To celebrate Dirty Dancing’s 30th anniversary, we check in to the real Kellerman’s Resort
Susan Griffin heads to Mountain Lake Lodge, Virginia where Dirty Dancing was shot and discovers there’s more to this magical place than simply movie memorabilia.
’m standing, arms crossed, while my other half uploads pictures of himself in front of our hotel to Instagram. Determined to share his location with the online world, he remains oblivious to the fact I’m impatient to take my turn posing.
For this isn’t any old hotel, it’s one of the movie world’s most famous landmarks, known to millions of Dirty Dancing fans as Kellerman’s Resort, the very place where Baby (Jennifer Grey) carried a water melon and fell in love with hot dance instructor Johnny (played by the late Patrick Swayze).