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The Kernal Jan 5, 2010 12:48 PM

Am traveling to Atlanta Ga. next week from Dayton. Looking for lunch stops along the way. Thank you!

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    Fibber McGee RE: The Kernal Jan 6, 2010 03:26 AM

    If you like the Colonel, the original KFC is in Corbin, Kentucky, a little north of the Tennessee border on I-75.


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      Davwud RE: Fibber McGee Jan 6, 2010 10:57 AM

      It's kinda neat to see however it's not the original but a replica on the same site. It's also, in the end, just a KFC.


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        Fibber McGee RE: Davwud Jan 7, 2010 03:20 AM

        True, but, as you said, it's neat to see. Like the first time I visited Columbus, Ohio, I had to go to the original Wendy's (now about to become a church outreach or something like that). Sure, it was just a Wendy's with a few mementos, but it was still the first site. Above and beyond the pale, if you will.

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          Davwud RE: Fibber McGee Jan 7, 2010 03:24 AM

          Supposedly the thing to do is to go visit the KFC and then there's an Old Fashioned Root Beer stand in town and eat there.
          It's closed for the winter though.


    2. carolinadawg RE: The Kernal Jan 6, 2010 07:23 AM

      You will probably get more and better responses if you provide details on your route, cities you'll pass through, etc. You might also want to do a search using those highway numbers, city names, etc.

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        jboeke RE: carolinadawg Jan 6, 2010 08:34 AM

        This route is easy...you get on I-75 in Dayton and get off 10hrs later in Atlanta. No navigation required! I've done the drive several times, but I've never stopped for more than fast food so I'd love to see what people recommend for future trips.

      2. nsxtasy RE: The Kernal Jan 6, 2010 10:38 AM

        Here are some topics that cover that route:

        Good lunch off I-75 between Covington and Georgetown, KY? - http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/605120

        Road Trip Sarasota, FL to Detroit, MI: Any can't miss spots along I-75? - http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/619242

        BBQ in Tennessee off of I-75 - http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/140559

        Of course, you can also search the South forum on the cities through which you will pass and where you might want to stop: Lexington, Knoxville, and Chattanooga, as well as your destination in Atlanta. (I doubt that you'd stop in Cincinnati since it's so close to your starting point.)

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