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Except it's not a house at all; it's part of the Warner Bros. back lot, located on what is known as Blondie Street. The rest of the Griswolds' neighborhood is on a studio back lot as well.
Principal photography began on March 27, 1989 in Summit County, Colorado, with footage shot in Silverthorne, Breckenridge, and Frisco. From there the production moved to Warner Bros. Studio Facilities in Burbank, California, where the set of the Griswold family's house is located.
film to be shot in the state. From comedies such as Christmas Vacation and Dumb and Dumber to old-fashioned westerns such as True Grit and How the West .