(Philadelphia) Apollo’s money bought Mary Anne Creed this huge estate set in Los Angeles, CA where she brings Adonis Creed to live with her.
(Philadelphia) Rocky Jr. works in this modern all-glass building located in Philadelphia. It’s here that Rocky comes to visit his son, and meets Robert’s boss for a photo.
(Philadelphia) Rocky trains Adonis here at Philly’s riverside boardwalk which offers gorgeous views of the city’s skyline.
(Liverpool, UK) Football stadium home to Everton featured the background crowd footage used in the Conlan v. Creed fight.
(Philadelphia) Street that Adonis runs down with the biker kids as they go to see Rocky.
(Philadelphia) The boxing gym where Rocky Balboa trains Adonis Creed.
(Philadelphia) Adonis checks out Bianca’s live show at Philly’s famous concert venue.
(Philadelphia) Adonis and Bianca have their first date over a Philly cheesesteak.
(Philadelphia) Rocky Balboa’s new Philly home seen in Creed.
(Philadelphia) Donny’s apartment in Philly, also Bianca’s apartment.
(Philadelphia) In 2006’s ‘Rocky Balboa’, the first time we see Rocky, its in this house, located in his old Kensington, Philadelphia neighborhood.
(Los Angeles) Mickey’s Jewish funeral scene was filmed in Los Angeles inside Hollywood Forever Cemetery, in the Beth Olam Mausoleum.
(Philadelphia) Filming location for riverside bridge Rocky Balboa runs past during his “Gonna Fly Now” training montage in Philly.
Jackson Hole, Wyoming stood in for Russia when Rocky went to live on a rustic farm and train in the Siberian Wilderness for his fight with Drago.
(Philadelphia) The demolished ice skating rink where Rocky takes Adrian for their first date on Thanksgiving night.
(Philadelphia) Meant to be Apollo’s home gym in Los Angeles, this place is really in Philly.
(Los Angeles) The empty ice skating rink where Rocky takes Adrian for their first date on Thanksgiving night.
(Los Angeles) The opening shot of the movie features a painting of Jesus overlooking the match between Rocky and Spider Rico.
(Los Angeles) The dilapidated old L.A. hotel where Rocky, Adrian and Paulie stay in Rocky III.
(Los Angeles) Rocky and Apollo race each other along the beach in Santa Monica, near the Santa Monica Pier.
(Philadelphia) Rocky Jr.’s apartment house sets the scene for Rocky’s dream of stepping back into the ring.
(Philadelphia) The corner where Frank Stallone and the boys sing “Take You Back”, and later “Two Kinds of Love” in Rocky II.
(Philadelphia) The park that Adrian and Rocky walk through after finding out they’re going to have a baby.
(Philadelphia) “Nice steps.” This is the house Rocky and Adrian buy in Rocky II just after their wedding.
(Los Angeles) Here’s the beautiful estate near Beverly Hills, California that Rocky and Adrian call home in Rocky IV.
(Los Angeles) Rocky IV drives through the landmark Los Angeles tunnel at the end of his guilt montage.
(Philadelphia) The hard times of Rocky V sent Robert to his new elementary school here in Passyunk Square. Teach your kid to fight before you enroll him here.
(Philadelphia) “I shoulda broke your thumbs!” This is the street where Rocky and Gazzo get out of the car to talk about Del Rio.
(Philadelphia) Thirsty? You can stop for a drink at the pub where “Baby Rocky” watched the computer fight between his dad and Mason Dixon.
(Philadelphia) The Lucky Seven Tavern seen in Rocky is a different location than the one in Rocky Balboa.
(Philadelphia) This little bar across the street from Mighty Mick’s Gym is where Rocky fought Tommy Gunn in the street
(Philadelphia) Can he drive? He’s one of the greats! This tiny spot downtown is where Rocky bought his Trans Am.
(Las Vegas) Mandalay Bay’s sports arena was the scene of Rocky’s final fight against Mason Dixon.
(Philadelphia) This run-down street was used as the seedy neighborhood of grown-up Little Marie and her son, Steps. Her house has a nice, workin’ lightbulb out front, too.
(Los Angeles) This posh hotel was used as the exterior façade for Balboa’s palatial gym in Rocky III.
(Los Angeles) An historic hotel – you can just glimpse it in the background during a city shot in Rocky III.
(Las Vegas) Now Bally’s Hotel & Casino, the MGM Grand hosted the exhibition bout that pitted Apollo Creed against Ivan Drago.
(Los Angeles) L.A.’s historic gym was utilized as the interior of Mighty Mick’s during the filming of Rocky.
(New York) The Garden’s exterior was seen briefly in Rocky III and played host to the Stallion’s battle with Clubber Lang.
(Philadelphia) This old and revered cemetery marks Adrian’s final resting place, and the tree where Rocky stores his folding chair is really there among the rolling hills.
(Philadelphia) The exterior of this Philadelphia department store branch was seen in Rocky II, however Bonwit Teller is no longer in residence.
(Philadelphia) Rocky’s little eatery is a real-life restaurant called The Victor Cafe. Stop in for an elegant dinner and you’ll find that the interior is much the same, despite Victor’s elegant operatic decor.
(Philadelphia) This Philly staple has been beloved by both cheesesteak fans and Rocky Balboa since 1930. Pat’s even has a plaque that marks the spot where Sly stood.
(Philadelphia) Hey, creepo, it’s Lil’ Marie’s house as seen in the original Rocky.
(Philadelphia) Featured prominently in Rocky and Rocky V, this actual residence looked very similar until about 2010.
(Philadelphia) This little shop was the hangout for Marie and the neighborhood kids in the ’70s; today, that street corner has been somewhat renovated and there ain’t no hoagie shop there.
(Philadelphia) Rocky’s morning workout trails right through the middle of the famed Italian Market, and most recently, it’s where we saw the champ buy fresh groceries for his restaurant.
(Philadelphia) This quiet Catholic church served as the setting of Rocky and Adrian’s quiet wedding. Ain’t that Father somethin’?
Take ‘er to da zoo. Or propose to her here, in front of Mr. Tiger’s cage. Even if you’re not ready to propose, the Philly Zoo is an amazing place to visit, and one of the most popular in the city.
(Philadelphia) Located in “Center City”, downtown Philly, Independence Hall is often referred to as the birthplace of America, but we like to think of it as the place where Rocky jumped the park bench.
(Philadelphia) Rocky and Apollo’s first battle took place at this historic arena, which was demolished in 2011.
(Philadelphia) The Rocky steps. Enough said. There is not a single more iconic location for die-hard fans. Plus, the giant bronze Rocky statue lives here now, too!
(Philadelphia) It’s Mickey Goldmill’s grungy gym near the pet shop, the spot where Rocky trains – and loses his locker.
(Philadelphia) Adrian’s pet shop – literally just a few steps away from Mighty Mick’s – has gotten dingier with the years. It was, for years, a real pet shop, but was closed in the mid 2000’s.
(Philadelphia) Rocky’s run-down street looks just as it does in the movie, tattered screen door and all. Not a great neighborhood, but the best place to down your eggs and start the morning run.
Ever wonder where Rocky really lived? Or where Adrian’s pet shop is? Total Rocky aims to be your most complete online guide to tracking down Rocky’s world – here you’ll find maps and addresses to some of the most famous filming locations used in the Rocky movies including spots in Pennsylvania, California, New York and Nevada.
A NOTE TO VISITING FANS: If you’re planning to visit the sites in person, please be respectful – many of these locations are actual residences and businesses and their tenants do not appreciate people loitering on their property.
Philly Mag details the exact route Rocky would have had to run if you followed his training montage from Rocky II to the letter: