Location Of School:
Our school is located on Highway 136 just one mile from Villanow Georgia, crossroads of Hwy. 136 and Hwy. 201.
Our school is located 12 miles off Interstate 75,
65 miles north of Atlanta, GA and 35 miles south of Chattanooga, TN.
From Atlanta, GA drive north on I-75, take exit number 320 LaFayette/Resaca, turn (left) and go West on Hwy. 136 towards LaFayette, GA. Drive six miles until the road ends, turn right and continue on Hwy. 136, six more miles. The school and sign will be on the right.
Farriers' National Research Center and School
From Chattanooga, TN travel 20 miles south on I-75. Take exit #345, Ringgold & Tunnel Hill, Hwy 41. Turn right, go through Tunnell Hill approximately 10 miles. You will approach a traffic light and a right turn only, turn right onto Hwy 201. You will see a sign to Villanow, 12 miles. When you get to Villanow, the General Store will be in front of you at the intersection. Turn left onto Hwy 136 and drive 1 1/2 miles. The sign will be on the left.
Farriers' National Research Center and School.
If you are arriving by commercial airlines:
We suggest that you fly into the Chattanooga, TN airport. We are located only 35 miles south of Chattanooga. It would be easier for you. We can pick you up at the airport or you can rent a car and follow the directions above. You can also take Groome Transportation Shuttle Service (runs Chattanooga to Atlanta daily) and get off in Dalton, GA. Their contact information is 423-954-1400 or go to their website at: http://chattanooga.groometransportation.com/chattanooga-atlanta-shuttle-schedule/
If you prefer to fly into Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, it is about 2 hours or more away on the south side of Atlanta and through a lot of traffic. You can rent a car and follow the driving directions above. You can also take Groome Transportation Shuttle Service (runs Atlanta to Chattanooga daily) and get off in Dalton, GA. Their contact information is phone 423-954-1400 or go to their website at: http://chattanooga.groometransportation.com/chattanooga-atlanta-shuttle-schedule/
If you prefer not to change planes as required by the air lines to come into the Chattanooga airport, you can fly into the Nashville, TN airport which is not as crowded as the Atlanta airport, rent a car and travel south on I-24 to I-75 into GA which is about a 2 hour drive, but more a pleasant drive or take the Groome Shuttle Service from Nashville to Chattanooga and we will pick you up there. Their contact information is 423-954-1400 or got to their website at: http://chattanooga.groometransportation.com/chattanooga-nashville-airport-shuttle-schedule/
If you arrive by bus
The Greyhound Bus arrives and departs twice daily 7 days a week in Chattanooga, TN and Dalton, GA. Request the Dalton, Carbondale Road exit drop. We will pick you up. The Greyhound Station in Dalton GA is
PILOT TRAVEL CTR
142 CARBONDALE RD
Dalton, GA 30720
Exit #326 off I-75
Please inform the office one day in advance of your arrival day and time. When you do arrive please call our office at (706) 397-8909 and we will arrange for your pick up. Please try to arrive during daylight hours or evening hours, not the midnight hour.
If you are driving your own vehicle, simply follow the directions provided and arrive one day prior to your start date by dark or 8:00pm please ---or---on the first day of class by 8:00am