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
Athens is 60 miles northeast of Atlanta via GA Hwy 316Visit Website
Free Georgia Travel Guide
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.
Courtyard by Marriott Athens Downtown Fact Sheet
This is Courtyard by Marriott Athens Downtown's fact sheet flyer with information regarding our amenities and full color photots of our property and rooms.
Nov 9, 2016 - Nov 9, 201690 Carlton StreetView on Map
706-542-4662Jenny Gropp, managing editor of the Georgia Review and curator of the exhibition, will give a special tour. This event is part of the University of Georgia's 2016 Spotlight... Find Out More
Nov 17, 2016 - Nov 17, 201690 Carlton St.View on Map
706-542-4662As part of her Georgia Poetry Circuit tour, award-winning poet Rachel Eliza Griffiths will read work at the opening reception for the Georgia Review's "Storytelling"... Find Out More
The dining information on this page is supplied by the Georgia Restaurant Association.
Wild Rumpus Hotel DealWild Rumpus Halloween Parade and SpectacleCollege SquareView on Map
Taking its architectural cue from the covered bridges of the American South, Hotel Indigo Athens elevates the downtown cityscape of “The Classic City.” Pairing Southern farmstead modern style with a deep appreciation for local culture, this boutique retreat – one of the world’s first LEED Gold-certified... > 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