Take a hip trip to Athens, Georgia! The eclectic college town of Athens is 61 miles northeast of Atlanta, nestled just below the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. A vibrant, restored Victorian-era downtown teems with art galleries, trendy shops, world-renowned nightclubs and distinctive dining. Historic architecture and impressive gardens complete the unique blend of traditional heritage and trend-setting southern culture. The vibe and energy that gave birth to R.E.M and the B-52’s are alive and well today! Visit our website for complete travel information, including online reservations, calendar of events, special offers, and music samples.
Visitor Information Center
300 N. Thomas Street
Athens, GA 30601
Free Georgia Travel Guide
The state’s official Travel Guide is your complete resource to planning a vacation in Georgia. Find trip ideas, attractions, events, activities, accommodations, maps, travel resources and much more.
Phone: 1-800-VISIT GA (847-4842)
Athens Travel Guides
Civil War Heartland Leaders Trail
On this mostly rural, 125-mile history trail connecting many important Southern landmarks, visitors will explore the lives of more Civil War leaders and rich history than in any other region in the South.
¡Viva México! Film Series: “An Artful Revolution: The Life and Art of the Taller de Gráfica Popular”Jul 9, 2015 - Jul 9, 201590 Carlton StView on Map
706-542-4662This documentary explores the life and art of the artists of the Mexican printmaking collective started in the 1930s. Following the film, join Carissa DiCindio, curator... Find Out More
Sep 27, 2015 - Sep 27, 201590 Carlton StreetView on Map
706-542-4662Join docents for a tour of the works in the permanent collection at the Georgia Museum of Art. 3-4 p.m. Find Out More
The dining information on this page is supplied by the Georgia Restaurant Association.
Summer Meetings Offer in Athens, GACountry Inn & Suites by Carlson - Athens236 Old Epps Bridge Rd.View on Map
Planning a family reunion or going to a sports tournament in Athens? Stay at the Country Inn & Suites Athens and get more perks! For Thursday through Sunday stays in June and July, we are offering complimentary meeting space when you book a minimum of 10 room nights. Our pet friendly hotel offers 81... > Find Out MorePrix Fixe at Five & TenFive & Ten1073 S. Milledge Ave.View on Map
Three-course prix fixe menu is specially priced at just $30 and is available for 5:30, 5:45, or 6:00 p.m. reservations daily. Wine pairings are available for $15 extra. An amazing deal for this acclaimed restaurant. > Find Out More