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robinf66
05-01-2004, 12:13 PM
We live in the Dayton, Ohio area and will be driving to WDW on Sat.5/22 and Sun.5/23. I was planning stops about every 2 hours and was wondering if anyone could tell me if these planned stops are reasonable. We will be leaving home at 7:00am on Sat.

Stop 1 Lexington 9:00am
Stop 2 Lunch near Knoxville 11:30am
Stop 3 ? 2:30pm
Stop 4 ? 4:30
Stop 5 dinner (near Atlanta?) 6:30pm
Stop 6 stop for night near Macon or slightly farther south 9:30pm

We want to drive the majority of the trip on Saturday, so we don't have to drive as long on Sunday. Any suggestions?

Thanks!

Robin

chipnwendy
05-01-2004, 03:14 PM
Unless you are planning on driving very slowly, I don't see how it will take you seven hours to get from Knoxville to Atlanta. It is usually just around a four to five hour trip between these two. It is also only around 80 miles between Atlanta and Macon, so three hours seems a bit much for this leg of your itenerary also.

That said, you should be able to make it farther south than Macon; perhaps to Tifton or Valdosta (Valdosta is 150 miles south of Macon). There are a nice assortment of hotels and restaurants in these two cities, and there are outlet malls near both as well (if you're the shopping type).

robinf66
05-01-2004, 04:19 PM
Thank you!! That was exactly what I needed to know!