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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.


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.

Alison Krauss at Classic Center Theatre
Alison Krauss at Classic Center Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Oct 15, 2019 (Tuesday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Alison Krauss October 15, 2019 at Classic Center Theatre in Athens, GA 7:30PM

Billy Strings at Georgia Theatre
Billy Strings at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Sep 07, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Billy Strings September 07, 2019 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM

Brent Cobb at Georgia Theatre
Brent Cobb at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Sep 14, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Brent Cobb September 14, 2019 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM


Caamp at Georgia Theatre
Caamp at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Sep 26, 2019 (Thursday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Caamp September 26, 2019 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM

Com Truise at Georgia Theatre
Com Truise at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Nov 12, 2019 (Tuesday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Com Truise November 12, 2019 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM

Cosmic Charlie at Georgia Theatre
Cosmic Charlie at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
This Weekend, Aug 24, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Cosmic Charlie August 24, 2019 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM

Crumb at 40 Watt Club
Crumb at 40 Watt Club things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Nov 15, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Crumb November 15, 2019 at 40 Watt Club in Athens, GA 9:00PM


Drake White at Georgia Theatre
Drake White at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Columbus Day Weekend, Oct 12, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Drake White October 12, 2019 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:30PM

Futurebirds at Georgia Theatre
Futurebirds at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Sep 20, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Futurebirds September 20, 2019 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:30PM

Georgia Bulldogs Football vs. Murray State Racers Football
Georgia Bulldogs Football vs. Murray State Racers Football things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Sep 07, 2019 (Saturday) Sports event in Athens, GA USA

Georgia Bulldogs Football vs. Murray State Racers Football September 07, 2019 at Sanford Stadium in Athens, GA 4:00PM

Gregory Alan Isakov at 40 Watt Club
Gregory Alan Isakov at 40 Watt Club things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Nov 13, 2019 (Wednesday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Gregory Alan Isakov November 13, 2019 at 40 Watt Club in Athens, GA 8:00PM

Gregory Alan Isakov at 40 Watt Club
Gregory Alan Isakov at 40 Watt Club things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Nov 13, 2019 (Wednesday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Gregory Alan Isakov November 13, 2019 at 40 Watt Club in Athens, GA 8:00PM

Hippo Campus at Georgia Theatre
Hippo Campus at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Oct 29, 2019 (Tuesday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Hippo Campus October 29, 2019 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM

Jimmy Herring at Georgia Theatre
Jimmy Herring at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Nov 09, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Jimmy Herring November 09, 2019 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM

JJ Grey at Georgia Theatre
JJ Grey at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Sep 10, 2019 (Tuesday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

JJ Grey September 10, 2019 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:30PM

Jon Langston at Georgia Theatre
Jon Langston at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Nov 21, 2019 (Thursday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Jon Langston November 21, 2019 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:30PM

Jon Langston at Georgia Theatre
Jon Langston at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Nov 22, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Jon Langston November 22, 2019 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 7:00PM

Jump Little Children at Georgia Theatre
Jump Little Children at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Christmas Weekend, Dec 20, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Jump Little Children December 20, 2019 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:30PM

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Athens

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Places to stay


Best Places to Stay in Athens


Big Bold And Beautiful
Guest Score:
From $695 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Hotel Indigo Athens - University Area
Guest Score:
From $189 / night.


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


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.
Springhill Suites Athens Downtown/University Area
Guest Score:
From $164 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Springhill Suites Athens West
Guest Score:
From $119 / 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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