The Covington Area
Covington was founded by European Americans and incorporated in 1822 as the seat of the newly organized Newton County. Covington was named for United States Army Brigadier General and United States Congressman Leonard Covington a hero of the War of 1812. The city grew with the advent of the railroad in 1845.
In 1864, General Sherman's troops marched through during their March to the Sea. Although they looted the city, destroying numerous buildings, several antebellum homes were spared.
Hotel Services & Amenities
After checking into La Quinta Inn & Suites Covington, you’ll be met with a welcoming Bright Morning pillowtop bed, that is a perfect answer to a long day of travel. 37” flat panel tv sets with cable television help you to relax and unwind. High speed wireless Internet is freely accessible for work or leisure usage. The in-room desk and chair provides the optimal setup to get some work done.
A single serve coffee maker, microwave, and mini refrigerator are conveniently available in your room for use anytime you need a caffeine boost or have food you need preserved or reheated. Amenities to get you ready for your day include a hair dryer, iron, and ironing board. An outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, and Bright Side Market are available for your convenience.
Attractions near Covington
There is fun to be had with numerous area attractions; located within 3 miles of La Quinta Inn & Suites Covington; including Covington Carriage Tours, Covington Ghost Tours, Historic Town Square, Hollywood of the South Walk of Stars, Self-Guided Historic Home Tour, and Vampire Diaries Tour. The Yellow River, Michelin, Oxford College, Georgia Perimeter College, and Troy State University are just a short 5 mile ride away.
Sports venues in the area include, Corn Dawgs Corn Maze, Turner Lake Ball Park, Stone Road Ball Park, City Pond Ball Park, Oaks Golf Course, Ashton Hills Golf Course, and Miracle League Field. Nearby dining options include Mama Maria’s and Nogoya Japanese Steakhouse, both of which are within a mile of the hotel. Additional area restaurants include Mystic Grill, RL’s Off the Square, Treasure Thai Cuisine, Milazzo’s Ristorante, Brandley’s BBQ, and Bangkok Grill.