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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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 Dec 21, 2014300 N. Thomas St.View on Map
706-357-4444Generations of children and "children at heart" have treasured this perennial favorite, the charming tale of holiday adventure that follows a little girl's journey through... Find Out More
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Home for the HolidaysCountry Inn & Suites - Athens236 Old Epps Bridge Rd.View on Map
Home for the holidays? Make your visit more comfortable by staying in our Family Friendly suites. Enjoy holiday cookies with warm apple cider and cocoa in the lobby daily. Rate includes full hot breakfast, on-site guest laundry, free wifi, fitness center access and a reading library. > Find Out MoreTerrapin Beer Co. ExperienceCountry Inn & Suites - Athens236 Old Epps Bridge Rd.View on Map
While staying in Athens, visit the Terrapin Beer Co. for a brewery tour! Recently voted one of the top brewery tours in America by TripAdvisor, the Terrapin Beer Co. Experience is an Athens attraction you do not want to miss. Our hotel package includes: a six pack of Terrapin Beer Co. beer in your suite... > Find Out MoreDancing in the Street – NYE PackageNew Year's Eve at Graduate Athens & the Foundry395 E. Dougherty St.View on Map
You've got nowhere to run to but the Graduate Athens this New Year's Eve. Make your reservation today. Packages start at $329 and include: one night stay, a bottle of champagne delivered to your room, two (2) tickets to a pre-show dinner buffet in the Foundry Ballroom, two (2) tickets to Martha Reeves... > Find Out More