Stay Close to SCAD and Other Savannah Attractions
Immerse yourself in the history and beauty of Savannah when you stay at the Country Inn & Suites. Take a leisurely stroll through the Savannah Botanical Gardens and Forsyth Park, less than five miles from the hotel. Savannah is home to the largest National Historic Landmark District in the United States, and the Old Savannah Trolley offers complimentary rides from the hotel to the Historic District. The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) and Telfair Museum of Art are a 15-minute drive away, and just a little further from the hotel, you can soak up Tybee Island’s coastal beauty.
Area attractions near the hotel include:
- Armstrong State University (4.2 miles)
A fixture of Savannah’s history and driving force for Savannah’s future, this beautiful 268-acre campus is home to a thriving liberal arts university with students from all across the country.
Phone: +1 (912) 344-2576
- City Market (6 miles)
Take your time as you wander through the restored warehouses and storefronts of this four-block market that offers unique opportunities for shopping and socializing.
Phone: +1 (912) 232-4903
- Forsyth Park (4.1 miles)
Located in the heart of Old Savannah, Forsyth Park surrounds visitors with relaxed charm and beauty. Offering everything from farmers’ markets to concerts to recreation, this 30-acre park serves as a Savannah’s social center.
Phone: +1 (912) 651-6610
- Georgia State Railroad Museum (4.8 miles)
This museum is sure to delight railroad enthusiasts and casual tourists alike. Visitors can see steam and diesel trains in this complex that has been part of Savannah’s culture since 1850.
Phone: +1 (912) 651-6823
- Old Fort Jackson (6.2 miles)
Here’s your chance to experience history for yourself. With interactive programs and daily cannon firings, visitors of all ages will be thrilled by this Civil War-era bastion along the Savannah riverfront.
Phone: +1 (912) 232-3945
- Savannah Botanical Gardens (1.5 miles)
Just minutes from Savannah’s Historic District, this exhibit of natural beauty offers guests year-round access to peaceful surroundings. Meticulously maintained herb and flower gardens border quiet walking paths and a placid pond.
Phone: +1 (912) 355-3883
- Savannah Civic Center (5 miles)
From beautiful ballet performances to concerts by the world’s greatest musicians, exciting sporting events to hilarious comedy shows, the Savannah Civic Center has it all.
Phone: +1 (912) 651-6550
- Savannah College of Art and Design (4.7 miles)
With a #1 ranked interior design program, SCAD maintains a reputation for cultivating creative inspiration and training some of the world’s top design minds. The campus is also home to the SCAD Museum of Art, featuring works that inspire students and visitors alike.
Phone: +1 (912) 525-5100 or +1 (800) 869-7223
- Savannah State University (3.9 miles)
This university has been an integral part of higher education and community culture for more than 125 years. A visit to the campus allows visitors to walk through Savannah’s past while interacting with those shaping its future.
Phone: +1 (912) 358-4338
- Surf Lagoon Waterpark (18 miles)
Stay cool during the summer heat as you cruise the lazy river, surf down waterslides and catch some rays on the zero-entry beaches of Surf Lagoon Waterpark.
- Telfair Museum of Art: Academy of Arts & Sciences (5.1 miles)
Home to a permanent art collection of more than 4,000 pieces in addition to regularly scheduled exhibits, the Telfair Museum of Art offers visitors a culturally enriching experience.
Phone: +1 (912) 790-8800
- Tybee Island Lighthouse (16 miles)
The Tybee Island Lighthouse has been responsible for directing ships into the Savannah River for more than 270 years. Visitors to the five-acre site are treated to incredible views, photo opportunities and an educational museum on the grounds.
Phone: +1 (912) 786-5801