Explore Savannah from This Hotel's Location off I-95
For a great home base to experience all that Savannah offers, consider this hotel's location off I-95 within minutes of Hunter Army Airfield, the Savannah Festival Outlet Mall and the Georgia coast. Climb to the top of Tybee Island Lighthouse, explore the deals at Savannah and Oglethorpe malls, or visit the historic sites and award-winning restaurants in downtown's River Street district, all within easy reach of the Country Inn & Suites, Savannah. You can also be close to the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV), making travel in and out of the area even easier.Enjoy these popular attractions during your stay:
- Armstrong Atlantic University
Parents of students attending Armstrong Atlantic University or prospective students appreciate the hotel's proximity to this school, which offers graduate and undergraduate degrees in biology, nursing, health, education, liberal arts, science, English, psychology, technology and more.
- Bonaventure Cemetery
Stroll through this 100-acre cemetery and find tombstones of historically significant greats like poet Conrad Aiken, academy award-winning lyricist Johnny Mercer and Georgia's first governor, Edward Telfair. Bonaventure Cemetery also serves as a reflection of changing views on death and dying in the Victorian era.
- City Market
Spanning a four-block area in the historic district, City Market is comprised of restored warehouses and shop fronts offering places for entertainment, dining and shopping. Adjacent to Ellis Square, this commercial and social center is the original site farmers and traders of the early 1700’s once used to sell goods and wares. Today, it demonstrates the perfect blend of both the old and new of this beautiful city.
- Fort Pulaski National Monument
History buffs won't want to miss visiting this 19th-century fort, once occupied by the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Designed by Napoleon's engineer, this landmark is only a 15-minute drive from downtown Savannah. Although it fell during the Civil War, it still remains intact, with moats, drawbridges, enormous ramparts and mysterious tunnels.
- Georgia State Railroad Museum
Enjoy lunch in a restored dining car and then visit the museum, home to restored antique locomotives, enchanting model trains, a working roundhouse and an old-fashioned repair shop, at the Georgia State Railroad Museum, considered the largest and most complete antebellum railroad repair facility still in existence.
- Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace (15 miles)
Visit the birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low, founder of the Girl Scouts of America, now owned and operated by the organization as a museum and program center.
Phone: +1 (912) 233-4501
- Lucas Theatre
Admire the architecture of this Savannah, GA theater, inspired by Greek revival, Adams-inspired, Art Deco and Neoclassical periods, and then stay for a film, a theater production, or a music or dance performance.
- Oatland Island
For a great family outing, stop by this compact, zoo-like preserve, featuring dozens of species in natural habitats, plus educational programs.
- River Street (14.8 miles)
Spend a relaxing afternoon along the Broad River when you visit River Street, lined with open markets, stores and restaurants. Stop in one of the candy shops for a box of pralines to enjoy while you sit along the water.
Be close to the beautiful campus of Savannah College of Art and Design, a private, nonprofit university with locations in Savannah and Atlanta, Hong Kong and Lacoste, France, and with a mission to help uniquely qualified students pursue their passion of the fine arts.
- Savannah Children's Museum
Opened in June 2012, this two-level, outdoor museum aims to encourage kids to use their hands, make noise and interact with their surroundings. 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, make this attraction a must-see during your visit to Savannah.
- Savannah State University
Savannah State University is a four-year, state-supported, historically black university located in Savannah, Georgia. Savannah State is the oldest public, historically black university in Georgia.
- Surf Lagon Water Park (14 miles)
Cool off on all the water rides at this fun attraction.
Phone: +1 (912) 988-1801
- Tanger Outlets (14 miles)
Shop at all your favorite brand name stores, offering outlet prices, at this shopping center with more than 85 stores.
- Tybee Island (32.6 miles)
Discover plenty of things to keep you busy during your visit to one of Georgia's barrier islands, Tybee Island. Enjoy live music, shopping and exploring the marshes. Climb the lighthouse for spectacular views of the ocean and then tour the museum across the street.
- University of Georgia Marine Education Center and Aquarium
Fun for all ages, this destination is 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.
- IHOP - open 24 hours (walking distance)
- Applebee’s (walking distance)
- Ruby Tuesday (walking distance)
- Houlihan’s (walking distance)
- Shellhouse Restaurant (0.5 miles)