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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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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.

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.

America'S Best Inn & Suites Commerce
America'S Best Inn & Suites Commerce
Hotel in Commerce, GA USA
Currently as low as $44.95/night!

Work out at the fitness centre at America's Best Inn & Suites Commerce. Free WiFi access is available at this Commerce motel.Rooms at America's Best Inn & Suites include air conditioning TV and a seating area. Free Internet, Indoor Pool, Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.

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.


Best Western Athens
Best Western Athens
Hotel in Athens, GA USA
Currently as low as $51.32/night!

Between easy campus access free Wi-Fi complimentary breakfast and pet-friendliness the Best Western Athens has plenty of value to offer Priceline guests. Restaurant, Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Western Commerce Inn
Best Western Commerce Inn
Hotel in Commerce, GA USA
Currently as low as $63.74/night!

Rooms with microwaves and mini-fridges and lots of nearby outlet shopping bring Priceline guests back to the Best Western Commerce Inn. The three-story hotel has 51 rooms with microwaves mini-fridges cable TV and free Wi-Fi. Swimming Pool,Outdoor Pool, Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.

Budget Host Athens
Budget Host Athens
Hotel in Athens, GA USA
Currently as low as $50.00/night!

Located off Highway 78 this hotel Is between Athens West Shopping Center and Clarke Crossing Shopping Center.  It offers a hot tub guest laundry services and a 24-hour front desk.  Pet-friendly guest rooms include free Wi-Fi. Free Internet, Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.

Budget Inn Elberton
Budget Inn Elberton
Hotel in Elberton, GA USA
Currently as low as $38.00/night!

Featuring free WiFi throughout the property Budget Inn Elberton offers accommodation in Elberton. Free private parking is available on site.All rooms are fitted with a TV with cable channels. Every room includes a private bathroom equipped with a bath or shower. Free Internet.


Bull Dog Inn - Athens
Bull Dog Inn - Athens
Hotel in Athens, GA USA
Currently as low as $50.00/night!

The Athens Bull Dog Inn is just 10 minutes' drive from Athens city centre and the University of Georgia. This motel offers a microwave and refrigerator in each room as well as free Wi-Fi.Cable TV is included in the simply decorated guestrooms of this Athens hotel. Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.

Candlewood Suites Athens
Candlewood Suites Athens
Hotel in Bogart, GA USA
Currently as low as $70.00/night!

Rolling out the red carpet for Priceline guests and their pets with spacious suites with cozy kitchens the new non-smoking Candlewood Suites Athens is winning with fresh flair and contemporary style. This four-floor interior-corridor property offers 97 studio suites. Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.

Comfort Inn & Suites Athens
Comfort Inn & Suites Athens
Hotel in Bogart, GA USA
Currently as low as $74.00/night!

Along with the comfort of complimentary hot breakfasts and free Wi-Fi the pet-friendly Comfort Inn & Suites Athens offers a handy mall-adjacent location with temptations every which way.Outdoor Pool, Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.

Comfort Suites Commerce
Comfort Suites Commerce
Hotel in Commerce, GA USA
Currently as low as $95.20/night!

An indoor pool free hot breakfast and free Wi-Fi in every well-equipped suite are offered by the non-smoking Comfort Suites Commerce. Free Internet, Indoor Pool, Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.

Country Inn & Suites Athens
Country Inn & Suites Athens
Hotel in Athens, GA USA
Currently as low as $84.14/night!

A heated pool free Wi-Fi free hot breakfast and well-equipped non-smoking suites help make Country Inn & Suites Athens one of the most popular hotels in the area among Priceline guests. Free Internet, Swimming Pool, Indoor Pool, Restaurant, Non Smoking Rooms.

Courtyard Athens Downtown
Courtyard Athens Downtown
Hotel in Athens, GA USA
Currently as low as $109.00/night!

Hooked up with complimentary internet and prime access to the University of Georgia Priceline guests say for comfort style and convenience the non-smoking Courtyard by Marriott Athens Downtown is a smart place to be. Free Internet, Swimming Pool,Outdoor Pool, Restaurant, Non Smoking Rooms.

Daynite Inn - Elberton
Daynite Inn - Elberton
Hotel in Elberton, GA USA
Currently as low as $52.00/night!

The Daynite Inn Elberton is less than 5 minutes' drive from Elberton city centre. This hotel features a microwave and refrigerator in every room and a fitness centre on site.Cable TV with the HBO movie channel is included in all guestrooms of this Elberton hotel. Free Internet.

Days Inn Athens
Days Inn Athens
Hotel in Athens, GA USA
Currently as low as $56.06/night!

Starting out on a positive note with a complimentary breakfast Days Inn Athens located right in the heart of Athens' cool music club scene puts Priceline guests in a prime spot.Outdoor Pool, Free Breakfast, Non Smoking Rooms.

Days Inn Commerce
Days Inn Commerce
Hotel in Commerce, GA USA
Currently as low as $54.40/night!

Freebies like Wi-Fi and breakfast in a location near outlet shopping mean comfort and convenience for Priceline guests at the Days Inn Commerce. The two-story hotel has 61 rooms featuring free Wi-Fi cable TVs and coffeemakers. Free Breakfast, Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.

Days Inn Elberton
Days Inn Elberton
Hotel in Elberton, GA USA
Currently as low as $59.49/night!

Free breakfast and an outdoor pool complement the well-equipped rooms at the Days Inn Elberton. The 34 exterior-corridor rooms at this two-story hotel have Wi-Fi access refrigerators microwaves and coffeemakers. Suites with jetted tubs are available.Outdoor Pool, Free Breakfast, Non Smoking Rooms.

Days Inn Madison
Days Inn Madison
Bed and Breakfast in Madison, GA USA
Currently as low as $50.15/night!

Days Inn Madison is located in Madison Georgia. Free WiFi access is available. Each room here will provide you with air conditioning. There is also a coffee machine. Private bathroom also comes with a bath or shower. Extras include a desk and bed linen. Free Internet, Free Breakfast, Non Smoking Rooms.

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Athens

Visitor Guides
Places to stay


Best Places to Stay in Athens


Comfort Inn & Suites Athens
Guest Score:
From $74 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Comfort Suites Commerce
Guest Score:
From $95 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott Commerce
Guest Score:
From $119 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Hampton Inn Athens
Guest Score:
From $103 / night.


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


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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