Despite the natural beauty that can often accompany a winter day, the cold weather can affect the activities that you and your family take part in. Bundling up and keeping warm can sound much more appealing than braving the cold weather. Don’t give up on the possibility of great family fun just yet. Here is a list of indoor activities you can take part in during winter and even year-round.
1) Enjoy a Decadent Dessert
Need a delicious distraction from the cold weather? Take a seat at one of Henry County’s bakeries and enjoy the gooey goodness of a freshly-baked dessert.
Crumbles offers up fun, imaginative creations courtesy of owner, Nicole Silva. A variety of desserts are served from day-to-day including cupcakes, cake pops and more. They even offer dairy-free, gluten-free cookie cake.
Enjoy the rich flavors packed into a specialty cupcake from Smallcakes Cupcakery. With a selection ranging from signature cupcakes to specialties, you just might take a batch home after one bite.
The smell of the desserts at Great American Cookie beg you to stop in and make a tough decision – choose just one of the treats. You could always avoid the pressure and take one of each.
2) Do Breakfast, Lunch and Everything In Between
The start of the day is often times the coldest part of the day. When you’re searching for ways to stay warm while enjoying a delicious breakfast or you’re ready to eat lunch, try these Henry County restaurants.
Inspired by the line of products they created, LeAnn’s Gourmet Foods, the owners of Rutabaga’s Market and Café offer a variety of flavorful foods from crisp salads to warm, hearty soups.
From colossal cinnamon rolls to pepper jack grits, you’re sure to get a huge helping of flavor with each bite of breakfast from Heaven Café. Serving breakfast and lunch Monday through Saturday, you’ll enjoy cozying up to a dish from this Locust Grove eatery.
Make a savory selection from the weekend brunch menu at The French Market and Tavern then go shopping in the same place. From its architecture to its dining and shopping selection, The French Market is a rare find.
Enjoy the large, delicious helpings of food offered at Bridgeview Country Cooking. Located in Stockbridge, this restaurant helps you avoid the cold by serving quality food along with warm, friendly service.
3) Get Physical
These fun, physical activities will help you remain in motion as you spend time embracing your inner child. The cold weather will be the last thing on your mind while you’re busy working up a sweat.
Midair is a great place to be when you’re spending time among family and friends, working on the perfect trampoline technique. It’s not every day you find yourself in the middle of wall-to-wall trampolines. Take full advantage of this super fun escape from the weather.
Who says target practice is an outdoor activity? With an extensive schedule of archery classes that range from beginner to advanced, Panola Mountain State Park offers the perfect way to take part in a fun activity that keeps clear of the cold weather.
With two Henry County locations to choose from, Starlite Family Fun Center provides entertainment for adults and children alike. Themed skate nights, laser tag, arcades and more are available at both locations, offering up exciting ways to stay warm.
4) Warm Up with Winter Fashions
When the weather is not-so-nice, find solace in a store filled with stylish fashions that provide lots of warmth. Because one solution for your cold weather problem is layers.
Find over 70 stores in one location when you visit Tanger Outlets in Locust Grove. Discounts and a variety of new finds are waiting to be enjoyed.
As any fan of consignment shops knows, you’ll come across everything from modern wear to classic wardrobe staples during your search for stylish pieces. Choose from a wide range of women’s fashions in an assortment of sizes.
5) Reach for A Delicious Drink
Combat your weather woes with tasty drinks. From coffee beans to hops, a delicious drink can be the perfect distraction from the cold.
Take a tour of Hampton’s JailHouse Brewing Company and enjoy tastings of up to 36 ounces of beer. Staying warm is easy when you’re cozying up to a tasty beverage.
The beauty of Drip Thru Coffee in Stockbridge, Georgia is that you don’t have to leave the car to enjoy one of their locally roasted drinks. Grab a hot cup of coffee, tea or hot chocolate on your way to an indoor activity in Henry County!
Spend a cold winter day in the company of books and an impressive selection of hot drinks. Take a seat by the window or grab a seat at the counter to enjoy an endless supply of good reads as you sip one of their fresh-brewed creations.
Your Indoor Activity Options
Whether your idea of indoor fun includes physical activity or you much prefer incorporating food into your indoor routine, there are a variety of ways to stay entertained with the entire family this winter. For more indoor activity ideas, visit our Things to Do page.