Legacies Live on in Griffin, Georgia

6 June 2017

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Griffin, Georgia, is a thriving metro Atlanta suburb full of history and culture. Located in a region known as the Presidential Pathways, Griffin offers everything from historic landmarks to exciting entertainment to live-action adventure you don’t want to miss.

You can begin your trip by exploring local Civil War history at the site where cavalry and infantry battles took place in 1864. After learning how the fights unfolded, head over to the site’s museum to browse exhibits featuring period clothing, artifacts and historical documents.

For current-day entertainment, venture into downtown Griffin to hear live music, see a theatrical performance, or get a taste of the local cuisine. And with Atlanta less than an hour away, you can also cheer on the city’s professional football team, attend a concert or basketball game at the arena or participate in special events at the beautiful 21-acre public park located downtown.

Discover the world around you by walking Ernie’s Trail that skirts along streams and wetlands, inviting the opportunity to see wildlife with every step. Or see if you can shave a few strokes off your game as you play the area’s recently updated golf course. And just 7 miles outside of Griffin, car lovers will be happy to find one of the fastest racecar tracks on the circuit. This multipurpose complex hosts events all year long, including the Georgia State Fair and big-name concerts. 

After a day of travel or sightseeing, discover how easy it is to unwind at Country Inns & Suites by Carlson,® Griffin, GA. Take a dip in our indoor pool, or try the hot tub for a soothing soak. Recharge with an energizing workout in our on-site fitness center. Take advantage of our complimentary Wi-Fi or visit our business center if you need to touch base with the office before heading downtown. After a good night’s sleep in our spacious standard room, or a two-room suite with a king bed, a sofa bed and wet bar, you can enjoy our complimentary hot breakfast before starting another day in beautiful downtown Griffin. 

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