“Comfortably South of Atlanta,” Henry County provides visitors with the best of both worlds – cities bursting with southern charm and easy access to Atlanta via I-75. From historic locales to eclectic shops, Henry County offers unforgettable attractions that provide fun for the whole family. Visit the renowned Atlanta Motor Speedway, encounter over 100 animal species at Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary, discover rare finds at Peachtree Peddlers Antique Mall & Flea Market and tour JailHouse Brewing Company.
There’s plenty to do in Henry County, and you never have to drive far for a unique and fun experience. Take a ride in a Vietnam-era Huey or Cobra helicopter at the Army Aviation Heritage Foundation & Flying Museum, or play 18 holes at Cotton Fields Golf Club. Railway enthusiasts will enjoy watching trains go by at the Locust Grove Train Watching Platform, while anglers and hikers can spend time in the scenic Panola Mountain State Park.
Antique hunters, home designers and fashionistas can get their fill at Henry County’s shops and outlet stores. Visit Pings & Dings for overstock and salvage products, including home décor, bedding, furniture, baby items and much more, or spend the day shopping the latest fashions at Tanger Outlets. For seasonal produce, cider and other farm-fresh products, shop Southern Belle Farm Market in McDonough. Try Gardner Farm, as well for fresh produce from late May through September – select from peaches, berries, tomatoes, and other fresh vegetables. There’s also an array of antique shops in Henry County, including Deja Vu on forty-two, The Grove Depot and Dragonfly Creek.
Learn about the places and people of Henry County with guided tours. Visit the Heritage Park Veterans Museum to hear stories of veterans from WWI to the present. You can also visit famous filming locations from The Walking Dead on the Big Zombie Tour 3 or the Walkin’ DEAD Hampton Tour.
Whether you’re planning a family adventure or looking for shopping and restaurants, check out our itineraries before you go. For questions or more information about things to do in Henry County, contact us by phone or via online form.