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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

Take a TimeOut at TangerOutlets! 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.

Arkansas Razorbacks Baseball at Georgia Bulldogs Baseball
Arkansas Razorbacks Baseball at Georgia Bulldogs Baseball things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
May 18, 2018 (Friday) Sports event in Athens, GA USA

Arkansas Razorbacks Baseball at Georgia Bulldogs Baseball May 18, 2018 at Foley Field in Athens, GA 7:00PM


Arkansas Razorbacks Baseball at Georgia Bulldogs Baseball
Arkansas Razorbacks Baseball at Georgia Bulldogs Baseball things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
May 19, 2018 (Saturday) Sports event in Athens, GA USA

Arkansas Razorbacks Baseball at Georgia Bulldogs Baseball May 19, 2018 at Foley Field in Athens, GA 2:00PM

Arkansas Razorbacks Baseball at Georgia Bulldogs Baseball
Arkansas Razorbacks Baseball at Georgia Bulldogs Baseball things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
May 17, 2018 (Thursday) Sports event in Athens, GA USA

Arkansas Razorbacks Baseball at Georgia Bulldogs Baseball May 17, 2018 at Foley Field in Athens, GA 7:00PM

Big Business at 40 Watt Club
Big Business at 40 Watt Club things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Today, Feb 24, 2018 (Saturday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Big Business February 24, 2018 at 40 Watt Club in Athens, GA 9:00PM

Black Tiger Sex Machine at Georgia Theatre
Black Tiger Sex Machine at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Mar 28, 2018 (Wednesday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Black Tiger Sex Machine March 28, 2018 at Georgia Theatre 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
Next Month, 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
Next Month, Mar 24, 2018 (Saturday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

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

Bonobo at Georgia Theatre
Bonobo at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Mar 08, 2018 (Thursday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Bonobo March 08, 2018 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:30PM

Clemson Tigers Baseball at Georgia Bulldogs Baseball
Clemson Tigers Baseball at Georgia Bulldogs Baseball things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Apr 17, 2018 (Tuesday) Sports event in Athens, GA USA

Clemson Tigers Baseball at Georgia Bulldogs Baseball April 17, 2018 at Foley Field in Athens, GA 7:00PM

Clutch at Georgia Theatre
Clutch at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Apr 30, 2018 (Monday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Clutch April 30, 2018 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:00PM

Dance FX at 40 Watt Club
Dance FX at 40 Watt Club things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Mar 08, 2018 (Thursday) Theater event in Athens, GA USA

Dance FX March 08, 2018 at 40 Watt Club in Athens, GA 8:30PM

Deer Tick at Georgia Theatre
Deer Tick at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Apr 26, 2018 (Thursday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Deer Tick April 26, 2018 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:30PM

Descendents at Georgia Theatre
Descendents at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Sep 15, 2018 (Saturday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Descendents September 15, 2018 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:00PM

Flaming Lips at Georgia Theatre
Flaming Lips at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Mar 05, 2018 (Monday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Flaming Lips March 05, 2018 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:30PM

Georgia State Panthers Baseball at Georgia Bulldogs Baseball
Georgia State Panthers Baseball at Georgia Bulldogs Baseball things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Week, Feb 28, 2018 (Wednesday) Sports event in Athens, GA USA

Georgia State Panthers Baseball at Georgia Bulldogs Baseball February 28, 2018 at Foley Field in Athens, GA 5:00PM

Gillian Welch at Georgia Theatre
Gillian Welch at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Apr 16, 2018 (Monday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Gillian Welch April 16, 2018 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:00PM

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Best Places to Stay in Athens


Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott Commerce
Guest Score:
From $109 / night.


Hotel Indigo Athens - University Area
Guest Score:
From $148 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Quality Inn & Suites Athens
Guest Score:
From $66 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Springhill Suites Athens
Guest Score:
From $129 / night.



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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