Old Car City in White, Georgia is on of the top photographer destinations where wilderness, culture, color, and history come together on a grand scale.
It is the world’s largest known classic car junkyard.
Directions to Old Car City USA
3098 U.S. Hwy 411 – White, Georgia 30184
Take Interstate 75 north from Atlanta, approximately 42 miles, to Exit 293. Go right 2 miles. Old Car City USA is on the right.
Take Interstate 75 south from Chattanooga, Tennessee, approximately an hour’s drive to Exit 293. Turn left, heading northeast on Hwy 411. 2 miles on the right is Old Car City USA.
Photographers have been going here for many years. Many will come and spend days exploring the 6 miles of trails with their cameras.
In 2005, the European Union forced carmakers to meet minimum standards for pedestrian safety, based on damage caused in frontal collisions. The removal of upright hood ornaments helped meet the requirements and rather than make different hoods for different countries, many international automakers—including Jaguar—removed the hood ornaments altogether.
Old Car City USA hours:
- Wednesday……Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Thursday………..Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Friday…………….Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Saturday………..Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Tuesday………….Closed (Will begin opening 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 3rd 2018)
There are two pricing options.
$25 for making or taking pictures,
$15 if no pictures are taken.
$25.00 per person option
If you have a camera, or if you are going to have your picture taken while on the lot, regardless of age or whether a model is professional or not.
$15.00 per person option
If you just want to walk through without a camera and not take any pictures.
Children from the ages of 7 to 12:……..$10
Children ages six and younger…………..Free
All active military personnel get in at half price for both payment options.
Old Car City started as a country store by Walt Lewis. Today Dean Lewis in the owner. Dean believes the cars have been here for about 70 years.
More than a 1,000 old cars are on the property.