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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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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.

Black Flag at 40 Watt Club
Black Flag at 40 Watt Club things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Aug 08, 2019 (Thursday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Black Flag August 08, 2019 at 40 Watt Club in Athens, GA 7:00PM

Jen Kirkman at 40 Watt Club
Jen Kirkman at 40 Watt Club things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Aug 17, 2019 (Saturday) Theater event in Athens, GA USA

Jen Kirkman August 17, 2019 at 40 Watt Club in Athens, GA 7:00PM

Kishi Bashi at Georgia Theatre
Kishi Bashi at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Jun 08, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Kishi Bashi June 08, 2019 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM


Love Tractor at 40 Watt Club
Love Tractor at 40 Watt Club things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Jun 29, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Love Tractor June 29, 2019 at 40 Watt Club in Athens, GA 8:00PM

Perpetual Groove at Georgia Theatre
Perpetual Groove at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Halloween, Oct 31, 2019 (Thursday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Perpetual Groove October 31, 2019 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM

Rumours: A Fleetwood Mac Tribute at Georgia Theatre
Rumours: A Fleetwood Mac Tribute at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Weekend, Jun 01, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Rumours: A Fleetwood Mac Tribute June 01, 2019 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 9:00PM

Sleep at 40 Watt Club
Sleep at 40 Watt Club things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Jun 15, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

Sleep June 15, 2019 at 40 Watt Club in Athens, GA 8:00PM


The Record Company at Georgia Theatre
The Record Company at Georgia Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Athens, GA
Next Month, Jun 17, 2019 (Monday) Concert event in Athens, GA USA

The Record Company June 17, 2019 at Georgia Theatre in Athens, GA 8:00PM

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.

Americas Best Value Inn Athens Ga
Americas Best Value Inn Athens Ga
Hotel in Athens, GA USA
Currently as low as $59.99/night!

Budget-conscious guests who are focused on free Wi-Fi and easy entry to UGA will find the non-smoking Americas Best Value Inn Athens a great choice. Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Western Athens
Best Western Athens
Hotel in Athens, GA USA
Currently as low as $89.00/night!

Between easy campus access free Wi-Fi complimentary breakfast and pet-friendliness the Best Western Athens has plenty of value to offer our guests. Swimming Pool, Indoor Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Western Athens
Best Western Athens
Hotel in Athens, GA USA
Currently as low as $89.00/night!

Between easy campus access free Wi-Fi complimentary breakfast and pet-friendliness the Best Western Athens has plenty of value to offer our guests. Swimming Pool, Indoor Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Western Commerce Inn
Best Western Commerce Inn
Hotel in Commerce, GA USA
Currently as low as $71.37/night!

Rooms with microwaves and mini-fridges and lots of nearby outlet shopping bring our 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.Outdoor Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

Big Bold And Beautiful
Big Bold And Beautiful
Hotel in Greensboro, GA USA
Currently as low as $695.00/night!

Big Bold and Beautiful is set in Greensboro. This property offers access to free WiFi. With 5 bedrooms this holiday home has a terrace a living room and a flat-screen TV. The accommodation is equipped with a kitchen with a dishwasher and an oven. Non Smoking Rooms.

Budget Host Athens
Budget Host Athens
Hotel in Athens, GA USA
Currently as low as $55.00/night!

Free Wi-Fi a convenient location and well-equipped rooms are featured at the pet-friendly Budget Host Athens. The low-rise hotel's 38 rooms have free Wi-Fi cable TVs microwaves and mini-fridges. Non Smoking Rooms.

Candlewood Suites Athens
Candlewood Suites Athens
Hotel in Bogart, GA USA
Currently as low as $81.00/night!

Rolling out the red carpet for our 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. Non Smoking Rooms.

Comfort Inn & Suites Athens
Comfort Inn & Suites Athens
Hotel in Bogart, GA USA
Currently as low as $89.00/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, Non Smoking Rooms.

Comfort Suites Commerce
Comfort Suites Commerce
Hotel in Commerce, GA USA
Currently as low as $113.05/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. Swimming Pool, Indoor Pool.

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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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