Originally Posted by hrbatyfan
I live in Atlanta, and I am seriously considering going. I would probably end up going Mon-Wed or so. It will be an 8 hour drive (ugh), but I really just don't feel like shelling out the cash for an airfare considering this is a bit last minute, and the prices are kinda uh, high!
I also have checked out hotels a little bit, and so far a ton of them seem to be like 20+ minutes from Mason. I am really hoping to just keep it simple and stay right near the tennis center, or at least right in Mason. Luckily I still have a few weeks to think things out.
Any tips appreciated!
I wish I had the option to drive, but since I live on the West coast, it would be a two day trip. Oh well.
There are very few hotels near the tennis center, and most of them are fairly expensive. The cheapest of them is usually the Kings Island Resort (http://www.kingsislandresort.com/
), which has the advantage of a shuttle to and from the grounds and TWO pools. Otherwise, you'll have no choice but to drive.
There is another grouping of hotels about 10 minutes away (on 71), but they are even more
expensive, since that's where the players stay.
We usually stay about 20 minutes away, to the South, but it's really not that bad, just a straight shot up the expressway. Our hotel is near lots of restaurants, and we spend about half as much.
Need any other tips?