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Athens Tourism and Sightseeing
You may know Athens, Georgia as home to R.E.M. and the B-52s, the city Rolling Stone named "#1 College Music Scene in America." You may know it for the University of Georgia and Georgia Bulldogs, the "Classic City of the South" where rich tradition at the heart of a hip college town creates a culture unlike any other. Nestled below the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Atlanta, Athens is a harmony of old and new: wedding-perfect Antebellum architecture, contemporary art and eclectic nightlife, a Victorian-era downtown teeming with funky shops and one of the South's most progressive culinary scenes. http://www.VisitAthensGA.com Whether you're after a romantic getaway, a unique meeting destination or a quick trip from Atlanta, find what you've been missing in Athens, Georgia.   Skip to Best Places to Stay. Best Time to Visit. Visitor Information. View Map.


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AthHalf Race for Education
AthHalf Race for Education
Sport in Athens, GA USA

Half marathon in Athens, GA with health expo A half marathon race that starts in historic downtown Athens. The race will wind through downtown Athens, beautiful historic neighborhoods and the University of Georgia campus, with music, water stations and cheering fans all along the route.


Ice Skating Rink at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee
Ice Skating Rink at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee
Sport in Greensboro, GA USA

Ice Skating The beautiful 6,000-square-foot Ice Rink in The Forest at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee will open Thursday, November 23rd. Invigorating exercise and fun are topped off with hot cocoa or hot apple cider.

Tanger Outlet Centers of Commerce, Georgia
Tanger Outlet Centers of Commerce, Georgia things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Shopping in Commerce, GA USA

Buy direct from the manufacturer at over 80 great outlets Shop TangerSTYLE. Brands you know! Choices you want. Prices you'll love. Enjoy over 80 terrific outlets including Coach, Nike, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Banana Republic, Timberland, Nautica, Aeropostale, Bass Shoes, Gap Outlet, J.

The Georgia Museum of Art
The Georgia Museum of Art things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Art Museum in Athens, GA USA

The Georgia Museum of Art - free and open to the public The Georgia Museum of Art is both a university museum under the aegis of the University of Georgia and, since 1982, the official state museum of art. Located on the East Campus of UGA, in the Performing and Visual Arts Complex, it opened in 1948.

Anderson East at Georgia Theatre
Anderson East at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Feb 16, 2018 (Friday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Anderson East February 16, 2018 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM


Bellydancing Show at 40 Watt Club
Bellydancing Show at 40 Watt Club things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Dec 06, 2017 (Wednesday) Theater event in Athens, GA USA

Bellydancing Show December 06, 2017 at 40 Watt Club in Athens, GA 7:30PM

Blackberry Smoke at Georgia Theatre
Blackberry Smoke at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Mar 23, 2018 (Friday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Blackberry Smoke March 23, 2018 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:30PM

Blackberry Smoke at Georgia Theatre
Blackberry Smoke at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Mar 24, 2018 (Saturday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Blackberry Smoke March 24, 2018 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:30PM

Cindy Wilson at 40 Watt Club
Cindy Wilson at 40 Watt Club things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Weekend, Dec 01, 2017 (Friday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Cindy Wilson December 01, 2017 at 40 Watt Club in Athens, GA 8:00PM


Cole Swindell at Georgia Theatre
Cole Swindell at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Jan 11, 2018 (Thursday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Cole Swindell January 11, 2018 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:30PM

Devin Townsend Project at Georgia Theatre
Devin Townsend Project at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Dec 07, 2017 (Thursday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Devin Townsend Project December 07, 2017 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:00PM

Eli Young Band at Georgia Theatre
Eli Young Band at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Dec 08, 2017 (Friday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Eli Young Band December 08, 2017 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM

Hannah Wicklund & The Steppin Stones at Georgia Theatre
Hannah Wicklund & The Steppin Stones at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Jan 22, 2018 (Monday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Hannah Wicklund & The Steppin Stones January 22, 2018 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM

Illenium at Georgia Theatre
Illenium at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Weekend, Dec 02, 2017 (Saturday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Illenium December 02, 2017 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM

Infamous Stringdusters at Georgia Theatre
Infamous Stringdusters at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Jan 17, 2018 (Wednesday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Infamous Stringdusters January 17, 2018 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:00PM

JJ Grey at Georgia Theatre
JJ Grey at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Dec 30, 2017 (Saturday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

JJ Grey December 30, 2017 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:00PM

Judah and The Lion at Georgia Theatre
Judah and The Lion at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Mar 01, 2018 (Thursday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Judah and The Lion March 01, 2018 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:00PM

Judah and The Lion at Georgia Theatre
Judah and The Lion at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Feb 28, 2018 (Wednesday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Judah and The Lion February 28, 2018 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:00PM

Kamasi Washington at Georgia Theatre
Kamasi Washington at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Dec 06, 2017 (Wednesday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Kamasi Washington December 06, 2017 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM

Kishi Bashi at 40 Watt Club
Kishi Bashi at 40 Watt Club things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Weekend, Dec 02, 2017 (Saturday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Kishi Bashi December 02, 2017 at 40 Watt Club in Athens, GA 9:00PM

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Best Places to Stay in Athens


Comfort Inn & Suites Athens
Guest Score:
From $76 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott Commerce
Guest Score:
From $114 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Hotel Indigo Athens - University Area
Guest Score:
From $117 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Quality Inn & Suites Athens
Guest Score:
From $69 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Springhill Suites Athens
Guest Score:
From $104 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Time to Visit Athens


The best time to visit Athens is in the spring and fall. Spring temperatures are cool with averages in the low 60's and highs in the mid 70's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 50's. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the mid 50's and highs in the mid 60's. Fall nights are cold with lows in the mid 40's.

Visit Athens in the springSpring Summer Visit Athens in the fallFall Winter


Monthly Temperatures in Athens


Month Low Avg High
January 30.7 40.2 49.7
February 32.3 43.8 55.2
March 38.8 51.0 63.2
April 45.2 58.4 71.6
May 54.1 66.4 78.6
June 62.5 73.8 85.1
July 66.7 77.4 88.0
August 66.1 76.4 86.7
September 60.4 70.5 80.6
October 49.0 60.1 71.1
November 40.0 50.9 61.7
December 33.2 42.9 52.5

Athens Visitor Bureau


Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau

Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau





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