The Walking Dead, filmed in Senoia
Georgia Film Trail
Stand in the footsteps of famous stars and see familiar scenes from your favorite Georgia films.
In front of President Snow's mansion. At the bus stop with Forrest. Eating fried green tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe. Walking with zombies in Senoia. See these places and many more made famous by movies and TV shows filmed in Georgia.
Take guided tours, or create your own self-guided tours of filming locations from your favorite Georgia films and TV shows using our guides below. Share your experiences with other fans with #GeorgiaFilm and #ExploreGeorgia on social media.
Guided Film Tours
Atlanta Movie Tours
Located in the Castleberry Hill neighborhood of Atlanta, just a short walk from the CNN Center and Centennial Olympic Park, Atlanta Movie Tours reveals filming locations used in movie and television shows like "Driving Miss Daisy," "The Vampire Diaries," "Anchorman 2," "Good Deeds," "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," "The Walking Dead," and many more.
Mystic Falls Tours
Located in Covington and Conyers and guided by the Vampire Stalkers, fans and friends of "The Vampire Diaries," Mystic Falls Tours take visitors to locations used in "The Vampire Diaries" and "The Originals."
The Walking Dead Studio Tour
Comprised of 150 acres of land in Senoia, visitors to The Walking Dead Studio Tour experience some of the series’ most iconic sets, including The Sanctuary (Negan’s lair), Hilltop (the grand Antebellum Mansion on 3.5 acres of working farmland), Oceanside (the seaside motor court shrouded in secrecy), The Heaps (aka Jadis’ junkyard), and Alexandria (go behind this 15-foot high walled community and the last known home to Rick Grimes). The tour highlights additional sacred sites and never-before-seen locations to the fans along the way.
Note, the tours are cancelled while the show is in production. Check Facebook for updates.
Georgia Tour Company
Take a two-hour walking tour with Georgia Tour Company through historic downtown Senoia to visit locations used during production of "The Walking Dead," "Fried Green Tomatoes," "Pet Sematary II," "Drop Dead Diva" and more.
Walkin' Dead Tours
Located 5 miles south of Senoia, tour a private filming backlot where 17 scenes from "The Walking Dead" have been filmed. With Walkin' Dead Tours, you can choose a tour with or without an attack by actual Walkers, or go for the full Walker-For-A-Day Experience, in which you are transformed into a cinema-quality Walker by the experts from Zombie Charm School.
Southern Hollywood Film Tour
Located in Peachtree City a few minutes from both Pinewood Atlanta Studios (home of Marvel movies) and Raleigh Studios (home to the The Walking Dead), the Southern Hollywood Film Tour, a two-hour driving tour, takes visitors to locations used in "The Walking Dead," "Fried Green Tomatoes," "Joyful Noise," "Sweet Home Alabama" and much more.
Savannah Segway Movie Tour
Ride a Segway to see some of Savannah's most notable film locations, including "Forrest Gump," "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" and "Something to Talk About."
Self-guided Film Tours
Since 1954, Covington has been host to many film and television productions, including "The Vampire Diaries," "In the Heat of the Night," "My Cousin Vinny," "Dukes of Hazzard" and many more. Browse the extensive list of productions online, and as you stroll downtown, you'll notice pavers for more than 30 productions on the Covington Walk of Stars.
Create your own self-guided tour of locations featured in:
Known as the home of "The Walking Dead," Senoia is the town of Woodbury in AMC's hit TV series. Follow this guide to the city to find familiar scenes from the show and other must-see locations in town.
Fans of the show will want to take a side trip to nearby Hampton. Remember the dumpster scene? Yes, that dumpster scene. Visit Hampton to see the chalk outline of where Glenn hid, and take the Walkin DEAD Hampton tour starting at the Speakeasy Bookstore.
Georgia's Undead Trail of Zombies and Vampires
Fans of "The Walking Dead," "The Vampire Diaries," and "The Originals" will want to follow this guide through Covington, Conyers, Atlanta, Senoia and Woodbury. Get up close and personal to the filming locations that transformed Georgia towns into the facades for the communities of Alexandria, Mystic Falls and New Orleans.
The list of productions that have filmed in the Atlanta area is extensive and grows daily. Follow these guides to key locations used in the following movies and TV shows:
- FX Networks’ Atlanta
- Black Panther
- Captain America: Civil War
- Ant-Man and the Wasp
- The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and Mockingjay Parts I & II
- Identity Thief
- Real Housewives of Atlanta
Atlanta's Castleberry Hill neighborhood has played host to a number of productions. Follow this guide to familiar locations in Castleberry Hill.
Savannah & Tybee Island
World-famous for its historic district and Spanish moss-draped trees, Savannah creates iconic scenes for films and television shows. And nearby Tybee Island offers a beach and other coastal scenes. You'll recognize a number of locations in the following guides:
The tree-lined streets and historic buildings in Macon make it a popular location for film and TV production. "Need for Speed," "The Trouble with the Curve," "The Originals," "Brockmire" and more have featured Macon locations. The film "42" tells the essential story of Jackie Robinson, who may have played in Brooklyn, but was born in Cairo, Georgia. Stand at the gates of Luther Williams Field in Macon and follow this guide to other locations connected to the baseball legend.
Drop by the town of Juliette and imagine yourself at the Whistle Stop Cafe with Ruth and Idgie in "Fried Green Tomatoes," and be sure to sample the restaurant's signature dish. Follow this guide to locations seen in the film.
Step into New Orleans right here in Georgia. "The Originals" home of Conyers serves as the French Quarter with popular restaurant Celtic Tavern doubling as Gillespie's Pub. Follow this guide to locations used in the spinoff of "The Vampire Diaries."
With its intact Victorian Era district, rolling hills and rivers, Rome and the surrounding areas have served a number of film and television productions, including "Need for Speed," "Constantine," "The Divergent Series: Allegiant – Part 1" and more. Follow these guides to locations used in:
Valdosta was used in some of the earliest films made in Georgia, and some of their locations are still available for visits today. Follow this guide to locations featured in "Zombieland," "As Summers Die," "Grandma's Blessings" and more.
Madison's historic downtown and surrounding scenery have hosted productions as varied as "American Made," "Goosebumps," "Halloween II," "Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2" and many more. Follow this guide to top film locations in Madison. Fans of "Stan & Ollie" also will enjoy this guide to locations where legendary comedian Oliver Hardy grew up in Georgia.
Since creating a film commission in 1993, Douglasville has been used for dozens of major motion pictures and television series, including "Million Dollar Arm," "Necessary Roughness" and "MacGyver." Located less than 45 minutes from downtown Atlanta, Douglasville has created the Douglas County Film Trail, a self-guided tour of the area's best filming locations. Fans also can follow this guide to key filming locations in Douglasville.
This scenic North Georgia mountain town has been used as a location for "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire & Mockingjay: Parts 1 and 2," "Christmas in Homestead" and more. Follow this guide to find filming locations around town.
This city on the Chattahoochee River has set the scene for a number of productions, including "We Were Soldiers," "The Flying Temptations," "Need for Speed," "Warm Springs" and more. Follow this guide to top film locations in Columbus.
Crawfordville & Statesboro
"Sweet Home Alabama," "Get Low," "Now & Then" and several other productions have filmed in Crawfordville and Statesboro. Follow this guide to find locations made famous in films.
Hear the banjos strum and race through the rapids in Tallulah Falls. "Deliverance" started Georgia's movie boom; enjoy the outdoor adventure aspects of the film while paddling through northeast Georgia at Tallulah Gorge State Park.