Country Inn & Suites Athens
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
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... by Nissan and BMW which provides about 150 miles/hr charging rate or slightly less than half of the Supercharger).
Tomorrow's destination is Norfolk, VA so that means we'll hit Superchargers in Charlotte, NC; Burlington, NC; and South Hill, VA.
Not sure where we are staying or charging tomorrow night but that is part of the adventure! Relax honey, we'll be fine and yes, we have solid plans for all the nights you are on the trip with us ;-)
Today was the long travel day to start the trip, dedicated to getting as close to the East Coast as we could in one day. We covered 840 miles as we traveled out of Texas and then across Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and then into Georgia.
Driving and charging were smooth and easy. The adaptive cruise control made the drive as easy as possible (until full autopilot arrives, soon please Elon!) and also maximized ...
... and finally, to Commerce, to reflect the city's commercial dominance in the north Georgia cotton trade. So much for today's history lesson.
We will be in Georgia for just a couple days. I wish we had more time to explore. Interesting side note: The Atlanta NHRA Dragway is actually here in Commerce, and the Southern Nationals are here next week. I can remember when they built the New England Dragway in Epping, NH, ...
Today we had an early breakfast and off we drove towards Ellijay...except I took over the GPS and promptly got lost...around a town called Winder....drove around in a circle for awhile....we eventually we reached Amicalola Falls....it was a lovely day and the walk to the falls was pretty but not spectacular.....we also walked up to the lodge which is at the top ...
... which are just outside Athens... They ar stunning, and free a beautiful tropical greenhouse, a herb garden and a Physic garden... Then an international, flower, shade, native, an old fashioned settlers garden and a lovely group of sculptures at the visitor center. We could have stayed much longer. But as it was the end of the day we went to a converted garage called Teds for pizza, Happy Hour Beer at 2:50 and pizza... It's was nice as we could sit outside and people ...