There are, by far, many exciting places to visit in Georgia. The city of Covington for example, is one such place that will astound you from the moment you drive in. This small Southern town has quite a number of places to visit and learn about the town’s rich film history. In fact, because of the amount of filming in Covington, this small Southern town has been nicknamed the Hollywood of the South. Many movies have been filmed from this amazingly beautiful town, while some series such as The Vampire Diaries having filming locations in Covington. The various self guided and guided filming location tours, such as the Vampire Diaries tour, are available in the area have made the city of Covington one of the biggest tourist attractions in Georgia.
Hollywood fans can enjoy exciting filming location tours such as The Covington Walk of Stars. This self-guided tour will provide insight on the various productions that have been filmed in the city of Covington and which actors were on location. Over sixty movies and series have been filmed in Newton County since 1954. One of the more recent films was Flight, whose lead actor was Denzel Washington. The film also featured Kelly Reilly, Don Cheadle and Bruce Greenwood among others.
Fans of the movie Flight, will no doubt remember the scene where the plane knocked off a church steeple. This scene was actually shot at Green Valley Farms. Our friendly representatives at the Newton County Visitors Center will be happy to provide driving directions for any visitors wishing to get a close up view of the filming location.
If you are a feature film enthusiast, you will definitely enjoy the filming location tours around the friendly town of Covington, one of the best tourist attractions in Georgia. Make it part of your Hollywood South vacation today!