Visit Downtown Kingsland and Crooked River State Park
Less than 15 minutes from historic St. Marys and six miles from the Kings Bay naval base, the Country Inn & Suites in Kingsland provides comfortable accommodations
for visitors to southeast Georgia and northeast Florida. From our convenient location, it’s easy to take a day trip to Okefenokee Swamp, Jekyll Island or St. Simons Island. For enjoyable activities closer to the hotel, visit Orange Hall House Museum, St. Marys Submarine Museum or Crooked River State Park. Golfers can play a round at Laurel Island Links, while antique shoppers can search for treasures in downtown Brunswick. If you’re a football fan, don’t forget that the Jacksonville Jaguars
play their home games less than 45 minutes away.
Parks and Preserves:
- Crooked River State Park (8.8 miles)
Surround yourself with palmetto trees and oaks draped in Spanish moss at this state park. You can hike the trails to glimpse wildlife like tortoises and herons or visit the nature center to view fish, snakes and other indigenous creatures.
Phone: +1 (912) 882-5256
- Cumberland Island National Seashore (8.7 miles)
Hop on the ferry at St. Marys for the short ride to this island, filled with acres of protected wilderness and historic sites. Explore the island via a van-guided tour or rent a bike for traversing miles of unpaved roads.
Phone: +1 (912) 882-4336
- Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge (25 miles)
Take a guided boat tour through this famous swamp to snap close-up pictures of alligators, egrets, herons, turtles and other swamp-dwelling creatures.
Phone: +1 (912) 496-7836
- Downtown Brunswick (37 miles)
The world’s shrimp capital and home of Brunswick stew, this port town features plantations, whale-watching trips, ancient oaks and horseback riding tours.
Phone: +1 (912) 265-4032
- Historic St. Marys (8.4 miles)
St. Marys lies just across I-95 and is the gateway to Cumberland Island. This storied town is home to mansions, submarines, free-roaming horses and beautiful beaches.
Phone: +1 (912) 882-4000
- Jekyll Island (42 miles)
Stroll along the white beaches, play a round of golf, or take a ride on a bike trail. Jekyll Island, vacation haven of America’s Gilded Age elite, is ideal for history buffs, beachcombers and conservationists alike.
Phone: +1 (912) 635-3636
- St. Simons Island (43 miles)
Our hotel’s location is ideal for day trips to the one-and-only St. Simons Island, where you can tour Christ Church, take a bike ride, fish or climb the 129 steps at the iconic St. Simons Island Lighthouse and Museum.
Museums and Activities:
- Laurel Island Links (2.7 miles)
- Pack up your clubs, head to the coast and get in 18 holes at this affordable, top-notch course. Work your way around the fairways with marsh views and then stop for post-game treats and drinks at the on-site bar and grill.
Phone: +1 (912) 729-7277
- Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay (6 miles)
This 16,000-acre submarine base is home to U.S. Navy ballistic missile nuclear submarines and 4,000 acres of protected wetlands.
Phone: +1 (912) 673-2000
- St. Mary's Orange Hall House Museum (8.5 miles)
Step back into elegant antebellum life in this Greek Revival-style mansion built in the 1820s. The Dark of the Night tour comes highly recommended.
Phone: +1 (912) 576-3644
- St. Marys Submarine Museum (8.7 miles)
Dedicated to U.S. submarines, this intriguing museum houses photos, models and periscopes. Get up close to modern and vintage submarine equipment and World War II relics, and then stop by the gift shop for a souvenir on your way out.
Phone: +1 (912) 882-2782
Directions: The Country Inn & Suites, Kingsland is located near I-95. Take Exit 3 onto Highway 40 E, turn left and the hotel will be two blocks ahead on the left behind Sunoco.
Local Annual Events:
- Old-Time Oyster Roast (Jan-Feb)
- Kingsland Family Fall Festival (Oct)
- Kingsland Catfish Festival (Nov)
- Christmas in Kingsland (Dec)