What some may not know, is that many of your favorite flicks and shows have been filmed right in The Peach State. Between beautiful nature views and small-town charm, there are plenty of natural backdrops that just needed to be taken advantage of on the big screen. You can actually visit these 12 famous filming locations in Georgia and live life like your fave characters for a day.

Starting in Atlanta and heading down to Savannah, there have been a plethora of shows and movies that feature The Peach State.

From The Walking Dead to Lady and The Tramp's live-action adaptation, The Hunger Games, and even The Vampire Diaries, a little bit of everything has been shot here. Many of these locations are not only fun to visit, but affordable as well.

Before the summer ends, taking a road trip from the top of the state to the bottom and stopping at all these famous locations might not be the worst idea — especially if you've been searching for a unique addition to spice up your Insta-feed.

"The City Of Woodbury" - Senoia, Georgia

Price: Free

Address: 48 Main St LL3, Senoia, GA

Why You Need To Go: Downtown Senoia is also known as the fictional town of Woodbury from The Walking Dead. There's a gift shop and even a museum in The Woodbury Shoppe.

"Alexandria Safe-Zone" — Senoia, GA

Price: Free

Address: 100-106 Baggarly Way, Senoia, GA 

Why You Need To Go: You can recognize this spot as the survivors' camp on The Walking Dead. The Alexandria set is a real neighborhood in town which you may recognize as you explore.


"President Snow's Mansion" — The Swan House

Price: $23

Address: 130 West Paces Ferry Rd. NW, Atlanta, GA

Why You Need To Go: This beautiful home in Atlanta is the location for many weddings and big events. It was also used as the dreaded President Snow’s mansion in The Hunger Games films.


"Ruins Of District 13" — Sweetwater Creek State Park 

Price: $5 for parking

Address: 1750 Mount Vernon Rd., Lithia Springs, GA

Why You Need To Go: This trail and creek can be seen in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1The old Civil-War era mill is the highlight of the scenes and you can see it too if you decide to take a hike.


"Hopper's Cabin" — Sleepy Hollow Farm 

Price: $33

Address: 628 Sleepy Hollow Rd., Powder Springs, GA

Why You Need To Go: This cabin was used by Hopper and Eleven in Stranger Things and has since been turned into an escape room. The set-up inside is the set-up for the show, so you'll be in for a pleasant surprise.


"Hawkins Middle School and Hawkins High School" — Patrick Henry High

Price: Free

Address: 109 South Lee St., Stockbridge, GA

Why You Need To Go: This is where you see the group on Stranger Things most days of the week. Visitors can snap photos outside the building that says "Hawkins Middle School" and some have even been able to explore the inside.


Mystic Grill 

Price: 💸💸

Address: 1116 Clark St. S.W., Covington, GA 

Why You Need To Go: This is where Damon can be seen most days in The Vampire Diaries series, sipping down a drink at the bar. The inside has been transformed and looks different from the show, but the outside is a spitting image.


"Elena Gilbert's Home" — Residence In Covington

Price: Free

Address: 2104 Floyd St. N.E., Covington, GA

Why You Need To Go:  This is the home of Elena and her brother Jeremy in The Vampire Diaries. It'll really feel like you're about to see Elena walk out of the house. You won't be able to go inside, but the exterior of the home featured in the show is what really matters anyway, right?


"Blue Cat Lodge" — Little River Marina

Price: 💸

Address: 6557 Bells Ferry Rd., Woodstock, GA

Why You Need To Go: When viewers first meet Marty in Ozark, they see him purchasing the Blue Cat Lodge and fixing it up in order to keep his money laundering shenanigans up. The marina was used for both interior and exterior shots in the first few episodes of the show, while the "Blue Cat Lodge" across the street has since been turned into J.D's BBQ on the Lake.


Chateau Elan Resort 

Price: 💸💸💸

Address: 100 Rue Charlemagne Dr., Braselton, GA

Why You Need To Go: This winery and resort is a beautiful place to get away for a weekend in Georgia. In Ozark, viewers get a glance at the cabanas by the pool, restaurant, bar, and inside the guest rooms as seen in episode eight.


"Tramp's Sandwich Burglary" — Johnson Square 

Price: Free

Address: 2 E Bryan St., Savannah, GA

Why You Need To Go: In this scene in Lady and The Tramp, you can see two live actors sitting on the bench in Johnson Square with Savannah's capital building in the background. This is where Tramp pulled off his grand sandwich heist.


"Tramp's Sleeping Spot" — Georgia State Railroad Museum 

Price: $11

Address: 655 Louisville Rd., Savannah, GA

Why You Need To Go: This museum was used for many shots throughout Lady and The Tramp. This is where Tramp first wakes up when the movie starts and he runs around wreaking havoc on all the workers.

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We strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment and obey any local laws.


 

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