- The list below includes 90 free or cheap things to do in or near McDonough, Georgia, including 88 different types of inexpensive activities like Farms & Ranches, Parks, Movie Theaters and Bowling.
- From Southern Belle Farm to Walls of Clay, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in McDonough and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Decatur, Jonesboro, Griffin and Conyers.
The Sun City Peachtree Dog Park is a great way for residents and visitors to stay active. The dog park is near playgrounds, walking trails, and other outdoor fitness amenities so residents don't have to make concessions with their lifestyle.
Located along Indian Lake, Clayton County International Park is tucked within the woods and features a tennis complex, a beach, a fitness center and an event facility. It provides a playground, picnic areas, a water park and other recreational activities.
With capacity for hosting large group events, The Beach At Clayton Cnt Int Pk provides a full venue feature as well as swimming and fishing. A full picnic area is available along with a water slide and volleyball courts.
Dating back to 1839, Stately Oaks Plantation is an antebellum mansion featuring the Greek-Revival architecture style. Guided tours of its premises which include a log kitchen, a well house, a country store and more, are available.
Named for Tara, the iconic mansion in the film 'Gone With the Wind', the Road To Tara Museum features many items related to the film. Exhibits include reproductions of costumes worn in the movie, beautiful furniture and different editions of the book which inspired the film.
Amusing and educational, Peter Bonner's Historical & Hysterical Tours combine Bonner's love of history and entertainment. He conducts a popular Gone With the Wind Tour and leads interactive school programs, group tours, and does consulting and public speaking.
Founded in 1986, Arts Clayton is a local art gallery that strives to display exhibits from both local and national artists throughout the year. The gallery is popular for its four-panel street mural located outside the gallery.
Originally built in the 1800s and recently restored, Ashley Oaks Mansion is a historic plantation that hosts events like weddings and receptions. Visitors can receive a guided tour of the mansion and see historical artifacts from the Antebellum era.
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The Patrick R. Cleburne Confederate Cemetery is a cemetery named after Civil War soldier General Patrick Cleburne. The cemetery is the final resting place of soldiers from the battle of Jonesboro in 1864.