Hotel near the Birmingham Zoo and Riverchase Galleria Mall
The Country Inn & Suites is easily accessible from I-65 and the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM). Hop on the interstate and take a day trip to the Jesse Owens Memorial Park, which highlights the life of this famous African-American track star. Back in Birmingham, walk the streets of the historic Civil Rights district to see important sites in the Civil Rights movement like the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church and Kelley Ingram Park. You can take the kids to cool off at Alabama Splash Adventure or watch the animals at the Birmingham Zoom. Other must-see attractions in the area include the cast iron statue at Vulcan Park and shopping at Riverchase Galleria Mall.Visit these popular area attractions:
- Alabama Splash Adventure (16.3 miles)
With both water and land activities, this family-friendly amusement is the perfect place to spend a day with the kids.
Phone: +1 (205) 481-4750
- Birmingham Zoo (6.1 miles)
Attracting more than 575,00 visitors annually, the Birmingham Zoo offers visitors an up-close encounter with nature at this expansive 122-acre habit.
Phone: +1 (205) 879-0409
- Civil Rights District (7.5 miles)
Uncover important sites in Birmingham’s rich Civil Rights history by walking this six-block area, which includes the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, Kelly Ingram Park and the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.
- Jesse Owens Memorial Park (81.2 miles)
This park honors the life of the 1936 Olympic runner Jesse Owens. The site includes a museum with memorabilia, a 1936 Olympic torch replica and more.
Phone: +1 (256) 974-3636
- Riverchase Galleria Mall (7.1 miles)
Find great deals at top brands like Macy’s, Coach, Gap and Forever 21. The mall also features several restaurants and a carousel.
Phone: +1 (205) 985-3020
- Sixteenth Street Baptist Church (7.5 miles)
An important landmark in Civil Rights history, the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church commemorates the lives of four young girls killed in a 1963 bombing.
Phone: +1 (205) 251-9402
- Talladega Superspeedway (54 miles)
Plan a day trip to see a race at this competitive NASCAR track, which boasts a 2.66 mile course and more than 80,000 spectator seats.
Phone: +1 (877) 462-3342
- Vulcan Park & Museum (4.9 miles)
The Vulcan statue is the largest cast-iron sculpture in the world, standing at an impressive 56-feet tall. Visit the park and interactive museum to learn more about the statue’s importance to Birmingham’s history. Phone: +1 (205) 933-1409