Atlanta is the New Hollywood

Can your family quote every line from movies like “Remember the Titans,” and “Sweet Home Alabama?” These movie tours in and around Atlanta will let you walk where the stars shot their famous scenes.

Atlanta Film Sites Tour

Hot Spots:  "Driving Miss Daisy," "We Are Marshall," "Good Deeds," "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” “The Blind Side.”

Each tour guide is an experienced actor who works on set, allowing behind-the-scenes stories of working on the movies. Tours Tues. Fri. and Sat. check for times. 855-255-3456. 327. Nelson St. SW, Atlanta. 3-hour tour $65/person.

Southern Hollywood Film Tour

Hot Spots: TV series "Drop Dead Diva." "Sweet Home Alabama," "Joyful Noise."

Tours may be scheduled Mon. through Fri. from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sat. at 2 p.m. 678-216-0282. 201 McIntosh Trail, Peachtree City. Adult, $22.50; ages 4-12, $15.

Do-it-Yourself Movie Tour

The website has a section titled “Film Tours for Serious Fans,” which supplies handy Google maps to help guide your family to the most famous spots around Atlanta. This includes filming locations of “Hunger Games Part I and II,” and an “Old South” tour including movies like “Forest Gump.” You can load your family into the car, pick a movie and travel around to all of the spots for a free tour. You could even watch the film beforehand to brush up on the movie scenes, or create a scavenger hunt to find certain shots in person.

- Teresa Farkas

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