Wizard of Oz 75th Anniversary Celebration

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To celebrate the Wizard of Oz’s 75th anniversary on August 25, HomeAway – the world’s leading online vacation rental marketplace – has complied a list of look-alike locations that bring the classic movie to life. From a condo that shimmers like the Emerald City to a castle that’s the spitting image of the Wicked Witch home, there is something here for every fan. Here are some of our favorites:

  1. "We welcome you to Munchkin Land."

    Martha's Vineyard vacation rental #332803vb & Wizard of Oz Munchkins
    Munchkin Land; from the left: HomeAway rental #332803vb & Wizard of Oz Munchkins photo labeled for reuse by the LA Times


    Munchkin Land

    Somewhere over the rainbow (Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts to be exact) is this colorful collection of Munchkin-esque homes suitable for a whimsical getaway. Lollipops not included.


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  2. "We're off to see the Wizard."

    Orange Beach vacation rental #397659vb & Wizard of Oz Emarald City
    The Emerald City; from the left: HomeAway rental #397659vb & Wizard of Oz Emerald City photo labeled for reuse by the flickeringmyth.com


    Emerald City

    Emerald City, the capital of the Land of Oz, comes to life in the green glow of this Orange Beach high rise. The Wizard will grant your wish for the perfect beach getaway in this vacation rental with ocean views, deluxe amenities and local adventure activities, such as golf and water sports.


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  3. "Follow the yellow brick road!"

    Beach Mountain vacation rental #3320329 & Wizard of Oz Yellow Brick Road
    Yellow Brick Road; from the left: HomeAway rental #3320329 & Wizard of Oz Yellow Brick Road photo labeled for reuse by momsgetreal.com


    The Yellow Brick Road

    At this Beech Mountain getaway, fittingly located in Emerald Mountain, North Carolina, you can follow your own yellow brick road. At the end, visitors will come upon an enchanting private garden where once a year an “Autumn of Oz” festival commemorates the beloved classic (singing and skipping in-step highly encouraged).


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  4. "I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog too!"

    VRBO rental #27550 & Wicked Witch of the East
    The Wicked Witch; clockwise from the upper left: Wicked Witch photo labled for reuse by tvm1340, HomeAway rental #27550 & The Witches Castle photo labeled for reuse by tvm1340


    The Wicked Witch

    Get swept off your feet and taken away to this Tuscan castle; instead of watching flying monkeys, take in vineyard views.


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  5. "Toto, I've a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore."

    HomeAway vacation rental #227550vb & Aunt Em's Kansas home
    Aunt Em and Uncle Henry's Kansas home; from the left: HomeAway rental #515221vb & Aunt Em's house photo labeled for reuse by Business Insider


    Kansas Cottage

    This could be an actual rendition of Aunt Em and Uncle Henry’s Kansas home. This prairie property is nestled in Flint Hills – yes, Kansas – and is perfect for a family-friendly retreat. Pet friendly, so you can bring your very own Toto.


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  6. "There's no place like home."

    HomeAway vacation rental #453403 & Dorothy's Ruby Red Slippers
    Ruby Slippers; from the left: HomeAway rental #453403 & Ruby Slippers photo labeled for reuse by tvm1340


    No Place Like Home

    Her ruby red slippers have gone down in history as one of the most iconic pieces of cinema memorabilia. This vacation rental in Spain pays homage to the famous shoes, with a modern twist.


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  7. "Lions, and tigers, and bears, oh my!"

    HomeAway vacation rental #98706 & the Cowardly Lion
    The Cowardly Lion; from the left: HomeAway rental #98706 & Cowardly Lion photo labeled for reuse by TRF_Mr_Hyde


    The Cowardly Lion

    You can put this phrase to use at this Kruger National Park lodge in Africa. Visitors can observe wildlife, including hippos or lions, right outside the back door.


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  8. "It's pleasant down that way too."

    HomeAway vacation rental #480377vb & Scarecrow
    Scarecrow; from the left: HomeAway rental #480377vb & Scarecrow photo labeled for reuse by IMDB


    Scarecrow

    Head south of the border and enjoy this beach palapa tucked away in the Mexican Riviera. With the straw roof, it is an ideal respite for the scarecrow himself.


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  9. "If I only had a heart."

    HomeAway vacation rental #3465530 & the Tin Man
    Tin Man; from the left: HomeAway rental #3465530 & Tin Man photo labeled for reuse by Kinkead Ridge Vineyard


    The Tin Man

    Fall in love with this Austin-based 1963 fully restored 28’ Airstream Ambassador. This vacation rental shines with a well-oiled finish, making it a perfect match for the Tin Man.


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