Positioned just 30 minutes south of Atlanta, Henry County offers small-town adventures the whole family will enjoy. From restaurant and shopping recommendations to suggestions on exploring the county on a budget, the following itineraries can help you make the most of your time in Henry County.
With a variety of low-cost and free activities, Henry County offers a wide array of fun for families and other visitors on a budget. Check out our Free Things to Do itinerary, which includes a trip to the famous Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary, the Locust Grove Train Watching Platform and the historic Nash Farm Battlefield. Our $20 & Under itinerary includes a visit to Panola Mountain State Park, where you can take part in tree-climbing, archery and birding programs, as well as a trip to Southern Belle Farm and Starlite Skating Center. Adults can also visit JailHouse Brewing Company for a tour and craft beer samples. For more ways to experience Henry County, consult our Exploring Henry County on a Budget itinerary.
Shopping and Dining in Henry County
Shop ‘til you drop and eat to your heart’s content with shopping and dining opportunities in Henry County. Find places to shop in Locust Grove, Georgia with the A Day of Shopping in Locust Grove itinerary. Start by enjoying a Southern-style meal and browsing the boutique at The French Market & Tavern, and then venture to Tanger Outlets to shop designer labels and national brands. You can also visit Locust Grove Emporium for vintage and modern items. If you plan to check out Stockbridge, consult our Eat, Drink and Shop: A Day Trip to Stockbridge itinerary, which includes a trip to the family-run Empson’s Deli & Café, Upscale Fashions and Bridgeview Country Cooking for an authentic Southern meal.
Come see what makes Henry County unique. With our Hampton: A Guide to Big Adventure in a Small Town itinerary, you can experience a range of fun activities, from grabbing a cup of joe at Speakeasy Bookstore to discovering major filming locations from the popular AMC television series, The Walking Dead, on the Walkin’ DEAD Hampton Tour. This itinerary also includes a visit to the Atlanta Motor Speedway, a helicopter ride at the Army Aviation Heritage Foundation & Flying Museum and a shopping trip to Sweetie’s Flea Market.