshots of group photos of where and who the Griswalds met on the vacation. The last photo shows you how they got home, on a plane.
$8,333,358 (USA) (29 July 1983)