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
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.
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.
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.
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
1145 North Chase StreetView on Map
678-835-8082Athens Tours & Transit offers Brewery Tours every Friday from 5:30 - 9 p.m., as well as offering Winery Tours, Heritage Tours, Food Tours, and custom shuttle services... Find Out More
The dining information on this page is supplied by the Georgia Restaurant Association.
UGA ParentsCourtyard by Marriott Athens Downtown166 N. Finley St.View on Map
It can be a trying time sending your child off to college. We want to offer a special deal to parents of UGA prospective and current students who are coming for orientations and other visiting in Athens this summer. Call our in-house sales office and ask for the "UGA Parents" rate! > 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