Dine, Shop and Explore Nightlife in Downtown Griffin
Stay at the Country Inn & Suites and position yourself amid the arts, dining and music scene of Griffin. Located off Highway 41 and within an easy one-hour drive of Atlanta, our hotel allows guests to visit top attractions like the World of Coca-Cola, Philips Arena and Centennial Olympic Park. For entertainment close by, amble through Wyomia Tyus Olympic Park or catch a NASCAR race at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. You can also drive 15 miles to Nash Farms Battlefield & Museum to see where two Civil War battles were fought. Atlanta Falcons fans are only 35 miles from the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, where they can watch their team punt, pass and kick its way to victory.
- Downtown Atlanta (34 miles)
Spend the day in downtown Atlanta to experience excellent dining, great shopping and an extraordinary arts scene. You’ll also find popular attractions such as the Georgia Aquarium and CNN Studios.
- Griffin Historic Downtown (4 miles)
Explore the dining and entertainment options in downtown Griffin, where you can find live music, a theater and seasonal festivals.
History and Education
- Georgia Station (5 miles)
Operated by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, the Georgia Experiment Station focuses on the region's agricultural industry and conducts research in several areas, including soil erosion and crop production.
Phone: +1 (770) 412-4400
- Nash Farm Battlefield & Museum (15 miles)
Visit the site of two Civil War battles at this attraction and browse the exhibits at the museum, which features clothing, Civil War artifacts and a collection of documents.
Phone: +1 (404) 281-8651
- Atlanta Motor Speedway (7.8 miles)
Be within minutes of NASCAR races, big-name performers and special events at this multipurpose venue featuring a 1.54-mile quad-oval track and a 111,000-seat capacity.
Phone: +1 (770) 946-4211
- Magnolia Lanes (1.4 miles)
Looking for a fun family activity? Head to Magnolia Lanes to bowl, play games and grab a bite to eat between strikes, spares and gutter balls.
Phone: +1 (770) 229-2695
- World of Coca-Cola (35 miles)
Everything you ever wanted to know about Coca-Cola can be discovered at this museum in Atlanta. Do a taste test, browse the photo gallery and meet the Coca-Cola polar bear mascot during your adventure.
Phone: +1 (404) 676-5151
- Centennial Olympic Park (40 miles)
This 21-acre park in downtown Atlanta welcomes a variety of year-round events, including a summer music concert series and an annual Independence Day concert and fireworks display.
Phone: +1 (404) 223-4412
- Wyomia Tyus Olympic Park (2.5 miles)
For a fun way to exercise, head to this nearby park with rubberized and paved trails, stretching and exercise areas, and lighted trails for evening strolls.
Phone: +1 (770) 467-4750
Sports Venues and Convention Centers
- The Club at Shoal Creek (4.1 miles)
When playing this course, be sure to keep your eyes open for the wildlife that hangs out near the fairways, including birds, deer, rabbits and the resident bald eagle.
Phone: +1 (770) 228-4744
- Georgia World Congress Center (35 miles)
This convention center boasts nearly four million square feet of exhibition space, hosting events that draw up to a million visitors a year.
Phone: +1 (404) 223-4000
- Philips Arena (35 miles)
Take a seat courtside to cheer for the Atlanta Hawks NBA basketball team as these star athletes shoot for three-point conversions. Philips Arena also welcomes live concerts and special shows like the Harlem Globetrotters.
Phone: +1 (404) 878-3000