Hotel & Attraction Information for the Americas Council meeting on
February 8th and 9th, 2008
Directions to Georgia Perimeter College
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Georgia Perimeter College
555 N. Indian Creek Drive
Clarkston, Georgia 30021-
Clarkston Campus is located in central
• Take I-285 to Exit 41 (Memorial
• Exit east on Memorial Drive.
• Turn left at the second light onto
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Indian Creek Drive.
• Continue approximately one-half
• Clarkston Campus is on the right.
GPC’s Center for Continuing and
Corporate Education and GPC’s Child
Development Center are on the left.
CA - Administration/
CN - Student Center
CC - Science Building
CD - Classroom Building
CE - Humanities
CF - Fine Arts Building
CG - P.E. Building/
CH - Nursing/ Financial
CI - Continuing Education
CJ - Child Development
CL - Jim Cherry Learning
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CM - Plant Operations
CS - Auxiliary Services/
CT - OIT/Student
x - Handicap Parking
In downtown Decatur, Georgia, there is a Holiday Inn.
CONFERENCE CENTER (DECATUR)
130 CLAIREMONT AVE
DECATUR, GA 30030
Reservation number: 1-800-448-2296
There are several nice restaraunts in downtown Decatur as well as
access to Marta (to get to downtown Atlanta).
Directions to the Holiday Inn from Georgia Perimeter College...
From Lot 1, turn left onto North Indian Creek Drive. At the first
light (North Decatur Road) there is a CVS, Bank of America, and a QT
gas station. Turn right. Follow North Decatur through about 6 lights
to Scott Boulevard. Along the way there will be the following
landmarks. You'll pass underneath I-285, then at Dekalb Industrial
there is a Walgreens drug store. After that on the left is the Decatur
Hospital. You'll pass Church street with (incidentally) a church and a
Church's fried chicken.
The next Major intersection is Scott Boulevard. It's a bit tricky
looking, as there are three strees (Scott, N. Decatur, and a side
street) that all intersect at that point. Get in the left lane, as you
will turn left onto Scott Boulevard here. There is an Eckerd (Rite
Aid) on the left, and a gas station at some point on the left. Across
the street is a small strip mall with a pet store and a restaraunt.
Turn left onto Scott Boulevard. The intersection with Clairmont is
only about 1 1/2 to 2 miles. Clairmont is the street shortly after
North Superior Road (this is not a big intersection, just close).
Clairmont is a big intersection. There are townhouses on the left side
of the road, and an elderly care center across to the right. It is
also marked as a light that is monitored by cameras, so look for those
Turn left onto Clairmont (eventually spelling changes) and proceed.
The hotel is near the intersection of Ponce de Leon and Clairemont, I
belive on the right side of Clairemont.
(alternatively, although it takes a bit longer, once you've passed
under I-285 you can take an immediate left onto Ponce de Leon & follow
it around until you come to Clairemont & the hotel).
Courtyard by Marriott
The second hotel is a Courtyard by Marriott, off of the LaVista Road
exit of I-285. It's about a 7 minute drive from the school.
Address...4083 LaVista Road, Tucker, GA
Directions from Georgia Perimeter College...
From Lot 1, Turn right onto N. Indian Creek Drive. Stay on N. Indian
Creek through 3 lights. At the fourth light, where you have just
passed underneath the railroad tracks, take a left onto Ponce de Leon
About 1/2 a mile down the road you'll pass a Texaco station. The
entrance to Northbound I-285 is immediately to the right after the
Texaco (at the light). Go North about 3 miles to the LaVista Road exit
(you'll pass the exit for Highway 78 and Lawrenceville Highway).
At the top of the LaVista ramp, take a left at the light. You're on
LaVista at this point. Go across the bridge, then go to the second
light (the first light is for the other exit ramp from the Interstate).
At the second light (Parklake Drive) there is a BP gas station on the
left and a Texaco station on the right. You want to get into the
lefthand turn lane and make a left at the light.
The road curves behind the BP gas station, passing a strip mall with a
Best Buy and a Mellow Mushroom Pizza (which is great pizza by the way
if you're in the mood). The Courtyard by Marriott is on the left side
of the road across the street from the Mellow Mushroom Restraunt. I
think it's best to go through the light and then turn left into the
hotel parking lot.
Attractions in the area...
The Mikado (by GPC students) http://www.gpc.edu
Emory University http://www.emory.edu
Fernbank Museum http://www.fernbankmuseum.org/
Stone Mountain Park http://www.stonemountainpark.com/
High Museum of Art (which will have pieces on loan from the Louve)
Underground Atlanta http://www.underground-atlanta.com
Six Flags over Georgia http://www.sixflags.com
Georgia Aquarium http://www.georgiaaquarium.org