Dine, Shop and Explore Nightlife in Downtown Griffin
When you make the Country Inn & Suites your relaxation destination, you position yourself in the quaint community of Griffin with its arts, dining and music scene and within an hour of bustling Atlanta that features top attractions like the World of Coca-Cola, Philips Arena and Centennial Olympic Park. Stay close to enjoy a hike at 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. If you're an Atlanta Falcons fan, head 35 miles away to the Georgia Dome to watch the team punt, pass and kick its way to victory.
Find plenty of things to see and do around Griffin, including:
- Atlanta Motor Speedway (7.8 miles)
Be within minutes of NASCAR races, big-name performers and special events at this multi-purpose venue, featuring a 1.54-mile quad-oval track and a 111,000-seat capacity.
Phone: +1 (770) 946-4211
- 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
- The Club at Shoal Creek Golf Course (4.1 miles)
When playing this course, be sure to keep your eyes open to glimpse the wildlife that hangs out near the fairways, including birds, deer, rabbits and the resident bald eagle.
Phone: +1 (770) 228-4744
- Downtown Atlanta (34 miles)
Spend the day in downtown Atlanta to experience excellent dining, exciting entertainment, great shopping and an extraordinary arts scene.
- Georgia Dome (35 miles)
Cheer on the Atlanta Falcons football team at the NFL team's home stadium, or catch a special show at this domed stadium that hosts an array of events for year-round entertainment.
Phone: +1 (404) 223-9200
- Georgia Experiment 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
- 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
- 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.
- 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
- Nash Farm Battlefield & Museum (15 miles)
Visit the site of two Civil War battles at this attraction and browse the exhibits at the museum that features period clothing, Civil War artifacts and a collection of documents.
Phone: +1 (404) 281-8651
- 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
- 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
- Wyomia Tyus Olympic Park (2.5 miles)
For a fun way to exercise, head to this nearby park that is home to rubberized and paved trails, stretching and exercise areas, and lighted trails for evening strolls.
Phone: +1 (770) 467-4750
Atlanta Motor Speedway:
- Summit Racing Equipment Atlanta Motorama (Apr 22-23, 2017)
- Georgia State Fair (Sep-Oct)