2101 Clark Street
Covington, GA 30014

Tourism Blog

Take a 90 Mile Adventure! Staycation or Vacation Read more

Take a 90 Mile Adventure! Staycation or Vacation

Imagine being able to drive on a 93-mile adventure of 10 must-see sites. If you enjoy all things undead, this tour is for you. From vampires to zombies, this experience will give you the chance to see the scene locations from some of your favorite movies and shows!
Why Covington, Georgia is the Real Hollywood of the South™ Read more

Why Covington, Georgia is the Real Hollywood of the South™

Did you know that movie and television shows have been filmed in Covington, GA for decades? According to www.filmcovington.com, Covington is “Known as Hollywood of the South™, Covington Georgia has become a mecca for the television and film industry. Easily transformed into a Civil War village, a 1950’s town or a modern day city, Covington’s scenic filming locations, moderate temperatures, International airport accessibility and community film production crew services support have become a real draw for directors, producers, location scouts, filmmakers and TV Productions of all genres and budgets. Last known as Mystic Falls, VA, for The Vampire Diaries, Covington and Newton County Georgia has also been home to The Dukes of Hazzard, In the Heat of the Night and over 100 film productions.”
Mains Street’s Stars and Stripes Fest 2018 Read more

Mains Street’s Stars and Stripes Fest 2018

The 4thof July is a day to celebrate the independence of our great country. Without the Declaration of Independence who knows what America would be today. That is why the 4th of July is a national holiday and we celebrate and display our patriotism for our great country. What better way to celebrate the 4thof July than in the Original Hollywood of the South®.

Movie Star Monday: Friday The 13th VI 1980 Read more

Movie Star Monday: Friday The 13th VI 1980

Jason Lives, Friday the 13th Part VI was filmed in Covington and went to the box office in August of 1986! This horror flick starred several actors who went on to play in Days of Our Lives, 21 Jump Street, Star Trek, L.A. Law, CSI, Bones, Angel and more.  


RSS
First2345791011Last