Crystal River, Florida is known as the place to see manatees in the wild. The small community in central Florida, a short drive from Orlando and Gainesville, swells in the winter when over 800 of the West Indian manatees seek out the warm water of the natural springs that are found throughout the river. Now a protected area, tours run to see these creatures in their habitat … [Read more...] about Snorkeling with Manatees in Crystal River
Fans of The Walking Dead have spoken, expressing interest in visiting even more filming locations from the hit cable show. So Atlanta Movie Tours took notice, launching a third tour over a year ago. Whereas Big Zombie 1 focuses on the first two seasons and other zombie shows and Big Zombie 2 highlights locations from the third and following seasons, Big Zombie 3 is for mega … [Read more...] about Atlanta Movie Tours’ Big Zombie 3 Tour
The southern United States is roughly the size of some countries in terms of geography and as diverse within its bounds as countries as well. The signature dishes from Cajun country of Louisiana are vastly different from what you'll find in the Ozarks of Arkansas. The landscapes are just as varied, including wetlands, mountains, plains, and everything in between. The process of … [Read more...] about Should I Go on a Group Tour?
The newest addition to Atlanta Movie Tours, Inc.' lineup of tours focused on the city's notable filming locations is their Heritage Tour. It celebrates African-American television and film and interweaves it with local history. I was recently asked to hop on the tour with guides Clyde and Jimmy for an informative afternoon in a city I thought I knew well. The tour starts at … [Read more...] about Atlanta Movie Tours Heritage Tour
I've been on countless food tours around the South, but I had the unique opportunity to take one in my hometown. I'm a native of Marietta, a suburb of Atlanta, and am frequently telling others of the great eateries nearby. But there were some I hadn't even been to. That's where Marietta Food Tours comes in. I've known Brian and Cecilie for a while, so I was excited to see what … [Read more...] about Marietta Food Tours