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Directions from Atlanta

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Directions from Atlanta


I'll be visiting St. George Island for the first time in August.

Hoping someone will have good directions from Atlanta.

Winston, GA
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1. Re: Directions from Atlanta

Wrestling with that one myself. The GPS (TomTom) is reading more than eight hours, Google is giving me a little more than six.

The GPS is routing me through Atlanta (live west of the city, west of Six Flags), to I-75 and has me winding south from there. Google wants me to take Highway 27/Martha Berry Highway south, which looks like more of a straight shot.

From where I am, I can hop on Highway 5 (there's a Highway 5 exit on I-20) and head west to Whitesburg, then pick up Highway 27 and head south.

Two hours is an awful big discrepancy. I'm not sure why the GPS, which never leads me wrong, is trying to do so now, or if it knows something Google doesn't (which, admittedly, seems unlikely -- Google is, after all, in the business of categorizing and organizing information).

Any tips, tricks or shortcuts would be much appreciated. We're traveling with a 2-year-old, so we're sorta' eager to make good time -- the less we're trapped in the minivan with her, the better.

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2. Re: Directions from Atlanta

I'll be traveling with a 2 year old also. Like you, I need short cuts.

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3. Re: Directions from Atlanta

Go south on I-75 to Tifton. Take exit 62, highway 319. It's a straight shot to SGI.

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4. Re: Directions from Atlanta

Thank you!

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