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
Athens is 60 miles northeast of Atlanta via GA Hwy 316Visit Website
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The state's official Travel Guide is your complete resource to planning a vacation in Georgia. Find trip ideas, attractions, dining, events, activities, accommodations, map, travel resources and much more.
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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.
Now through Jul 29, 2016300 S. Hull St.View on Map
706-542-8079Holding thousands of unique, many one of a kind, artifacts representing Georgia's history and culture, the UGA Special Collections Libraries combine archival and research... Find Out More
Jun 22, 2016 - Jun 22, 201690 Carlton StreetView on Map
706-542-4662Join docents for a tour of our Permanent Collections at the Georgia Museum of Art. All ages are welcome to attend. Find Out More
Jun 15, 2016 - Jun 15, 201690 Carlton St.View on Map
706-542-4662Join us for a tour of the permanent collection led by the museum's docents. All tours meet in the lobby. Find Out More
The dining information on this page is supplied by the Georgia Restaurant Association.
Semester Finale DiscountUrban Enigmas10 Huntington Rd., Unit B70View on Map
As the semester comes to an end, you may be in need of an escape. Come by Urban Enigmas for an escape from reality. Use the code "FINALS911" to receive $5 off per person on bookings between April 22 and May 14th, 2016. > Find Out MorePRIX FIXE AT FIVE & TENFive & Ten1073 S Milledge AveView on Map
Three-course prix fixe menu is specially priced at just $36 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