Stay Minutes from Fun Things to Do in Albany
A stone’s throw away from Exit 7 on U.S. Route 82, the Country Inn & Suites in Albany, GA is within 15 minutes of the area’s best tourist attractions. Three nearby golf courses are ideal choices for business outings, and the MillerCoors Brewery is a great place for historical tours and beer tastings. If you’re looking for kid-friendly activities, walk next door to AMC Classic Albany 16 to watch the latest blockbuster or make the two-mile drive to see exotic animals at Chehaw park. You can also check the online calendars for Albany Municipal Auditorium, Albany Civic Center and Albany State University to see which events are happening during your stay. Still not sure what to do? Stop at the nearby Albany Welcome Center
for a handful of brochures and some insider tips.
- AMC Classic Albany 16 (walking distance)
Customize your drink at the Coca-Cola Freestyle machine before sitting down in front of the latest blockbuster at this 16-screen theater.
Phone: +1 (229) 420-9106
- Flint RiverQuarium (2 miles)
Bring your family face-to-face with freshwater fish and ocean life at Flint RiverQuarium. Built for education as well as entertainment, this facility features a variety of exhibits that demonstrate the importance of water conservation.
Phone: +1 (229) 639-2650
- Chehaw (4 miles)
As one of only two accredited zoos in the state of Georgia, Chehaw is home to more than 200 animals from across the world. More than just a zoo, this natural area boasts 800 acres of pristine parkland and often hosts festivals and concerts throughout the year.
Phone: +1 (229) 430-5275
Colleges and Event Centers:
- Albany Municipal Auditorium (5.5 miles)
Concerts, ballets and musicals take the stage at the Albany Municipal Auditorium. Built in the early 20th century and restored in 1986, this 965-seat venue is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Phone: +1 (229) 430-5200
- Albany State University (ASU) (6 miles)
Founded in 1903, this HBCU institution is home to more than 3,300 students. Be sure to don your royal blue and gold attire and cheer on the Golden Rams at ASU Coliseum.
Phone: +1 (229) 430-4600
- Albany James H. Gray, Sr. Civic Center (6.1 miles)
With a capacity for up to 10,000 people, this civic center plays host to numerous business events, conventions and trade shows annually.
Phone: +1 (229) 430-3804
- River Pointe Golf Club (4.7 miles)
Situated on the scenic banks of Lake Chehaw, River Pointe is a semi-private, 18-hole course that caters to more experienced players.
Phone: +1 (229) 883-4885
- Doublegate Country Club (5.3 miles)
Doublegate’s elegant 18-hole course was designed by George Cobb, Shirley Cooper and Jack Rowe and built in 1960. Features include target greens, a practice bunker and a 12,000-square-foot putting green.
Phone: +1 (229) 436-6501
- Stonebridge Golf and Country Club (6.9 miles)
In addition to featuring an 18-hole golf course, Stonebridge boasts seven clay tennis courts, a swimming pool, a full-service fitness center and an on-site restaurant.
Phone: +1 (229) 889-0312
Museums and Tours:
- Albany Civil Rights Institute (6 miles)
Learn about the legacy of the Civil Rights movement through interactive exhibitions at this 12,315-square-foot, state-of-the-art museum.
Phone: +1 (229) 432-1698
- MillerCoors Brewery (7.5 miles)
If you want to see how 10 million barrels of beer are made each year, take a tour of this mammoth brewery, a staple of south Georgia’s economy.
Phone: +1 (229) 420-5000