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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.

AFTM at Georgia Theatre
AFTM at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Weekend, Jan 26, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

AFTM January 26, 2019 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM


Ben Rector at Georgia Theatre
Ben Rector at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Mar 22, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Ben Rector March 22, 2019 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:30PM

Ben Rector at Georgia Theatre
Ben Rector at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Mar 23, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Ben Rector March 23, 2019 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:30PM

Between the Buried and Me w/ Tesseract at 40 Watt Club
Between the Buried and Me w/ Tesseract at 40 Watt Club things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Feb 08, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Between the Buried and Me w/ Tesseract February 08, 2019 at 40 Watt Club in Athens, GA 6:30PM

Brent Cobb at Georgia Theatre
Brent Cobb at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Today, Jan 18, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Brent Cobb January 18, 2019 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM


Buckethead at Georgia Theatre
Buckethead at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Mar 25, 2019 (Monday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Buckethead March 25, 2019 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM

Camper Van Beethoven w/ Cracker at 40 Watt Club
Camper Van Beethoven w/ Cracker at 40 Watt Club things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Weekend, Jan 25, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Camper Van Beethoven w/ Cracker January 25, 2019 at 40 Watt Club in Athens, GA 8:00PM

Car Seat Headrest at Georgia Theatre
Car Seat Headrest at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Feb 20, 2019 (Wednesday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Car Seat Headrest February 20, 2019 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:30PM

CBDB at Georgia Theatre
CBDB at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
This Month, Jan 31, 2019 (Thursday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

CBDB January 31, 2019 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM

Cinderella-Theater at Classic Center Theatre
Cinderella-Theater at Classic Center Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Super Bowl Sunday, Feb 04, 2019 (Monday) Theater event in Athens, GA USA

Cinderella-Theater February 04, 2019 at Classic Center Theatre in Athens, GA 7:30PM

Cracker w/ Camper Van Beethoven at 40 Watt Club
Cracker w/ Camper Van Beethoven at 40 Watt Club things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Weekend, Jan 26, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Cracker w/ Camper Van Beethoven January 26, 2019 at 40 Watt Club in Athens, GA 8:00PM

Daniel Romano at Georgia Theatre
Daniel Romano at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
This Month, Jan 30, 2019 (Wednesday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Daniel Romano January 30, 2019 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:30PM

Dr. Dog at Georgia Theatre
Dr. Dog at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Mar 02, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Dr. Dog March 02, 2019 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM

Drive By Truckers at 40 Watt Club
Drive By Truckers at 40 Watt Club things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Presidents' Day Weekend, Feb 15, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Drive By Truckers February 15, 2019 at 40 Watt Club in Athens, GA 8:00PM

Drive By Truckers at 40 Watt Club
Drive By Truckers at 40 Watt Club things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Presidents' Day Weekend, Feb 16, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Drive By Truckers February 16, 2019 at 40 Watt Club in Athens, GA 8:00PM

Drive By Truckers w/ Don Chambers at 40 Watt Club
Drive By Truckers w/ Don Chambers at 40 Watt Club things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Valentine's Day, Feb 14, 2019 (Thursday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Drive By Truckers w/ Don Chambers February 14, 2019 at 40 Watt Club in Athens, GA 8:00PM

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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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