Enjoy winter vibes and family fun with a visit to these locations in Henry County, Georgia. From roller skates and a rousing game of laser tag to quiet time reading a good book and sipping coffee, let this list serve as inspiration when it comes to things to do and places to explore during a trip to Henry County.
Winter is the perfect time to cuddle up to a good read. Find a wide range of genres priced reasonably at Speakeasy Bookstore in Hampton, Georgia. Located above what was once a genuine functioning speakeasy, the used bookstore is perfect for a bibliophile on the hunt for their next title. Husband and wife duo Don and Shannon Cannon are voracious readers who operate the shop which also serves delicious hot drinks. Warm coffee and a great story make for the perfect cool weather pairing.
There’s nothing like a warm drink infused with delicious flavors that your taste buds will thank you for. Drip-Thru coffee is a tiny coffee shop inspired by pint size coffee shops in the Pacific Midwest. The original location can be found in Stockbridge, Georgia with its second location in College Park. The coffee shop partners with local business Holy Sweet Donuts to serve these sweet sides to customers craving a classic coffee and donuts combination.
It’s difficult to walk into BarnBeautiful and not get attached to a piece of handmade wooden art or home furnishing. Each wooden piece helps tell the story of old barns that were deconstructed and repurposed into the very items that occupy the Stockbridge, Georgia store. BarnBeautiful also supports local artists specializing in multiple mediums by showcasing their works throughout the store and displaying works in their gallery. Stop by to admire the artistry contained within this metro Atlanta gem and walk away with a one-of-a-kind piece.
The holidays are the perfect time to put cooking skills on display. During the cool weather months, stock up on a diverse spectrum of gourmet oils and vinegars. These ingredients are sure to add an additional layer of delicious flavor that will make preparing holiday dishes and taste testing them a real treat.
Gratitude and the gathering of loved ones are often at the forefront of holiday celebrations. For those whose family or friends served in the military, the holidays can also be a time to reflect. The Heritage Park Veterans Museum in McDonough, Georgia is home to items that come together to collectively tell the story of many individuals who spent time serving in the military. A staff of volunteer veterans give free guided tours, or visitors can opt for a self-guided tour of the museum.
There is plenty of fun to be had at Starlite Family Fun Center. With two Henry County locations, those visiting the cities of Stockbridge or McDonough can enjoy all that the attraction has to offer including skating, an indoor playground, laser tag, arcade and more. The experience is sure to produce a good time for both those who are practically pros at taking to the roller rink and those who haven’t been in a pair of skates in quite a while.
Unwind with a visit to The HoneyComb Cottage in Locust Grove or The HoneyComb Cottage Too in Hampton, Georgia. These spa locations offer a nice alternative to time spent in the cold. Combat the cold weather with hot stone and deep tissue massages. The Honeycomb Cottage also offers services such as lash care and facials which can be useful considering the many ways in which cold weather can affect skin.
An always popular activity during winter weather is ice skating. Nash Farm Park in Hampton, Georgia serves as the location of an outdoor skating rink now through February 2020. Skaters can take part in the affordable fun for $10 including skate rental. Sessions last two hours, leaving plenty time to enjoy gliding on the ice with family and friends.
It’s possible to keep warm and keep the good times coming with a visit to hidden gems like these throughout the county. To learn more about the many things there are to be explored, visit the Things to Do page.