Enjoy the wide variety of things to do in Columbus

Whether you want to admire the natural beauty of Cooper Creek Park or stargaze at the Coca-Cola Space Science Center planetarium, the Country Inn & Suites in Columbus, Georgia offers easy access to the area’s most popular things to do. Make wonderful memories together rafting the Chattahoochee River or catching a show at the RiverCenter for the Performing Arts. Our location just off I-185 also provides quick commutes to Columbus State University and Columbus Airport (CSG), both less than five miles away. Visit nearby Fort Benning to see loved ones or attend graduation.

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Chattahoochee Whitewater Park

7.24 mi / 11.66 km from the hotel
With the longest urban whitewater course in the world, this Chattahoochee River park slides right through Columbus’ downtown area. Offering options for both novice and advanced rafters, this is one adventure your family won’t want to miss.

Blue Heron Adventure Zipline

7.25 mi / 11.67 km from the hotel
Bring family or friends to experience the thrill of skimming across the Chattahoochee River on this 1,200-foot-long zipline. The line gives you a birds-eye view of whitewater rapids and takes you from Georgia to Alabama and then back again.

Chattahoochee RiverWalk

4.47 mi / 7.19 km from the hotel
Running along the legendary Chattahoochee River, this 15-mile stretch of walking and biking paths provides an excellent opportunity to get out and enjoy the great outdoors.

Coca-Cola Space Science Center

7.6 mi / 12.23 km from the hotel
Shoot for the stars at this family-friendly science facility, featuring interactive exhibits, seven flight simulators, and a planetarium.

Columbus Park Crossing

1.78 mi / 2.86 km from the hotel
This impressive strip mall is home to a 15-screen movie theater, 20 restaurants, and more than 30 retailers. Browse the brand names at Bed, Bath & Beyond, find your new favorite outfit at the Gap Factory Store, and buy a bestseller at Barnes & Noble.

Columbus State University

4.59 mi / 7.38 km from the hotel
With an enrollment of more than 8,000 students, this institution of higher learning is a vibrant part of Columbus's academic and cultural communities.

National Infantry Museum & Soldier Center

12.3 mi / 19.8 km from the hotel
Visit this award-winning 190,000-square-foot museum at the Fort Benning base to view one of the world's largest collections of military artifacts, with items gathered from the Revolutionary War to the present.

Springer Theatre

7.18 mi / 11.56 km from the hotel
Built in 1871, the Springer Opera House once hosted legendary performances by icons like Buffalo Bill and Oscar Wilde and now provides a home for Springer Theatre. Stop by to see a touring Broadway musical or local theatrical production.

Uptown Columbus Entertainment District

6.85 mi / 11.03 km from the hotel
Uptown is full of opportunities to play, shop, sightsee, and eat. During the day, you can purchase a new wardrobe at The Posh Peach and look at local art in the photo galleries. In the evening, experience nightlife at The Loft restaurant and bar.

RiverCenter for the Performing Arts

7.3 mi / 11.74 km from the hotel
As the home of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, the Youth Orchestra of Greater Columbus, and the Columbus Ballet, this stunning performance hall is committed to the local art scene while also hosting world-renowned musicians and comedy acts.

The Columbus Museum

6.91 mi / 11.11 km from the hotel
Learn about the history of the Chattahoochee Valley through artwork and historical artifacts, and then step outside to stroll through the natural beauty of the Bradley Olmsted Garden.

Callaway Gardens

19.49 mi / 31.37 km from the hotel
Outdoor enthusiasts love visiting Callaway Gardens, which features 2,500 acres where you can improve your golf game, spend the afternoon fishing, or take a leisurely stroll on one of several fitness trails.