Covington is a small city and the county seat of Newton County, Georgia, located 35 miles east of Atlanta. It is mostly known because it was the shooting place for the favorite TV shows ‘Dukes of Hazzard’, ‘In the Heat of the Night’, and ‘The Vampire Diaries.’ Its historic downtown is a great place for shopping, and the nearby spa will surely take away any stress and worries. Despite its small size, Covington offers plenty of tastefully made dining options with a great cuisine variety, such as Italian, Southern, deli, etc. Covington is a great place for a weekend escape. After a couple of days you will feel refreshed and relaxed, and you will discover why Covington has been chosen for more than 60 movies and TV shows. Regarding budget accommodation, Hampton Inn is one of the top rated Covington. Under 2 miles from city’s center, Hampton Inn Covington has excellent facilities, very friendly staff, and the breakfast served is great.