Explore top things to do in Newnan and nearby downtown Atlanta

Enjoy small-town comfort within easy reach of family-friendly Atlanta attractions like Georgia Aquarium when you book a room or suite at the Country Inn & Suites, Newnan, GA. You can drive about 35 miles north to watch the Braves play at Truist Park or catch an Atlanta United match at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Close by the hotel, downtown Newnan offers plenty of things to do and see, including charming boutiques, historic houses, and local restaurants. To spend time in the beautiful Georgia sunshine, take a stroll through the gorgeous landscape of Dunaway Gardens or pack a picnic and drive roughly 30 minutes west to hike or boat in Chattahoochee Bend State Park.

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Georgia Aquarium

32.35 mi / 52.06 km from the hotel
The aquarium’s more than 10 million gallons of water are home to whale sharks, manta rays, and beluga whales—marine animals that are rarely exhibited in other aquariums. You can add special experiences like getting up close with a California sea lion.

Mercedes-Benz Stadium

31.78 mi / 51.15 km from the hotel
This state-of-the-art stadium serves as the home field for the Atlanta Falcons football and Atlanta United soccer teams. It features a retractable roof, a bar, a fantasy football lounge, and team stores.

Truist Park

37.72 mi / 60.7 km from the hotel
Baseball fans won’t want to miss seeing the Atlanta Braves play at this stadium. You can also buy tickets for a behind-the-scenes tour of the park and enjoy concerts, shopping, and dining at the Coca-Cola Roxy and The Battery Atlanta.

Ashley Park

1.4 mi / 2.25 km from the hotel
This open-air shopping center boasts more than 60 restaurants and stores, including favorites like Cold Stone Creamery, LOFT, and Dillard’s. After browsing, catch a new release at the on-site Regal Cinemas.

Atlanta Motor Speedway

24.72 mi / 39.78 km from the hotel
Hosting events from NASCAR races to Monster Jam, this storied racetrack provides plenty of excitement for the whole family. Watch your favorite driver speed around the track or experience the thrill yourself with a test drive in a NASCAR stock car.

ChildrenConnect Newnan Children's Museum

3.69 mi / 5.94 km from the hotel
Housed in a former private boys' school dating from 1840, this children's museum offers interactive, hands-on activities to keep kids' brains and bodies engaged.

Downtown Newnan

3.79 mi / 6.09 km from the hotel
Explore eclectic shops, dine in unique restaurants, or catch a cultural event in this vibrant historical district.

Dunaway Gardens

7.46 mi / 12.01 km from the hotel
These beautiful gardens served as a training facility and gathering place for actors, directors, and producers like Walt Disney and Minnie Pearl. The area now provides a picturesque setting for weddings or walking tours.

State Farm Arena

31.98 mi / 51.47 km from the hotel
Take a seat courtside to cheer for the Atlanta Hawks NBA basketball team. This arena also welcomes live concerts and special shows like the Harlem Globetrotters.

Coweta County African American Heritage Museum

3.17 mi / 5.11 km from the hotel
Browse the growing collection at this center, which features African-American genealogy research from Coweta County. Afterward, take a walk through the Farmer Street Cemetery, thought to be the largest slave cemetery in the South.

Chattahoochee Bend State Park

14.02 mi / 22.57 km from the hotel
You can hike, mountain bike, boat, and fish in this 2,910-acre park along the beautiful Chattahoochee River. Picnic areas and a playground are available.