Itinerary

Film and TV Locations Near Atlanta

Find the locations that are included in your favorite movies and TV shows filmed in Georgia!

Georgia is the No. 3 location for movie and TV show productions (behind only Hollywood and New York). Here are a few locations you can visit near Atlanta.

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Senoia, GA

Senoia has been the home of Raleigh Studios Atlanta (formerly Riverwood) for more than 20 years, and the town just happens to be a perfect backlot and a great place to visit. It has been the site of 24 shows and movies, from current hits like The Walking Dead and Drop Dead Diva to Southern classics like Fried Green Tomatoes and Driving Miss Daisy.

  • Travel Time (each way) from Atlanta to Senoia: 1 hour.
  • Exploration Time: We recommend this as a half-day adventure; 2-3 hours is ample time to visit this quaint community. Walking tours are available.

Covington, GA

More than 60 projects have shot in Covington, including The Dukes of Hazzard, In the Heat of the Night and Road Trip. It is currently playing the part of Mystic Falls on the CW series The Vampire Diaries.

  • Travel Time (each way) from Atlanta to Covington: 45 minutes.
  • Exploration Time: We recommend this as a half-day adventure; 2-3 hours is ample time to visit this community.

The Gone With the Wind Trail

Discover the history and legacy behind one of the world's most beloved novels through the Gone With the Wind Trail in and around Atlanta. This official state designated trail starts in Marietta, goes through Atlanta and ends in Jonesboro. Stops along the way include the Marietta Gone With the Wind Museum, Margaret Mitchell House, Oakland Cemetery, Fulton County Public Library and Road to Tara Museum

  • Travel Time: approximately 1.5 hours of driving to travel to each stop on the trail.
  • Exploration Time: We recommend this as a full-day adventure; you’ll want to spend at least an hour at all five stops.

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Juliette, GA — Home of the Whistle Stop Cafe, featured in "Fried Green Tomatoes" (1991)

Crawfordville, GA — Shows that have filmed here include "Get Low" (2009), "Pushing Daisies" (2007), and "Sweet Home Alabama" (2001)

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