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.
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300 N. Thomas Street
Athens, GA 30601
Free Georgia Travel Guide
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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.
280 E. Dougherty StView on Map
706-353-1820This Federal-style house is believed to be Athens' oldest surviving residence. Its rescue from demolition and restoration in the early 1970s as a house museum and welcome... Find Out More
Dec 19, 2015 - Dec 20, 2015300 North Thomas StreetView on Map
706-208-0900The internationally renowned State Ballet Theatre of Russia will present two performances of The Nutcracker December 19-20 in The Classic Center Theatre. Generations... Find Out More
Dec 13, 2015 - Dec 13, 201590 Carlton StreetView on Map
706-542-4662Meet docents in the lobby of the Georgia Museum of Art on December 13, 2015, at 3 p.m. for a free tour of highlights from the permanent collection. Find Out More
The dining information on this page is supplied by the Georgia Restaurant Association.
AAA Members Save up to 10%Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Athens390 E. Washington St.View on Map
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