Here’s a quick primer on the main highways in and around Atlanta:
• I-85N (the Northeast Expressway) connects Atlanta with Greenville, SC and Charlotte, NC. South of the city, I-85S (the Southeast Expressway) continues on to Montgomery, AL.
• I-75N (the Northwest Expressway) extends from Atlanta to Chattanooga and Knoxville, TN and on to Cincinnati, OH, Detroit, MI and the Canadian border. Below Atlanta, I-75S (the Southeast Expressway) is the route to Florida through the Georgia cities of Macon and Valdosta.
• I-20W (the West Expressway) goes from Atlanta to Birmingham, AL; Jackson, MS; Dallas, TX and beyond. I-20E (the East Expressway) continues to Augusta, GA and Columbia, SC, connecting with I-95 in Florence, SC.
• I-285 (the Perimeter) is the 62.77-mile road encircling Atlanta.
For more localized Atlanta traffic information, visit the GA Department of Transportation website at http://www.dot.ga.gov.
Known as the world’s most-traveled airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is located only 10 miles from downtown Atlanta. For more information, visit www.atlanta-airport.com or call Customer Service at (404) 530-7300 / (800) 897-1910.
AMTRAK is America’s passenger railroad service. Atlanta’s AMTRAK station is located at 1688 Peachtree Street, NW. For more information visit www.amtrak.com.