Browse art galleries, golf or shop in charming Aiken

Known for its history, art and Thoroughbred racing heritage, the town of Aiken, SC offers plenty of things to do all year long. Stay at the Country Inn & Suites just a few miles from downtown, where pedestrian-friendly streets invite you to walk past shops, art galleries and unique restaurants. In the area for golf? Aiken offers beautiful courses and is within an easy drive of Augusta National Golf Club, home of the famous Masters Tournament. You can also cheer on the Pacers at the University of South Carolina Aiken, an award-winning regional university just nine miles from our hotel.

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Aiken Center for the Arts

5.13 mi / 8.25 km from the hotel
This downtown artists' hub features juried art shows, dance performances and educational programs. Visit the gallery store to purchase one-of-a-kind pottery, jewelry and other artwork.

Aiken County Historical Museum

4.82 mi / 7.75 km from the hotel
Housed in a former mansion, this museum features exhibits that offer a glimpse into the lives of the region's early settlers.

Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame and Museum

4.35 mi / 7 km from the hotel
Aiken's love for horses runs deep. Celebrate the history of Thoroughbred racing at this unique museum, and visit the Hall of Fame to learn about famous horses that have trained in Aiken.

Downtown Augusta, GA

17.77 mi / 28.6 km from the hotel
Augusta's beautiful downtown sits along the banks of the Savannah River, which separates Georgia from South Carolina. Explore the city's thriving restaurant scene, nightlife hot spots, and art and history museums.

DuPont Planetarium

7.23 mi / 11.64 km from the hotel
Learn about constellations and other mysteries of the universe at this attraction that uses programs, telescopes, films and lectures to educate and entertain visitors of all ages.

Historic Downtown Aiken

5.04 mi / 8.1 km from the hotel
Wander through the streets of this happening little downtown that offers great restaurants, boutiques, shade trees and plenty of festivals throughout the year.