Explore cultural and historical Savannah attractions like Old Fort Jackson

Situated less than six miles from historic downtown, the Country Inn & Suites, Savannah Midtown, GA is the perfect starting point for your sightseeing adventures. From the hotel, you can head downtown to wander past the restored buildings of City Market, indulge in one of the famous pralines at River Street Sweets, or take a guided tour of the Historic District. If you have a passion for the visual arts, visit the museum at Savannah College of Art and Design or stop by Telfair Museums. Looking for outdoor attractions? The Savannah Botanical Gardens offers tranquil natural beauty approximately two miles from the hotel, and popular Forsyth Park provides walking paths, weekly markets, and a widely recognized fountain. If you’d like to book a trolley tour, contact the front desk for more information.

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Savannah City Market

5.25 mi / 8.45 km from the hotel
Discover the shops, art galleries, and award-winning restaurants that populate this historical marketplace. For some southern entertainment, check out the regularly scheduled live music performances as well as the area’s bustling nightlife.

Savannah College of Art and Design

4.74 mi / 7.63 km from the hotel
Often referred to as SCAD, this private, non-profit college was founded in 1978 and now ranks as one of the country’s top art and design schools. Visit to explore the school’s contemporary art museum or attend events from student shows to film festivals.

Tybee Island

16.02 mi / 25.78 km from the hotel
Stop by The Sugar Shack for ice cream to enjoy while you walk along this barrier island’s more than three miles of beaches. You can get out on the water with Captain Mike’s Dolphin Tours or rent a kayak.

Forsyth Park

4.53 mi / 7.3 km from the hotel
The largest green space in Savannah’s Historic District, Forsyth Park spans more than 30 acres and serves as a venue for concerts and a Saturday farmers market.

Georgia State Railroad Museum

4.79 mi / 7.71 km from the hotel
Railroad enthusiasts enjoy this popular attraction, which features antique locomotives, enchanting model trains, a working roundhouse, and an old-fashioned repair shop.

Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace

5.04 mi / 8.1 km from the hotel
Tour the home of America’s first Girl Scout, Juliette Gordon Low, and find out more about how the Girl Scouts began in 1912.

The Historic Savannah Theatre

4.95 mi / 7.97 km from the hotel
This theater has been delighting crowds with grand musicals and live theatrical performances since 1818.

Old Fort Jackson

6.98 mi / 11.23 km from the hotel
This National Historic Landmark along the Savannah riverfront survived the War of 1812 as well as the Civil War and now offers interactive programs and daily cannon firings.

Savannah Botanical Gardens

1.6 mi / 2.58 km from the hotel
Stroll along peaceful walking paths past rose and vegetable gardens, or enjoy some quiet meditation by the tranquil pond.

Telfair Museums

5.05 mi / 8.13 km from the hotel
Composed of the Jepson Center, the Telfair Academy, and the Owens-Thomas House and Slave Quarters, these museums showcase Savannah’s history through art and architecture.

Tybee Island Light Station and Museum

16.01 mi / 25.76 km from the hotel
Since 1732, the Tybee Island Lighthouse has directed ships safely into the Savannah River. Visit the five-acre site to tour the educational museum or enjoy a sunset tour.

Savannah State University

3.45 mi / 5.56 km from the hotel
Take a tour of Savannah State, which proudly stands as the oldest public HBCU in Georgia, and learn about student life from a Tiger Ambassador.