Discover what makes Henry County, GA unique with a host of tours in Locust Grove, Hampton and McDonough. Experience the heart-pumping excitement of the Atlanta Motor Speedway or enjoy craft brews at JailHouse Brewing Company. Whether you’re looking for affordable family fun or a unique adventure suited to your interests, scheduled tours can help make your trip to Henry County an unforgettable experience.
Go Behind the Scenes at Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary
Professionally guided, the Walk on the Wild Side tour, or WOW tour, lets you get up close and personal with select animals at Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary in Locust Grove. Learn about the 1,500+ animals like never before, and meet Baloo the American black bear and Shere Khan the Bengal – the two surviving members of the famous bear, lion and tiger (BLT) trio. You’ll also meet several Capuchin monkeys and observe their adorable antics. This 1.5-hour walking tour is for ages 10 years and up. For more information, call 770-957-0888.
Experience The Walking Dead like Never Before
If you’re a fan of the popular AMC series, The Walking Dead, you won’t want to pass up the Walkin’ DEAD Hampton Tour and Big Zombie 3 Tour. The hour-long Walkin’ DEAD Hampton Tour includes 14 stops, so you can witness and learn about the major filming locations used in season six, such as the storied dumpster scene. The Big Zombie 3 Tour is guided by an insider who has performed on set, providing you with behind-the-scenes stories you won’t hear elsewhere. This three-hour bus tour takes you to the locations where Rick and Shane discussed the fate of Randall and where the gang first met Jesus, to name a few.
Tour the Atlanta Motor Speedway
Are you a fan of NASCAR? If so, the Atlanta Motor Speedway official track tour should be at the top of your trip itinerary. Visit Petty Garden, learn about the history of the track, tour an Atlanta Motor Speedway suite and get a sneak peak of the garages and Victory Lane. You’ll also have a chance to experience three laps around the 1.54-mile track in the Speedway van. Check tour hours and current pricing by calling 770-946-4211.
Learn About the History and Heritage
The Army Aviation Heritage Foundation & Flying Museum offers hangar tours (free) and helicopter rides that must be booked in advance. Learn about Army Aviation throughout the ages, and take a ride in a restored Huey or Cobra helicopter piloted by a military veteran. The museum is located in Hampton near the Atlanta Motor Speedway. If you’re eager to learn about military vehicles, uniforms and artifacts from WWI to the present, take advantage of the Heritage Park Veterans Museum Tours. Guided by veteran volunteers, these free tours run approximately 1.5 hours and share stories and experiences of the men and women who’ve served our country.
Add a tour to your itinerary, and find out what Henry County is all about. Contact us to learn more about Henry County tours.