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Orlando to Atlanta drive in 1 day

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Orlando to Atlanta road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Orlando to Atlanta. If you're planning a road trip to Atlanta, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best restaurants, hotels, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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8:00 am  start in Orlando
drive for about 54 minutes

8:54 am  Bushnell
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 9:54 am
drive for about 54 minutes

10:48 am  Silver Springs
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 11:48 am
drive for about 1 hour

12:55 pm  Alachua
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 1:55 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

3:32 pm  Valdosta
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 4:32 pm
drive for about 1 hour

5:44 pm  Ashburn
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 6:44 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

8:09 pm  Byron
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 9:09 pm
drive for about 1 hour

10:14 pm  Jackson (Georgia)
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 11:14 pm
drive for about 49 minutes

12:03 am (past midnight)  arrive in Atlanta
stay at W Atlanta - Midtown

driving ≈ 9 hours

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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Orlando, Florida.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Silver Springs  (2 answers)
Valdosta  (4 answers)
Jackson (Georgia)  (2 answers)
    questions about Jackson (Georgia):
        Hotels under $100/Night

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Atlanta, Georgia.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

Where's the best place to stay in Atlanta?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Atlanta.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out W Atlanta - Midtown, which was mentioned 6 times on Trippy.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

Artmore Hotel  (4 mentions)
The Highland Inn  (3 mentions)

Want to research more popular hotels in Atlanta? Click the blue button below.

Where's the best place to eat in Atlanta?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest The Varsity, which was mentioned 14 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Mary Mac's Tea Room  (12 mentions)
Antico Pizza Napoletana  (11 mentions)
Empire State South  (11 mentions)
JCT Kitchen & Bar  (10 mentions)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Atlanta? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Atlanta?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Georgia Aquarium  (29 mentions)
World of Coca-Cola  (20 mentions)
Piedmont Park  (16 mentions)
Midtown Atlanta  (14 mentions)
High Museum of Art  (11 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Atlanta. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

 Leslie D from Nashville asked:
Good Restaurants Unique to Atlanta?  (14 answers)

 Tristan Weimer from Florida asked:
Great, reasonable places to eat.  (13 answers)

 Gina Harten from Minneapolis asked:
Tourist spots worth seeing in Atlanta?  (13 answers)

 Sarah Hartzler from Seattle asked:
Authentic Southern Food!  (12 answers)

 Brooke Ramos from Nashville asked:
Best family activities in Atlanta?  (10 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Atlanta.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Atlanta to Orlando drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Orlando to Atlanta. Or get a full Orlando to Atlanta flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Orlando well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Orlando!

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At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 438 miles
driving time of 6 hours, 7 minutes
134 Orlando travel answers
2 Silver Springs travel answers
4 Valdosta travel answers
2 Jackson (Georgia) travel answers
110 Atlanta travel answers

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