It's been 30 years since "National Lampoon's Vacation" arrived in theaters. In honor of the auspicious anniversary, a family of real-life Griswolds jumped into a custom-made avocado-green Wagon Queen Family Truckster and hit the road.
Instead of aiming for Walley World in Los Angeles, they went with the real-world destination of Disney World in Florida.
Steve and Lisa Griswold packed up their two daughters into the freshly finished custom. Griswold is their real name, and Steve decided to do something about all the remarks he's heard about it over the years. A custom car shop in Georgia turned a boring old brown station wagon into the gloriously ugly car from the movie. "The detail is unfortunately quite accurate," Lisa says.… Read more