Detailed Driving Directions

 
From the North:
From  I-85/ U.S. 441/ Commerce
From Commerce, Georgia, at Interstate 85, take U.S. 441 South. As you approach Athens, follow the U.S. 441S and US 129S signs which will be a left turn and will take you onto the Athens Perimeter Hwy (Loop 10). Very quickly you will bear right to exit on Exit 10C to remain on the Loop (now called Inner Loop) following signs to University of Georgia.
Exit on College Station Road Exit 7. End of Ramp turn east on College Station Road until end. Right turn on Barnett Shoals Road. First Light turn left to stay on Barnett Shoals Road. Two miles on right.

From U.S. 129, Jefferson
From Jefferson take U.S. 129 South toward Athens. Outside of Athens, take the Athens Perimeter (Loop 10) (You are staying on US 129 S as it continues on the Loop around the east side of Athens.) Exit 10C to remain on the Loop (now called inner loop) following signs to University of Georgia. Exit on College Station Road Exit 7. End of Ramp turn east on College Station Road until end. Right turn on Barnett Shoals Road. First Light turn left to stay on Barnett Shoals Road. Two miles on right.

From GA 106/From U.S. 29, Danielsville
Take GA 106 until it intersects (dead ends) with US 29. Take a right (south) onto US 29. After 5 miles or so US 29 will merge with (you don't have to do anything) the Athens Perimeter (Loop 10). Follow US 29S and the Loop until Exit 7 College Station Road. End of Ramp turn east on College Station Road until end. Right turn on Barnett Shoals Road. First Light turn left to stay on Barnett Shoals Road. Two miles on right.


From the South:

The primary route into the Athens area from the South is US 441. Continue north on 441 until you reach the Athens Perimeter Hwy (Loop 10). Take the eastern side of the Loop by following signs: US 441 N / US 29 N / US 129 N/Botanical Garden/UGA. Take the first Exit (Exit 6). End of ramp turn east on Rte 15 (direction of the State Botanical Garden of Georgia) to stop sign. Left turn on Whitehall Road. First Light turn right on Barnett Shoals Road. Two miles on right.


From the East:

From Lexington. Take US 78/GA 10 West towards Athens. 11.5 Miles from Lexington turn left at traffic light onto Whit Davis Road. (Walmart Superstore is on the right.) Take to the end. Turn Right on Barnett Shoals. The Colonels is ½ mile on left.

From the West:

U.S. 78 Driving East (From Atlanta)/ From GA 316/From RT 29
Take U.S. 78 to US 29/GA 316 (University Hwy). Turn Right (East) towards Athens. Take the eastern side of Athens Perimeter Hwy (Loop 10 East). Following signs: US 29 N / US 129 N/Botanical Garden/UGA. Take Exit 6. End of ramp turn east on Rte 15 (direction of the State Botanical Garden of Georgia) to stop sign. Left turn on Whitehall Road. First Light turn right on Barnett Shoals Road. Two miles on right.


Arriving by Air:

The Athens area is served by two airports. The Athens-Ben Epps Airport is approximately 8 miles (10 minutes) from The Colonels. The Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport is approximately 85 miles (one-and-a-half hours) from The Colonels.

From Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport
Upon leaving the airport, follow the road signs onto Interstate 85 North. Remain on I-85 North for approximately 25 miles, and exit onto GA 316. Stay on GA 316 until you are nearing the Athens perimeter loop (35 miles or so). Take the eastern side of Athens Perimeter Hwy (Loop 10 East). Following signs: US 29 N / US 129 N/Botanical Garden/UGA. Take Exit 6. End of ramp turn east on Rte 15 (direction of the State Botanical Garden of Georgia) to stop sign. Left turn on Whitehall Road. First Light turn right on Barnett Shoals Road. Two miles on right.



From Athens-Ben Epps Airport
Follow Ben-Epps Drive out of the airport and turn left onto Winterville Road. Continue on Winterville Road until it reaches a dead end at US 78 (a four-lane highway also called Lexington Highway). Turn left onto US 78. Go approximately 2 miles and watch for a stoplight where Whit Davis Road comes in from the right (there is a "Perry's" convenience store on the right corner and a giant new Wal-Mart on the left). Make a right onto Whit Davis Road and follow it until it dead ends into Barnett Shoals Road. Take a right onto Barnett Shoals. The Colonels is ½ mile on the left. Make a careful left turn in driveway and enter code.