It's only 40 miles from Huntsville to Scottsboro. And the drive is easy. It should take you about 40-45 minutes, depending on where you begin in the city. Take Hwy 72 East to Scottsboro. Exit on Veterans Drive (Hwy 35) and turn left at the light. Take Veterans Drive to Willow Street and turn left at the light. This will continue as Hwy 35N. The store is ahead approximately 1.2 miles on your left.
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Scottsboro is 120 miles from Birmingham and you should be able to make the drive in about 2 hours. Take I59 N to Ft. Payne. Take exit 218 in Ft. Payne. Travel approximately 25 miles on Hwy 35 N to Scottsboro. At the 4th traffic light in Scottsboro, turn left onto Willow Street. This will continue as Hwy 35 N. The store is ahead approximately 1.2 miles on your left.
From Chattanooga, Tennessee
Interstate 24 west will take you to Scottsboro via South Pittsburgh and it’s a straight shot from there. Take Interstate 24 W to South Pittsburgh (exit 152). In South Pittsburgh, take Hwy 72 W to Scottsboro. Go approximately 30 miles and exit on Veterans Drive (Hwy 35 N) and turn right at the traffic light. Take Veterans Drive to Willow Street and turn left at the light. This will continue as Hwy 35 N. Unclaimed Baggage Center is approximately 1.2 miles on your left. Total drive time is about 1 hour 15 minutes.
Nashville is 140 miles from Scottsboro, Alabama and the trip is a mere 2 1/2 hours by car. Travel on Interstate 24 East to Hwy 72 West. In Scottsboro, you'll take the Veterans Drive exit to the right (which is also known as Hwy 35). Take Veterans Drive to Willow Street and turn left at light. This will continue as Hwy 35 North. Unclaimed Baggage Center is approximately 1.5 miles on the left.
If you start after breakfast, you can easily get to Unclaimed Baggage Center in time for lunch at Cups Espresso Café. There will still be time for someone in your party to get in some golf while someone else continues hunting for treasures!
Scottsboro, Alabama, is about 250 miles from Memphis. Interstate 40/240 creates a beltway around Memphis. Take this highway to Interstate 385 for just 5 miles and turn south on Hwy 86 for 9 miles. You'll turn east on Hwy 72 and follow this to Scottsboro for about 225 miles and will take approximately 4 hours, 45 minutes. In Scottsboro, exit Veterans Drive (Hwy 35) and turn left at the traffic light. Take Veterans Drive to Willow Street and turn left at the light. This will continue as Hwy 35 N. The store is ahead approximately 1.2 miles on your left.
You have two choices - the scenic route that takes you through back roads and winds through gorgeous wooded areas, or the direct route through Chattanooga, Tennessee.
The scenic route starts by taking Interstate 75 N to Adairsville. In Adairsville, take exit 306 for Hwy 140 W to Armuchee. In Armuchee, this becomes Hwy 27 N, stay on to Summerville. In Summerville, take Hwy 48 W to Hwy 117 (in Alabama). When Hwy 117 splits, take Hwy 40 W to the left. At the bottom of the mountain on Hwy 40 in Scottsboro, turn right onto Hwy 35 N. Go to the 4th traffic light in Scottsboro and turn left onto Willow Street. This will continue as Hwy 35 N. The store is ahead approximately 1.2 miles on the left. This beautiful rural route takes about 2 1/2 – 3 hours.
A few suggestions for this route. First, if it's close to noon, eat lunch before you leave Atlanta. There are plenty of restaurants you're familiar with at several exits as you travel north. The reason is, once you head west, you'll be in more rural areas where fast food is hard to find.
The direct route is simple. Just take Interstate 75 N to Chattanooga, head west on Interstate 24 W to South Pittsburgh (exit 152). In South Pittsburgh take Hwy 72 W to Scottsboro. Go approximately 30 miles and exit on Veterans Drive (Hwy 35 N) and turn right at the traffic light. Take Veterans Drive to Willow Street and turn left at the traffic light. This will continue as Hwy 35 N. Unclaimed Baggage Center is ahead approximately 1.2 miles on your left. It takes about 3 hours to drive the 178 miles between Atlanta and Scottsboro.
From Jackson, Mississippi
Scottsboro is about 350 miles from Jackson and the drive will take you about 5 ½ to 6 hours. Take I-55 S to I-20 E (Exit number 94 toward Meridian/Hattiesburg). Stay on I-20 for approximately 238 miles until you reach I-59 N toward Gadsden. Take I-59 N to Exit number 218 into Ft. Payne. Take Hwy 35 N to Scottsboro. Once in Scottsboro go to the 4th traffic light and turn left onto Willow Street (Hwy 35 N). The store is approximately 1.2 miles on your left.
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