Since its debut in 2010 on AMC, The Walking Dead has launched itself to the number one watched show in television history year after year. The intense, dramatic plot paired with excellent actors provides a thrilling ride each and every episode. You are guaranteed to be sitting on the edge of your seat from beginning to end. With its massive popularity spiraling for nearly a decade now, accumulating more and more fans, it’s no wonder that there are events popping up for the “Walker” fans to explore including Senoia, Georgia’s year-round Walking Dead Tour. Any fan of the show knows that the program is filmed in areas around Georgia, including Senoia, which is why touring the place where their favorite actors have been is practically a dream come true. If you or someone you know is looking to tour the place, here is what you can expect.
Stand Feet Away from Production
The Georgia Tour Company, the company providing the tour, states that when on the move from set to base camp, you will at times see active production of the show. Many have accounted that the actors, when not filming a scene, will even wave or stop by for a quick photo.
Be Guided by the Characters Themselves . . . Kind Of
Many of those who have taken the tour say that an element that made the experience memorable was the tour guides. They are all dressed up as various characters from the show, including Rick Grimes, Daryl Dixon, Maggie Rhee, and more. Not only do they look the part, they act the part as well when at various points in the tour you come across villains such as Negan and the Governor. Luckily, you have your very own Rick or Daryl to save you. However, the tour guides are not just all costume and make-up. They are all very knowledgeable about the show as well and will provide insider information even hardcore fans may not know about.
Visit Infamous Walking Dead Locations
While places such as Alexandria and Woodbury may not be the best locations in The Walking Dead, viewing them on the tour is not nearly as bad! Take a look at where actors such as Andrew Lincoln and Norman Reedus spent most of their time when filming various episodes. Your tour guide will even provide background information about the episode that was filmed at the location so you will receive a behind the scenes look like never before. If you’re lucky, you might even get a sneak peek at what is to come for the upcoming season!
Test Your Knowledge and Win Prizes
Think you know all there is to know about The Walking Dead? Come put your knowledge to the test while on the tour! You may earn prizes that you can’t get anywhere else straight from the company that produces your favorite show.
Learn More About Senoia, Georgia
Although Senoia is best known for being a popular location for the Walking Dead, it has also produced great films/TV shows such as Fried Green Tomatoes, Pet Sematary II, Drop Dead Diva, and more. When you have finished your tour, be sure to look around the historic city to learn about the other places used for film production. You might be surprised by what you find, including a restaurant owned by Norman Reedus aka Daryl Dixon himself!
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