On your next visit to The Hollywood of the South, don't miss The Covington “Walk of Stars.” This self-guided tour of Covington's downtown Square features pavers honoring the many productions that have shot in Newton County. Our hits include: The Vampire Diaries, Flight, The Dukes of Hazzard, In the Heat of the Night, Cannonball Run, Remember the Titans, Madea’s Family Reunion and many more.
Get outside and enjoy a day at the 6,400-acre Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center. The Center features kids-only ponds, six lakes with concrete boat ramps, boat docks, fishing piers, picnic areas and primitive camping. The Center also boasts a network of great hiking trails. This beautiful area is centrally located in a beautiful wooded setting near Mansfield.
Downtown Covington is home to a diverse array of shops and boutiques that everyone should check out. From clothing and decor to homemade soaps and olive oil, you could spend an entire day browsing our shopping district. Bring your wallet and your gift list--there’s something for everyone!
Whether you're looking to enjoy a nice dinner, spend a day shopping, or just take in the sights, Covington is a destination for all.
We guarantee your next day trip or weekend getaway will be a blast as you discover all that Covington has to offer!
On your next trip to Covington, make sure you pack your appetite! Whether stopping in for a quick lunch or a date night over dinner and drinks, our locally owned restaurants are serving up food that is sure to leave your taste buds satisfied.
Home to many film and television productions, Covington offers you the opportunity to step onto the set of some of your favorite shows. If you aren't a movie buff, we also have a growing trail system, beautiful greenspaces, and so much more!
From boutiques to antiques and everything in between, Covington offers a shopping experience for the whole family. Many of our shops feature locally made products and provide the personal touch you won't find at your local mall.
With all Covington has to offer, we promise you are going to want to stay the night! Pick from one of our conveniently located hotels or stay Downtown in an award-winning bed and breakfast.
"We took a ghost tour of Covington and it was fantastic!! My family and I enjoyed ourselves. It was a little bit of history with a whole lot of fun. I recommend it for families.”- Mary J, New York
"It's so relaxing to leave the hustle and bustle of the city to come home to Covington. Covington has culture, nightlife and great restaurants--all with down-home charm.”- Atlanta, GA
"There is a lovely town square that includes quaint shops and restaurants, the old courthouse as well as an old cemetery with graves of Civil War casualties. Wear comfortable shoes and stroll the streets, listening to hundreds of birds singing in the ”- Los Angeles, CA
"We took a family trip to Covington, because my girls are BIG Vampire Diaries fans. We really enjoyed the beautiful town, the shops and even some of the surrounding towns! We will be returning for another visit!”- Alabama