How to Get the Most From Your Orlando to Atlanta Road Trip

Do you want to plan a memorable vacation this year? If you’re living in the Orlando area, we invite you to visit us in Atlanta. You could book a flight and be here in a little over an hour, but if you’re up for an adventure, we suggest a fun road trip from Orlando to Atlanta! Pack your bags, fuel your car, and get ready for the experience of a lifetime! Read on to learn how to have an exceptional time.

Start filling up your itinerary with some of the many possibilities throughout our city! Request your free Travel Guide now for recommendations on things to do and places to see. Learn about local restaurants, popular attractions, upcoming events, and more. Our guide is packed with information to help you get the most from your Orlando to Atlanta road trip. Get yours now!

Everything You Need to Know for a Great Orlando to Atlanta Road Trip

The Drive

Instead of flying, take some time to drive here and enjoy the journey. It may even be a cheaper option, saving you money that you can spend on activities when you arrive! The shortest route will take you along I-75 North for about 450 miles. From start to finish, the trip is about six or seven hours. However, we encourage you to enhance your road trip experience by making pit stops along the way. Enjoy several fun things to do between Orlando and Atlanta. Consider checking out some of these spots during your trip:

  • About two hours into your drive, stop off in Gainesville. This college town offers hiking trails to stretch your legs as well as a bustling downtown area with restaurants, shops, and events. If you like animals, check out the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo. See a wide variety of species and learn about them on educational tours.
  • A little further on your journey, after passing over the state line, you can find Valdosta, Georgia. Here, mix up your driving time with some excitement at Wild Adventures Theme Park. Enjoy rides from Ferris wheels to roller coasters, cool off at the water park, or even check out live music and events if you time it right!
  • For one last stop before reaching us in Atlanta, check out Macon, GA, and explore The Hay House. This historic building was constructed in the mid-nineteenth century with stunning designs and architecture. Take a tour and marvel at the impressive details of this Renaissance Revival-style structure.

The Destination

When you reach Atlanta, you have access to a remarkable number of things to do. Whether you’re looking for excitement or relaxation, we have you covered. Check out the Atlanta Aquarium for fascinating exhibits and events showcasing unique marine life. You can also attend local events throughout the city, like the Piedmont Park Jazz Festival. To enjoy our local arts and culture scene, head over to the Woodruff Arts Center or explore some of our many local art galleries. Top off your evening with a meal at popular restaurants like Ecco and Campagnolo. You are sure to find great things to do around every corner!

Stay at Stonehurst Place

Farnsworth room at Stonehurst Place

Make your road trip the best it can be by staying at Stonehurst Place. At our bed and breakfast in Midtown Atlanta, we provide you with elegant rooms and suites for an extraordinary experience. Enjoy comfortable furnishings, views of downtown Atlanta, and excellent services and amenities to enhance your stay. Wake up each morning to a freshly-made gourmet breakfast, too!

Consider The Farnsworth for relaxation in a luxurious environment. Settle into your comfortable queen-size bed with luxury linens. Enjoy your contemporary bathroom with marble flooring and a heated towel rack. You’re sure to have a remarkable experience in Atlanta from start to finish! Check our availability, book your stay, and get started on your road trip.