Travel and Hotel Information

Directions to Gulf South Conference

Interstate 75
Follow Interstate 75 to Exit 18 and travel east into Valdosta. Turn left at the second traffic signal onto Gornto Road. At the next traffic signal turn right onto Baytree Road. Follow Baytree Road through four traffic signals. At the fifth traffic signal, turn right onto Sustella Avenue. You will pass the VSU P.E. Complex on your left. Turn left into the large parking lot past the P.E. Complex (directly before the cemetery). You will see a parking deck ahead, and the Education Center is the building to the left of the parking deck.

From Waycross on U.S. 84 (from east)
When entering Valdosta, U.S. 84 becomes Hill Avenue. Follow Hill Avenue to the center of the city (courthouse) and turn right onto Ashley Street (one-way north). Stay in extreme left lane which will become a left-turn-only lane, after two blocks. Turn left on Magnolia Street, go one block and turn right on Patterson Street. Follow Patterson Street north until you reach the traffic signal at Brookwood Drive. Turn left onto Brookwood Drive. At the next traffic signal, turn right onto North Oak Street. Move to the far left lane and turn left at the next traffic signal onto Baytree Drive. At the second traffic signal, turn left onto Sustella Avenue. You will pass the VSU P.E. Complex on your left. Turn left into the large parking lot past the P.E. Complex (directly before the cemetery). You will see a parking deck ahead, and the Education Center is the building to the left of the parking deck.

From Thomasville on U.S. 84 (from west)
Follow U.S. 84 to Interstate 75. Take Interstate 75 north to next exit (Exit 18). Exit Interstate and head east into Valdosta (turn right off of exit ramp). Turn left at the second traffic signal onto Gornto Road. At the next traffic signal turn right onto Baytree Road. Follow Baytree Road through four traffic signals. At the fifth traffic signal, turn right onto Sustella Avenue. You will pass the VSU P.E. Complex on your left. Turn left into the large parking lot past the P.E. Complex (directly before the cemetery). You will see a parking deck ahead, and the Education Center is the building to the left of the parking deck.

From Douglas on Highway 221
When approaching Valdosta, Hwy 221 becomes Park Avenue. Continue on Park Avenue (west) until you reach the intersection of Patterson Street. Turn left on Patterson Street and head south approximately 6 blocks. When you reach the traffic signal at Brookwood Drive, turn right. At the next traffic signal, turn right onto North Oak Street. Move to the far left lane and turn left at the next traffic signal onto Baytree Drive. At the second traffic signal, turn left onto Sustella Avenue. You will pass the VSU P.E. Complex on your left. Turn left into the large parking lot past the P.E. Complex (directly before the cemetery). You will see a parking deck ahead, and the Education Center is the building to the left of the parking deck.

From Moultrie on GA Highway 133
Follow GA Hwy 133 east into Valdosta. Pass over Interstate 75 (Exit 18). Turn left at the second traffic signal onto Gornto Road. At the next traffic signal turn right onto Baytree Road. Follow Baytree Road through four traffic signals. At the fifth traffic signal, turn right onto Sustella Avenue. You will pass the VSU P.E. Complex on your left. Turn left into the large parking lot past the P.E. Complex (directly before the cemetery). You will see a parking deck ahead, and the Education Center is the building to the left of the parking deck.

Campus maps and visitor information

Hotel Information

The following hotels will be offering discounted rates for the presenters and attendees of the Gulf South Conference. Please state that you are with VSU's Gulf South Conference when making reservations in order to receive the discount.

Comfort Suites
1332 North St. Augustine Road
Valdosta, GA 31602
229-249-8880
www.comfortsuites.com

Days Inn
1827 West Hill Avenue
Valdosta, GA 31601
229-249-8800
www.daysinn.com

Hampton Inn & Suites
2 Meeting Place Drive
Valdosta, GA 31601
229-241-1234
www.hamptoninn.com
Hilton Garden Inn
1702 Gornto Drive
Valdosta, GA 31601
229-219-1011
www.HiltonGardenInn.Hilton.com

Holiday Inn
1805 West Hill Avenue
Valdosta, GA 31601
229-244-1111
www.holidayinn.com 

La Quinta Inn & Suites
1800 Club House Drive
Valdosta, GA 31601
229-247-7755
www.lq.com

Sleep Inn & Suites
3026 James Road
Valdosta, GA 31601
229-671-1111
www.sleepinn.com
Wingate By Wyndham
2010 West Hill Avenue
Valdosta, GA 31601
229-242-1225
www.wingatehotels.com