Experience NASCAR Thrills near Our Florence Hotel
Located just 7.5 miles from Darlington Raceway, the Country Inn & Suites provides an ideal pit stop for NASCAR fans in town to witness the high-octane excitement. Those visiting the iconic track also have the opportunity to explore the history of the sport with a tour of the Darlington Raceway Stock Car Museum. For those who prefer quieter pursuits, Beaver Creek Golf Club offers a par-72 course less than three miles from the hotel, and the acclaimed Country Club of South Carolina lies less than eight miles away. Nearby Magnolia Mall is home to more than 70 stores that provide a full day of shopping for retail enthusiasts. Business travelers appreciate our proximity to the Florence Civic Center, and the hotel offers quick commutes to Francis Marion University for those embarking on college visits.
- Beaver Creek Golf Club (2.2 miles)
Book a tee time in advance, and test your golf skills on this popular public course.
Phone: +1 (843) 393-5441
- The Country Club of South Carolina (7.6 miles)
This 18-hole tournament golf course, designed by Ellis Maples and known for its striking scenery, has hosted golf legends Tom Lehman and Lee Janzen. Grab lunch on site at Duffers Bar & Grill, and then stick around to enjoy dinner at The Grill Room.
Phone: +1 (843) 669-0920
- Darlington Raceway (7.5 miles)
Famous among racing fans for its unique and challenging design, the Darlington Raceway is one of the most popular venues for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.
Phone: +1 (866) 459-7223
- Darlington Raceway Stock Car Museum (7.5 miles)
With a focus on stock car racing’s history and famous figures, the Darlington Raceway Stock Car Museum features an exhibit of classic cars that makes it a must-see for racing fans.
Phone: +1 (843) 395-8821
Education and Entertainment
- Florence Civic Center (3.8 miles)
This 50,000-square-foot facility serves as the home of the Florence Symphony Orchestra and plays host to a variety of trade shows and performances throughout the year.
Phone: +1 (843) 679-9417
- Francis Marion University (8.9 miles)
The Country Inn & Suites offers easy access to this liberal arts university of about 4,000 students. Named for South Carolina native and Revolutionary War hero Francis Marion, the school offers an impressive array of undergraduate and graduate programs.
Phone: +1 (843) 661-1231
Shopping and Leisure
- Magnolia Mall (3.3 miles)
With more than 70 stores and an abundance of dining options, Magnolia Mall offers a perfect opportunity to hunt for brand names and bargains during your stay.
Phone: +1 (843) 669-0725
- Myrtle Beach (75 miles)
Travelers on the road to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina’s number one tourist destination, will appreciate the chance to break up their trip by resting at the Country Inn & Suites, ideally located just off I-95 and Highway 52.