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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.

Cannibal Corpse at Georgia Theatre
Cannibal Corpse at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Dec 04, 2018 (Tuesday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Cannibal Corpse December 04, 2018 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:00PM


Come at 40 Watt Club
Come at 40 Watt Club things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Week, Nov 29, 2018 (Thursday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Come November 29, 2018 at 40 Watt Club in Athens, GA 8:00PM

Elevation Worship at Classic Center Theatre
Elevation Worship at Classic Center Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Jan 30, 2019 (Wednesday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Elevation Worship January 30, 2019 at Classic Center Theatre in Athens, GA 7:00PM

Eric Gales at Georgia Theatre
Eric Gales at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Dec 08, 2018 (Saturday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Eric Gales December 08, 2018 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM

Lake Street Dive at Georgia Theatre
Lake Street Dive at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Jan 11, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Lake Street Dive January 11, 2019 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM


Mac DeMarco at Georgia Theatre
Mac DeMarco at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Thanksgiving Weekend, Nov 24, 2018 (Saturday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Mac DeMarco November 24, 2018 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM

Newsboys at Classic Center Theatre
Newsboys at Classic Center Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Dec 13, 2018 (Thursday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Newsboys December 13, 2018 at Classic Center Theatre in Athens, GA 7:00PM

Old Dominion at Akins Arena at The Classic Center
Old Dominion at Akins Arena at The Classic Center things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Feb 27, 2019 (Wednesday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Old Dominion February 27, 2019 at Akins Arena at The Classic Center in Athens, GA 7:30PM

Reel Big Fish at Georgia Theatre
Reel Big Fish at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Week, Nov 29, 2018 (Thursday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Reel Big Fish November 29, 2018 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 7:30PM

St. Paul and the Broken Bones at Georgia Theatre
St. Paul and the Broken Bones at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Feb 09, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

St. Paul and the Broken Bones February 09, 2019 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM

The Grass is Dead at Georgia Theatre
The Grass is Dead at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Week, Nov 27, 2018 (Tuesday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

The Grass is Dead November 27, 2018 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM

The Marcus King Band at Georgia Theatre
The Marcus King Band at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Dec 12, 2018 (Wednesday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

The Marcus King Band December 12, 2018 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:30PM

The SteelDrivers at Georgia Theatre
The SteelDrivers at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Feb 02, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

The SteelDrivers February 02, 2019 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM

The Wonder Years w/ Have Mercy at 40 Watt Club
The Wonder Years w/ Have Mercy at 40 Watt Club things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Week, Nov 27, 2018 (Tuesday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

The Wonder Years w/ Have Mercy November 27, 2018 at 40 Watt Club in Athens, GA 8:00PM

Walk the Moon at Georgia Theatre
Walk the Moon at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Feb 15, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Walk the Moon February 15, 2019 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM

Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau
Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau
Visitor Bureau in Athens, GA USA

Take a hip trip to Athens, Georgia! Let your hair down and let your mind run free through historic southern streets pulsing with creative energy. Mix it up. Mingle with athletes and artists at eclectic galleries and UGA games.

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Best Places to Stay in Athens


Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Commerce
Guest Score:
From $117 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Kirby House
Guest Score:
From $235 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Springhill Suites By Marriott Athens West
Guest Score:
From $124 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
The Yellow House
Guest Score:
From $100 / 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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