Explore the top things to do in Stone Mountain and the Atlanta area

The Country Inn & Suites, Stone Mountain, GA puts you minutes from Stone Mountain Park, one of the state’s most-visited attractions. Best known for its rocky, dome-shaped mountain, this iconic destination offers a wealth of family-friendly things to do, from nature trails and mini golf to the SkyHike® adventure course and a scenic railroad. Looking for activities closer to your hotel room? You can catch the latest blockbuster at the NCG Stone Mountain Cinema across the street or browse in several nearby shopping centers.

Our location just off Highway 78 makes it easy to take a day trip into the heart of Atlanta, about a 30-minute drive away. Kids love sampling sodas at World of Coca-Cola and meeting the Georgia Aquarium’s aquatic creatures. If you’re a sports fan, you can cheer on the Atlanta Braves at Truist Park or watch the full-throttle action at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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Centennial Olympic Park

16.28 mi / 26.2 km from the hotel
Once the central site of the 1996 Olympics, this park is ideal for jogging, picnicking, or catching a live concert. Bring the kids to splash in the Fountain of Rings and enjoy the various festivals that take place throughout the year.

Georgia Aquarium

16.29 mi / 26.21 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.

Six Flags Over Georgia

24.77 mi / 39.86 km from the hotel
Thrill-seekers can get an adrenaline rush on rides like The RIDDLER Mindbender, Goliath, and SkyScreamer. Bring your swimsuit for a trip to the seasonal on-site water park, Hurricane Harbor.

Truist Park

20.38 mi / 32.8 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.

Zoo Atlanta

15.54 mi / 25.01 km from the hotel
View more than 1,000 animals, including giant pandas, two-toed sloths, and meerkats, at this family-friendly attraction.

Yellow River Wildlife Sanctuary

2 mi / 3.22 km from the hotel
This home for injured or orphaned wildlife houses a variety of animals, such as bison, lemurs, and owls. Learn more about each animal as you walk along designated trails and visit the petting zoo area, and then enjoy a picnic lunch on site.

Atlanta Motor Speedway

32.38 mi / 52.12 km from the hotel
Hosting events from NASCAR races to Monster Jam, this storied race track 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.

CNN Center

16.35 mi / 26.32 km from the hotel
Peruse the stores, grab a bite to eat in the food court, and ride one of the world’s longest escalators in the atrium of CNN’s global headquarters.

Georgia World Congress Center

16.67 mi / 26.82 km from the hotel
The convention center at GWCC boasts 1.5 million square feet of exhibition space and hosts events that draw more than a million visitors a year.

High Museum of Art

15.33 mi / 24.67 km from the hotel
This impressive museum’s permanent collection holds more than 17,000 pieces and features European, African, and American art.

Stone Mountain Park

2.08 mi / 3.35 km from the hotel
Centered on the namesake granite monolith, this huge park offers a wealth of activities, including mini golf, an adventure course, and hiking trails. Ride the cable car to the top of the mountain for a bird’s-eye view of Atlanta and beyond.

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

4.68 mi / 7.54 km from the hotel
Crafted from more than 34,000 interlocking hand-carved stones chiseled in India and assembled in America, this temple offers a glimpse of Hindu architecture and worship.