45 Travel Destinations For ‘Harry Potter’ Fans

Caroline Bologna

The influence of “Harry Potter” cannot be overstated. The hit book series and film adaptations have inspired school decor, baby names and even travel destinations. 

Indeed, many Potterheads have made pilgrimages to significant sites in the creation of the books and movies, as well as themed experiences inspired by the Wizarding World.

We’ve rounded up a collection of travel spots for “Harry Potter” fans. Keep scrolling for 45 magical destinations ― from fan attractions to filming locations to places where J.K. Rowling brought her beloved characters to life.

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is an obvious destination for "Harry Potter" fans. The theme park has locations in Orlando, Los Angeles and Japan, where visitors can feast on the treats mentioned in the books, enjoy fun rides, watch magical performances and more.

1. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is an obvious destination for "Harry Potter" fans. The theme park has locations in Orlando, Los Angeles and Japan, where visitors can feast on the treats mentioned in the books, enjoy fun rides, watch magical performances and more. Scott Legato via Getty Images

Fans in London can venture just outside the city to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London — The Making of Harry Potter, in Leavesden. The experience offers a behind-the-scenes look at the movies, as well as signature treats like Butterbeer and Butterbeer ice cream. The general Warner Bros. Studio Tour in Hollywood also features a some "Harry Potter" items and experiences.

2. Warner Bros. Studio Tour London — The Making of Harry Potter

Fans in London can venture just outside the city to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London — The Making of Harry Potter, in Leavesden. The experience offers a behind-the-scenes look at the movies, as well as signature treats like Butterbeer and Butterbeer ice cream. The general Warner Bros. Studio Tour in Hollywood also features a some "Harry Potter" items and experiences. Gareth Cattermole via Getty Images

London King's Cross station features a special area for "Harry Potter" enthusiasts to take photos of themselves crossing the barrier at Platform 9 3/4. There is also a themed gift shop selling magical merch.

3. King's Cross Station

London King's Cross station features a special area for "Harry Potter" enthusiasts to take photos of themselves crossing the barrier at Platform 9 3/4. There is also a themed gift shop selling magical merch. Peter Macdiarmid via Getty Images

J.K. Rowling wrote the "Harry Potter" series in a number of locations, but perhaps the most famous is The Elephant House cafe in Edinburgh, Scotland.

4. The Elephant House

J.K. Rowling wrote the "Harry Potter" series in a number of locations, but...Continue reading on HuffPost