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4 Things to do in Covington When Visiting Atlanta GA


Fox WineryThere are several reasons to travel south during the winter months! If you are contemplating a trip down south this holiday season, consider stopping by Covington, Georgia! Newton County has much to offer including fun and unique attractions! Here are four must-see attractions while you are in Covington, Georgia!

First, head to the famous Georgia Aquarium when you’re visiting Atlanta GA! Covington is only a short 40-minute drive from the largest aquarium in the country. It is home to over 100,000 different marine animals, representing over 500 different species, and holds 10 million gallons of water! From beluga whales to manta rays, you will find exciting marine life in every corner!

Next, take a hike on any of the Newton County walking trails. These tranquil trails offer a relaxing form of outdoor activity. These trails also serve as a form of transportation through biking and walking for the whole community and for visitors! Enjoy the cooler weather while exploring different parts of Covington, Georgia that will make you fall in love with the south.

After you have seen the country’s largest aquarium and taken a walk through beautiful, southern scenery, take the Covington Walk of Stars Tour! Newton County, Georgia has been home to over 60 films; the remake of “Footloose,” “Madea’s Family Reunion,” and “The Odd Life of Timothy Green” areAquarium in Atlanta to Covington just a few! While on the tour, check out Covington’s downtown area where several gold stars have been placed to recognize the productions that have been filmed there.

After you have completed all of these exciting attractions, don’t forget to visit the Fox Winery! The Fox Winery in Newton County offers a variety of wines that are made on site. All of the wines produced at the Fox Winery are available for tasting! The Fox Winery also provides the unique opportunity to watch the wines be bottled or harvested! Be sure to take home a bottle after spending a sunny day with good wine and good friends!

This holiday season, when you are searching for a way to warm up, head to Covington! Newton County, Georgia has plenty of attractions that will appeal to all the members in your family and leave you with lifelong memories!

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