Our I-64 Location Offers Easy Access to the State Capitol
Conveniently located just off I-64, the Country Inn & Suites, Charleston South, WV places you close to the top entertainment destinations and things to do in West Virginia’s capital city. Sports fans can catch a ballgame at Appalachian Power Park or the University of Charleston, both less than eight miles from the hotel. Plan a day in the great outdoors with a trip to Cato Park, where you can enjoy a refreshing swim followed by an open-air picnic. For a taste of Charleston’s history and culture, be sure to make the roughly six-mile commute to the grounds of the West Virginia State Capitol building, and then venture a little farther to take in a rousing symphony performance at the Clay Center.
History and Culture:
- West Virginia State Capitol (5.7 miles)
Impressive architecture, manicured landscaping and educational guided tours make the West Virginia State Capitol building a must-see attraction for Charleston visitors. The celebrated grounds include the grand Governor’s Mansion as well as statues of well-known figures like Abraham Lincoln and Stonewall Jackson.
Phone: +1 (304) 558-2234
- Clay Center (7.3 miles)
As the cultural center of Charleston, this renowned hall hosts art exhibits, planetarium shows and regular performances by the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra. Purchase tickets ahead of time for concerts by some of music’s biggest stars, like Jason Mraz and Melissa Etheridge.
Phone: +1 (304) 561-3570
- East End Historic District (7.5 miles)
Step back in time with a stroll along the historic streets located in Charleston’s charming East End. Keep an eye out for classic architecture styles like Greek Revival, Colonial and Italianate that adorn many of the buildings and houses.
Phone: +1 (304) 344-3879
- University of Charleston (3.8 miles)
Known for its well-respected graduate and undergraduate programs, the University of Charleston is also home to the Golden Eagles athletic teams and boasts a 22,500-person football stadium.
Phone: +1 (800) 995-GOUC
- Appalachian Power Park (7.6 miles)
Home of the West Virginia Power, this baseball stadium is the perfect place to kick back with a hot dog or ice-cream cone while watching for grand slams and fly balls.
Phone: +1 (304) 344-2287
- Charleston Town Center (7.9 miles)
With three levels of more than 100 specialty stores like White House Black Market, Sephora and LOFT, the Charleston Town Center offers hours of shopping satisfaction. After picking out an outfit, treat yourself to a sweet or savory treat from on-site eateries like Auntie Anne’s.
Phone: +1 (304) 345-9525
- Charleston Civic Center (8.8 miles)
Attend events ranging from concerts and ballets to trade shows, sporting events and lectures at this massive entertainment complex. Check the website for the schedule of performances by artists like Thomas Rhett, the Trans-Siberian Orchestra and more.
Phone: +1 (304) 345-1500
- Midland Trail (5 miles)
Hop in the car for a scenic drive along this 100-mile byway that passes noteworthy spots like the Gauley Bridge, the Mystery Hole and Old Central City.
Phone: +1 (304) 343-6001
- Cato Park (9.6 miles)
Go for a swim, settle in for a picnic or challenge your skills on a nine-hole golf course when you visit this quiet park located just outside of the city.
Phone: +1 (304) 348-6860
- Kanawha State Forest (9.7 miles)
Lace up your hiking boots and hit the awe-inspiring trails that wind through these scenic forest grounds. Afterward, enjoy a leisurely picnic in a quiet clearing or head to the water for an afternoon of fishing.
Phone: +1 (304) 558-3500