Work at Shaw Air Force Base and Enjoy Local Attractions
Stay in Sumter at the Country Inn & Suites to enjoy quick access to the area’s top attractions, from the beauty of Swan Lake Iris Gardens to the thrills of a baseball game at Riley Park. Find the perfect souvenir for your visit by shopping at the Sumter Mall or Sumter County Gallery of Art. Thanks to our location off U.S. 378 and near Sumter Airport (SUM), our hotel accommodations
are also ideal for guests traveling for work at downtown businesses, Sumter Industrial Park and Shaw Air Force Base.Family-friendly Adventures
- Palmetto Tennis Center (2 miles)
Play during the day or evenings on one of the 24 state-of-the-art courts at this tennis center, the largest in the state.
Phone: +1 (803) 774-3969
- Shaw Air Force Base (8 miles)
Since World War II, Shaw Air Force Base has played a major role in the United States military. The base is one of the largest flying fields in the U.S., and the 20th Fighter Wing Public Affairs office can set up group tours.
Phone: +1 (803) 895-1620
- Sumter Mall (1.6 miles)
After shopping at anchors such as Belk, JCPenney and Roses, stop by the food court for a quick meal. This mall is also home to national retailers like Bath & Body Works, GNC, Kay Jewelers and Victoria's Secret.
Phone: +1 (803) 775-6387
Experience Local Culture
- Sumter County Gallery of Art (3.6 miles)
Explore this 24,000-square-foot facility as you marvel at works from artists throughout the Sumter, Lee and Clarendon counties. Then visit the gift shop to take home a unique souvenir.
Phone: +1 (803) 775-0543
- Sumter County Museum (3.8 miles)
Get to know some of the history of Gamecock City by visiting this museum, home to the Carolina Backcountry Homestead, the Williams-Brice House and a heritage center.
Phone: +1 (803) 775-0908
- Sumter Little Theatre (3.2 miles)
Founded in 1941, the Sumter Little Theatre is a non-profit organization that offers a wide variety of entertaining and educational plays and events.
Phone: +1 (803) 775-2150
- Riley Park (3.2 miles)
This 2,000-seat baseball park hosts the Sumter P-15's American Legion Baseball Team, USC Sumter and Morris College.
- Swan Lake Iris Gardens (3 miles)
See the Japanese Iris blooming during the summer, take a relaxing stroll along the trails, and try to spot the eight species of swans that call this park home.
Phone: +1 (803) 436-2640
- Murphy USA Gas Station (0.3 miles)
- Sumter Airport (3 miles)
- Tranquil Journey Spa (1.9 miles)
- U.S. Post Office (3.9 miles)