Experience exciting things to do in Ashland

Located just off I-95, the Country Inn & Suites gives you easy access to an array of fun things to do in the Ashland area. Our convenient location makes our hotel the ideal home base for families visiting Kings Dominion amusement park or the Science Museum of Virginia. Sports fans also appreciate being within minutes of the racing action at Richmond Raceway, the greens at Hanover Golf Club, and the batting cages at the Virginia Sports Complex. For a slower-paced activity, stroll through the 50 acres of flowers and trees at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden or take a tour of the Center of the Universe Brewing Company.

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James River Cellars Winery

1.26 mi / 2.03 km from the hotel
Stop by the tasting room to enjoy a flight of Virginia-grown wines at this popular winery. Be sure to check the calendar for upcoming events, including live music on Fridays.

Bass Pro Shops

0.42 mi / 0.67 km from the hotel
Stock up on hunting and fishing gear, outdoor wear, and camping supplies at Bass Pro Shops. Afterward, indulge in a tasty meal at one of the on-site restaurants.

Center of the Universe Brewing Company

0.62 mi / 0.99 km from the hotel
If you love craft beers, you won't want to miss a stop at this brewery located in the heart of central Virginia. Enjoy an afternoon sampling a variety of quality craft beers and ales.

Green Top

2.26 mi / 3.63 km from the hotel
Outdoor sporting enthusiasts can find everything they need at Green Top, including equipment for hunting, fishing, archery, boating, and more.

Hanover Golf Club

7.48 mi / 12.04 km from the hotel
Play a round of golf at this 18-hole course, and then enjoy a refreshing dip in the club pool. The club also offers tennis courts for players of all ages.

Hanover Tavern

5.49 mi / 8.84 km from the hotel
Be sure to visit this rare colonial-era tavern that now houses live theater performances, an elegant restaurant, and seasonal events.

Kings Dominion

8.4 mi / 13.52 km from the hotel
Plot out your roller coaster route and enjoy more than 60 rides at Kings Dominion. This theme park also includes Safari Village and Planet Snoopy for younger kids.

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

6.8 mi / 10.95 km from the hotel
The Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, open all year long, features 50 acres of gorgeous themed gardens, fountains, and a classical conservatory. Be on the lookout for ephemeral art, created daily to add a whimsical touch throughout the landscape.

Richmond Raceway

9.16 mi / 14.74 km from the hotel
This track welcomes the NASCAR Cup Series and also hosts the Richmond Highland Games.

Science Museum of Virginia

10.78 mi / 17.35 km from the hotel
Kids of all ages get a kick out of a visit to this museum, which includes hands-on exhibits about the human body and the universe. Visitors can also watch multidimensional movies in the on-site theater.

Short Pump Town Center

10.17 mi / 16.37 km from the hotel
This Richmond mall has 125 stores and restaurants, featuring popular retailers like Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Macy’s, and J.Crew.

Virginia Sports Complex

17.4 mi / 28 km from the hotel
In the area for a baseball tournament? The Virginia Sports Complex is home to batting cages, an indoor turf field, and eight outdoor fields.