Stay close to the best things to do in Dalton and Northwest Georgia
Whether you’re looking for low-key fun or high-energy adventure, our spacious rooms at the Country Inn & Suites, Dalton, GA place you near the area’s top things to do, such as riding the coasters at Lake Winnepesaukah. Discover the unique shops, outdoor markets, and local restaurants in downtown Dalton, or venture out to Johns Mountain to hike up to Keown Falls. The whole family will love Prater’s Mill, where you can watch the antique millstones grind corn into cornmeal and then purchase your own two-pound bag. For even more fun, drive about 40 minutes to Chattanooga to explore the Creative Discovery Museum or cruise down the Tennessee River on the Southern Belle Riverboat.
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Chickamauga National Military Park18.35 mi / 29.54 km from the hotel
Take a self-guided tour of the site of the 1863 Battle of Chickamauga, which was one of the largest battles in the Civil War. After the tour, you can stop by the visitor center to see the park’s most popular exhibit—a collection of rare military weaponry.
Chief Vann House State Historic Site10.31 mi / 16.59 km from the hotel
Once the home of Cherokee leader James Vann in the early 1800s, this house is now a museum with well-preserved hand carvings, a floating staircase, a 12-foot mantle, and numerous antiques.
Creative Discovery Museum26.8 mi / 43.14 km from the hotel
Visitors of all ages are fascinated by this museum, dedicated to enhancing children’s imaginations and sparking creativity. Kids can explore a riverboat, learn basic woodworking, and make sculptures with hands-on exhibits.
Fort Mountain State Park17.04 mi / 27.42 km from the hotel
Hike, horseback ride, or mountain bike along the winding trails of this scenic park on Highway 52, which offers its own spectacular views as you drive to the park. While there, be sure to visit the ancient stone wall that sits at the top of the mountain.
Hamilton Place21.01 mi / 33.82 km from the hotel
Shop for furniture, clothes, or accessories at this retail hot spot, featuring shops like TJ Maxx and Sephora. You can stick around for dinner at one of the on-site restaurants like Bonefish Grill.
Historic Downtown Dalton2.16 mi / 3.48 km from the hotel
From local bands and farmers markets to quirky bookshops and friendly pubs, downtown Dalton has everything you need for a fun-filled day.
Prater’s Mill10.55 mi / 16.98 km from the hotel
There’s plenty to keep you busy at Prater’s Mill, a living history museum that features a working grist mill, a general store, and a cotton gin. Hike the nature trails, take a canoe ride on Coahulla Creek, or treat the kids to a pony ride.
Southern Belle Riverboat27.11 mi / 43.63 km from the hotel
For a great way to see the area, hop aboard the Southern Belle riverboat for a scenic cruise on the Tennessee River.
Tunnel Hill Heritage Center6.01 mi / 9.67 km from the hotel
Enjoy a long walk through the Western & Atlantic Tunnel, which spans almost a third of a mile, as you learn about its importance during the Civil War and its fame after the tunnel’s story was told in the 1956 film The Great Locomotive Chase.
Lake Winnepesaukah20.37 mi / 32.78 km from the hotel
Challenge your family to a bout in the bumper cars or a ride down Cannon Ball roller coaster at Lake Winnie. You can cool off at SOAKya Water Park and then stop by the kiddie section to let your little ones enjoy ladybug cars, boats, and swings.
Johns Mountain8.66 mi / 13.93 km from the hotel
Part of Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests, this summit is crisscrossed with trails that lead to beautiful valley vistas and a viewing platform at the top of Keown Falls.
Dalton Convention Center0.12 mi / 0.2 km from the hotel
From trade shows and conferences to holiday markets and college commencements, the Dalton Convention Center hosts many of the area’s largest gatherings. Check the center’s calendar to learn more about upcoming events.