Shop, Dine and Tour in Downtown Savannah, GA
Ideally located for easy access to all the things that make Savannah worth exploring, the Country Inn & Suites is the perfect home base for visiting top attractions like Tybee Island Lighthouse, City Market and Lucas Theatre. Head to the downtown's River Street district to browse shops, pop into museums or dine in one of the award-winning restaurants. Shopping opportunities abound with the Savannah Festival Outlet Mall and the Savannah and Oglethorpe malls, all within minutes of the hotel. You can also take the family to see the animals at Oatland Island or cool off on the rides at Surf Lagoon Water Park.
These popular attractions are close by:
- Armstrong Atlantic University (7.4 miles)
Take a tour of the campus of Armstrong Atlantic University, offering graduate and undergraduate degrees in biology, nursing, health, education, liberal arts, science, English, psychology, technology and more.
Phone: +1 (912) 344-2576
- Bonaventure Cemetery (18.5 miles)
Be on the lookout for the tombstones of historically significant greats like poet Conrad Aiken, Academy Award-winning lyricist Johnny Mercer and Georgia's first governor, Edward Telfair during a peaceful stroll through this 100-acre cemetery. Bonaventure Cemetery also serves as a reflection of changing views on death and dying in the Victorian era.
Phone: +1 (912) 651-6843
- City Market (15.1 miles)
Once the site where farmers and traders of the early 1700's sold their goods and wares, this four-block area in the historic district is now a hub for entertainment, dining and shopping in restored warehouses and shop fronts.
Phone: +1 (912) 232-4903
- Fort Pulaski National Monument (13.6 miles)
Learn about this 19th-century fort that once served as a base for the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Designed by Napoleon's engineer, the fort fell during the Civil War, but it still remains intact with moats, drawbridges, enormous ramparts and mysterious tunnels.
Phone: +1 (912) 786-5787
- Georgia State Railroad Museum (14.7 miles)
Railroad enthusiasts won't want to miss a stop at this popular attraction, home to restored antique locomotives, enchanting model trains, a working roundhouse and an old-fashioned repair shop. After your tour of the museum, treat yourself to lunch in a restored dining car.
Phone: +1 (912) 651-6823
- Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace (15 miles)
This museum and program center offers a look at the life of Juliette Gordon Low, founder of the Girl Scouts of America.
Phone: +1 (912) 233-4501
- Lucas Theatre (15.2 miles)
Catch a film, theater production, or music or dance performance at this cultural center, featuring architecture inspired by Greek Revival, Adams-style, Art Deco and Neoclassical periods.
Phone: +1 (912) 525-5040
- Oatland Island (20.7 miles)
For entertainment for the whole family, plan a visit to Oatland Island, a compact, zoo-like preserve that features dozens of species in natural habitats, plus educational programs.
Phone: +1 (912) 395-1212
- River Street (14.8 miles)
Visit the open markets, stores and restaurants along the Broad River at River Street, and then enjoy a snack while you relax by the water.
Phone: +1 (912) 234-0295
- Savannah Children's Museum (14.7 miles)
Turn your kids loose in this two-level outdoor museum, where they are encouraged to create things, make noise and play games. More than a dozen exhibits in the Imagination Station, including an underground archeology table, imagination playground, giant building blocks and life-size games such as tic-tac-toe, provide kids of all ages with hours of educational entertainment.
Phone: +1 (912) 651-6840
- Savannah State University (16.2 miles)
Tours are offered at Savannah State University, a four-year, state-supported university. Savannah State is the oldest public, historically black university in Georgia.
Phone: +1 (912) 358-4778
- SCAD (14.8 miles)
Got business at the Savannah College of Art and Design? You're just minutes from this beautiful private, nonprofit university with locations in Savannah and Atlanta, Hong Kong and Lacoste, France.
Phone: +1 (912) 525-5100
- Surf Lagoon Water Park (14 miles)
Families love outings at this cool, seasonal attraction, featuring high slides, a beach and a water playground.
Phone: +1 (912) 988-1801
- Tanger Outlets (14 miles)
Look for deals at Tanger Outlets, where you can find all your favorite brand-name stores among more than 80 retailers.
- Tybee Island (32.6 miles)
Plan a day trip to Tybee Island, one of Georgia's barrier islands. You can enjoy live music, shop or explore the marshes. Tote your camera to the top of the lighthouse for spectacular views of the ocean.
- University of Georgia Marine Education Center and Aquarium (19.7 miles)
Learn all about marine life at this family favorite, nestled on a gorgeous tract of land at the very end of Skidaway Island. The University of Georgia Marine Education Center and Aquarium—the first saltwater aquarium in the state—features 16 exhibit tanks showcasing a variety of Georgia's marine life, including horseshoe crabs, stingrays, striped mullet, jellyfish, pompano, longnose gar, lionfish and seahorses.
Phone: +1 (912) 598-3474