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Get The 'Dirty Dancing' Experience First Hand, Right Where The Original Took Place

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Dirty Dancing is one of the greatest movies of the 80s. Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey created a classic that is still beloved to this day.

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The movie takes place up at a summer resort called Kellerman's Mountain House in the Catskills in Upstate New York and there was a lot to love about it. I mean, it was there that Baby was introduced to the world of dance in a way she never could have expected!

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The resort in the movie was this huge estate with games and a lake and honestly anyone who watched the movie would probably love to go there!

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They had fancy little cabins to stay in, all those classes you could take, and who could forget that super excited performance at at end?

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Well, turns out you CAN go to Kellerman's Mountain House! But it's actually called Mountain Lake Lodge and it's in Virginia, not New York. They filmed the movie there all the way back in the 80s, but the resort is still up and running and has actually started offering Dirty Dancing themed weekends.

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