McDonough is a place for family fun when the time for work is over. With venues such as Woody's Jump n Play or Regal Cinema, kid-safe fun is always just minutes away. During the summertime, the local parks offer basketball, fishing, and other activities for quality family time. For those people who want to take older kids out for bonding time, there are multiple golf courses and clubs in the McDonough area, including Eagle's Landing. For special events, take a quick drive to Atlanta, which is home to the Braves, the Hawks, and the Falcons, and catch a live professional sports game.
Adults at Play
Even the most doting of parents need a break from the kids sometimes. It is at these times the proximity to Atlanta further pays off. While nightlife in McDonough offer restaurants and pubs, Atlanta offers more of the same as well as club, fine dining, and more. High Velocity and Halo offer a unique experience for the clubber in you while the Havana Club offers a Spanish fair to the night. You can also catch special events at the Atlanta Event Center or simply enjoy an adult night out at one of the professional sporting events.
The Henry County School System serves the McDonough area. The schools in the system have a variety of rankings from third-party reviewing services, with many falling coming in with a nine out of 10. Overall, the McDonough area scores a seven with plenty of options for quality education and high graduation rates for kindergarten through 12th grade. College opportunities include all the institutes of higher learning located in and around the Atlanta area as well as McDonough. Georgia Institute of Technology is a well-respected college in Atlanta while Mercer University has a satellite facility in McDonough.