Times have changed, and more people are working remotely more than ever before. Millions of Americans commute every day from their bedroom to their desk, logging into their virtual offices for the day.
If you have the freedom to work from anywhere, why not move your office from your home to beautiful Henry County, Georgia? Our communities are the ideal location to both work and play.
From cozy bookstores to hotels equipped with technology, you will have everything you need to get your job done. So pack your things and head to Henry County for an escape from the mundane and the opportunity to explore a new place!
Maybe you are local to Henry County and looking for a place to work with a view other than your home office. Or perhaps you are visiting from across the state, or even the country, looking for a spot to enjoy a cup of coffee while you cross items off your daily to-do list. Either way, there are several local businesses that are perfect destinations for remote workers.
In the heart of Ola, Georgia, is The Lazy Llama Coffee House & Crêperie. This family-owned coffeeshop offers fresh, locally-roasted coffee, a variety of teas, delicious baked goods and crepes. Their hours are ideal for every type of worker. They are open Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Get an early start to your workday so you can explore the area, or sleep in and work later in the day. No matter your schedule, they have menu items you can indulge in for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Speaking of coffee, you can also get your caffeine fix at Speakeasy Bookstore in Hampton, Georgia. This charming shop is located above a former prohibition-era speakeasy full of history. They have a variety of books from every genre, including a rare antique book collection. Enjoy a cup of joe from their full coffee and espresso bar while you tune into a virtual meeting. Take a mental break and browse their shelves – perhaps you’ll find your new favorite read.
Another great stop for book lovers is Birdsong Books in Locust Grove, Georgia. Comfortable couches and chairs are spread out throughout the store welcoming readers and remote workers alike. Birdsong Books prides itself on being a location for the community to gather and share ideas and memories. Come to work, but stay for one of the regular community events they hold at the store.
For those who are more productive in the evenings, Camp Brewing Company in Hampton, Georgia, is the place for you. Bring your laptop and get to work in their taproom or biergarten. Make your coworkers jealous during virtual happy hour while you sip on a locally-brewed craft beer in their stylish indoor or outdoor spaces.
Wander over to Stockbridge, Georgia, for another wonderful location. Coffees, boba teas, slushies, pastries, deli items, and more await you at Boba Lubu. Treat yourself to one of their delicious menu options while you listen to your favorite playlist and complete your latest work project. The positive environment is sure to get those creative juices flowing.
For those looking for healthier – but still delicious – options, Made Fresh Juice Co. in McDonough, Georgia, is a great choice. This locally-owned organic juice bar offers a variety of acai bowls, smoothies, cold pressed juices, and healthy food options. Come kick back in their adorable shop and power through work tasks with the energy from one of their juices.
Coffee, ice cream, and baked goods – what more could you ask for? At Welcome Home Creamery & Coffee in downtown Hampton, Georgia, you can start your remote work day with a cup of coffee. After you’ve reached your daily goals, treat yourself with some homemade ice cream or a pastry.
If you’re looking for a little more privacy while you work, or a shorter commute from your bed to your computer, why not work in your hotel? Henry County has several lodging options with wonderful amenities for business professionals.
From gorgeous designs and comfortable seating to high speed internet and fully-equipped business centers, you’ll have everything you need in close proximity. Some even have on-site eateries so you never have to venture too far. All of Henry County’s hotels have amenities that make working remotely a breeze. Here’s a few that offer a little something extra.
The Country Inn & Suites in McDonough is nearby to many favorite destinations, making it a wonderful choice for your next trip. Whether you’re coming for business, or if you’re coming to relax but accomplish a little work while you’re here, Country Inn & Suites has all the amenities you will need. Take advantage of their free high-speed Internet, business center and the fax and copy services offered at the hotel. After your work day, enjoy a book at the Read It & Return Lending Library. Unwind before bed with a dip in the heated indoor pool.
When you stay at the Holiday Inn Express of Locust Grove, you’re saying yes to hot complimentary breakfast, coffee, high-speed WiFi, stylish interiors, a heated pool, and more. It’s everything you need to get motivated to power through your work day. Their business center is equipped with all the essentials.
You’ll be excited to get to work when you’re staying at Holiday Inn & Suites in Stockbridge. Not only are the rooms spacious and charming, there’s a 24-hour Business Center complete with office supplies and printing and copying services. If you’re traveling with coworkers for a business trip, you can host a meeting inside the conference facility or boardroom. There’s even on-site catering and a Burger Theory restaurant and bar. Whether you’re working solo or with a group, you can set up your work station near the interior atrium to enjoy beautiful views. The atrium’s seating clumps are equipped with outlets, so you will never run out of battery.
At Courtyard by Marriott in McDonough, you can work comfortably either in or out of your hotel room. Each room has a well-lit separate workspace for those making the virtual commute. In the common areas, there are also several workspaces with convenient outlets, seating, and TVs. Not to mention there is a Starbucks and a bistro onsite. Need we say more?
When you arrive at La Quinta in McDonough, you’ll be in awe of the beautiful lobby. Head to the fitness center in the morning to get energized before a day of work. The common spaces have outlets for you to easily plug in. There is also a small boardroom that can be rented and for private meetings, whether in-person or on Zoom. Don’t forget the free breakfast, on-site laundry facilities, and electric car charging stations.
The gorgeous lobby at the Hampton Inn & Suites in Locust Grove is another great place to work. You can work alone at one of the comfortable and chic seating areas with ample outlet access. You could also rent the hotel’s meeting space for larger groups.