Discover Attractions like Fort Lee Just Minutes from Hotel
Delve into the wealth of Petersburg-area history while lodging at the Country Inn & Suites. Explore the nation’s foundation at Berkeley Plantation, learn more about the Civil War at Petersburg National Battlefield or see a US Army base in action by touring Fort Lee. The hotel is a day trip away from other popular destinations like Colonial Williamsburg, Kings Dominion and Busch Gardens. If you’d prefer to stay close, visit the Southpark Mall for a shopping day or Virginia Motorsports Park for a day at the races.
Petersburg area attractions include:
- Berkeley Plantation (19.6 miles)
Explore the beautiful grounds of this historic home, which was the birthplace of Virginia governor Benjamin Harrison V and home to the ninth and 23rd presidents.
Phone: +1 (804) 829-6018
- Centre Hill Museum (4 miles)
Let one of the knowledgeable guides unfold the story of this grand Petersburg home, built in 1823. The mansion once hosted presidents Abraham Lincoln and William H. Taft.
Phone: +1 (804) 733-2401
- Farmers Bank (5.6 miles)
Step back in time as you visit this Federalist bank established in 1817. It now houses one of the few bank museums in the country and features the original vault.
Phone: +1 (804) 733-2400
- Fort Lee (5.8 miles)
Established during WWI to train new recruits, Fort Lee trains US Army officers and soldiers in a state-of-the-art facility and is home to the Transportation Corps and School.
Phone: +1 (804) 734-7451
- Pamplin Historical Park & National Museum of the Civil War Soldier (7.4 miles)
Experience a realistic telling of one of the most important conflicts of the Civil War at this impressive 424-acre park. Tour one of the four museums, engage with living history exhibits, visit the four antebellum homes or shop at the Civil War Store.
Phone: +1 (804) 861-2408
- Petersburg National Battlefield (4 miles)
Take a driving tour of this Civil War battlefield, which includes 13 historic sites and three visitor centers on a 33-mile route. At the Eastern Front Visitor Center, you can interact with audiovisual exhibits that further detail the importance of this battle.
Phone: +1 (804) 732-3531
- Petersburg Regional Art Center (3.7 miles)
View works by local artists at this impressive 36,000-square-foot museum, which also hosts a variety of events throughout the year.
Phone: +1 (804) 733-8200
- Richmond International Airport (27 miles)
The Richmond airport is 27 miles from the hotel, which means you’ll be close enough to catch an international or domestic flight while avoiding airport congestion.
Phone: +1 (804) 226-3000
- Southpark Mall (6.7 miles)
Shop all your favorite brands and discover a few local boutiques at this nearby mall, which boasts more than 80 stores, several restaurants and a theater.
Phone: +1 (804) 526-3900
- Virginia Motorsports Park (13.5 miles)
Get your adrenaline pumping at this 500-acre motorsports park where you can watch drag strip races, motocross competitions, tractor pulls and more.
Phone: +1 (804) 862-3174
Great day-trip adventures:
- Busch Gardens Williamsburg (53 miles)
Feel the rush on one of the exciting rides at this lush, garden-like amusement park, which features kid-friendly rides, live shows, and a themed dining and shopping experience.
Phone: +1 (800) 343-7946
- Colonial Williamsburg (49.5 miles)
Become a part of the revolution as you meander the streets of Colonial Williamsburg, where you can talk to the Colonial townspeople, watch historical demonstrations and tour important sites. Plan to spend the day listening to concerts, dining at fabulous restaurants and shopping in this quaint town.
Phone: +1 (888) 965-7254
- Kings Dominion (49 miles)
Spend the day riding thrilling roller coasters, cooling off at the water park, watching live shows or hanging out with Snoopy at this family-friendly park.
Phone: +1 (804) 876-5000
- Petersburg Generals Baseball Club