Discover top things to do in Albany like visits to Radium Springs

When you book one of the comfortable hotel rooms at the Country Inn & Suites in Albany, you’ll be minutes from the best things to do in the area. If you’re here with family, combine learning and fun with a visit to the Flint RiverQuarium or the planetarium at Thronateeska Heritage Center. Kids also love meeting the animals at Chehaw Park & Zoo or spending a hot summer afternoon in the fountains at Riverfront Park. If you’re on a romantic getaway, you can stroll through the exhibits at the Albany Museum of Art before enjoying dinner in one of downtown Albany’s great restaurants. Here for business? The hotel is about 15 minutes from events at the Albany Civic Center. You can take a break from on-site meetings with a quick round of golf at River Pointe Golf Club, less than five miles away.

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Albany James H. Gray, Sr. Civic Center

4.58 mi / 7.37 km from the hotel
With a capacity for more than 10,000 people, this civic center plays host to numerous business events, conventions, and trade shows annually.

Albany Municipal Auditorium

4.16 mi / 6.7 km from the hotel
Concerts, ballets, and musicals take the stage at the Albany Municipal Auditorium. Built in the early 20th century and restored in 1986, this 965-seat venue is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Albany State University

5.22 mi / 8.4 km from the hotel
Founded in 1903, this historically black university is home to more than 5,500 students. You can don your royal blue and gold attire and cheer on the Golden Rams at the ASU Coliseum.


0.14 mi / 0.23 km from the hotel
Customize your drink at the Coca-Cola Freestyle machine before sitting down in front of the latest blockbuster at this 16-screen theater.

Chehaw Park & Zoo

3.86 mi / 6.21 km from the hotel
As one of only two accredited zoos in the state of Georgia, Chehaw is home to more than 200 animals from across the world. The 800-acre park offers fishing, picnic areas, an RC track, and multiple trails for biking and hiking, among other amenities.

Flint RiverQuarium

4.38 mi / 7.04 km from the hotel
Get up close to freshwater fish and ocean life at Flint RiverQuarium, an attraction that appeals to visitors of all ages. Built for education as well as entertainment, this facility features exhibits highlighting the importance of water conservation.

Albany Civil Rights Institute

4.46 mi / 7.17 km from the hotel
Learn about the legacy of the civil rights movement through interactive exhibitions at this state-of-the-art museum encompassing over 12,000 square feet.

River Pointe Golf Club

4.25 mi / 6.83 km from the hotel
Situated on the scenic banks of Lake Chehaw, River Pointe is a semi-private, 18-hole course that caters to more experienced players.

Thronateeska Heritage Center

4.22 mi / 6.79 km from the hotel
Take the kids to explore the interactive exhibits at the Thronateeska Heritage Center’s history and science museums. Then drop by the Wetherbee Planetarium to go on an exciting digital tour of the galaxy.

Radium Springs Gardens

7.71 mi / 12.41 km from the hotel
Known as one of Georgia’s seven natural wonders, this beautiful spring puts out around 70,000 gallons of water a day. Spend an afternoon gazing at the pristine turquoise waters and strolling the surrounding gardens.

Albany Museum of Art

2.53 mi / 4.07 km from the hotel
This vibrant institution hosts rotating exhibitions and offers a permanent collection ranging from 19th-century European paintings to an exceptional body of traditional African art. Kids can enjoy learning in the interactive AMAzing space.

Riverfront Park

4.46 mi / 7.18 km from the hotel
Take a bike ride along the three-mile Riverwalk, bring the kids to Turtle Grove Play Park, or enjoy a picnic near the greens, pavilions, and fountains of this popular park in downtown Albany.