A block of rooms has been reserved at a rate of $99.00 plus fees/taxes. Conveniently located on I-75 at exit 333, the hotel is near many amenities including food, gas, and shopping. They serve a “healthy & hearty free Bright Side Breakfast® each morning to start your day off right.”  They are also pet friendly for any who might be traveling with pets.  You may reserve by calling them directly or booking online: Hotel Page.  Tour buses will pick-up/drop-off at this hotel only.

LaQuinta Inn & Suites / HOST HOTEL
715 College Drive
Dalton, GA 30720

A block of rooms has also been reserved as an overflow or alternative option.

Hampton Inn 
1000 Market St.
Dalton, GA 30720

Host Mill Contact Information

Office: 706-694-6455

Melanie Chapman
President, PM Board of Directors
Mobile: 706-260-9935

Elaine Watkins
Executive Director
Mobile: 706-483-9883


Physical Address

Prater’s Mill Historic Site
5845 Highway 2
Dalton, GA 30721

Mailing Address

Prater’s Mill Historic Site
P.O. Drawer H
Varnell, GA 30756


For those who might wish to travel by RV or camper, we will allow on-site primitive (no hookups) camping at the Prater’s Mill Historic Site.  We’re located about 16 miles (or 20 minutes) from LaQuinta.

Prater’s Mill Historic Site
5845 Highway 2
Dalton, GA 30721

If you’d like full service with hookups, the nearest campground to us is on I-75 at exit 350, Ringgold, about 18 miles or 20 minutes from LaQuinta.

Battlefield Campground & RV Park
199 KOA Blvd., Ringgold, GA 30736


Dalton is located off  I-75 in Northwest GA conveniently between Atlanta and Chattanooga airports.  Both airports are stops on many shuttle services also have rental vehicles on-site,

Chattanooga Airport
1001 Airport Road
Chattanooga, TN 37421

  • About 29 miles / 30 minutes from LaQuinta


Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
6000 N Terminal Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30320

  • About 101 miles / 1 hour & 45 minutes from LaQuinta
Shuttle Service

There is shuttle service that runs from both the Chattanooga & Atlanta airports.  It conveniently drops off/picks up at our host hotel, the LaQuinta in Dalton.

Grooms Transportation