Explore cultural and historical Savannah attractions

Situated less than six miles from historic downtown Savannah, 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 art 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 just 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 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 features an art museum and film festivals.

Tybee Island

16.02 mi / 25.78 km from the hotel
This popular destination boasts three miles of beach and a famous lighthouse that dates to 1732.

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.

Savannah City Market

5.25 mi / 8.45 km from the hotel
Discover shops, restaurants, and nightlife at this historical marketplace. If you’ve got a sweet tooth, stop by the Pie Society to enjoy some British treats like a Bakewell Tart or a Victoria Sponge Cake.

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.

Forsyth Park

4.53 mi / 7.3 km from the hotel
The largest of its kind in Savannah's Historic District, Forsyth Park spans 30 acres and serves as a venue for concerts and farmers' markets.

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.

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
Founded in 1883, this museum comprises three buildings, two of which are National Historic Landmarks. The permanent collection consists of more than 4,500 pieces, and exhibits range from contemporary art to photography and public art.

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.