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
Oct 12, 2014 - Oct 12, 2014Departs from The Classic CenterView on Map
404-806-7251With 30 years of tradition, Athens to Atlanta (A2A) is the oldest and most famous road skate in America. Starting in Athens, Georgia, participants skate through beautiful... Find Out More
Oct 26, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014300 North Thomas StreetView on Map
706-357-4444Comedy Central will present Bill Cosby's Far From Finished Tour on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 at 7 p.m. at The Classic Center Theatre in downtown Athens. Cosby's success spans... Find Out More
Oct 31, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014College SquareView on Map
706-372-1753The Wild Rumpus is Athens' Biggest Halloween Party. The vision of The Wild Rumpus is to provide an organized avenue for the massive array of Athens creativity which manifests... Find Out More
The dining information on this page is supplied by the Georgia Restaurant Association.
Terrapin 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 More