Stay Six Miles from Albany State University
A stone’s throw away from Exit 7 on U.S. Route 82, our Country Inn & Suites hotel in southwest Georgia is within 15 minutes of the area’s best tourist attractions. Three thrilling golf courses are less than seven miles away, and the MillerCoors Brewery is just a few miles east of downtown. If you’re looking for kid-friendly activities, walk next door to AMC Albany 16 to watch the latest blockbuster or make the two-mile drive to see exotic animals at Chehaw park. You can also check the online calendars for the Albany Municipal Auditorium, the Albany Civic Center and Albany State University to see which events are happening during your stay. Still not sure what to do? Stop at the nearby Albany Welcome Center
for a handful of brochures and some insider tips.
- AMC Albany 16 (walking distance)
Customize your drink at the Coca-Cola Freestyle machine before sitting down in front of the latest blockbuster at this 16-screen theater.
Phone: +1 (229) 420-9106
- Chehaw (4 miles)
As one of only two accredited zoos in the state of Georgia, Chehaw showcases 200-plus animals from across the world. More than just a zoo, this natural area boasts 700 acres of pristine parkland and often hosts traditional Native American festivals.
Phone: +1 (229) 430-5275
- Flint RiverQuarium (2 miles)
Bring your family face-to-face with freshwater fishes and ocean life at Flint RiverQuarium. Built for education as well as entertainment, this facility features a variety of exhibits that show the importance of water conservation.
Phone: +1 (229) 639-2650
Colleges and Event Centers
- Albany James H. Gray, Sr. Civic Center (6.1 miles)
Capable of accommodating up to 10,000 people, this civic center plays host to numerous business events, conventions and trade shows throughout the year.
Phone: +1 (229) 430-3804
- Albany Municipal Auditorium (5.5 miles)
Concerts, ballets and musicals take the stage all year long at the Albany Municipal Auditorium. Built in 1915 and restored in ’86, this 965-seat venue is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Phone: +1 (229) 430-5200
- Albany State University (ASU) (6 miles)
Founded in 1903, this historically black university is home to more than 3,300 students. Be sure to don your royal blue and gold attire and cheer on the Golden Rams at ASU Coliseum.
Phone: +1 (229) 430-4600
- Doublegate Country Club (5.3 miles)
Doublegate’s elegant 18-hole course was designed by George Cobb, Shirley Cooper and Jack Rowe and built in 1960. Features include target greens, a practice bunker and a 12,000-square-foot putting green.
Phone: +1 (229) 436-6501
- River Pointe Golf Club (4.7 miles)
Situated on the scenic banks of Lake Chehaw, River Pointe was designed by golf course architect Mike Young. This semi-private 18-hole course caters to more experienced players.
Phone: +1 (229) 883-4885
- Stonebridge Golf and Country Club (6.9 miles)
In addition to featuring an 18-hole golf course, Stonebridge boasts seven clay tennis courts, a swimming pool, a full-service fitness center and an on-site restaurant.
Phone: +1 (229) 889-0312
Museums and Tours
- Albany Civil Rights Institute (6 miles)
Learn about the legacy of the Civil Rights movement through interactive exhibitions at this 12,315-square-foot, state-of-the-art museum.
Phone: +1 (229) 432-1698
- MillerCoors Brewery (7.5 miles)
If you want to see how 10 million barrels of beer are brewed each year, take a tour of this mammoth brewery, a staple of south Georgia’s economy.
Phone: +1 (229) 420-5000
- Greyhound Lines (7 miles)
For transportation to destinations around the country, hop aboard a spacious Greyhound bus at this station on the south side of downtown Albany.
Phone: +1 (229) 432-0511
- Southwest Georgia Regional Airport (ABY) (9 miles)
Need a ride from the airport to the Country Inn & Suites? Call our hotel to arrange taxi and/or shuttle services, and our friendly staff members will do their best to ensure you never miss a flight.
Phone: +1 (229) 430-5175