Lonely Planet Writer

‘Zombie tourism’ comes to Georgia by the bus load!

Zombie tourism big business in Georgia.
‘Zombie tourism’: big business in Georgia. Image by Stephen Dann / CC BY-SA 2.0

Fans of hit AMC show ‘The Walking Dead’ are making their way in busloads to Georgia, to see locations from the series. In 2012, the bus tour company, Atlanta Movie Tours, began running their ‘Big Zombie’ tours of filming locations from the show, including downtown Atlanta and surrounding small towns, and they have recently hosted their 10,000th guest. The town of Senoia, 35 miles outside Atlanta, and the show’s fictional Woodbury, also welcomes fans of the undead into its recently opened Walking Dead Cafe and shop selling ‘I heart Daryl’ T-shirts. Read more: cnn.com