Explore Birmingham's Theaters, Parks and Gardens
Fill your travel itinerary with a multitude of fun things to do when you choose the Country Inn & Suites as your home base, placing you close to the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, the Alabama Theatre and Samford University. Birmingham is chock-full of exciting attractions, restaurants and entertainment opportunities, including The Summit, where you can shop, dine and see a movie. If you love being outdoors, stroll the pathways of Birmingham Botanical Gardens or the Aldridge Botanical Gardens, or travel a little further to Oak Mountain State Park to hike or fish. Adrenaline junkies appreciate being less than 15 miles from the racing action at Barber Motorsports Park.
Discover these nearby attractions:
- Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame (8.4 miles)
Take a journey through the history of jazz music at this art-deco museum that highlights the accomplishments of jazz greats like Nat King Cole and Duke Ellington.
Phone: +1 (205) 327-9424
- Alabama Theatre (8.3 miles)
Travel to the heart of downtown Birmingham to catch a movie, a theatrical performance or a concert at this historic venue that's been hosting shows since 1927.
Phone: +1 (205) 252-2262
- Aldridge Botanical Gardens (6.1 miles)
You can connect with nature through art and awe-inspiring landscapes at this nearby attraction, home to beautiful plants, bird species and garden trails.
Phone: +1 (205) 682-8019
- Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center (8.7 miles)
Located on the campus of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, this cultural arts center welcomes more than 300 events for year-round entertainment.
Phone: +1 (205) 975-2787
- Barber Motorsports Park (13.7 miles)
Take in a race at this 750-acre motorsports facility that also features the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, displaying an expansive collection of motorcycles.
Phone: +1 (205) 699-7275
- Birmingham Botanical Gardens (5.2 miles)
Calm your spirit as you tiptoe through the tulips, rose bushes and lush gardens at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. This 67.5-acre attraction features trees, flowers and water features along winding pathways that are certain to create a serene experience.
Phone: +1 (205) 414-3900
- Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex (8.6 miles)
If you're here for a convention, sporting event or live entertainment, it's likely you'll be visiting this multi-purpose facility.
Phone: +1 (205) 458-8400
- Birmingham Zoo (5.5 miles)
Spend the day browsing the animal exhibits at this zoological park, home to more than 900 animals representing 200 species. Find all your favorite animals from sea lions and otters to rhinos and African elephants.
Phone: +1 (205) 879-0409
- Iron City (7.3 miles)
Grab a bite to eat at The Grill, on site, before seeing a concert of your favorite band or musician at this music and event venue that can accommodate up to 1,300 concertgoers.
Phone: +1 (205) 202-5483
- Legion Field Stadium (10.3 miles)
Football games and large outdoor events are the big draws at this 21,000-seat stadium.
Phone: +1 (205) 254-2391
- McWane Science Center (8.2 miles)
Explore four floors of science exhibits at this family-oriented attraction, where you can also sit down for a larger-than-life movie on the IMAX Dome.
Phone: +1 (205) 714-8300
- Oak Mountain State Park (13.9 miles)
Alabama's largest state park with nearly 10,000 acres, Oak Mountain provides visitors with hours of outdoor opportunities from hiking and biking to swimming and fishing.
Phone: +1 (205) 620-2524
- Railroad Park (8.5 miles)
A green space in downtown Birmingham that spans eight blocks, Railroad Park celebrates this city's industrial and artistic heritage with playgrounds, concerts and cultural events for wholesome family fun.
Phone: +1 (205) 521-9933
- Riverchase Galleria (7.1 miles)
Looking to buy something special? Find it here among the 200 upscale retailers that make up this regional mall. When you need to get off your feet, sit down to a great meal at one of the mall's restaurants, which include Outback Steakhouse or Olive Garden.
Phone: +1 (205) 985-3020
- Samford University (5.7 miles)
Visiting a student at Samford University or interested in touring? This Christian university is home to more than 5,000 students and offers a variety of areas of study from law to nursing.
Phone: +1 (205) 726-2011
- The Summit Birmingham (2 miles)
This one-stop shopping and entertainment destination offers places to eat, shop, watch movies and gather with friends.
Phone: +1 (205) 967-0111
- Vulcan Park & Museum (6.7 miles)
You can't miss the towering statue of Vulcan, the Roman god of fire and forge, on display in this 10-acre park that pays homage to Birmingham's iron and steel industry. Learn more about what this statue signifies when you visit the museum.
Phone: +1 (205) 933-1409
- Birmingham International Airport (BHM) (12.4 miles)
- Public Transit Bus Stop (across from hotel)
- Altec Industries (10.5 miles)
- Assurant (4.4 miles)
- AT&T (8 miles)
- BE&K (2.4 miles)
- Colonial Properties Trust (4.6 miles)
- Command Alkon (2.8 miles)
- EBSCO (7.5 miles)
- Emergency & Specialty Animal Medical Center (0.5 miles)
- Federal Reserve (5.3 miles)
- Grandview Medical Center (1 mile)
- HealthSouth (1.6 miles)
- KBR - Kellogg Brown and Root (1 mile)
- Motion Industries (11.8 miles)
- UAB Medical Center (7.9 miles)
- Wells Fargo (8.2 miles)