There’s something about the right movie that inspires just about anyone to get out and travel. From adventures to the next town, to cross-country European expeditions, find the motivation for your next trip from this list of great films. A day use hotel is your gateway to your next exciting journey.

The Way (2010)

The Way, starring Martin Sheen, starts off on a somber note. The lead character first heads to France to recover the body of his son. The boy was killed walking the famed Camino de Santiago. He decides to walk the trail with his son’s ashes and meets a bunch of different people along the way. The trek to Santiago de Compostela is one of the most famous routes in the world. The film has been regarded for its thought provoking nature and the urge to walk the 500-mile path themselves. If you’re inspired to take on the trek, don’t forget to take time to see some other parts of Europe. Book a day use hotel through HotelsByDay at the Hotel Eden in Paris. Take advantage of an hourly hotel to see some of the globe’s best cities.

The Bucket List (2007)

The Bucket List follows the lives of two terminally ill men who decide to knock out the things on their bucket list. This includes a trip around the world. They visit the Taj Mahal, ride motorcycles in China, and fly over the North Pole. Along the way, they reconcile the problems in their life. The film’s wide abundance of exotic and interesting locations should spark plans for a future trip. It was quite popular at the box office when it came out. Form a list of world attractions and turn to HotelsByDay. It’s so easy to book a day use hotel through the app. India’s full of incredible things to do!  Stay for a few hours at the Raj Palace Jaipur.


The Darjeeling Limited (2007)

In the Darjeeling Limited, three brothers embark on an adventure across India after not seeing each other since their father’s funeral. Riding on a train across the countryside and to various Hindu temples, the brothers struggle with each other. Much of the film was shot in and around Jodapur, Rajasthan. It offers a tantalizing glimpse into the Indian culture and life. The movie was praised for its incorporation of India in a more authentic manner than just as a tourist destination. If you’re ready to head to Asia and see India after watching The Darjeeling Limited, HotelsByDay has you covered. Book an hourly hotel in Japuir. And spend some time wandering around, or easily check into the Hotel Krishna Ji and take a nap for a couple hours after exploring.

The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)

The Motorcycle Diaries dramatizes the adventures of two young men as they explore South America. They’re looking for some fun and adventure before they eventually work at a leper colony. Riding on a beat down motorcycle, they explore the Andes, the Chilean coast, and through Peru. Along the way, they observe poverty, desperation, and people they see as being exploited. One of the men on the journey was Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara, and the movie script was based off of his diaries while on the motorcycle adventure. The experiences on the trip was said to have formulated Guevara’s political beliefs. However, the movie received such high praise because it focused more on the adventurous side of Che and his friend rather than any sort of political beliefs.

The firm features stunning scenery of South America and cultivates a spirit of adventure. If the film has you planning a trip to South America, turn a flight connection to into a daycation by booking a hotel room hassle free for a half day stay. Fly through Miami and stay at our day use hotel partner, The Mutiny Hotel, for a couple of hours to relax.

HotelsByDay is your passport to adventure

No matter what  movies you decide to watch, just make sure to start a film-worthy adventure of your own. Let HotelsByDay take the stress out of booking a day use hotel room. Our easy to use app lets you pay only when you check out. The entire process to find a perfect place to stay is always quick and easy.

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Kevin O'Brien

Kevin is a native Texan who is currently on the east coast. He’s spent time living and working in Eastern Europe, the Balkans and in Africa, and enjoys playing a couple of musical instruments.