The Highland Inn
Travel Blogs from Atlanta
We arrived in Atlanta exhausted! Bit of a long days drive again, not necessarily the longest in terms of distance, but just in terms of energy sapping! We couldn't even be bothered bringing our things up to the room, let alone going out for dinner, so we simply ordered Indian food for delivery to the hotel. The next day we woke up late, so late it …
After a beautiful complimentary breakfast at our New Orleans hotel, Maison de Ville, we're off to Atlanta. We're not sure if we'll be able to post to the blog from Atlanta or not. We HAVE internet! After driving through parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia, we arrived at the Highland Inn around 7:30. The hotel is in the Virginia …
... and thus, did not have to contend with any commute traffic. The ride was surprisingly easy and we made good time getting to our campsite just south of Atlanta by dinner time. I wanted to watch the Niner game and the Emmys, so we picked a first class resort again. Kap did not do well for the Niners, but Andrew Luck, former Stanford player, was fantastic for the Colts, so all in all, it was a pretty good game. ...
We left our hotel in Atlanta and headed to the zoo. We have seen enough zoos but the kids were excited to visit this one because there was a baby rhino, gorilla, orangutan and pandas. It was drizzling when we got there and then started pouring. We were patient and got to see the baby gorilla and orangutan. We made it to Memphis as the sun was setting.
It is getting tougher to blog regularly. We did not have wifi at the Hilton because you had to pay for it and we were too cheap. We drove 6 hours on Thursday from Hilton Head but made good time and arrived in Atlanta at around 3 pm.
We drove straight the the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site. We spent about three hours here. I think the kids are starting to connect the dots in terms of the connection between the Civil War ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking