Savannah Offers Historical and Cultural Attractions
The Country Inn & Suites, Savannah Midtown, GA is situated six miles from downtown Savannah, making it the perfect home base for your sightseeing adventures in the area. Wander past the restored buildings of the City Market or learn about the Civil War at Old Fort Jackson. If you have a passion for the visual arts, tour Savannah College of Art and Design or stop by the Telfair Museums. The Savannah Botanical Gardens offer tranquil natural beauty less than two miles from the hotel. Hop aboard the Old Savannah Trolley, which provides complimentary rides from the hotel to the Historic District, to find a variety of attractions in the region.
Museums and History
- Armstrong State University (4.4 miles)
A vibrant liberal arts university, Armstrong State welcomes students from across the country to its scenic 268-acre campus.
Phone: +1 (912) 344-2576
- Savannah State University (4.8 miles)
Welcoming students for over 125 years, this university, along with Armstrong State and SCAD, makes Savannah a major educational destination.
Phone: +1 (912) 358-4338
- Savannah College of Art and Design (4.9 miles)
A premier university for creative and art-minded students, the Savannah College of Art and Design features a top-ranked interior design program and the impressive SCAD Museum of Art.
Phone: +1 (912) 525-5100 or +1 (800) 869-7223
- Georgia State Railroad Museum (8.5 miles)
Built in 1850, this museum hosts steam and diesel trains and is the oldest and largest 19th-century railroad complex in the U.S.
Phone: +1 (912) 651-6823
- Telfair Museums (8.7 miles)
The Telfair Museums offer an array of special exhibits and feature more than 4,500 pieces in their permanent collections.
Phone: +1 (912) 790-8800
- Old Fort Jackson (10 miles)
This fortification along the Savannah riverfront survived the War of 1812 as well as the Civil War and now offers interactive programs and daily cannon firings. Be sure to stop by this National Historic Landmark. Phone: +1 (912) 232-3945
- Tybee Island Light Station and Museum (19.6 miles)
Since 1736 the Tybee Island Lighthouse has directed ships safely into the Savannah River. Visit the five-acre site to tour the educational museum or enjoy a sunset tour.
Phone: +1 (912) 786-5801
Outdoor Fun and Entertainment
- Savannah Botanical Gardens (1.8 miles)
Stroll along peaceful walking paths past rose and vegetable gardens, or enjoy some quiet meditation by the tranquil pond.
Phone: +1 (912) 355-3883
- Forsyth Park (4.4 miles)
The largest of its kind in the Historic District, Forsyth Park spans 30 acres and serves as a venue for concerts and farmers’ markets.
Phone: +1 (912) 651-6610
- Savannah Civic Center (8.5 miles)
The Savannah Civic Center hosts a range of concerts, stand-up comedy events and ballet performances.
Phone: +1 (912) 651-6550
- City Market (9.5 miles)
This four-block market features local stores and restaurants housed inside historical, restored buildings.
Phone: +1 (912) 232-4903
- Surf Lagoon Water Park (18.6 miles)
Surf Lagoon offers a lazy river and multiple waterslides to cool off with during the hot days of summer.
Phone: +1 (912) 988-1801