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
Official Visitor Information
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.
Apr 18, 2015 - Apr 18, 2015Five Selected Athens Area GardensView on Map
706-354-8328The Piedmont Gardeners Annual Garden Tour features five local private gardens. Admission to the self-guided tour cost $15 if purchased from local businesses and $20 at... Find Out More
Apr 30, 2015 - Apr 30, 201590 Carlton StreetView on Map
706-542-4662Join us for the annual meeting of the Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art. Reception and director's talk to follow. Free and open to the public. RSVP to gmoarsvp@uga... Find Out More
The dining information on this page is supplied by the Georgia Restaurant Association.
Prix 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